The Story, front and center (Manila Bulletin)

I'm writing for the Manila Bulletin again. The one month I spent in Manila provided me with the access I needed to engage with the stories that I could write about. Of all the things I miss writing for, it's writing reviews. I was invited to the press preview for the Chris Millado play, Buwan…Read more The Story, front and center (Manila Bulletin)

Rogue One: The Force is Strong in this Film

Yesterday, I went to watch Rogue One in the cinema with my brother. My friends who reserved tickets for first day screenings were all raving about it and I saw quite a lot of buzz on Twitter that even non-Star Wars fans enjoyed it a lot. I'm not a big Star Wars fan myself and…Read more Rogue One: The Force is Strong in this Film

Changing Partners: iterations of a breakup

I caught the musical Changing Partners last night and it was tremendous. Written by Vincent De Jesus, it is a powerful and deeply moving exploration of an argument that escalates to its most heart wrenching conclusion and the inevitability of a relationship to deteriorate for reasons outside that which is obvious. Of all of Vince's…Read more Changing Partners: iterations of a breakup

Stand-up Comedy on Netflix

Now that I have Netflix, I've been watching quite a bit of it. When I subscribed to it, I had begun Masters of Sex and I was enjoying it a lot so I finished all three seasons of it through Netflix. I saw the second season of TheĀ Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It was fun. It was…Read more Stand-up Comedy on Netflix

We Are All Gods and Monsters (a Penny Dreadful post)

CAUTION: SPOILERS AHEAD FOR SEASON 3 OF PENNY DREADFUL So the third season has ended and I'm still reeling for the experience that is/was Penny Dreadful. I knew, coming into the show, that everything about it was going to be tremendous. I love John Logan as a writer. I love his play Red (so much…Read more We Are All Gods and Monsters (a Penny Dreadful post)

This Is How You Do It: a review of Civil War (Juice.ph)

So I just saw Captain America: Civil War yesterday and I have to say, it's probably my favourite comic book movie ever. I saw it yesterday with my brother and after the film, we had to geek out on it and we talked about it for about three or four hours and then I got…Read more This Is How You Do It: a review of Civil War (Juice.ph)