Posts Categorized: Other’s Reviews

Himala (1982) review

After more than 30 years, Himala is still one of the best Fiipino films ever made. Such classic is timeless; it can never run out of fashion. It shows how sufficient funds, good script, prime direction, and sophisticated selection of materials and cast can produce a distinctively Filipino film that is truly world class. …The… Read more »

The Emperor: Above the Clouds of Petty Protocol

In the film Emperor (2012), religion and government are intertwined in the Japanese emperor, who was until shortly after World War II also officially a living god.  Although his aides attempt to put General MacArthur into a straightjacket of protocol for the meeting with the emperor at the end of the film, both the general and… Read more »