Sleek and modern-looking—you’ve probably seen the Samsung S21 5G in one of your recent Netflix K-Drama binge-watching sesh. The premium Samsung offering was officially launched this January 2021. With a few months left into the year, does it still hold up with its predecessor? We list down the four features we loved about this smartphone.
Exploring social issues using new modes and technologies in storytelling, the curated films in the Shorts B category chart the human condition dealing with grief and loss and a commentary on existing social structures emblematic of the Cinemalaya stamp on filmmaking.
With all the films and entries available for your viewing pleasure at this year’s Cinemalaya run, does the “Shorts A” lineup measure up? Spoiler alert: Of course it does.
For a game-changing and culture-shaping series as Gameboys, expectations run high on continuing its careful and meticulous handling of a subject matter that has not been given “proper” representation, particularly in mainstream media. With the record-breaking success of Gameboys: The Movie, we look at how the cast of talented young actors, the series and film writer Ash Malanum, director Ivan Payawal, and The IdeaFirst Company step up to the challenge.
In every sense, “Rak of Aegis”, beyond its high-octane numbers, its hilarious skits, and blaring vocal performances, is a story of human triumph. Beneath the surface—the razzle-dazzle and the knee-slapping comedy—is a poignant story of persistence and resilience, of clinging on to hope in a time of restlessness and desperation—making it an important achievement in Filipino theater.
The name of the game with smartphones is to ramp up their features while looking stylish at the same time. When it comes to this feat, the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro knows how to pull up the cards and win you over. Read on to find out why the Mi 10T Pro is arguably this year’s revelation as the most stylish smartphone.
Just a few months apart from the OPPO Reno 3’s release, OPPO surprises us with a launch of the OPPO Reno4, taking pride with its fun, revolutionary ways to be in with the latest trends and fully express your creativity through innovative imaging technology.
Featuring an extensive library for its Main Competition that was cut into the usual A and B sets, we review the films and understand the concept that ties it all into the festival’s theme altogether. For this part, we look into five films that explore the themes of nature and existentialism all exceptionally portrayed in stunning cinematography and profound narratives.
‘Gameboys’ is proof that creativity can’t be restrained in quarantine. Beyond adapting a global phenomenon to the Philippine setting, the BL series is an innovative and relevant narrative for the times.
Birds of Prey vies for something fresh. It wasn’t. And it’s nowhere near perfect. However, it’s always fascinating to see a film be transparent with its genre politics and yet be playful with it without resorting to being too serious.