Ang Panahon ng Halimaw

If you type “the heart of the heart of darkness” on Google Maps, the peppy red pin will likely rest on the town of Ginto. Amenities include: panoramas of sunbaked greyness, perfect for long, wistful walks; discreet meetings with the town’s Payam; and a functional town clinic whose angelic doctor seemed to have gone

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Deadma Walking

On its surface, Julius Alfonso’s “Deadma Walking” resembles Jun Lana’s hugely successful “Die Beautiful”. The former features two gay best friends, the latter has transgender women as leads, but both have a storyline heavily anchored by the idea of death. In both films, the protagonists give specific instructions on how to hold their extravagant

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