The Politician

The opening sequence of Netflix’ “The Politician” is very telling of its titular character. We see a wooden effigy carefully carved and tailored to take up the form of a flawless, polished, young man. Inside this hollow creation are various trinkets that presumably, help make this lifeless dummy an ideal presidential candidate. Bank checks,

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The Full Schedule of QCinema International Film Festival 2019

The QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema) has released the full QCinema 2019 schedule. Now on its seventh instalment, the Festival will screen local and international films in select cinemas within Quezon City, from October 13 to 22, 2019. In QCinema’s previous iterations, entries were screened only in mall-owned cinemas. This year, the Festival has

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Nostalgia Alert! Hand-Painted Movie Posters, Spotted at SM

If you’re like me who grew up before the Internet, then you may remember seeing those hand-painted movie billboards that cinemas used to make to promote what’s showing in theaters. Granted, some of these paintings weren’t exactly on point, but it can’t be denied that they do have their own unique charm. These days,

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The Short List #15: “The Egg”

The Short List is our running list of notable short features available online. Every week, we share one short film which we think deserves to be watched by many. The short films included in our list can come from any country but has to be publicly available online.  Click here to see the full list of

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Ready or Not

Think your in-laws are the worst? Wait ‘til you see Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s outrageously entertaining black comedy, “Ready or Not”. Seeing hateful capitalists getting bashed in the head and blown up to pieces has never been this satisfying. “Ready or Not” follows Grace (Samara Weaving) on the eve of her dream wedding

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Parasite

I feel obliged to tell you right off the bat that if you stumbled upon this review just wanting to know whether you should watch Bong Joon-ho’s latest suspense-drama, Parasite (Gisaengchung), then the short answer is a compelling yes, you should! Book those tickets, run to the nearest cinema, and waste no time because

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