Basketball / Reviews

Hoop Dreams

This is by far the best documentary I have ever seen (notice how I didn’t merely classify it as a sports documentary). Though basketball is its main premise, it is more than that; it depicts the realities of life and the struggles that families go through just to make ends meet, but more importantly it … Continue reading

Reviews / Sports

Miracle

If you know me, you know that I’m a sucker for good sports movies. I’ve watched Miracle a handful of times and it gets me every time. The movie is so heartfelt and the hockey scenes are so good–so good, in fact, that I rewind some plays so that I can see it again. Though … Continue reading

Reviews / Sports

Warrior

This has got to be one of the best sports movies I have ever watched. The action scenes are gripping, but more than that the story line’s depth makes it more than just a sports movie. Here’s a movie review written by the New York Times–I cannot have explained the movie better. A Tale of … Continue reading

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The Firm

It may take the style of 24, and may be an of shoot of John Grisham’s novel, but so far I have really enjoyed this series. With Homeland having just concluded its first season I needed a new show to give my fix of bad people (playing good) to hide a massive secret–and in true … Continue reading

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Esquire Philippines

A Genius Issue done in tribute to Steve Jobs–it’s a good concept. But overall this issue seemed rushed, the “we need to get this issue out by december” kind of rush. The cover story planted lofty expectations–as every cover story does–especially when the cover is business tycoon Manny Pangilinan, but instead what readers got was … Continue reading