Binging Filipino movies for August (+ recommendations)

I can’t believe August is already ending. Why does time feel relatively slow and fast all at the same time? MAKE IT MAKE SENSE.

Hello, lovely people. It’s been a hot minute here on The Ultimate Fangirl, huh? A lot of things… happened. But that story is for another day. For the meantime, I want to focus on something close and dear to my heart. Here in the Philippines, August is a dedicated month for our national language: Filipino. Back when we were still allowed to go outside, schools tend to be very festive and you can anticipate scheduled festivities encapsulating the area. For me, our school often has this rule where we have to wear Filipinianas every Monday. Every 9th and 10th grader should be preparing for Sayawit and Sabayang Pagbigkas, as every section is trying to covet the prize of… bragging rights (and a trophy and prize money, if your school was that fancy).

Note: Sayawit roughly translates to “dance and song”, as this activity requires students to create an interpretative dance to the beat of a traditional Filipino song. Sabayang Pagkigkas on the other hand translates to “choral recitation”, wherein students usually recite a poem that is correlated to the theme of the overall celebration. These doesn’t exactly sound tense, but believe me when I say that A LOT of things can happen when everyone is preparing for this.

But I’m not in high school anymore. Those events are only part of my memories now. So I made up for the hollow feeling in my chest by doing three things: 1) Join Wikathon, 2) only watch Filipino movies, and 3) focus on locally produced media. I hope to also share posts regarding the other two, but I want to start on the one ‘prompt’ I actually stuck with. Since the start of the nationwide imposed quarantines, movies had been my primary source of escape. Most of the time, it gives me that serotonin boost that I badly need after seeing an angry man on the TV telling his constituents to inhale gasoline to prevent themselves from getting sick. And since working from home, I’ve been trying to balance the time I spend for work and for leisure. Which is why I decided to dedicate my weekends to watching Filipino films.

The ‘prompt’ I set for myself is simple: just choose a Filipino movie that catches your interest. It’s not that hard to do. To cop out on it would be a shame, since it’s the only designated task I set for myself during the weekend. Plus with the addition of streaming platforms stocking up a lot of Filipino movies in their arsenal, I had no excuse not to bask myself in the glory of Philippine cinema. It also helped that Cinemalaya (an annual film festival here in the Philippines) was held virtually this year. I was able to watch more movies than I ever did for any month, which was a pretty spectacular feat.

So here’s a breakdown of what I’ve seen as of writing:

*titles in bold are highly recommended for viewing

Full-length films

  • Ang Kwento Nating Dalawa (The Story of Us That Never Was)
  • Sana Dati (If Only)
  • Exes Baggage
  • Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank (The Woman in the Septic Tank)
  • Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 2: Forever is not Enough (The Woman In The Septic Tank 2: Forever is not Enough)

I was able to watch these films through iFlix and iWant. Both streaming platforms have free films available, but iWant also offers premium movies for a really cheap price.

Short films

Cinemalaya Short Feature:

  • Ang Gasgas na Plaka ni Lolo Bert (The Broken Vinyl Record of Old Bert)
  • Pabasa Kan Pasyon (Chanting the Passion)
  • Tokwifi (Star)
  • Fatigued
  • Quing Lalam Ning Aldo (Under the Sun)
  • To Calm The Pig Inside
  • Living Things
  • Utwas (Arise)
  • Excuse Me Miss, Miss, Miss
  • The Slums

These films were all amazing, but Quing Lalam Ning Aldo really takes the cake for me.

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  • Basurero (Dump)
  • Nang Em
  • General Rizal

CINEMALAYA INDIE NATION SHORtS

  • Igib (Fetch)
  • Jepoy
  • Ang Meron Sa Wala (Beyond Nothing)
  • Pinakanakapagpapabagabag-damdamin (Most Disturbing Feeling)
  • Sakmit (Seize)
  • Dama de Noche
  • Grand Gestures

Now since most of the movies I’ve listed are not exactly accessible at the moment, I thought I could share some of the other Filipino movies I have seen and enjoyed this year. I highly recommend these, especially if you would want to hold a Filipino movie marathon on your own pace:

Ang Babae sa Septic Tank (2011)

Directed by: Marlon N. Rivera

What is it about: Two budding indie film makers and their silent PA want to make an internationally-acclaimed film that features the portrayal of the poverty in the PH.

What I liked about it: I loved how we got a glimpse of how films were made. On the bright side, I love the subtle mockery of the adamant poverty films. And Eugene Domingo definitely stole the show with her portrayal here.

