Category Archives: Metakritiko Features

Golden Screen Awards

11th Golden Screen Awards

Saturday, 4 October 2014 | Written by
Golden Screen Awards

Golden Screen Awards pays tribute to great filmmakers and actors. The event is organized by the Entertainment Press Society (Enpress, Inc). The awards night will be held today, October 4, 2014, at the Teatrino Prominade in Greenhills, San Juan. It will be hosted by John “Sweet” Lapus, the regular host of the Golden Screen Awards and winner of the Best…Read More »

Stoya reading 'Necrophilia Vibrations.'

A different kind of art: Hysterical Literature

Thursday, 2 October 2014 | Written by
Stoya reading 'Necrophilia Vibrations.'

If you want a feast for your eyes, you can go to a gallery for breathtaking pictures, or a museum for visual arts. But if you want something different, then there’s hysterical literature on the web. Hysterical literature is a visual series made by photographer Clayton Cubitt. It is an installment of videos in his site where women not only read…Read More »

'Before Ever After' by Samantha Sotto; 'Smaller and Smaller Circles' by Felisa Batacan; 'It's a Mens World' by Bebang Siy; 'Vintage Love' by Agay Llanera

Underrated local authors you should read

Monday, 22 September 2014 | Written by
'Before Ever After' by Samantha Sotto; 'Smaller and Smaller Circles' by Felisa Batacan; 'It's a Mens World' by Bebang Siy; 'Vintage Love' by Agay Llanera

Pinoys are very good storytellers. We are as good as any other international author in the New York Times bestseller list. Its just that rarely do Filipinos cross over to the international scene and get the chance to share their literary genius to others. It’s time for us to read up and be proud of our own breed of writers! Here…Read More »

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Early Christmas reading list

Friday, 19 September 2014 | Written by
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The Christmas season is always a good time of the year. Aside from enjoying the cold weather and the uplifting Christmas tunes, people are also extra happy and nice to everyone else. And now that the ‘Ber’ months have arrived, you can also start reading on the best Christmas books which will surely nourish your spirit and refresh your soul…Read More »

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Good reads for mommies and moms-to-be

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Written by
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Books open a whole new world of knowledge, stories, ideas, and advices that can enlighten you, make you laugh, give you a moral boost, inspire you, or introduce you to a different outlook. Here are some recommended books for moms and moms-to-be.

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Plight of indie films in the Philippines

Saturday, 6 September 2014 | Written by
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Hollywood films dominate movie ticket sales in the Philippines. In 2013, multimillion-dollar budgeted films like Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Pacific Rim, Star Trek Into Darkness, and other international flicks enticed many Filipinos to go to movie theaters. This year’s top-grossing movies include X-Men: Days of Future…Read More »

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Change your life in 18 minutes or less: 8 Must-watch TED talks

Monday, 1 September 2014 | Written by
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Is it possible to change your life in 18 minutes or less? With TED talks, apparently, it is. TED is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). From starting as a conference in 1984 where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, TED has evolved and now covers almost all…Read More »

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Estilo Tampinco: Immortalization of a Forgotten Master

Sunday, 31 August 2014 | Written by
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Not so many people recognize his name and only a few know about his grand works and life story. It is about time that the public discover Isabelo Tampinco, one of the greatest sculptors in the history of Philippine art. His life and works are now immortalized in a book, The Life and Art of Isabelo Tampinco written by art…Read More »

"You don't do justice to these books if you put them in a cabinet or a box. A book should be used and reused. It has life, it has a message.” - Nani Guanlao

Free-for-all library: The Reading Club 2000

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 | Written by
"You don't do justice to these books if you put them in a cabinet or a box. A book should be used and reused. It has life, it has a message.” - Nani Guanlao

Imagine a place where you could browse through different kinds of books- from pocketbooks to textbooks, and borrow as much as you want and even keep it for free. Well, such a place exists and it is located in the small street of Balagtas in Makati City. Second-hand books are displayed right on the street for any one to see…Read More »

Local TV's most unconventional hosts: Bogart the Explorer, Ramon Bautista, Lourd De Veyra, Tado Jimenez

4 Local hosts who prove it’s possible to be zany and witty at the same time

Saturday, 23 August 2014 | Written by
Local TV's most unconventional hosts: Bogart the Explorer, Ramon Bautista, Lourd De Veyra, Tado Jimenez

Seeing them host onscreen makes us believe that even seemingly-ordinary people like us could make it big and be famous. These celebrities prove that as long as you have the talent, you could still be popular and shine! Here are some of the country’s most unconventional hosts who captivate us with their punch-drunk humor and wit, and make us glued to our…Read More »

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