Chai Fonacier flourishes in the new and unknown (YoungStar)

I haven't written a profile in a long while and it was very tough getting back into the groove of writing one. What made it even more challenging? Chai Fonacier is a fast talker and it was so much fun that we ended up talking for an hour and we would have talked more if…Read more Chai Fonacier flourishes in the new and unknown (YoungStar)

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‘Respeto’ and the power of a well-defined setting (InterAksyon)

I had to see the critically acclaimed, well-loved Cinemalaya film of 2017 Respeto. Everyone was saying how good it was and I had to see it for myself. And hand's down, it's as good as everyone says it is. I was so impressed. Read my review here: 'Respeto' and the power of a well-defined setting (InterAksyon). The…Read more ‘Respeto’ and the power of a well-defined setting (InterAksyon)

‘Patay na si Hesus’ offers madcap humor that never veers to stereotypes (Interaksyon)

Probably the funniest Filipino movie I've seen, Patay na si Hesus is a hilarious romp from Cebu to Dumaguete with an eccentric family filled with issues that are real but handled with such a masterful touch by director Victor Villanueva that what is tragic has become comic. It's a really well-made film and I'm so happy…Read more ‘Patay na si Hesus’ offers madcap humor that never veers to stereotypes (Interaksyon)