Where to watch: Free on iWant


Lola Igna (2019)

Directed by: Eduardo Roy Jr.

Trigger warnings: Discussion of death

What is it about: A grandmother who was simply waiting for her time to go gets her world toppled when it was told she was in the running to be the oldest person in the world.

What I liked about it: Not going to lie that films that feature grandparents always hit me very hard. But I liked the rekindling journey that the grandson did here, and the scenes that featured Lola Igna’s smile were so heartwarming and pure.

Where to watch: Netflix


Smaller and Smaller Circles (2017)

Directed by: Raya Martin

Trigger warnings: death, serial killings, murder, violence

What it’s about: Two Jesuit priests investigate on the serial killings of young boys happening in Payatas.

What I liked about it: While I personally haven’t read the book yet, the movie was still a haunting tale that discussed a lot of issues etched in Philippine society. The actors were brilliant, and it was a mystery that could really keep you on your toes.

Where to watch: TBA Studio‘s Youtube channel


Cuddle Weather (2019)

Directed by: Rod Marmol

What it’s about: A prostitute takes in an apprentice who was initially swindled by his recruiter.

What I liked about it: Partially recommending this because I loved Sue Ramirez’ (the main actress) acting. Though that being said, I liked how the imperfections of finding love shined through. It’s that kind of rom-com that is perfect for the cold and rainy nights.

Where to watch: Netflix


Four Sisters and a Wedding (2013)

Directed by: Cathy Garcia-Molina

What it’s about: Four sisters reunite and plot against their own baby brother to stop him from getting married.

What I liked about it: Given that this movie has already reached god-tier status, I just want to point out the fact that this movie just deserves to be seen. Want to see a great Pinoy family movie? This is it.

Where to watch: Netflix and iWant premium

Now that was an invigorating! It has been a while since I’ve actually made a cohesive recommendations post and it is just so fun to curate. What other movie recommendations would you want to see?

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Let’s do this now! October and November Wrap-Up

October and November, huh? I would say both months were amazing. One month is dedicated to reading. The other dedicated to binge-ing all of the anime that I want to watch on a whim and listening to new music. October can be considered busy and fun, because I celebrated my birthday and culminated the first term of my internship. November on the other hand, felt like a month that just passed by because of all of the breaks. Let’s see how things actually went down:

Wrap-Up - Books

I read a total of 8 books in October, including the ones I read at work. It’s a good mix of manga, fantasy, and mystery. But sadly, I DNFed one of the books that I have been highly anticipating for this year.

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Vol. 1 – 4 by Izumi Tsubaki

Each volume revolves around short but delightful comics. It’s still ridiculously funny and I was able to read some of the scenes that were cut from the anime. With the manga, I can’t help but imagine how it will go in the anime’s 2nd season. It definitely felt like a palette cleanser from all of the fantasy that I have been reading lately.

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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

I have been trying to finish this one since March. But I just couldn’t get the hang of it. Don’t get me wrong though. I loved the characters, yet it gives you this vibe where you don’t know where the story is headed. I really didn’t like feeling that way. Maybe one day, I will pick it up again. Until then, it will stay at 50%.

Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

I joined a blog tour organized by JM from Book Freak Revelations for this one. Overall I would say that it was cool to read about Bruce Wayne as a teenager, and the way Marie Lu described Gotham was eerily amazing.

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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Let’s just say that I have a love-hate relationship with this book. Some aspects are off the charts, but the one that was supposed to carry the book left a bad aftertaste in my mouth. Full review [here].

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One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

I had high hopes for this one. But ultimately, I was let down by a lot of reasons. I mean, it is still good. The writing was easy on the eyes, and the plot more so. It’s a Breakfast Club x murder mystery, and I love mystery thrillers. Sadly, due to pacing and trigger warnings that are cosidered spoilers, I was turned off. I still finished it though. But I have read better thrillers.

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I read a total of 5 books in November, 3 of which I read at work. This one was probably caused by the amount of books that I read for October, but it was still better than the slump I was in last April – July.

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

I actually started this one last September, but it was on my e-reader. The writing really moved me, so I hesitated to read more until I got myself a physical copy. Short version of the story is that I finally had the chance to get it and it blew me away. I will be posting a review of this book on Stay Bookish soon because I swear you wouldn’t want to miss reading it.

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It Only Happens In The Movies by Holly Bourne

I really missed reading Holly Bourne’s books. The way they make me feel important is the best feeling ever. I did not expect to relate much to the main lead, but she came at a good time. Full review + playlist [here].

