Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Shape of Water | Fills Your Heart

03.21.2018 – For a film that’s totally unknown to a dominated superhero and science fiction genres “The Shape of Water” proves that you can watch a love story taken from a different perspective.

When you talk about Guillermo Del Toro what comes to mind is giant robots punching monsters or supernatural outwardly films like Pan’s Labyrinth that shiver down your spine. But romance is something most people would like to see. But through the vision of Del Toro is told.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Flippin' Pages | Ramblings of a Barang

03.16.2018 – It’s been a while to have probably browsed a graphic novel in a while, but the spin-off to Dark Colony’s successful debut in 2012 has been a long wait.

Five years later you wouldn’t recall about this book from Budjette Tan, JB Tapia and Bow Guerrero until it was released sometime in November 2017.

We’re talking about Dark Colony Clasificado: The Grinning of the Nino Barang. Originally the review has been in the draft for quite some time and I haven’t put it up until had enough time to share what I think of it these past few days.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Love, Simon | Greg Berlanti Directs

03.13.2018 – Greg Berlanti is known for putting together what would be a successful television franchise for DC Entertainment that they haven’t done in the big screen. He leads his production company Berlanti Productions the Arroverse and Riverdale.

Now he is diving into the big screen with a coming of age film as its director for “Love Simon” based on the novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli. The film is lead by Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel, and Jennifer Garner. This will also make history as the first film ever released by a major studio which centers on a gay teenage romance.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Safety Footwear | Jackeroo Sonic

01.25.2018 – In Australia safety in the workplace is one of the important reasons why this is the standard for businesses to succeed.

When working in workshops that carry things safety shoes is one of the gears you need to get the job done.

Benchmark Products is best known for the Jackeroo brand and has manufactured a range of safety shoes that is exclusively available at Kmart.

Taking a look at Jackeroo’s Sonic appears to be a casual wear, but it’s actually a safety shoe that helps you get the work done at the same time a casual wear for the great outdoors.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Wonder Woman #37 | A Battle in the Philippines

01.14.2018 – Wonder Woman was a beacon of success for Warner Bros in 2017 outshining its contemporaries to the box office with Gal Gadot in the role directed by Patty Jenkins. The character’s popularity was the best parts of the not-so box office returns with Justice League, but not comparable to its comic book counterpart.

Recently Philippine mass media has chimed and hyped Wonder Woman #37 that has spilled all over social media since late December 2017. This just because the setting was in the Philippines?! This wasn’t the first time American published comic books have put the country as its background for a major beat down.

It’s kind of overblown that talked about this particular issue just because it was set in the Philippines. Besides that Darkseid has ‘boom tube’ his way to Metro Manila while battling Wonder Woman’s father Zeus, the Justice League showed up at last minute like how Filipino films do when Police arrive when the battle has ended and was there to clean up and help repair the damage after a major fight. The issue is the last story arc for “Children of the Gods” which was written by James Robinson with artists representing the country are Carlo Pagulayan, Stephen Segovia, Jason Paz, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. obviously make the setting in the comic book authentic with its Filipino elements down to the flying jeepney being thrown by Darkseid in the fisticuffs with Zeus.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Marion Library | Renew and Returns

01.13.2018 – Libraries in Australia is one the best places to find some quiet time and a good book to read. It’s very much alive that reading an actual book or browsing the latest magazine is probably a novelty in some countries that slowly being phased out as ‘cost cutting’ without thinking it still has benefits for most people.

I found a place to study or catch up reading some interesting topics, but rarely I borrow and take it home.

The first book I borrowed was overdue last January 11th, which was renewed for another month and now its time to return it.

Friday, January 12, 2018

12 Strong | Bruckheimer Produced Film

01.12.2018 – Epic war drama films are rarely appreciated these days especially based on actual events. But if it’s backed by a well-known producer aside from its stellar cast headed by Chris Hemsworth its something worth looking forward to seeing in the cinemas.

From blockbuster filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer (“Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Black Hawk Down”), Chris Hemsworth (“Thor,” “The Avengers” films) and Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road,” “Nocturnal Animals”) star in “12 Strong,” a powerful new war drama based on the best-selling book Horse Soldiers.