Think of late nights roaming around the depressingly alluring city, questioning your existence and the meaning of life. Neon lights combine with those from street lamps, shining subtly, but powerful enough to touch the innermost bearings of your soul. Think back to the carefree days, when you were i... Read More

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Not many filmmakers are willing to take risks out of passion for their craft—Mr. Nestor Abrogena, the man behind the masterpiece, Ang Kwento Nating Dalawa (The Story of Us That Never Was), is part of this dying breed. He has been in the industry for ten years now, but when he’s not making movies... Read More

Love comes in different forms at various stages in life. It might present itself as something typical, such as a relationship between two childhood friends, or it could come as a surprise and turn out to be something quite unusual. If there's one thing to be sure about, though, it's that the soul al... Read More

Wednesday 18 February 2015

It's constantly around, haunting our dreams and shaping our lives. Day after day, we're exposed to television shows, billboard advertisements, and other forms of mass media. These elements enslave us and force us to subconsciously believe in things that, from the outside, seem appealing, but in real... Read More

Monday 10 November 2014

Money—our lives are constantly dictated by this abstract concept. Everywhere we go, we can feel it around us, reappearing throughout history and creeping up in systems being disguised as fair and just. It's something so valued by our society that if taken away, people suffer, and if given too much... Read More

Christmas may be almost here, but don't get too excited and start forgetting about November just yet. This month, after all, is loaded with events you wouldn't want to pass up on. From concerts to exhibitions, it's the perfect time of year to stop pretending that you're still under house arrest. ... Read More

Tuesday 16 September 2014

If you think your life is pointless and boring, then you're living it wrong. Never has a month slipped by without it offering interesting events that cater to all sorts of fancies. Your search for inspiration ends here. We're here to help. The 35th Manila International Book Fair It's that time o... Read More

Tuesday 5 August 2014

You’re on a bumpy car ride with people you love, trying to drive as fast as possible away from a paranoid agency and a mad robot. The latter catches up to you and, with your vehicle destroyed, you get out and run as fast as you can, heart racing and sweat pouring. You realize that one of your frie... Read More

Thursday 24 July 2014

It's a sad reality that people these days treat creative minds like factory machines that could simply be controlled and taken for granted. What's even sadder is that these very artists, as a result, become internally conflicted about whether or not they should continue to fight for the things they ... Read More

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Shadows are often taken for granted. Sure, you can use them to pull off crazy good pranks, but the real challenge is in using them to tell inspiring stories. And rise above the challenge, Karilyo did, in their Summer Training and Artist Recruitment (STAR) shadowplay recital “Kwentong Karilyo” la... Read More

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