Graduate Studies — I’m starting in January!

We were told that we were going to be informed if we got into the graduates program of the University of the Philippines (UP) before December 1. December 1 was supposed to be the orientation for new students. I didn't get an email and so I thought I didn't get in.  My view from my…Read more Graduate Studies — I’m starting in January!

In Transformers: The Last Knight, all that noise is just noise (Interaksyon)

So I had to watch Transformers: The Last Knight so I could write a review of it. What's your excuse? If it wasn't my job I wouldn't have caught it but I'm just glad that I get reimbursed so I don't feel completely cheated by the whole experience. Read my review here: In Transformers: The Last…Read more In Transformers: The Last Knight, all that noise is just noise (Interaksyon)

who is this person in my mirror?

Lots of stuff are happening right now and I can't believe the person that I've become. The face that stares back at me when I look in the mirror seems familiar but I don't know who he is, really. I mean, it's not just the facial hair. It's not just the fact that I've gotten…Read more who is this person in my mirror?

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)

Gray Matters

At 71, my Dad, the illustrious and practically legendary Filipino filmmaker Peque Gallaga, embarks on a new artistic venture and opened his first one-man solo art exhibit Gray Matters at Gallery Verite last night. For the opening, many of his friends, colleagues, and family came to witness my Dad's artistic renewal. In just one exhibit,…Read more Gray Matters

Sonata: the special screening

Amidst the torrential rain and what would later become another disaster level typhoon/monsoon; we held a special screening of our film, Sonata, for friends, family, and the amazing people who helped put this movie together. If anything, this work would not have been possible without the support and generosity of so many people. I think…Read more Sonata: the special screening