Aladdin: I may have gotten older — but it’s still a whole new world

It was 1992, and I was at the brink of adolescent rage - the neighborhood cutie must have thought me as a freak; I have just begun freshman year at an all-girls high school filled with nuns and kids with trapper-keepers and Benetton shirts; and yet, my only cause of worry was saving enough money … Continue reading Aladdin: I may have gotten older — but it’s still a whole new world

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Revisiting the “Express” train

Here's a film that managed to stay with me, all these years, after I first saw it on a grainy YouTube copy: Please forget the weird voice-over. I kept expecting someone to hand the narrator an Academy Award for the melodramatic voice over, but I digress. I fell in love with this movie the first … Continue reading Revisiting the “Express” train

rub-a-dub-dub…i’d still gow for my original veetches…

I am a closet nationalist yet sadly, I am not a big fan of Tagalog movies. Call me any name in the non-patriotic section of the rule book and I'd willingly take it cos its the truth. I'd rather watch Japanese or Korean movies, or the occasional Hollywood fare than spend my hard-end money on … Continue reading rub-a-dub-dub…i’d still gow for my original veetches…

The End.

...Part 2! Are you ready? Such a bitter sweet ending to something we've all grown up with. Yeah, it feels like an end of an era. I hope our kids will find their versions of Harry, Hermione and Ron. As for me, July seemed so far. But after the July screening--can you imagine knowing that … Continue reading The End.