Category Archives: Metakritiko Features

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

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 | Written by
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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 »

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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Want to rule the galaxy? Be a stormtrooper at ToyCon!

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 | Written by
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  What has plastoid composite body armor for blast protection, modified sniper plates for field operations, and a soft spot for helping others? It’s none other than a Stormtrooper from the 501st Legion, and at the ToyCon 2016 at the SMX Convention Center last June 10-12, these troopers with a heart of gold spread the terror (and love!) of the…Read More »

Love Me Tomorrow

Movie review: Love Me Tomorrow

Tuesday, 7 June 2016 | Written by
Love Me Tomorrow

Love Me Tomorrow begins with a flashback. Christy (Dawn Zulueta) is a beautiful woman who marries an ideal man. The couple is blessed with two lovely children. They are a picture-perfect family until Christy’s husband experiences a stroke and becomes wheelchair dependent. He slowly loses zest for life but Christy remains by his side at all times.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Book review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Monday, 30 May 2016 | Written by
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

“I had just come to accept that my life would be ordinary when extraordinary things began to happen.” – Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children About Ransom Riggs Ransom Riggs is an American writer and filmmaker who likes to tell stories using both words and pictures. He grew up on a farm on the Eastern shore of Maryland.…Read More »

Pop culture’s most iconic mothers

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 | Written by

Here’s the undeniable truth: nobody else can top our actual moms in real life. But with so many pop culture icons today, how can we not look up to the ones with the best maternal instincts? Besides, who says fictional mothers can’t be good role models, too?  Just for fun, here is a quick rundown of the best and most…Read More »

X-Men's latest big bad, Apocalypse.

X-Men Primer: Who is Apocalypse?

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 | Written by
X-Men's latest big bad, Apocalypse.

, The younger generation must think that X-Men: “Apocalypse” is supposed to foreshadow some kind of end of the world destruction or something, but while that may very well be the case to a certain extent, it’s also, simply, the name of the next X-Men film’s big bad villain.  90’s kids like me know him best from the very well-known,…Read More »

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Books to read before the movie comes out this year

Friday, 13 May 2016 | Written by
Photo from the official Facebook account of 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' movie.

Hollywood is adapting a swing of literary fiction, graphic novels, and non-fiction masterpieces to grace the big screen. To jumpstart your reading list, here are 5 of the most exciting movie adaptations this year! Alice Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3IWwnNe5mc In this sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Alice returns to the fantastical world and discovers that time…Read More »

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