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Trip Ubusan (The Lolas vs. Zombies) Graded A ---2017 (Parental Guidance)

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Archie Adamos,  Jhayvot Galang, Arthur Solinap, Lovely Abella, Angelika Dela Cruz, Taki Saito, Kenneth Medrano, Ryzza Mae Dizon, Miggy Tolentino, Shaira Mae Dela Cruz, Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola, Paolo Ballesteros and Caprice CayetanoMark A. Reyes V is a very versatile director.  He is able to direct movies, TV Shows, TV series or whatever else without being stuck in one genre.  
Trip Ubusan is supposed to be a parody or a spoof of TRAIN TO BUSAN,  but like some of the critics or reviewers described, it's more than that.
Of course, I had to see it for myself.  Would I have a different opinion or would I agree with them?  
After watching it I agree with them.
The movie is not just about laughs or scary zombies, it's about family, friendship, unity, bravery, not being judgmental and being able to surpass all odds no matter what.
It's also a movie that could take one's blues away.  
Oh, smaller kids might not understand the makeup/prosthetics, so please be there for them and if…

Justice League (2017) Parental Guidance

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Read Zack Snyder’s version and all deleted scenes of Justice LeagueFueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes -- Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash -- it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. -WWW
Initial release: 16 November 2017 (Denmark) Director: Zack Snyder Film series: Justice League Film Series

No.  I won't lie.  I did enjoy this film and had fun watching it with my family. We like it the way it is.  If we did not know Mr. Snyder's "thoughts", we would be content with it.  Now that we know, I want to see how Zack Snyder envisioned it.  If you click the link above, there'll be spoilers, but it's interesting to …

I might as well blog about this: MY KOREAN JAGIYA

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한국인 자기야 Created by:Jonathan Cruz Developed by:Lilybeth G. Rasonable Written by:Ken de LeonMarlon MiguelChristine Novicio Directed by:Mark A. Reyes
Main Stars: Heart Evangelista- Guadalupe Immaculada "Gia" Asuncion Iya Villania- Teacher Kennedy Santos Khane Dela Cruz- Pao Myke Salamon- Kerwin Valeen Montenegro-Cindy Kim Raymart Santiago- Dodong Del Prado Frances Makil-Ignacio- Carrie Washington Divine-Clarissa Ricky Davao-Tita Josie Janice De Belen-Tita Aida Edgar Allan Guzman-Ryan This is the series that lifts up my spirits.  When the trailer was shown the first time my first reaction was, "Of all the great Hallyu actors out there, why him?" 
He's not bad to look at, but I just did not see any chemistry between him and Heart Evangelista, but when I started watching from day 1, I got hooked.  The Crazy Girl and the super "sungit at galit sa mundo" Korean Super Star did have chemistry after all.
The problem is, when Alexander Lee has scenes with the gorge…

The Mountain Between Us (2017) PG

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Stranded on a mountain after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must work together to endure the extreme elements of the remote, snow-covered terrain. Realizing that help is not on the way, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing each other to survive and discovering their inner strength.-WWW GENRES Drama DIRECTED BY Hany Abu-Assad SCREENPLAY BY Chris Weitz and J. Mills Goodloe PRODUCED BY Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, David Ready BASED UPON THE BOOK BYCharles MartinSTARRING:
Idris Elba as Dr. Ben Bass, a surgeon
Kate Winslet as Alex Martin, a photojournalist
Dermot Mulroney as Mark, Alex’s fiancé
Beau Bridges as Walter, the pilot of the charter plane
Raleigh and Austin as Dog, Walter's dog


Misery loves company and tragedy, more often than not, brings people together.

I still have a hangover.  The movie is beautiful.  I did not expect that because I was very iffy about this film.  Idris Elba is handsome and he is one of the most popular actors n…

Loving Vincent (2017)

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As a young girl I have always admired this bipolar artist who was accused of being a madman by people who did not know better.  He was a real genius only appreciated posthumously. (more below)One of my favorite songs while growing up was Starry, Starry Night by Don McClean.   My brother was a baby and I was practically one myself when this started becoming a hit, but I appreciated this more when I started dreaming of being a painter at the age of seven.  I was told I was a very bad artist crushing my dreams, so I really did not have penchant for creating beautiful works of art until in my twenties.
Never let anyone tell you that you cannot do something you know in your heart you can do.  Of course, sometimes it really is physically impossible, but more often than not, when people we love don't believe we could do something, we start believing it and...
Anyways, Vincent Van Gogh, had a very colourful life and my parents and I were pleased to see his type of art come to life on the bi…

Dan Brown's ORIGIN (FICTION) 2017

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If there is anything that changed about my thoughts about the famous author through the years, I could honestly say I respect him more.  He still does not influence my belief in God, because I cannot not believe in Him because there are many things that happened in my life that cannot be explained by science or whatever else.  Yet, I could boldly say that he is a very believable writer.

Believing everything he has written as "gospel" truth is different from saying he is a believable author.

When a person is believable, what he or she is saying could be true, but you don't necessarily believe it to be so.

He definitely is a raconteur extraordinaire.  I can give him that.

In ORIGIN he is trying to hypnotise his readers that he is an "enlightener" and because of his writing style, he might convince a lot of people that it is so.

He used William Blake's ideologies, writings, artwork etc.  By focusing on Blake, he has sort of deified the man.  His opinions, like this…

Thor Ragnarok (2017) PG (not really a review)

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Bonifacio High Street Cinemas, Central Square, BGC
Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.- WWW

In Thor 2, it was implied or established that Thor, Loki and Odin were not really gods, but a highly advanced species who likened to gods.  In Thor Ragnarok they are back to being Norse gods.
This movie made all of us happy.  It has two strings of after credits teasers and the script was well-written, with the best line coming from a Make-A-Wish-Kid.

We had lots of laughs(including the part where they seemingly promoted to the Filipino audience the Vice Ganda-Pia Wurtzbach-Daniel Padilla Christmas movie---LOL---I'm sure most of the moviegoers at the Bonifacio High Street Cinema do not have any idea…