Some Notes and Writings

for Amos, Alexis, and you. 



[Transit Journal] New Sites of Resistance in Art Slave (2014). [july]
[Sinekultura Journal] Without a Name, Without a Face: Films of Jon Lazam [jan, copy for request]


MUBI: Raya Martin and His Visions of Post Colonial Realities [nov]



Oms and other Fantastic Creatures in René Laloux's Fantastic Planet (1973) [mar]
Volumes of Light and Darkness: My Year with Cinema (2011 round-up) [jan]


Les Rendez-vous d'Anna (Chantal Akerman, 1978) [dec]
La Libertad (Lisandro Alonso, 2001) [nov]
My Bande Apart TOP 100 Poll Submission [nov]
The Truth Now Above All Else - a short reflection on Jonas Mekas' As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2001) [oct]
I Can't Sleep (J'ai pas sommeil,1994): Network Lives and Non-Sensationalism [sept]
The Green Ray (1986): Conversations, Alienation and Love [sept]
Watch Films You Do Not Know Online [july]
Notes on Counter-Cinema Movement, Tree of Life and Taxi Zum Klo [july]
Top 100 Films 2010 - Bottom 50 [feb]
Wasak 1: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives [jan]


Film Deconstructed: Noob's Guide to Film Analysis (an abandoned project) [dec]
Anatomy of And I Love You So (2009) [nov]
Frame by Frame: Playtime (1967) [oct]
Manila by Night (1980): Interior and Exterior Aesthetics [july]
Platform (Jia Zhangke, 2000) [may]
My Top Films of the Year: Counting Down 2009 [jan]


La Grande Illusion: A Note on Deep-Focus Cinematography [july]


Glauber Rocha and the Aesthetics of Hunger
Silence of the Frames
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Tarkovsky on Art 
Au Revoir!
Pierrot Le Fou in stills...
The Consequence of Being Bela Tarr
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
Philippine New Wave: This is Not A Film Movement
Socialisme (2010) by JLG
La Chinoise (1967) | Life in a Pause
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quia du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
M. C. Escher and David Lynch
My Film Book Collection
Robin Wood. 1931 - 2009
Top Films of [a] Decade: None from Philippine Cinema
Mean Streets (1973)
Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
Socialisme, Godard and Victor Scklovsky
Five Images for Rossellini...
120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Engkwentro, District 9, Bertolucci and One Year of Cinephilia
Alexis Tioseco (1981 - 2009)
Happy Together (1997)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Casablanca (1942)

Film Reviews

Taxicab (2011)
Busong (2011)
Refrains Happen Like Revolutions in a Song (2010)
Now Showing (2008)
The King's Speech (2010)
Ars Colonia (2011)
Never Let Me Go (2010)
Honey (2010)