Category: Film

Blade Runner

I haven’t seen Blade Runner in years, probably not since the days of renting it on Betamax tape in Manila. So it was a very pleasurable experience to watch it on a giant screen during its limited re-release at the Ziegfeld. It looked amazing — the hype over its restoration is fully warranted. I wasn’t […]

I Am…Iron Man!

The new Iron Man teaser went up last night — I have to say that despite the goatee on Robert Downey, Jr.’s mug I’m cautiously excited for this one. Perhaps it’s the fact that the Favs is directing. Or maybe blind hope that the string of lackluster comic-book movies (X-Men 3, Spidey 3) can be […]


Or, “Alias: The Remix”, as we’ve taken to calling it at home. Apparently we’re not the only ones who think so. I finally got around to watching this last night, and it was a lot of fun. It still doesn’t trump the first one by De Palma, but at least it washes away the bad […]


Official site. Saw this at a benefit screening last night. I came away very impressed, if a little woozy — the shaky-cam made me feel like I was watching a Paul Greengrass movie. The plot is minimal — it involves a kidnapping and blackmail, set against the slums of Cavite. For a zero-budget indie it […]