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Rant and Rave: ‘Formula of Love: O+T=<3’ spotlights musical chemistry

With their charm and impeccable choreography, TWICE never fails to uplift their audience’s mood, leading to their awe-inspiring evolution capturing the hearts of many fans. The group debuted with cutesy tunes and progressed to more mature tracks like the assertive Yes Or Yes and the gritty Perfect World.  Today, TWICE is well-known for their cute…

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Rant and Rave: Rocking with Seventeen’s ‘Attacca’

Seventeen, overflowing with charisma, charm, and talent, always seems to pull off impeccable performances—demanding the stage and the audience to come to life. In every album, their versatility is best seen in their efforts to maximize all 13 of its members in the music composition and choreographies. In this era, Seventeen takes the spotlight with…

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Rant and Rave: “Your Choice” makes us ready to love

Just like the warmth of the morning sun, Seventeen’s music has a certain joy that never ceases to make one’s day. Consisting of 13 members with three subunits, Seventeen is a self-producing Korean-pop idol boy group serving powerhouse performances and diverse discography since their official debut six years ago. From their exhilarating Very Nice to…

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Rant and Rave: MMFF 2020 welcomes the old and new—Part One

For 46 years, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has been a fixture of Filipino Christmastime. Starting December 25 each year, families would flock to cinemas like clockwork for a lighthearted Christmas spectacle—you have the Vic Sotto ensemble film with the banal jokes and the revolving door of fresh-faced loveteams, the gaudy self-deprecating Vice Ganda…