Film Review: “Hunger Games – The Mockingjay Part 2”

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Reviewing for Kas 1 (Philippine history) over a cup of good coffee just a few hours before watching ‪#‎MockingjayPart2‬ really does a lot to your brain. Add in the fact that you’ve been keeping a close eye on recent social issues, and there you go – the end result will be a perfect blend of over analysis and mind-blowing revelations.

Here’s a semi-review, leaning more on comparisons and implications and less on the film itself.

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Film Review: “Heneral Luna (2015)”

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A film review about Heneral Luna, directed by Jerrold Tarog. Heavy spoilers ahead!!

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Film Review: “The Five People You Meet in Heaven”

What happens after your death? What does heaven look like? “The 5 People You Meet in Heaven” sheds us a wonderful and creative light on this question, and that is by answering it with another question: “What if we meet 5 people who we may or may not have seen in our lives?”

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Film Review: “August Rush”

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August Rush (2007) is a story of a young orphan boy who wanted to find his parents, and he did so by following the music. It’s an enchanting tale that shows the power of music and love, through the hardships of Evan Taylor, and the tragedy of his parents. This movie showed us the different genres of music, ranging from cheap street music to choir songs to thousand-dollar worth of orchestra. But most of all, since the main character was an eleven-year-old, this movie showed us the naivety of a child, along with the wonders of his eyes, his smooth delicate fingers, and his fragile soul. 

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