The Sunday Times Magazine

More than a revolutionary hero

November 28, 2015 7:32 pm

Napoleon Bonaparte once defined history as “the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” If such is the case, then there may well be solid basis to the never-ending debate on the life, death and legacy … Read more »

Pag-ibig sa Tinubuang Lupa

November 28, 2015 7:30 pm

Aling pag-ibig pa ang hihigit kaya Sa pagkadalisay at pagkadakila Gaya ng pag-ibig sa Tinubuang lupa? Aling pag-ibig pa? Wala na nga, wala. Ulit-ulitin mang basahin ng isip at isa-isahing talastasing pilit ang salita’t buhay na limbag at titik ng … Read more »

Opportunity, not pity

November 28, 2015 7:28 pm

Inside a classroom, a teacher stands in front of five young and bubbly students. Clad in their powder blue uniform, they have enough energy to form a junior basketball team. Trying to capture their attention, the teacher patiently says, “Children, … Read more »

Meriam Ahari comes home

November 28, 2015 7:26 pm

Some believe that there are people destined in our lives while some dismiss this as a romantic notion. For my case, this is especially true with new friends who just “click.” Without intending to, you just find yourself getting lost … Read more »

A review of ‘Baka Siguro Yata’

November 28, 2015 7:23 pm

If there was a movie that I absolutely enjoyed from Cinema One Originals’ 2015 festival of films, it was Baka Siguro Yata (written and directed by Joel Ferrer). A thankfully unapologetic romantic-comedy that dares have a male character at its … Read more »

Mere lip service to Rizal

November 28, 2015 7:21 pm

December marks the 119th anniversary of the execution of Jose Rizal, our national hero. Biographers regard him as the greatest Malayan who ever lived, matching the stature of Tagore and Gandhi. A genius, Rizal had an awesome array of talents. … Read more »

Three generations of Felipe de Leon music at the CCP

November 28, 2015 7:19 pm

Felipe Padilla de Leon Foundation, Inc. and the Cultural Center for the Philippines celebrates the music of three generations of Felipes in the De Leon family through a first and one-night concert dubbed “Tatlong Ipe: Isang Konsiyerto” on December 4, … Read more »

2nd Socsksargen Film Festival screens this December

November 28, 2015 7:17 pm

Regional films from Mindanao will fill screens for the 2nd Lantawan Socsksargen Film Festival (LSFF), bearing the theme “A broader Perspective of Life through Cinema.” LSFF happens in different venues from December 2 to December 5. Perry Dizon’s Of Cats, … Read more »

Jerrold Tarog From self-taught to successful

November 21, 2015 6:35 pm

Partly planned, partly lucky. For maverick film director Jerrold Tarog, this is the combination that made his historical epic Heneral Luna one of the top-grossing and longest-running Filipino movies of all time. As of this writing, the biopic depicting General … Read more »

If Heneral Luna were alive today . . .

November 21, 2015 6:32 pm

We all witnessed how he was betrayed; we all saw how he was morbidly killed. After seeing him, sympathizing and finally rooting for him, we have come to hate those who wronged him. Yet, there is that nagging question why … Read more »