Words and Statesmanship: ‘Darkest Hour’ is a Powerful and Timely Film (ClickTheCity)

This is the one that's going to get Gary Oldman his much-deserved Oscar. He has done such amazing work over the years and it's a shame that this is only his second nomination. But what a nomination! His portrayal of Winston Churchill during the first month of office as Prime Minister, during the rise of…Read more Words and Statesmanship: ‘Darkest Hour’ is a Powerful and Timely Film (ClickTheCity)

The Radiant Glow of “Moonlight’s” Oscar (Team magazine)

On Monday, I woke up early to catch the Academy Awards. The Oscars are my Miss Universe. I grew up watching films before I even learned how to read. But let me say it first: the Oscars are not the end-all, be-all of artistic excellence in movies. There will always be a film or an…Read more The Radiant Glow of “Moonlight’s” Oscar (Team magazine)

Hanging Out | episode 6 | Just Us

And the season finale. Directed by Petersen Vargas and written by Patrick Valencia. Working on this show has been such a powerful experience for me. I've really, really come to learn more about myself and being a part of the community. I find that it is so fitting that it airs the same day that Moonlight…Read more Hanging Out | episode 6 | Just Us

Finally, Leo, finally

And he finally won it. He deserved it a long time ago from his work in What's Eating Gilbert Grape? to Blood Diamond and Revolutionary Road and, most especially, The Wolf of Wall Street. He finally got it for The Revenant and while it wasn't the best work he's done in his whole body of…Read more Finally, Leo, finally

Survival and Revenge: A Review of The Revenant (Juice.ph)

I did it again. I wrote for Juice again. It's good to be back and to be writing again. It's exhilarating to know that I'm still welcome and that I can still work while recuperating here in Bacolod. Today, I wrote a review of The Revenant. It's a powerful film, brutal and immense, but with…Read more Survival and Revenge: A Review of The Revenant (Juice.ph)

Articles: Fringe Report: the First Week, Oscar Predictions, 50 Shades of Grey review, and Groundbreakers

Been quite a busy man as of late and I've had this wonderful opportunity to just put it out there when they come. Been catching a lot of great shows at Fringe Manila (#FringeMNL) and I have been writing mini-reviews on my Instagram (@wanggo) to help speed up the process because I'm usually shuttling from…Read more Articles: Fringe Report: the First Week, Oscar Predictions, 50 Shades of Grey review, and Groundbreakers

reviews for Jupiter Ascending, The Imitation Game, Time Stands Still, and Godot5

I've been a busy boy. I don't know if Juice is happy with my recent burst of productivity but considering all the shows that are coming up now on February and all the Oscar films that were delayed from showing outside of the US because they were hoping Oscar hype would help them sell their…Read more reviews for Jupiter Ascending, The Imitation Game, Time Stands Still, and Godot5