On Spielberg’s Lincoln

I had to put this down because it's the only thought swirling in my head when mama sent me out to buy kang-kong for dinner. I watched Lincoln this afternoon sir, the Steven Spielberg 2012 biopic of the American president. It received a handful of film awards and gave Daniel Day Lewis his third Oscar best-actor statue. Funny, … Continue reading On Spielberg’s Lincoln

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Sana Dati: When men choose (not) to follow their heart

               You know you like a film when you've watched it four times in a week. Granted, you have the time and privilege to watch for free, but you just don't monitor every screening time and sneak out of your post to catch it. Well I did, because it's that good! … Continue reading Sana Dati: When men choose (not) to follow their heart

Widow’s mite and the world’s market place

   "A sad fact which nevertheless needs to be faced is that a deeply committed Christian who wants to write stories or paint pictures or compose music to the glory of God simply may not have been given the talent, the gift, which a non-Christian, or even an atheist have in abundance. God is no … Continue reading Widow’s mite and the world’s market place

My first Cinemalaya: Will definitely make this an annual thing

Dear Sir, So I volunteered for this year's Cinemalaya. Why I didn't participate (or watch even) for the past 8 years when I've been living across CCP for almost a quarter of a century is just beyond me. Anyway, I'm here now, writing this while on duty. It's day four of the Festival, largest gathering … Continue reading My first Cinemalaya: Will definitely make this an annual thing

of Les Mizery and grace

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xx7K42uyrts Dear Sir, They've released five song clips from the upcoming Les Miserables. The film looks really promising, might even earn some Oscar nods. Personally, I'm excited to see Hugh, Anne, and Eddie Redmayne's performances. Hugh's eyes are really getting me, I can almost feel his pain. He's the character, not the actor. I don't … Continue reading of Les Mizery and grace