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Wrap-Up - Series

All of the series listed here were all binged in November. Now before you gasp, I just want to clarify that November here at our place had a lot of breaks. I just maximized my free time. Teehee.

Stranger Things Season 2

I started watching in October right on time for Halloween but I finished it in November. And yet, it still gave me the goosebumps! I would have to say that the Duffer brothers and everyone leveled up for the 2nd season because it was so darn good. Trust me: if you haven’t jumped on the Stranger Things bandwagon yet, you really should start thinking on hopping in because THIS SEASON IS TOO AWESOME TO MISS.

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Bungou Stray Dogs Season 2

And just when I thought that Stranger Things Season 2 will put me in a series slump, I chose to watch this one next. AND OH MY POOR HEART. This show has also stepped up from the awesomeness that is Season 1. I was sobbing for the first 4 episodes, and then I was on edge for the remaining 8. My heart. My soul. MORE PLEASE.

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Hitorijime My Hero

Pfft. Would you believe that this is my first BL anime? (Not counting Yuri!!! On Ice since it is under the sports anime bracket, but we have to acknowledge the canon lol) It was pretty fun for the first few episodes, but I wasn’t fully invested to go “gaga” over it. The opening song is super catchy though. It’s my new ringtone.

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Boku No Hero Academia

I finally finished the first season, yay! I can say that the show grows on you, and I find the dynamics unique and refreshing. And no, I don’t think it’s like One Punch Man. Both shows have their own personality. Onto Season 2!

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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi

There are tons of anime in my backlog but I opted to watch this instead. I don’t know why, maybe because after HMH I wanted to watch the one that set the standards. I liked it, but there was something off. Nonetheless, it gave me the feels. Yes, Junjou Romantica is on my to watch list. Noted.

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Free: Eternal Summer

The 1st season was great. The 2nd season was SO EMOTIONAL. There were too many tear-jerking moments and heavy topics for this season that I cannot deal with my own emotions. I wish that I watched it earlier, but then it also applies to my current situation. The Iwatobi and Samezuka boys got me. Darn it.

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Wrap-Up - Movies

Oh November, you really are full of wonders. I think two movies are impressive, with all of the anime in the mix.

Justice League

Yes, I am a DC fangirl. When the league was assembled, I was already blown away. Though yes, it is still a bit messy and all over the place sometimes, Justice League was lighter in all aspects. When Superman smiled, I may or may not have shouted, “YES! THAT’S SUPERMAN!” I was lucky enough to have not been thrown out of the cinema. Yes, more movies from DC please. They’re improving, and with all of the criticism, I know it will only go up from there.

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Saint Young Men

The premise is simple. Jesus and Buddha are sharing a room together while they spend their vacation in Japan. Hilarious and ridiculous, it’s a good movie to watch if you just to sit back and enjoy the simplicity of seeing these two religious figures.

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Wrap-Up - Music

A fancy mix of Japanese music and November releases, it has definitely been a good year for new music. But I managed to find some earlier released songs to comfort my soul. Some of it has even helped me sleep. Here are some of my favorite songs from each album / artist (but trust me, every album is so good).

Ore Shoku Sukai – RADWIMPS 2 発展途上 (Hatten Tojo) ; Developing

4645 – RADWIMPS 3 無人島に持っていき忘れた一枚 (Mujintou ni Motte Ikiwasureta Ichimai) ; The CD I Forgot To Take To The Deserted Island

Iron Bible – RADWIMPS  Xと○と罪と (X to o to Tsumi to)

O&O – RADWIMPS 人間開花 (Ningen Kaika) ; Human Bloom

No Peace – Sam Smith feat. YEBBA (The Thrill of It All)

Getaway Car – Taylor Swift (reputation)

Super Far – LANY (LANY)

Kaze Ga Fuku Machi – Luck Life (Bungou Stray Dogs Season 2 ED)

Heart Signal – Wataru Hatano (Hitorijime My Hero OP)

Beautiful Trauma – P!nk (Beautiful Trauma)

Flaws – Vancouver Sleep Clinic (Winter EP)

Surrender – Walk The Moon (What If Nothing) <- featured in the Love, Simon trailer just fyi

Wrap-Up - Other

  • I survived the first term of my internship! I still have hours to render for my second term, but all is well. Also, still in the same company.
  • I created an account on myanimelist.net to keep track of the anime that I have been watching. If you want to add me, I’m @UltmtFangirl.
  • I posted about what it feels like when I talk less about my other fandoms, and brief drama on going on a hiatus (which we all need if we’re burned out, btw)

Pfft. If I wrapped this up at the end of December, it would have been longer. Anyways, December is a time to highlight the best of the best for this year, right? So… how was your October and November? Any fun stuff we can scream about? Are you going to see Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi on opening weekend? What are your thoughts on the Love, Simon trailer? Have you made reading plans for 2018 yet?

