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Stories that must be told

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It doesn’t really matter that Brillante Mendoza’s “Thy Womb” didn’t make it big at the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) box office. The mere fact that it was accepted as an entry at the MMFF was triumph enough.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Thy Womb’ and ‘El Presidente’

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“Thy Womb” is not your “typical” Metro Manila Film Festival entry. Indeed, it could be said that the movie, written and directed by Brillante “Dante” Mendoza and which has already won awards in foreign film festivals, is the antithetical MMFF movie. In a festival originally conceptualized as a showcase of the best of Filipino filmmaking [...]

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Second-hand haunting

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I finally caught one of the Metro Manila Film Festival entries on its last few days, and it happens to be the horror-thriller “Segunda Mano.” It’s been sort of a ritual between me and my future daughter-in-law Tesh to watch local horror movies together, and to close the old year (or start the new one), we chose the Kris Aquino-Dingdong Dantes starrer.

Posted: January 7th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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