Cain at Abel (Lino Brocka, 1982)

Sometimes the third world film-maker finds himself before an illiterate public, swamped by American, Egyptian or Indian serials, and karate films, and he has to go through all this, it is this material that he has to work on, to extract from it the elements of a people who are still missing (Lino Brocka). (Gilles… Continue reading Cain at Abel (Lino Brocka, 1982)

Kung Mangarap ka’t magising revisited

Thirty five years after the movie was made T Revisiting Mike De Leon’s best and only known love story on film has taken me on a tour of my own time as a UP student and my vacations to Baguio City. Guilt over nitpicking aside, I cannot review the film and say anything that “we… Continue reading Kung Mangarap ka’t magising revisited