Fiel Estrella
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Silver linings playbook
by Fiel Estrella - February 9, 2019 - 12:00am
In 2018, Teresa Herrera sent a Facebook message to Toff De Venecia, founder of the Sandbox Collective, about a play that had blown her away.
Notes on some scandals
by Fiel Estrella - February 2, 2019 - 12:00am
In 2017, the internet was lit ablaze when tweets began to surface from people who were quite literally stuck on an island.
I want you to want me
by Fiel Estrella - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
‘You’ stars Shay Mitchell and Penn Badgley discuss their ‘compelling’ and ‘troubling’ show over halo-halo.
Mary Poppins Returns to Form
by Fiel Estrella - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The sequel to the unforgettable Disney masterpiece is no new classic, but it’s still got a little spring in its step.
Angel of Music, Hide No Longer
by Fiel Estrella - January 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Jonathan Roxmouth was only 25 when he took on the title role in The Phantom of the Opera in 2012 for a world tour that counted Manila as one of its stops — the youngest actor in history to do so.
Jump scare season
by Fiel Estrella - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
October marks the beginning of the most wonderful time for Halloween fanatics. Fake cobwebs are being brought out, pumpkins are being carved, Halloween-themed sleepovers are being organized.
What’s the big idea?
by Fiel Estrella - June 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The best ideas can come from observation and asking questions about the simplest of problems — just ask the genius behind sliced bread.
The year I read only young adult novels
by Fiel Estrella - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Late in the summer of my seventeenth year, I decided I wasn’t getting any younger, and I had to do something about the growing pile of unread young adult novels on my bookshelf.
Here comes the Lion
by Fiel Estrella - April 6, 2018 - 12:00am
It begins with birth, and the dawn.
Pure heroines
by Fiel Estrella - March 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Many young women across the country have fond memories of flipping through Avon catalogues and picking out fun products that probably introduced them to grown-up beauty rituals: lip gloss rings, color-changing lipstick,...
Against the current
by Fiel Estrella - March 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Laila Ulao thought none of it when filmmaker Sheron Dayoc, whom she had met doing field work, messaged her online and invited her to audition for a movie he was making.
Hold for laughter
by Fiel Estrella - January 26, 2018 - 12:00am
On Hoy! Bibig Mo, the first Filipino original series on streaming platform iflix, viewers are given a taste of what the local standup comedy scene has to offer.
Instant gratification
by Fiel Estrella - December 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Polaroid’s successor to its well-loved OG is even easier than 1-2-3.
James Reid gets candid
by Fiel Estrella - November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
He found his one true companion — for photography, that is.
Life in the slow lane
by Fiel Estrella - November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Uber’s new video ‘Boxes’ will make you rethink how you get around the city.
FUTURE PERFECT: Mary Joy shoots for the sky
by Fiel Estrella - October 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
‘Birdshot’ is her first feature film, but Mary Joy Apostol is ready to take her place in the Action Girl Hall of Fame.
Modern security blankets
by Fiel Estrella - October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
On getting older and learning to find comfort beyond the material world.
Jet set radio future
by Fiel Estrella - September 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Bailey May comes of age, and with a coveted spot in global pop group Now United, he’s coming into his own.
Sink your teeth
by Fiel Estrella - September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
Everyone’s favorite local vampire continues to search for the ‘happily’ in an ever after that never ends.
by Fiel Estrella - May 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Your favorite ice cream shop has a new spot in the metro East.
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