Okay, so I re-watched all the Star Wars films in preparation for next week’s new Star Wars installment, The Force Awakens. Note that the first time I watched the original trilogy was way back when I was 10 years old, so last week’s whole day marathon was a great refresher! Almost 2 decades later and Star Wars is still as…Read More »
I haven’t been a big anime fan since the time of Dragon Ball Zragon Ball and Ghost Fighter (Yuyu Hakusho), Ghost Fighter (Yuyu Hakusho), Zenki and Fushigi Yuugi, but I’ve recently come across a few new shows that I ended up absolutely loving! They’re what I would call gateway anime – fun shows that are easy enough to follow if…Read More »
According to Harlan Coben, “Let me back up a little and tell you why I prefer writing to real life: You can rewrite. A novel, for example, can be cleaned up, altered, trimmed, improved. Life, on the other hand, is one big messy rough draft.” While it’s true that writing can be revised, editing your novel to perfection is anything…Read More »
Everyone knows that Stephen King has the genre down pat, but there are a lot of other bone-chilling horror novels worth losing sleep over out there. Now that Halloween is almost upon us, lock yourself up in your room and feast on these horrific delights—just be sure you don’t turn the lights out afterwards. 1.The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson…Read More »
Cinema One Originals Film Festival is held annually ever month of November at selected theaters in Metro Manila to give talented Filipino independent filmmakers a venue for their creations. Cinema One Originals marks its 11th year with the theme “Kakaiba Ka Ba?”
November might mean Christmas trees and stuffed turkeys for most people, but for writers, it’s something else entirely. It’s here—the dreaded month all frustrated authors have been waiting for all year. NaNoWriMo (National November Writer’s Month) brings sweat, tears, and countless hours holed up in a room like a hermit with the sound of fingers tapping keyboards well into the…Read More »
Continued from Greatest Pinoy filmmakers (Part I) Mike de Leon Miguel de Leon, popularly known as Mike de Leon, is a movie director, cinematographer, scriptwriter and producer. His interest in film doesn’t come as a surprise because he is the son of LVN producer Atty. Manuel de Leon and Imelda Pamintuan.
Halloween is fast approaching and I am so excited! I’m a grown man but the idea of dressing up, even for just one night a year, still excites me! It’s an excuse to shed off your normal self for something fresh and radical! But alas, I’m very much aware that I am the minority in this. Some people are too…Read More »
Movies bring life to stories. It immortalizes characters by bringing them to the big screen. Here are some of the greatest Filipino filmmakers who have touched our hearts and souls with their enigmatic films.
Some Pinoy celebrities take time away from their busy showbiz life to write about their thoughts, interests and aspirations. Here are some celebrities who have become published authors.