Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time”, ever since it was published in 1962, has been capturing the imagination of readers young and old alike, and now, it had been turned into a movie by director Ava DuVernay. Regardless of whether you have seen the movie already or not, let us take a moment to take a look back at a young adult science fiction novel … Continue reading Book Review: A Wrinkle In Time
Just as every great story has a beginning, every great story also has a great ending. The difficulty with the last book in a series or in the season finale of a television show is that you don’t want the story to end just yet; and you hope beyond hope that the writers will be able to wrap everything up and give you a satisfying … Continue reading Book Review: The Return of the King by JRR Tolkien
Fantasy stories and novels are plentiful today, and appear in a wide variety of forms ranging from Young Adult all the way to high epic fantasies. However, among all of that which has been published, none has captivated and has been more influential than J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, which began with “The Fellowship of the Ring”. When it first came out … Continue reading Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkein
Earlier this month, I was finally able to keep a promise that I have been making to myself for several years and managed to catch one film that was playing in the Metro Manila Film Festival before it officially ended on January 7. Among all the films, I decided to watch “Ang Larawan”, a musical adaptation based on the musical of the same name that … Continue reading Book Review: A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino + Ang Larawan: From Stage to Screen
First off, I’d like to greet everyone a Happy New Year, even though it is a week late; and I would like to thank everyone who has read and will read this blog, and those who have decided to subscribe and follow me. All of this would not be happening without your support. So thank you, and I hope that you all had a wonderful … Continue reading Update Post: Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!
Hello Everyone! Finally, after a month or so of not posting anything over here, I am happy to say that The Kat’s Cafe is up and running again! During the downtime, I managed to tweak some parts of my blog. I changed its appearance, and organized my categories and tags as best as I could, and organized things so that my sidebar could reflect the … Continue reading Update Post: The Kat’s Cafe, Now Serving Again