Films

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.

★★✮☆☆

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Films

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.

★★✮☆☆

Films

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.