An Open Letter to Critics

Go. Criticize me all you want. Throw stones at me all you like. I’d rather be wrong and find out I am, rather than believing that I am living a lie – a world of make-believe, where everything seems to be perfect. Go and find fault in me because that is the only way I know that can help me improve. Go. Look at me like I am the most stupid person in this world; Blame me for all the things they did wrong because that is the only way I can protect them from incompetence and lack of empathy. …

Is Duterte Our Generation’s Version of Heneral Luna?

It has been weeks since I’ve been attempting to write a review about this film, Heneral Luna however, one writer from Rappler sums up the exact feelings I have had about this film. We shared the same sentiments about the said movie especially when it was revealed that it’ll be the Philippines’ entry in one of the most sought after international award-giving body for movies; It’s both shame and pride that sounds like, “Why are we gonna show the whole world our dirty laundry? Will it do any good for us? Will it be our pride or would it be humiliating?”. You’d be …

I’ve Waited Long For This

Have you ever prayed for something before and it started to materialize one by one? That it was just a thought 4 years ago and has now become a reality? “Be careful what you wish for ‘coz you might just get it” Yes, you have to be careful with what you wish for because we’d never know if we can get it or not. But what would you feel if it wasn’t the way you thought it was? It’s presented with a lot of problems. Unstable. Stressful. Unhappy. and everything you thought was just assumptions? How would you react to …