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Watch this! {Don Jon, dir. Joseph Gordon Levitt}

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s first foray into writing/directing is like a single red velvet cupcake: deep, rich, a little heavy, but just enough to satisfy. Don Jon… 341 more words

Film

Sa Malalim na Lihim ng Silong

May ilang posibilidad na kahulugan sa paggamit ng salitang Silong bilang pamagat ng unang pelikula nina Jeffrey Hidalgo at Roy Sevilla Ho. Puwede itong maging pansamantalang lilim mula sa biglang pagbuhos ng ulan at pahingahan mula sa tirik ng araw. 956 more words

Filipino Film

Stranger By The Lake (2013) -- Places Made of People

It is now quite common to speak of a need for greater diversity in the media that we produce and consume, but where does this ‘diversity’ reside? 1,241 more words

Film

Lila and Eve: Viola Davis Can’t Save it All

Her eyes full of tears, face sweaty, and mouth trembling – it was Viola Davis on a loving mother character. Her expression exudes artistry. It was just right and the director cannot demand for more. 388 more words

Movie Review

Episode 54: The Brown Bunny (2003)

In this episode of Fifth Opinion, we’re breaking down Vincent Gallo’s divisive sophomore feature, The Brown Bunny. We debate the film’s themes of masculinity and loneliness, touch on Gallo’s persona, and discuss how the film relates to… 24 more words

Movies

A Trope That Needs to Go

It’s hard to avoid hearing about sexism in art these days, especially with social media websites such as Twitter or Tumblr. It only takes a quick glance to spot what Reddit users dub Social Justice Warriors–people who point out questionable and offensive material in films, video games, and other mediums. 2,847 more words

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Pag-akyat Bilang Pagharap sa Tinakasan sa Above The Clouds

Isang pagtakas ang tinatahak na linya ng pelikulang Above The Clouds  ni Pepe Diokno. Ngunit hindi lamang isang diretsong pagtakas kundi pataas ang direksiyong pinili. Para magawa ito, kinailangan munang mailagay ang pangunahing tauhang si Andy o Andres (Ruru Madrid) sa kaniyang pinakamalalim na kalalagyan, ang kamatayan ng parehong magulang na umulila sa kaniya. 1,052 more words

Filipino Film