Movie Review: Saving Sally

We went to watch Saving Sally to support this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. I’m very much aware at how low the sales has been this year compared to the previous years when they were showing mainstream Filipino movies. This year’s a whole lot different because this year, someone made a decision to give quality films the exposure they so deserve despite the risk of bombing at the box office. It’s quite dismal how moviegoers have responded to this holiday’s movie lineup, but I believe that if MMFF keeps at it, Filipinos will eventually find their way to those theater […]

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Repertory Philippines’ Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

I came across Repertory Philippines’ production of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs musicale in one of my homeschooling communities. At first I wondered if it was just a workshop recital. Later on, I learned that it was one of the company’s official productions that open casted, and in which one of the young and talented homeschoolers in our community, Sophie Atienza, made it through the auditions to play one of the adorable dwarfs named Fred. Theater has always been close to my heart. You know that thing they say about love they call, “the one that got away?” Mine […]

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Digging deeper the movie, Inside Out

We took the kids to watch Inside Out last night at the request of our eldest son, Pablo, who recently turned 10. It’s been a much talked-about movie and we thought it’s worth spending for. We’ve been thinking of celebrating our kid’s birthday as a family in a different way, like doing a stay-cation somewhere in the South and have a dip in the pool. But since it’s rainy season and well, Pablo did ask for this movie, we decided to go for it and have dinner out instead. A little background on Inside Out Inside Out is a story about […]

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