With the weather in the Philippines growing more somber and darker as the rainy season then pummel us with new world realizations, the special origin story in Kingdom’s thrilling saga is the perfect accompaniment to a cold evening of hiding under the blankets and scaring ourselves into insomnia. But not only will it give us nightmares to wake from, Kingdom: Ashin of the North also promises hard-hitting emotions that goes deep into the human experience. And we can’t wait to lose sleep over what that entails.
When a company as big as Canon blatantly disregard marginalized photographers in a program meant to celebrate local talents of a certain caliber, you know there’s something awfully wrong.
‘Rak of Aegis’ is definitely up there as one of the most iconic Filipino theater productions ever, and with everything happening in the world, the news of its streaming is a welcome ray of sunshine amidst this dreary rain.
The three years-in-the-making film finally premieres globally on Netflix, following the story of two “unusually close” best friends. The leading pair off of ‘My Amanda’ dives deep into the borders and expanse of true friendship, and what it means to love someone in a different type of way than what most mainstream films dictate.
With Jensen Gomez’ release of lead single “No Sides”, the singer-songwriter and producer marks a brand new chapter as he embarks on a full comeback, leading us to the release of his four-volume album, “Phases”. Rank Magazine gets a first glimpse into this new era, with the lead single off his three-track first volume EP, that culminates his years-long exercise in self-rediscovery.
The renowned Japan-based Russian artist partners with Dickies Philippines to create a limited capsule collection all about Dickies’ belief in representing the best of humankind: love.
The Philippines’ biggest independent film festival is back into the virtual world on August 6 to September 5, streaming on KTX.ph. This year’s lineup includes 13 short films competing for the prestigious Balanghai trophies.
Manila-based Sudanese Astrokidd is back to release new music as ‘Luka’ in ‘Mashi Baeed’ featuring Nadine Lustre. The English-Arabic song is the first of its kind in the country with soulful lyricism contrasted by its dance track beats.
As Filipino designers confront the fashion industry’s new reality, Renan Pacson is set on using this time to pause, recalibrate, and move towards purposeful and ethical fashion. At this year’s Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival, he shows the fruit of his labor with forward-looking collection, ‘First Ball’.
How are footwear designers faring in this time when most Filipinos are indoors and unlikely to look for new outdoor shoes? For this artist-slash-designer, the pandemic rocked him back to his founding days, and inspired him to look at footwear, and himself, through different lenses.