I thought the show was a great commentary on how we, unfortunately had to face a pandemic in this lifetime. We were living in a box, a cage, for a while now. It was almost the same place and the same time…
Vincenzo will surely end in a nail-biting finish. It tells the story of Vincenzo Cassano (Song Joong-ki), also Park Joo-hyung, who was adopted by Don Fabio when he was just eight. He became an Italian lawyer, a mafia consigliere and Don Facio’s most trusted right-hand man. Just as Fabio died, his biological son and theContinue reading “5 Reasons Why Vincenzo is the KDrama We Need to Watch or Re-watch”
In literature, symbolism is a literary device to provide an impact, by attaching additional meaning to an object, event, or person. This could be a prop, bungeoppang, coffee, piece of clothing, wristwatch, or an expensive lighter, just like Vincenzo’s.
“You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him discover it in himself.” Galileo The quotation could be the moral of the beloved Korean folktale “Princess Pyeonggang and the Fool Ondal.” Traditionally, “The Tale of Ondal” was recorded in the Samguksagi– book that tells the history of the Three Kingdoms (Goguryeo, Baekje andContinue reading “RIVER WHERE THE MOON RISES: A KDrama Review”
Not everyone has the ability to put experience into words but Aranya Johar did. Her performance began with an anecdote: “The first boy who held my hand told me boys didn’t want to hear about vaginas bleeding. Younger me could smell the misogyny. Vaginas only meant to be fucked, breasts only meant to be sucked,Continue reading “A Brown Girl’s Guide to Gender by Aranya Johar: A Reaction”
2092. “Forests vanish and deserts spread, fading sun, acidic soil cause plants to disappear. Fleeing the sick Earth, UTS Corporation builds a new orbiting home for humanity. But only a chosen few can ascend.” Space Sweepers During the launch of The Victory, Jo Sung Hee’s camera caught the pilot’s worn-out socks, the captain throwing herContinue reading “SPACE SWEEPERS: A Netflix Movie Review”
“Bilang titser sa isang Lipunang hindi palabasa, tanggap na niya na internet na ang uso dahil mabilis at instant ang resulta. Kaya mataas ang appreciation niya sa mga taong matiyagang nagbabasa ng aklat, lalo na kung libangan lamang at hindi pang-akademiko. Lalong higit nga raw ang pasasalamat niya kapag binabasa ang istatus niya, lalo naContinue reading “TITSER PANGKALAWAKAN at ang iba pang angas sa social network underworld ni Joselito D. delos Reyes”
Some of today’s generation are somewhat eaten up by technology and trying to “drop-out” of life because of many socio-economic challenges especially in this time of covid-19 pandemic.
Mulan is a 2020 American film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1998 animated film of the same name. This long-awaited remake is full of legends. There’s the historic warrior, Hua Mulan, the heroine of the story who was immortalised in the the 6th century folklore “The Ballad of Mulan,” who disguisedContinue reading “MULAN: Live-action Movie Review”
As a self-proclaimed bibliophile, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to hoard books for less. So, I attended the 40th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) last September 2019 and spent my half-a-month worth of salary for reading materials—reference and textbooks and novels for me and my kids. Yes, I have already influenced my kidsContinue reading “ADARNA Books: A Review”