Film Review: Bagahe (2017)

After leaving and unwanted baggage in an airplane bathroom, Mercy (Angeli Bayani) now has to answer for her actions. Bagahe follows Mercy’s story as she slowly reveals her reasons for leaving her newborn baby behind. Watching Bagahe was like dragging an excessive baggage for almost two hours. This tackles an important issue in society but the execution is not captivating enough. It feels a bit … Continue reading Film Review: Bagahe (2017)

Film Review: Sa Gabing Nanahimik ang mga Kuliglig (2017)

Dolores (Mercedes Cabral) was killed on the night of the procession, and no crime in a small town goes unnoticed. The police, church, and townspeople are off to figure out who is involved and what really happened that night. Directed by Iar Lionel Arondaing, Sa Gabing Nanahimik ang mga Kuliglig deals with an unforgivable crime, and the an examination of forgiveness, faith, and repentance. It … Continue reading Film Review: Sa Gabing Nanahimik ang mga Kuliglig (2017)

Film Review: The Circle (2017)

Starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Karen Gillian, and John Boyega, The Circle is about privacy, transparency, ethics, and ultimately technology. Mae Holland (Watson), lands a job in one of the most prestigious companies and this shift causes her life to change in ways she never expected. We are now living in an information-age world where social media and technology run people’s lives. That’s why this story, … Continue reading Film Review: The Circle (2017)