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Suicide Squad: Yay or Nay?

I am not mad. I am just disappointed. Next to Deadpool, this movie was one of the few that I was anticipating for 2016.  I would not say that it was a lucky shot, but if you catch a film on the first day of the release, it is something to boast about. And then there’s Suicide Squad. I did not hate it. But I did not feel like I should love it either.

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suicide-squad-movie-2016-posterMovie: Suicide Squad

Directed by: David Ayer

Screenplay by: David Ayer

Released: August 4, 2016

Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie,

IMDB Rating: 7.5/10

Rotten Tomatoes: 29%

Summary:

Figuring they’re all expendable, a U.S. intelligence officer decides to assemble a team of dangerous, incarcerated supervillains for a top-secret mission. Now armed with government weapons, Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Captain Boomerang, Killer Croc and other despicable inmates must learn to work together. Dubbed Task Force X, the criminals unite to battle a mysterious and powerful entity, while the diabolical Joker (Jared Leto) launches an evil agenda of his own.

 

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Suicide Squad is not a bad movie, but it has the fair share of low points. I want to start with the positive notions first so that we can weigh in this movie.

What I liked about it: 

The connection with the DCEU. You’re in for a treat. The film features an array of cameos that will make your fanboy/fangirl hearts in a flurry. It means that Suicide Squad is not a movie of it’s own. It answers the question on what is happening to the DC world after Batman VS. Superman.

The unique cast. That is what Suicide Squad is all about. The characters were represented perfectly. Thumbs up for the actors portrayal of Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Amanda Waller, El Diablo, Katana, Rick Flag, and Killer Croc. The Joker is so-so for me, because I need to see more if I want to make a full judgement. The cast had this chemistry that manifests itself in the screen. They really are a band of misfits that fit together, with perfectly cast actors who did them justice on the screen.

The hidden plot. If you are going to see the movies expecting it be like the trailer, then you’re in for a ride. The creative marketing that they did for this movie is unique enough to please every age. I did not expect that one character caused all of that chaos and mayhem in the movie. It was brilliant in the sense that they got to hide elements of the story and they still got to deliver a solid plot.

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What I didn’t like about it:

The misleading marketing. A character (or characters rather) is barely in the movie. It got people to expect something and it gets them a whole bag of worms. I am one of those people. And by watching Suicide Squad, waiting for something to happen, it did not sit well with me. Why market a character if he barely speaks?

The fast-paced, head scratching story line. Suicide Squad is unique because of the story, bad people doing something that they don’t even want to do in the first place. But it was crammed in really fast. The movie got to the point where we do not know what was going on. Some even said that they needed subtitles. Is this DC’s thing? Do they only release the good stuff on the extended editions?

The editing. *insert facepalm here* How much slow-motion is too much slow-motion? Why on earth did you have to make it feel like the movie was one huge megamix of songs? In some cases, it felt like the editing was rushed and compiled in a certain way that was a little disruptive. I left the theater thinking that the editing department spent more time making the credits than the actual film.

DC, please lighten up. Maybe just a little bit. I respect David Ayer’s creativity and honestly, he did a great job on some of the main aspects. Maybe you guys should have let him do what he wants to do and direct a kick-ass movie without the kryptonite you pushed on him.

In retrospect, Suicide Squad is a guilty pleasure movie. On some days, you might like it. On some days, you may hate it. At least get in the average. If you want to watch it, it’s a good stress-reliever movie. But in my case, I wish the theaters gave a 50% refund for my ticket because my expectations were so darn high.

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(Know more about my rating system here.)

Images via Screen Rant and sdccblog.

All of the opinions in this blog post are mine.

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Movie Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Before Watching:

I did not even know that they were going to turn the book into a movie. I just saw the trailer up on Youtube and then I fangirled all over the place. I loved Me and Earl and the Dying Girl because it expressed a lot of thoughts that I was looking for in a certain YA book. Plus, it showcased a male lead, which were bonus points for me. I read the book first before I watched the movie and I already happened to review the book . I also want to add that I have not seen any book-to-movie adaptation before watching this movie.  I turned down watching Paper Towns even. That movie was supposedly anticipated and I gave it a cold shoulder.

