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FILM REVIEW: Verdict (2019): Exploring the underbelly of the criminal justice system

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter In Verdict, Kristoffer King and writer/director Raymund Ribay Gutierrez summon their resident evil to create a gritty social realist film that explores the underbelly of the criminal justice system through a seemingly simple police procedural story. Dante (Kristoffer King) lives with his partner Joy (Max Eigenmann) and daughter Angel 

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Community journalism is not a crime: Stop disinformation on Negros 57, free Anne Krueger!

Today, Nov. 2, is the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, and the Altermidya Network calls on the Duterte administration to immediately release Negros-based community journalist Anne Krueger, who was unlawfully arrested with 56 others in simultaneous raids on various offices in Bacolod City last October 31. That Krueger was supposedly taking 

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On the Attacks vs Brandon Lee of Nordis, Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad: Hands off alternative media!

Altermidya Network condemns the recent attacks on our colleagues based in Ifugao and in Bukidnon. On August 6, Brandon Lee, correspondent for Northern Dispatch, was shot by unidentified gunmen in front of his home in Lagawe, Ifugao He is seriously wounded and remains in critical condition. Three days before the incident, Kristin Lim, former station 

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Kalaban, hindi kakampi

Editoryal By Pinoy Weekly Traydor, taksil, tuta. Ang mga salitang ito ang eksaktong magsasalarawan kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kaugnay ng pagharap nito sa usapin ng pagtatanggol ng mga teritoryo ng Pilipinas laban sa panghihimasok ng China. Bago maganap ang ika-limang pagbisita nito sa China, ipinagmayabang ni Pangulong Duterte na igigiit nito kay President Xi Jinping 

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Kapatid din natin sila: rebyu ng ‘The Panti Sisters’

FILM REVIEW: The Panti Sisters By Angerica Villanueva Literal na hagalpak sa tawa ang daranasin habang pinapanood ang pelikulang The Panti Sisters ni Jun Robles Lana. Halata naman sa trailer pa lang ay ibibigay nito ang komedyang patok sa mga manonood. Paano ba naman ay maraming bagay dito ang nakarerelate sa lipunang Pilipino, lalo na 

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‘Fiercely unrepentant, extremely charismatic’

REVIEW: The Kingmaker By Marites N. Sison Lauren Greenfield’s The Kingmaker is a masterly account of the Marcos family’s unexpected political resurgence in the Philippines after years of ignominious exile. 
For Filipinos, especially those who suffered under the brutal dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, it is bound to be a difficult and chilling film to watch. For 

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REBYU: Mabini, marubdob

PinoyWeekly.org Ito ang pagtatanghal na kailangan sa ating panahon. Una naming pinanuod ang Mabining Mandirigma, steampunk musical ng Tanghalang Pilipino, noong 2015. Sa pagtatanghal na ito, si Delphine Buencamino ang gumanap sa pangunahing karakter, ang bayani ng unang rebolusyong Pilipino na si Apolinario Mabini. Nakamamangha si Delphine (pati na rin si Arman Ferrer at ang 

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FILM REVIEW: A tragedy of horror

Misterio de la Noche (2019) By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter One doesn’t have to fully understand Philippine folklore to know about tales of witches. Different cultures throughout the world are rife of accounts about sightings of creatures that can shapeshift, often said to be found at night. In the motherland, these are the kind 

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Stop the attacks in Negros

An Open Letter to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte Lift Memorandum Order #32 Mr. President, The Canada Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights (CPSHR) vehemently condemns as reports of killings on Negros island continue to pour in. Mr. President, on November 22, 2018, you signed Memorandum Order No.32 to “suppress lawless violence” in Negros, Samar, and Bicol against 

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Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad

POOLED EDITORIAL: Hands off alternative media!

On the Attacks vs Brandon Lee of Nordis, Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad Altermidya Network condemns the recent attacks on our colleagues based in Ifugao and in Bukidnon. On August 6, Brandon Lee, correspondent for Northern Dispatch, was shot by unidentified gunmen in front of his home in Lagawe, Ifugao He is seriously wounded and 

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