REVIEW: Netflix’s ‘The Society’ even more attractive exercise than it already looks

Netflix’s new series, The Society, talks about power in the vein of several recent dystopian young-adult dramas–CW’s The 100, and FOX’s Wayward Pines, for example. Both these dramas navigated around such themes by utilizing teenagers at the maneuver, exploring the political landscape with both their fragile and irascible curiosity; a manner through which The Society is similarly woven. To a Lord of the Flies addict, this effort is compelling enough to create engagement, but there are flaws that persistently mar the integrity of this Christopher …

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TV REVIEW: ‘Sahaya’ is equally entertaining, enlightening and culturally significant

Sahaya is GMA Network’s latest epic drama series. Bianca Umali is in the title role with Miguel Tanfelix and Migo Adecer. Here’s a viewer’s perspective on the latest series from the network’s Telebabad line-up. GMA Network has recently unveiled its latest epic drama series, Sahaya. In the said show, Bianca Umali is in the title role as a young Sama-Bajau who is blessed with a gift in connection with the water. The series debuted on March 18 on the Network’s Telebabad line-up as it replacied …

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ABS CBN’s ‘It’s Showtime’ is playing cupid with their new segment ‘KapareWHO’

A new segment awaits the madlang people this Monday, as ‘It’s Showtime’ introduced ‘KapareWHO’ as it tries to play cupid to two young at heart ‘WHOmahanaps’ or girl searchers to get a chance at love and friendship for a particular day. Curious on how this segment goes? Here’s a quick view: There will be two “WHOmahanaps” or girl searchers trying to find a new friend in the show. In this case, it’s Pretty Sakura21 and Carebear. Sakura was a client relations officer turned manicurist and …

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10 Reasons Why GMA Network’s ‘Kara Mia’ is a must-watch Teleserye

An all-original concept of the GMA Network, Kara Mia is set to conquer the hearts of every primetime television viewer. It features two of the hottest stars in the Showbiz, Barbie Fortaleza and Mika Dela Cruz. Forteza portrays the role of Kara, the kind-hearted girl who deeply cares for her sister; while Dela Cruz plays Mia, the face behind Kara’s head who has strong personality and is jealous over the former. This Fantaserye hooked its viewers with engaging portrayals of how these two sisters with …

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‘Kara Mia’ pilot episode review: Lacking but promising

A new primetime drama about twins, star-crossed lovers, and supernatural creatures, arrives to GMA Network’s Telebabad with a tall order: to overcome the rival show which already toppled eleven previous Kapuso shows. As the 12th Kapuso program to get pitted against ABS-CBN’s ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,’ it almost seems an absurd move to go head-to-head with the Coco Martin-starrer, which has been the no.1 primetime drama for more than three years now. Prior to its pilot episode’s airing, the show has already been stirring interest and …

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5 Things We Love About SMART online series ‘FindHer’

Smart Communications recently unveiled its first online series on YouTube last Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. The seven-part romantic-comedy online series was produced in partnership with Epicmedia and Bent & Buzz. The web series’ first five episodes were made available on Feb.9, while the final two episodes on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. The series, entitled ‘FindHer,’ reflected the realities of modern dating and relationships and revolved around three individuals who contend with the complexities of love in a time of smartphones and dating apps. Helming the …

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‘FindHer’ Review: Fast paced romance intelligently told against the backdrop of modern technology

Awkward first encounters, cutesy conversation bubbles, corny pick-up lines delivered endearingly, and random discussions about multiple universes over coffee dates – that’s essentially what makes up FindHer sound like a weird mix for a romantic comedy, don’t you think. But it works wonders for Smart Telecommunications first-ever venture into the world of web series. FindHer talks about people trying to find each other across parallel universes. The central plot is already interesting as it is, but there is obviously more in this 7-part web series …

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TV REVIEW: Angel Locsin’s character confronts a devastating truth as events get more explosive in ‘The General’s Daughter’

“Kilala mo na kung sino ka?” The question brings Rhian (Angel Locsin) to tears, and her shivering body find its way around Nang Isabel’s embrace (Maricel Soriano). Such heartbreaking moment conjures a devastating epiphany for Rhian: that her life is a curse, one she wouldn’t dare to come back to from oblivion. READ: “The General’s Daughter” TV Review: Diverting, Compelling, and Politically Significant By the third episode, almost every major character in ABS-CBN’s new primetime drama, “The General’s Daughter,‘ is introduced. But nothing is ever more …

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Why is ‘Otso’ ‘Pinoy Big Brother’s’ most explosive season yet

Pinoy Big Brother has always been controversial. Over the past few years, we’ve seen how each edition exploded with interesting personalities (though, some not so) that didn’t only made headlines, but also offered a chance for TV audiences to see their own selves in them; through the relatable stories of Kuya’s housemates. There are a lot of things you can expect every time a new season begins, though most of which are not exactly the ones you would look forward to; which include the boys …

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“The General’s Daughter” TV Review: Diverting, Compelling, and Politically Significant

A woman in a covert rescue mission gets shot, wakes up with no clear memory of who she is, and now battles with the thought that maybe she isn’t the good person people around her, believe she is, in ABS-CBN’s new action drama series. There are a lot in common between the new TV series, The General’s Daughter, and the now 3-year-old primetime leader, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano: both are from the production unit, Dreamscape, and are respectively topbilled (in titular roles) by two of the …

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