Category Archives: Metakritiko

This definitely deserves a re-watch!

On taking sides and our upcoming local elections: 5 things we can learn from Marvel’s Civil War

Monday, 9 May 2016 | Written by
This definitely deserves a re-watch!

Are you for hashtag Duriam, or for hashtag RoRo? Now that the local elections are here, it’s easy to get into a heated argument with your family and friends when it comes to your presidential bets. While there are opposing sides in the race to the country’s top leadership position, there’s a different kind of hubbub happening over at the…Read More »

This definitely deserves a re-watch!

(Movie review) Civil War: The better Avengers movie

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 | Written by
This definitely deserves a re-watch!

I burned through all 90 something issues of Civil War in a couple of days or so back in ‘07 all that time thinking: “Man, comics are deep.” Civil War opened my eyes to the fascinating and wide-ranging, complex and provoking stories the medium can deliver. Civil War made me love comics, and I’ve essentially been looking forward to the…Read More »

The Gifts of Imperfection

Books that lift the soul

Monday, 25 April 2016 | Written by
The Gifts of Imperfection

A good book can brighten a person’s mood, inspire creativity, encourage positive change, and bring a spark of happiness. Here are several books that can help lift the soul.

'Captain America: Civil War' opens on April 27!

Team Cap or Team Iron Man? Both sides of Marvel’s Civil War

Thursday, 21 April 2016 | Written by
'Captain America: Civil War' opens on April 27!

A few young heroes botch a mission so bad that 600 civilian lives were lost in collateral damage. The city mourns, the victims angered, and the superhero community is shaken to the core. This tragic event sparks a wave of controversy and public reflection: who do heroes answer to when they’re the ones who hurt the people? Suddenly there’s precedent…Read More »

Yes Please

5 Books to read after graduation

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 | Written by
Yes Please

Hey there, bookworm. Congratulations! Here’s a belated graduation gift for you. Below are 5 uplifting books that will serve as your incredible guides for the real world. Some of these books will smother you with post-grad ennui; others will provide inspiration; and some are just really useful for navigating your new life. These pair perfectly with your nanay’s pancit canton…Read More »

It's not filled with beautiful shots but MOMENTS.

The Jungle Book brings back Jungle Fever!

Thursday, 14 April 2016 | Written by
It's not filled with beautiful shots but MOMENTS.

Forget about your worries and your strife…’coz this movie is magnificent! I can’t really think of a better way to describe this film except to say that I left the cinema feeling deeply satisfied. I kept telling my friend, “ganda nun ah”, as if she didn’t already hear it the first 3 times or so. It’s not the fist-pump, adrenaline-fueled,…Read More »

Encantadia cosplayers

Why NexCon3 wasn’t worth the hype

Monday, 11 April 2016 | Written by
Encantadia cosplayers

As an avid comic book fan who frequents the annual geek fests in our country year after year, I haven’t actually had the chance to attend previous NexCons before. This being the third, I was expecting a nerd-gasmic experience as it claims to be the biggest fantasy and sci-fi event in the country. Unfortunately, after spending some time at the…Read More »

team cap team iron man

2016’s versus trend: When superheroes couldn’t get along

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 | Written by
team cap team iron man

2016 will henceforth be known as the year superheroes couldn’t get along! Everybody’s fighting and it’s getting out of hand! Who do you even side with when friends are fighting friends and heroes are fighting heroes? Daredevil vs Punisher – Netflix’ Daredevil (March 18) Daredevil’s vigilantism has inspired another breed of vigilante; one that’s more ruthless and more conclusive than…Read More »

Not perfect, but still littered with awesome moments.

In Defense of Batman V Superman: 8 Things It Did Right

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 | Written by
Not perfect, but still littered with awesome moments.

I’m a fan, not a critic, which is why, more often than not, I appreciate the good in movies (well, more than your typical critic, at least), and that has never been more apparent than now, as I go against a tide of animosity in defense of Batman V Superman (BvS): Dawn of Justice. While I agree with some of…Read More »

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