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Animation Break: Netflix’s Trese Season 1 Review(Spoilers!)

Filipinos love telling stories in different forms and medium, ever since ancient times. When it comes to Filipino movies and TV shows, we are more used to seeing a different kind of fare in mainstream media, especially on global platforms such as Netflix. Because of this, Netflix’s “Trese” is a triumph of a different kind as it gives Philippine mythology and urban legends, Philippine comic … Continue reading Animation Break: Netflix’s Trese Season 1 Review(Spoilers!)

TV Review: Chief of Staff S2 (Spoilers!)

The first season of JTBC’s political drama “Chief of Staff” was one of the few dramas that grabbed audience’s attentions last year, and many couldn’t wait for the second season to drop in November 2019, after the first season’s initial run from June to July 2019. Boasting a lot of familiar faces and some new ones, the second season was just as tightly paced as … Continue reading TV Review: Chief of Staff S2 (Spoilers!)

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TV Review: Clean w/Passion For Now (Spoilers!)

Mental health representation in various forms of media, although still a work in progress, has definitely come a long way; and the same is true within the realm of Korean dramas. They definitely have gotten a bit better at portraying and tackling mental health issues over the years, regardless of the genre. And thankfully, this is true for JTBC’s “Clean w/Passion for Now”, a romantic … Continue reading TV Review: Clean w/Passion For Now (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Mr. Sunshine (Spoilers!)

Historicals, whether it be a drama or a movie, when done right, are powerful motivators for their audience to learn more and appreciate history. Personally, I do have a soft spot for this genre, but when it comes to Kdramas, I have yet to make the deep dive into saeguks or historicals. My gateway to this was the tvN 2017 drama “Chicago Typewriter”, which I … Continue reading TV Review: Mr. Sunshine (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Carmen Sandiego (Spoilers!)

During my formative years when I was a child, my mother made sure that most of what I consumed was very kid-friendly, and this also included a lot of edutainment shows that were big in the early ’90s. This trend also translated to my younger siblings, and to computer games as well. Because of this, I grew up watching the game show “Where in the … Continue reading TV Review: Carmen Sandiego (Spoilers!)

My Year in Review: 2018 TV Edition

We have barely just left 2018, and now, we are at the start of the second week of 2019. However, before we truly say goodbye to 2018, I’m hitting the pause button in order to review how my year was in terms of tv shows & movies. For this particular installment, I’ll be looking at the Western shows and all the Korean dramas I managed … Continue reading My Year in Review: 2018 TV Edition

TV Review: Daredevil S3 (Spoilers!)

As the show that started MARVEL’s Netflix universe, it is no wonder that “Daredevil” still remains as its strongest entry to date, that just keeps on getting better and better every season. And while the show’s second season, while still good, felt a little bit too busy and cluttered with the debut of characters such as Frank Castle or the Punisher (Jon Bernthal) and Elektra … Continue reading TV Review: Daredevil S3 (Spoilers!)

Animation Break: The Hollow S1 (Spoilers!)

Western animated kids shows are sometimes hit or miss with me, but sometimes, there comes along a show that intriguing and just up my alley, that I can’t help but take note of it. And recently,  I couldn’t help but notice that Netflix has been churning out some pretty interesting animated offerings for kids. “The Hollow” is a great animated show geared towards tweens, with an interesting … Continue reading Animation Break: The Hollow S1 (Spoilers!)

Animation Break: The Dragon Prince S1 (Spoilers!)

Good animated shows that appeal  to both adults and kids are hard to find, so, when one comes that is very much up my alley, I immediately take a chance on it. Ever since “The Dragon Prince” was first announced,  I was excited about it, especially as it’s creative team includes “Avatar: The Last Airbender” veterans Aaron Ehasz and Giancarlo Volpe. While the first season on Netflix is way … Continue reading Animation Break: The Dragon Prince S1 (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Life (Spoilers!)

When it comes to particular genres, one already has certain expectations about it. However, it becomes even more exciting and refreshing when those expectations are turned on its head, and what greets you is a premise and concept that you would have never have thought of before in that particular genre. Such as it was with me with JTBC’s recent offering, “Life”, which was also … Continue reading TV Review: Life (Spoilers!)