cinema, current events, Film Review

DVD Pick: V for Vendetta

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

cinema, Column article, Film, Film Review

DVD PICK: Pan’s Labyrinth (El Laberinto del Fauno)

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)

cinema, current events, Film

Remembering The Stars Who Passed Away in 2010

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

cinema, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter is magazine cover story

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

cinema, Column article, Film, Film Review, Magazine article, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Good Night and Good Luck – Reminder to Defend Freedom of the Press

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

cinema, Film Review, Magazine article, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Daniel Radcliffe a.k.a. Harry Potter grows up

It seems just like yesterday when we first saw three cute kids play the roles of Harry, Hermione and Ron in the film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's phenomenal Harry Potter novel. Today, these kids are now all grown up. In fact, Daniel Radcliffe is enjoying a successful run at the West End playing a mature… Continue reading Daniel Radcliffe a.k.a. Harry Potter grows up