Carrie (2013)

Director: Kimberly Peirce
Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore

A shy girl, outcasted by her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.



A Secret Affair (2012)

Director: Nuel C. Naval (as Nuel Crisostomo Naval)
Writers: Mel Mendoza-Del Rosario (story), Mel Mendoza-Del Rosario (screenplay)
Stars: Anne Curtis, Derek Ramsay, Andi Eigenmann

Rafi (Anne Curtis) is happily committed to her lovely partner in life, Mark (Derek Ramsay). She’s a bachelorette from a rich family, who belongs to the “Friday Club”, the regular get-together of her college friends. Rafi is an attention-getter because of her in and out beauty and impressive credentials. But one day, a major life decision shifts everyone’s impression of her. Sam (Andi Eigenmann), a rebellious, carefree and happy-go-lucky woman, who thinks that she can get away with her every dilemma. However, her perspectives turn 180 degrees when she meets the man who unexpectedly changes her life.



We Make Antiques! (2018)

Uso happyaku (original title)

Director: Masaharu Take
Writer: Shin Adachi (screenplay)
Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kuranosuke Sasaki

Set in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Norio (Kiichi Nakai) works as an antique dealer and Sasuke (Kuranosuke Sasaki) is a potter. Important historical figure Sen no Rikyu’s chaki (tea utensil) appears in front of them.


I really appreciate how Japanese makes movies–they include as much intricate details. When in flights, I usually just watch light movies, and this one is so worth it! Not only is it entertaining because of the comedy factor, but also for its art content.