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

‘Mindanao’ Film Review: A Heartfelt Melodrama Unworthy of its Title

I had an error of judgement. No one can ever tell the story of Mindanao than a Mindanawon. However, I commit that error once more. No one can ever tell the story of Mindanao than an artist who is bold and willing. When they first announced that Brillante Mendoza’s new production was entitled “Mindanao,” as a Mindanawon myself, I was thrilled. I thought to my … Continue reading ‘Mindanao’ Film Review: A Heartfelt Melodrama Unworthy of its Title