All in all, I think that Ao Haru Ride was very poignant and beautiful. It slowly told its story but made it complete so as not to leave out the essential parts of the manga on which it was based. I’m glad that it had a happy ending though. I felt like I deserved that, after this emotional, beautiful film put me in the wringer. Easily one of my favorite Japanese teen movies.… Read More Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride) Live Action: Review
All in all, I give #ToAllTheBoysIveLovedBefore a thumbs up. Its not rocket science but it manages to deliver on a feel-good romantic comedy and reminds us all what its like to be confused and in love for the first time.
All in all, The CW really pulled all the stops to make Riverdale completely different from what comic book fans expected and it was a gamble that mostly paid off. It generated interest in the new series but also piqued the interest of its new fans to see what the difference with the original material was — and vice versa. Its off to a good start, and by breaking the chains of its connection with its source material, it also liberated itself to tell its story in its own way and the journey promises to be exciting as it is dark. I think though, that its not gonna be for everybody’s taste. … Read More Riverdale: Pilot Review
The last Filipino movie I watched — indie filmmaker Lav Diaz’s Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon (From What Was Before) was probably one of the heaviest, most thought provoking and artistic movies I’ve seen locally. It was widely acclaimed by critics, won the 2014 Locarno Film Festival, and spanned 5 hours and 38 minutes.… Read More Diary ng Panget: Movie Review
I think that means that I have a heart. Who would have guessed? — John Cleaver SYNOPSIS: Months after John saved five girls from the second demon/ serial killer to come to Clayton County, John Wayne Cleaver is focused on finding the third one, guided only by clues he found from Agent Forman’s cellphone. With… Read More I Don’t Want to Kill You (Dan Wells): Book Review
Fresh from seeing Shailene Woodley in the hit movie Divergent, I came across this indie flick which she co-starred with another Divergent alum Miles Teller. This production premiered in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, way before the Divergent film came out. Sutter Keeley (Miles Teller) is an 18 year old drunk who has a natural… Read More The Spectacular Now: Movie Review
When Cha Eun Sang (Park Shin Hye), a poor student working three part time jobs learns that her older sister is getting married in America, she takes out her savings to buy a ticket to the US in the hopes of trying for a better life abroad. Upon arriving in the States, however, she not… Read More Heirs: Korean drama review