New spins on an old reel
by Daniel Ian Comandante
Feature // June 8, 2014

To the casual viewer, it seems that Hollywood is in a rut. Yes, the land where “reel” dreams come true has started to go on a downward spiral. Financially, the film industry is seeing highs for ticket sales and theater attendance. In terms of story and content, however, the battle between television and cinema is…

More fun in the Philippines
by Belle Justiniani
Feature // October 1, 2012

We Filipinos are known for our unstoppable optimism, easygoing casualness and sense of humor.  We are characterized by our ability to smile in times of depression, laugh even in the face of problems, and get back up despite any disaster thrown our way. The recent crisis brought on by the monsoons served as an excellent…