Notes on Hamilton: An American Musical #HamilFilm

What does it mean to watch Hamilton in a country with an immensely challenged sense of democracy? This is the question I was left asking after watching the world streaming premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s cultural juggernaut last 3rd July. It was over two hours of singing about freedom, legacy, and independence. And while watching a … Continue reading Notes on Hamilton: An American Musical #HamilFilm

The Artist and His Conscience (A brief analysis of Ang Larawan)

There is an anomaly that plagues the story of Ang Larawan (The Portrait), making people question its moral and intention. Like anyone who has waited months for the release of what is to become the best musical event of the Filipino film industry for 2017, I was also intrigued about what exactly is the image … Continue reading The Artist and His Conscience (A brief analysis of Ang Larawan)