The world as Prafull Sawant sees it
by Fiel Estrella - January 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The multi-awarded watercolorist is known for the realism in his work — a quality influenced by his many travels to different cities across the globe.
The Academy needs to do better
by Fiel Estrella - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The road to true diversity and representation in Hollywood has been a long and difficult one — and having these efforts be ignored by the Oscars isn’t helping.
Pop songs are for getting through your twenties
by Fiel Estrella - January 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Some singers were meant to fade into obscurity — but some of them rise from the ashes and keep on making anthems for girls and the women they’re growing up to be.
Class rage goes to the movies
by Fiel Estrella - January 4, 2020 - 12:00am
From ‘Knives Out’ to ‘Parasite,’ the past year’s most talked-about cinema explores every intricacy of the gap between rich and poor and, in some instances, turns it on its head.
Under your skin
by Fiel Estrella - August 24, 2019 - 12:00am
In Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, the matriarch of the financially struggling Kim family corrects her husband when he says rich people can still be nice despite their wealth...
One for the books
by Fiel Estrella - August 3, 2019 - 12:00am
For Elda Rotor, the Filipino vice president and publisher of Penguin Classics, representation and diversity are the key to keeping literature alive.
The times, they are a-changin’
by Fiel Estrella - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am
When it landed on Netflix in October 2017, Stranger Things 2 was the perfect Halloween treat, all autumn leaves and Ghostbusters costumes and things that go bump in the night.
Hold me closer, tiny dancer
by Fiel Estrella - June 15, 2019 - 12:00am
With grace and honesty, ‘Rocketman’ maps out the journey Elton John has taken to become a soul man — and provides refreshing LGBT visibility along the way.
Put a spell on you
by Fiel Estrella - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The stars of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ get candid about what’s new in part two, growing with their characters, and a brewing love triangle.
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