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Column: What we (still) don't know about Antonio Luna

Published on September 29, 2015.

In “Heneral Luna,” the actor Alvin Anson portrays Jose Alejandrino—the revolutionary general whose memoirs serve as a supplemental source for the acclaimed movie. 897 more words

Readings In Politics

Column: Apolinario Mabini vs General Luna

The first of five columns provoked, or inspired, by two viewings of Jerrold Tarog’s “Heneral Luna.” Published on September 22, 2015. 

Jerrold Tarog’s “Heneral Luna” is a masterpiece of filmmaking; we should all see it. 967 more words

Readings In Politics

Heneral Luna; Bayan o Sarili

I didn’t excel in Philippine History way back, but it fascinates me how it makes us understand that whatever happened in the past explains why our government or country is like this now. 712 more words

Movie Reviews

Heneral Luna Movie Review

For Filipino films, even the most award-winning ones never quite reach the same level as their Hollywood counterparts. Heneral Luna represents a new milestone in this regard. 396 more words


Do you still see hope in the new generation?

I finally had the chance to watch Heneral Luna last Monday. Since it was a Monday, I was expecting that there will be less people going to the mall. 600 more words


Ang Dakilang Lumpo at D' Dakilang Nakaupo

Q : Bakit daw si Apolinario Mabini laging nakaupo?

A : Hmmm… Dahil siya po ay takot at matalino. Takot siyang matakot sa kanya si Aguinaldo kaya nagkunwaring lumpo. 194 more words