'90s scream queer / Unreel
Captured the 'Oh, I'll just do fucked up sh*t on the internet and I'll get famous' vibe of the zeitgeist. Think vloggers who fake murders, make assault pranks, and film literal carcasses for "content."
^more interesting part than its mindset about reboots.
(Also, this is me logging films again to convince myself I've got my life in order. Hopefully, I won't fall off the habit at Month 3.)
It’s a bit weird to see a food culture doco in this selection, especially one that’s a bit sales-y and tourism ad-like such as Ang Mga Nawalang Pag-Asa at Panlasa. It’s also worth pointing out that Cinemalaya 17 has an entire section for documentaries, which is the more fitting section for this film. That said, I now know more Ilokano dishes than most, so I can’t say I’m unhappy about that.
Read my full dispatch: unreelph.com/review/cinemalaya-2021/
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