Review

Review
Stream Consciousness: Nature and Existentialism in Five Short Films of Cinemalaya 16
Cholo Katipunan | August 11, 2020

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.

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‘Gameboys’: How the Lockdown Unleashed a Modern Love Story
E. Avena | July 4, 2020

‘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.

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Film Review: Uncovering the Antihero in Cathy Yan’s ‘Birds of Prey’
Matthew Escosia | February 14, 2020

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.

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