Has anybody not heard or read or seen (on TV or film) the tales of Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb, and The Pied Piper of Hamelin? These are just a few of the stories that were brought to the hearts and minds of countless children the… Continue reading DVD Pick: Grimm’s Fairy Tales
As I browsed through the ‘Net, I found my old blog (parts of it) archived. I’m re-blogging it here. In this era of Big Business-Big Government alliance, it is always a good idea to watch V for Vendetta to remind ourselves the importance of individual and collective liberties. I have to add that Natalie Portman’s portrayal… Continue reading DVD Pick: V for Vendetta
If you are wondering what old DVD film to watch, I highly recommend Pan's Labyrinth (2006). QUANTUM CINEMA : by Jamal Ashley Abbas A Postmodern Fairy Tale Once upon a time, a princess left her kingdom in the dark Underworld for the bright sunshine of terrestrial life. But the sun blinded her and erased her memory… Continue reading DVD PICK: Pan’s Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno)
About half of my life was spent on watching movies and TV. I am sure that all these writers, directors and actors shaped my life in more ways than I could have imagined. The year 2010 took away many of these great artists. Here are some of those that in one way or another influenced… Continue reading Remembering The Stars Who Passed Away in 2010
The cover story for this month's Mr. & Ms. magazine, Supermonthly of the Body, Mind and Spirit is Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame. I can't wait to see Order of the Phoenix. I have high hopes that director David Yates will not make the same mistakes as Director Mike Newell. Check out the site… Continue reading Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter is magazine cover story
Here in the Philippines, we have just finished a national election. There are allegations of massive fraud and cheating. Some 130 people have been killed in election-related violence. The Mass Media, or at least some of them, are trying to inform the people of all the cheating and violence going on in an effort to… Continue reading Good Night and Good Luck – Reminder to Defend Freedom of the Press
Check out my Film Review of Guillermo del Toro's El Laberinto del Fauno (Pan's Labyrint) at the Mr. & Ms. Magazine website. Click the image above to reach the site. Then right click the May 2007 issue. Then go to TOC (Table of Contents) and click page 60.