The Lion King

It’s not a question of whether audiences would go out to see the remake of well-loved Disney classics like “The Lion King”. Fans like myself would definitely stampede towards the cinemas to eat-up whatever childhood nostalgia is thrown our way. But the real question we should be asking ourselves, is if it’s necessary for

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Whether you would like Michael Dougherty’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters or not, ultimately depends on what your expectations are when you enter the cinema. If you’re looking for a no-nonsense battle royale of territorial Kaijus, then you’re in for a fantastic visual treat. But if you’re expecting the movie to have an equally

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Aladdin

I don’t know if whoever wished for a live-action adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin got exactly what he or she wanted (there’s a lot of gray area in there), but I’m pretty happy with how Guy Ritchie brought one of my favorite Disney movies to life. Admittedly, the CGI work on Will Smith’s blue genie

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The Society (Season 1)

The younger generation, particularly the Millennials, have been stereotyped as lazy, entitled snowflakes. Being a part of the “iGeneration” often comes with a preconceived impression of knowing nothing but memes, Snapchat filters, or whatever’s trending on Twitter. However, it can also be argued that the older generation is also at fault why Millennials are

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

As a casual Pokémon fan, I’ve wondered a few times how the real world would be like if we actually lived with Pokémon. In 2015, we got a taste of what it might feel like when The Pokémon Company released the trailer for Pokémon GO, an augmented reality mobile game that lets players capture,

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The Curse of La Llorona

I’m not entirely familiar with the Mexican legend of La Llorona, but we do have our own versions of a kid-snatching bogeyman in the Philippines. Parents would warn kids of the local “aswang”, who would take away children who don’t go home before night. In other areas of the country, Filipinos fear the “engkanto”,

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Hellboy

When my movie buddy and I were deciding which “Neil” movie we should see – Neil Jordan’s “Greta” or Neil Marshall’s “Hellboy”, I insisted on the latter since I vividly remember enjoying Guillermo del Toro’s 2004 and 2008 adaptations. My mistake is going blindly into the cinema not realizing that Marshall’s version of Hellboy

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