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Fred Hawson
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Flashback: Review of DED NA SI LOLO: Funeral Foibles
November 13, 2009 For the weekend of November 13-15, 2009, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (or PETA) will be showing three acclaimed Filipino indie films in a three day series called "C Mo Si Direk".  The three directors are Maryo J. delos Re...

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Review of DUNKIRK: Surrounded and Shellshocked
July 20, 2017 In the final week of May7, 1940, soldiers from Great Britain (as well as France and other Allies) were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk, France, surrounded on all sides by land and air by the Nazi Germans. The film recounts the experiences of...

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Review of KITA KITA: Bubbly and Bittersweet
July 19, 2017 The setting is picturesque Saporro, Japan. A pretty Filipina named Lea works there as a tourist guide. She had been engaged to marry a Japanese boy for five years but that did not pan out. One day, in a moment of extreme stress, Lea suddenly l...

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TOFARM 2017: Review of HIGH TIDE: Children and Clams
July 18, 2017 The awards ceremony of the 2nd ToFarm Film Festival was held last Sunday night. The winner for Best Picture was this film "High Tide" directed by Tara Illenberger. This film also took home three more awards: Best Cinematography, Best Editing a...

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Review of WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES: Purified Purpose
July 16, 2017 This is the third of the "Planet of the Apes" reboot series that started auspiciously with "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" (2011) ( MY REVIEW ), and its even better sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" (2014) ( MY REVIEW ). The series reco...

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Sharing my review of 9 Works Theatrical's energetic and exhilarating production of NEWSIES! Running at the Globe Iconic Theater on Bonifacio High Street, all Fridays to Sundays of July, 2017.

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Review of WISH UPON: Perks for a Price
July 15, 2017 Because of her father's job as a junkman, Clare Shannon was not a popular girl at school. One day, while going through the trash of an old mansion, her father Jonathan recovered an antique heptagonal box with ancient Chinese characters carved ...

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TOFARM 2017: Review of SINANDOMENG: Faith and Fidelity to the Farm
July 13, 2017 Sinandomeng is a special rice variant marked by white and long grains which has a soft, slightly chewy consistency when cooked. Even if this film is about rice farmers, the title does not refer to the rice variant specifically at all. In a wit...

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ToFarm 2017: Review of SINANDOMENG: Faith and Fidelity to the Farm
July 13, 2017 Mang Domeng and his wife Marta had three daughters. The eldest Dory and youngest Betchay had husbands who went abroad to work and lived in different houses within the same neighborhood. The middle daughter Arsenia, nicknamed Sinang, stayed to ...

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TOFARM 2017: Review of INSTALADO: Futuristic Farm Fable
July 13, 2017 The ToFarm Film Festival was launched last year to "showcase the lives, journeys, aspirations, trials and tribulations" of farmers. Its mission is to "stimulate the agriculture community with the help of the film medium to promote awareness of...
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