cinema, Column article, Mr. and Ms Magazine

King Lion, King Ape and Two Kiwis

For the past month or so, cable TV has been showing The Chronicles of Narnia and Lord of the Rings film series as well as the Harry Potter series. I even watched the last half of a Narnia movie and one whole episode of the Lord of the Rings trilogy as well as the last… Continue reading King Lion, King Ape and Two Kiwis

cinema, Column article, Media Studies, Mr. and Ms Magazine

DVD Pick: Paradise Now

The Palestine - Israel issue is a global issue and is being debated in the United Nations and elsewhere even as of this moment. If you are a bit unclear about the issue, this movie, Paradise Now (2005), might give you some insights into the conflict, which started in 1948 upon the creation of the… Continue reading DVD Pick: Paradise Now

Magazine article, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Many Facets of Beauty

Putting this article back in the blogosphere... The ancient Greeks are lovers of Beauty. For one beautiful lady, the whole Greek alliance led by its greatest kings and warriors – Agamemnon, Menelaus, Odysseus, Achilles, Ajax, etc. – waged a 10-year war against the Asia Minor Kingdom of Troy. But the great Greek thinkers / writers… Continue reading Many Facets of Beauty

Film Review, History, Media Studies, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Historical Fiction on TV: Tudors & ROME

A couple of months ago, I was quite amazed when two friends, husband and wife, were singing praises on the TV series The Tudors. This was a TV series by Showtime Productions more than ten years ago. It is now being re-shown on cable TV.  My friends were so impressed by the series and thought everything in… Continue reading Historical Fiction on TV: Tudors & ROME

Bangsa Moro, Mr. and Ms Magazine, Newspaper article

Ramadhan – A Time for Fasting and Praying

A few days ago, while I was browsing the web,  I found a tumblr blog that re-published my magazine article on Ramadhan. I had uploaded that article in one of my blogs. I tried looking for my blog that had that article but I couldn't find it. It was from my blogsome.com blog. Blogsome had… Continue reading Ramadhan – A Time for Fasting and Praying

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

Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix

From my QUANTUM CINEMA column in Mr. & Ms. Magazine, Supermonthly of the Body, Mind and Spirit, Sept. 2007: After a very disappointing Goblet of Fire, English Director David Yates brought Magic back in Harry Potter: The Order of the Phoenix, the 5th installment of the Harry Potter series based on the phenomenal novels of J.K.… Continue reading Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix

Astrology, Magazine article, Mr. and Ms Magazine, New Age

ASTROLOGY and HEALTH

“A physician without knowledge of astrology has no right to call himself a physician” – Hippocrates (born ca. 400 BC) Astrology was studied and respected in the ancient Egyptian civilization, in the Greek and Roman civilizations, in the old Islamic civilization, and in the Renaissance. In 1125, the chair of Astrology was founded at the… Continue reading ASTROLOGY and HEALTH