The power of ‘Nanette’ by Hannah Gadsby

Everyone was posting about how powerful¬†Nanette, a comedy special on Netflix by Hannah Gadsby. was and how they were all reeling through its power and emotional content. One of my weaknesses, I think, is that I'm a little wary and cautious about hype. I tend to stay away from it. I think deep down, it's…Read more The power of ‘Nanette’ by Hannah Gadsby

Pride Month: Reasons to be Proud

It's Pride Month and I've been so busy with my shit that I haven't really gotten a chance to post anything about Pride or make some sort of gesture, even online, about being proud. I'm super excited about Pride March, though, which is going to be on at the end of the month, still in…Read more Pride Month: Reasons to be Proud

The Tender Heart of ‘Love, Simon’ (ClickTheCity)

Love, Simon snuck up on me and shocked me. I didn't think I was going to be so affected by the film. It didn't start off strong. But it was a sleight-of-hand by director Greg Berlanti to hit the story's point home halfway through the second act. I enjoyed myself so much watching it. Read…Read more The Tender Heart of ‘Love, Simon’ (ClickTheCity)

‘Deadma Walking’ plays with a tricky premise and delivers a fun and funny ride (InterAksyon)

Got to see another MMFF entry during the press previews before the actual festival starts on the 25th. This time I saw¬†Deadma Walking, which was a mixed bag for me. Great handling of a very tricky premise with a good sense of irony at the finale but I felt that the emotional weight of the…Read more ‘Deadma Walking’ plays with a tricky premise and delivers a fun and funny ride (InterAksyon)

‘Call My By Your Name’ captures the thrill of summer love precisely and delicately (InterAksyon)

Call My Be Your Name wrecked me. By the end of the movie, I was a crying mess and I had to go with my friends to get a drink right afterwards. What an incredible movie! The direction, the production design, the camera work, the music, and the performances! Everything. The exclamation points are necessary.…Read more ‘Call My By Your Name’ captures the thrill of summer love precisely and delicately (InterAksyon)