Category Archives: Metakritiko

Four funny, ferocious, fine ladies are our new Ghostbusters!

‘Ghostbusters’ doubters BUSTED!

Friday, 15 July 2016 | Written by
Four funny, ferocious, fine ladies are our new Ghostbusters!

All the skeptics and naysayers can calm the f*ck down now. Ghostbusters was pretty damn good. The 2016 Ghostbusters movie is a reboot of the 1984 supernatural comedy classic. Since it started marketing a year ago, (and especially after it was announced that it was going to feature an all-female team) the worst corners of the internet has absolutely ripped…Read More »

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Of museums, books, and scriptwriting: Exciting news in local art

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 | Written by
ricky lee

This month of July is buzzing with new developments in the world of Filipino culture, and why wouldn’t it? There’s the chance to see the Spoliarium up close for free, an invitation to learn from a master scriptwriter, and a charitable initiative to spread the love for books to Filipinos everywhere. Read on and see just why you should be…Read More »

The Achy Breaky Hearts Poster

Movie review: The Achy Breaky Hearts

Monday, 4 July 2016 | Written by
The Achy Breaky Hearts Poster

The film “The Achy Breaky Hearts” gives a good glimpse of the pains and pressures of singlehood for a woman. Despite the advancement in science and technology and developments in various fields, there are just some things that remain backward. People may embrace modern ideologies but there are old notions that live on like stubborn stains that refuse to go…Read More »

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Book Review: Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

Thursday, 30 June 2016 | Written by
stargirl

Now that everybody’s all about going back to school, why don’t we revisit an oldie but goodie? When it comes to the high school jungle, nobody knows about its perils more than Stargirl, and in Jerry Spinelli’s novel that features her brilliant uniqueness, we’ll learn about the costs of fitting in—and just how important it is to be true to…Read More »

Love Marie exhibit

Pinoy celebrities who have passion for visual arts

Thursday, 30 June 2016 | Written by
Love Marie exhibit

Some Pinoy celebrities take a break from the lime light to indulge in their passion for visual arts. Many of them consider art as a self-expression and a way to reduce stress. Solenn Heussaff Solenn Heussaff is a model, host, actress, fitness enthusiast, entrepreneur, and an artist. Last April 8 to May 8, 2016, Heussaff showcased 25 of her paintings…Read More »

You eventually root for ALL the characters at one point.

Why you need to watch Game of Thrones RIGHT NOW!

Thursday, 30 June 2016 | Written by
You eventually root for ALL the characters at one point.

Don’t you ever get tired of feeling left out when the latest Game of Thrones meme goes viral and you’re there scratching your head wondering why everyone suddenly wants to hold the door? The rest of the world laughs, or their collective hearts break, or are shocked, confused, frustrated, enraged and every other extreme emotion in the spectrum – and…Read More »

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Book Review: The Rise of the Pinoy by Mike Grogan

Thursday, 23 June 2016 | Written by
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If there’s anything that last week’s Independence Day celebrations have taught us, it’s that the Filipino people are strong, resilient, and made for success. It’s only a matter of confidence, and there is certainly no lack of it in Mike Grogan’s book, The Rise of the Pinoy. Just what is it about our proud race that makes us so incredibly…Read More »

Let the magic entertain.

Movie review: ‘Now You See Me 2′ doubles up on its MAGIC!

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | Written by
Let the magic entertain.

    I am speechless. I am literally going to have a hard time writing this. Because right now, having just come out of the movie, all I can think of is…THAT. WAS. AMAAAAAAZIIIIIIIIIING!!!!!!! Unlike the first one where I practically knew nothing about what was coming, this time, I had high expectations. (An unavoidable consequence of having been wowed…Read More »

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