9 Most Essential Films in the Year 2000

As we all know, more than half of the world’s population is now on quarantine, and the country with the most coronavirus cases in the USA. Since it is the world’s largest economy, all its entertainment, fiscal, and political relations are affected. News about spring and summer film releases pushing back to either autumn and winter, or even canceled for the rest of the year … Continue reading 9 Most Essential Films in the Year 2000

‘SUPERPSYCHOCEBU’ Film Review: A Philosopher’s Take on Getting High

SUPERPSYCHOCEBU, the Philippines’ first and only stoner film, is more than just a cannabis-riddled artform. It is a Philosophical film. Its writers proliferate societal and psychological affairs that go beyond being “stoned.” Being “high” or “stoned” means going past our conscious brain (beta) to think or create new streams of consciousness–our subconscious, and opening up the alpha or the theta part of the brain. For … Continue reading ‘SUPERPSYCHOCEBU’ Film Review: A Philosopher’s Take on Getting High

Unique Lets us in the Deeper Layers of his Psyche through his Sophomore Album, ‘Pangalan’

Listening to Unique Salonga’s sophomore effort Pangalan has transported me into the deep-seated psychedelic stream of his consciousness–sounds of isolation, clutter, disturbance, struggles. Mysterious as he is, he gives us a chance to see through him in Pangalan. That is if we puzzle out his every stance. The 8-track sophomore album won’t be an easy feat for his usual bubblegum pop-loving fans unless they’ve been … Continue reading Unique Lets us in the Deeper Layers of his Psyche through his Sophomore Album, ‘Pangalan’