The Kingmaker (and the politics of Imelda Marcos): Documentary Review

  I was seriously expecting The Kingmaker to be a documentary favorable to the Marcoses, given that it was being shown at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and former First Lady Imelda Marcos was its patron. However, I was pleasantly surprised that it presented an insightful documentary true to its purpose, highlighting the role of Imelda… Read More The Kingmaker (and the politics of Imelda Marcos): Documentary Review

Goyo Ang Batang Heneral: Movie Review

All in all, “Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral” had near perfect cinematography but it failed to create a larger than life character in the core of the movie like it did with Heneral Luna. Apart from the implication that Goyo realized his love for his country in his dying moments, as well as his true love for Remedios whom he dedicated his last battle to, Goyo was a disappointing depiction of the life of the Philippine’s youngest general. No matter how great of an actor Paulo Avelino and Carlo Aquino are, there can only be so much they can do with this material. … Read More Goyo Ang Batang Heneral: Movie Review