Category Archives: Cinemalaya

Cinemalaya 2012: Quickie Thoughts Part 2

Kalayaan. A story of a Filipino soldier as he spends his remaining days on an island he has been guarding for close to 3 months. The film shows his loneliness and slow descent to madness. His daily routine, which if … Continue reading

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Cinemalaya 2011: A Recap

Here is the list of the entries, from worst (which is a misnomer since all were watchable) to best, which I watched in this year’s Cinemalaya. New Breed: 9. Teoriya. A wayward son searching for his father’s final resting place. … Continue reading

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Cinemalaya 2011: Niño

I’ve been hearing from those who know their movies that among this year’s crop of Cinemalaya New Breeds, Niño is the best. I disagree. To be the best, the film must be outstanding from the get-go. Niño was not. The … Continue reading

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Paglisan

Sinasalat ko ang bawat bahagi Ng aking katawan. Walang labis, walang kulang. Sinasalat ko bawat bahagi Ng aking katawan. Nunal sa balikat, Hungkag na tiyan. May tadyang ka bang hinugot Nang lumisan? Sinasalat ko bawat bahagi Ng aking katawan. Sa … Continue reading

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Cinemalaya 2011: Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa

Kinukumutan ka ng aking titig – Isang siyudad ng pag-ibig: Dilim na binabagtas ng mga hipo, Liwanag na kaakibat ng mga pangako. – by Ruth Elynia Mabanglo In Alvin Yapan’s Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa, dance and poetry and … Continue reading

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