Filipino Directors Up Close: The Golden Age of Philippine Cinema 1950-2010

It is a rare thing to find books on Philippine cinema on physical bookstore shelves, thus I was overjoyed finding this Filipino Directors Up Close casually browsing in one of the huge Manila’s shopping malls. It has an inviting and playfully bright … Continue reading

The Lunchbox and subtle joys of letter writing

The Lunchbox Director: Ritesh Batra Country: India Year: 2013 Find The Lunchbox on Amazon. In the pursuit of faster and more effective communication tools, we seem to have lost their true purpose – the genuine human connection. Social media, with all its infinite possibilities, has become … Continue reading

Book review: Bienvenido Lumbera “Re-Viewing Filipino Cinema”

Bienvenido Lumbera Re-Viewing Filipino Cinema Bienvenido Lumbera is a highly acclaimed Filipino poet, critic and dramatist. Among his literally work, he contributed a lot to film studies too. Re-Viewing Filipino Cinema is yet another contribution. It is a collection of author’s articles … Continue reading