wong kar-wai's worldbuilding is extraordinary. all at once, all parts of me are here.
This is going to be more of a personal letter than anything, and will look at the phenomenon of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in general, because despite my often polarized opinion of the politics that go into making these films, I just can’t not care about them.
There was always something so comforting about looking forward to a Marvel movie every year. That, for the last ten years, people would speculate on what would happen next, create discussions among themselves,…
The most endearing thing about Ulan is that while it fully embraces the tropes of your standard Pinoy romance films and the melodrama of heartbreak, it also banks on the whimsies of childhood rooted in Filipino culture and makes them come to life. It's a breath of fresh air that sets it apart from most of the other #Hugot films we've had. The warm tones that the film is colored with introduces a nostalgic element that helps bring the audience…