On the Extrajudicial Killing (of Darlings)

As my workmate said during her Blogging 101 workshop, one should write without fear and edit without mercy. And then I found out that most writers disapprove of this one trick that I’m doing. Continue reading On the Extrajudicial Killing (of Darlings)

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Humans of Rizal Park: A Hashtag Squad Goal

So, one rainy day in the middle of December, I was wallowing in depressing thoughts and drowning in the pool of my own misery when a fucking wonderful idea hit me: a project that my bored friends and I would enjoy. Continue reading Humans of Rizal Park: A Hashtag Squad Goal

Capping Off the Year With Great Local Movies: An MMFF 2016 Roundup

When I first heard about the MMFF restructure, my first thought was “finally!” For me, it’s about time a film festival as big as the MMFF acknowledge the underdogs in the film industry. The mission of the organization, after all, is “to encourage the production of quality Filipino films,” not to produce crowd-pleasers that the masses a.k.a. poor Filipinos are bound to enjoy. Continue reading Capping Off the Year With Great Local Movies: An MMFF 2016 Roundup