MyPhone Commercials from a Critical Lens

In the advent of new technology, the world becomes smaller each passing day – connecting each and every one of us through all means possible. Technologies from the big and progressive nations such as America, China, Japan and Korea lead the different advancements that continue to grow. But technology invented and developed by Filipinos joined the world market and proves that a Third World Country is capable of such advancement. Continue reading MyPhone Commercials from a Critical Lens

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GMA 7’s 24 Oras in a Post-Colonial Lens

For a number of years, the Philippines have been colonized by different nations around the world producing a melting pot of cultures, traditions and races. Our identity as Filipinos has been greatly influenced by the Spanish, American, Japanese and even our neighboring countries because of our openness in accepting their cultures. Now in the era of globalization, we are still in the arena wherein our very own culture and tradition is adopted from the more powerful cultures in the world. And media, being a product of this union of cultures, is not spared from its influence. Continue reading GMA 7’s 24 Oras in a Post-Colonial Lens

ABS-CBN’s Luv U from A Feminist Perspective

They say high school is the best place and time for the You Only Live Once moments, the young, sweet love, the first times and all the little adventures and misadventures in between. Through the naïve eyes of the teenagers we see an easy, uncomplicated life free from the chaotic minds. Through the naïve eyes of the youth we see the simple joys, the genuine smiles, and the pure laughter. Or is it not? Continue reading ABS-CBN’s Luv U from A Feminist Perspective

Imortal Universe: An Analysis on the ABS-CBN’s TV Series Imortal

In a world where supernaturals are believed to exist, two equally powerful races live – the Lobos and the Vampires. They have been in battle with each other since the start of time because of their differences in ideologies and truths. Continue reading Imortal Universe: An Analysis on the ABS-CBN’s TV Series Imortal

BingBing and her Black Mask

Films are traditionally found in movie theaters. People wait for the actual showing date and fall in line for tickets just to see a movie. But with the advent of technology, films, like all other art forms, are made available almost everywhere. Films can now be seen on TV. Programs such as documentaries emerged. Films can also be downloaded and viewed online through sites such as Youtube and Vimeo. Even through mobile phones, applications have this feature.

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The Good Guys: An Analysis of Anne Curtis’ Commercial for SM Development Corporation (SMDC)

Today, someone can literally live in the clouds – above everyone else and across the skyline. It is made possible by the rise of condominiums not only in the city but all around the country. It is the reason for the continuous success of real estate business today. With the high demands of owning condominium units especially by young professionals and businessmen, it shows a promising future to the real estate business. That is why big corporations such as Ayala Land Incorporated, Mega world Corporation, Robinsons Land Corporation and SM Development Corporation engaged in this trend as well. Continue reading The Good Guys: An Analysis of Anne Curtis’ Commercial for SM Development Corporation (SMDC)