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Movie: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Screenplay by: Jesse Andrews

Starring: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Olivia Cooke

Summary:

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

After Watching:

What an absolute tear-jerker. If you have read the book, then we can console each other about it. Tears were streaming down my face even after the movie ended. The ending was just beautiful. I’ve always thought that the movie Greg did was the most horrible movie ever. But the movie changed that perspective.

The movie deepened the relationship Greg, Rachel and Earl had. I was deeply moved on how Earl cared that much for Rachel, because it was a feeling that I did not thoroughly get when I read the book. I like movie Earl better. He was just this flawed guy with a heart. If Earl was my friend, I’d hang out with him all the time. Probably still in Mr. McCarthy’s office because that reasonable adult is also another cool person.

I was just briefly disappointed because Greg and his mom did not get the same subplot. Their bond in the book was stronger and the movie missed expressing their relationship.

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Alright look. I’ll just start.

I am just in awe. The movie was heart-wrenchingly beautiful. All of the characters were on point and precise. All of the characters were properly cast and the movie is on point. Well, maybe in some of the scenes. But still, who’s keeping tabs? I am glad that the movie somehow distinguished itself from the book.

As I said earlier, I really liked movie Earl more. A friend of mine said that Earl was very stereotypical, but I disagreed with him. It was Earl who pulled the heart strings. Who knew that he is very kind and caring? Book Earl came out all gangsta on me. But hey, if you could have a friend like Earl, don’t forget about him.

Everything about the movie gave it the right tone of a teen movie. No cheesy, romantic subplots to induce the tears. The friendship alone is enough. Ironically, they spent the smallest screen time. Yet you will still think that they’re like a golden trio. And it is all thanks to Jesse Andrew’s wonderful screenplay and Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, and Olivia Cooke’s performances.

It had the same quirky feeling that the book manifested. And it tugged the heartstrings TFIOS pulled. And if you want to watch a movie that preaches about friend relationships (with no one falling in love with the other), this is the movie for you.

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I don’t care if Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the only book-to-movie that I watched this year. It was enough because you can just watch the movie over and over again and not feel any hint of regret.

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October Wrap-Up: Fangirl Shenanigans

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This is not like my usual wrap-up. Well, what is not usual with me? I love inconsistencies 🙂

I don’t know why I’m explaining again but here we go. *flashback*

October was a whole month of hell. Our finals began to swoop in and we only had a month before the storm brewed in. It raged on for weeks, thus my disappearance on my blog. It was hard to be away because I really wanted to type about releases and such but sadly, the howling and cries of undone projects made me uneasy and I had to attend to them. Then one day, the final exam came. Rue were the all-nighters. The storm has passed! But then, the grades viewing was all that was anticipated. AND YES, IT WAS GLORIOUS. Oh sweet sweet grades. All the sacrifices and the hard work paid off.

… but it was already the end of October.

That one month was dreading. One month just for the finals. An equivalent of four hell weeks of pain. It made me wonder if my professors were making a banquet to showcase the blood and sweat we had spewed all over the place. But that’s just gross.

Now as I do not want to disappoint anyone from the bookish community, my wrap-up is as follows:


Books In The Freezer:19547856The Manifesto on How to be Interesting

I really like the story of Simon VS. The Homo Sapiens Agenda but I just kept on putting it down because of the reasons I stated above and because my scumbag brain wants a physical copy. Nonetheless, I’m hooked on Simon and Becky. I feel like I could easily finish TMOHTBI this November since we have a whole week of no classes because of an APEC summit. Plus, I just got a new schedule because of a new semester and it has a darn full of vacant periods.


Books I Read:

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Solid one book for the month of October. I will be posting my review for this one hopefully soon. I just cannot handle this book so much that I’m all “aghhhhhh”.


No, I have not reviewed a single book this October. That is how big of an impact our finals had on me.


I did have a big haul though. It was the post before this wrap-up.


Now here’s the thing: I joined NaNoWriMo. To be honest, I don’t know how it works but I think I did my research too late. But nonetheless, I am on a quest to write a book that could satisfy one’s zombie cravings. I also joined a blog tour which will be up on my blog sometime next week.

That’s about it. I had a really busy month but November will put me back on track. Special mention to Cristina at My Tiny Obsessions for encouraging me to post. ❤

Now here’s a happy Chandler for you:

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Book Tag: Read This, Watch This!

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Hahaha. Look at me. I’m catching up on tags. What an amazing feat. I picked out the best of the best just for you guys. I channeled my inner nerd on this one so prepare yourself. I would like to thank Bea @ When Curiosity Killed The Cat for tagging me. I have been dying to do this tag but when I saw it I just… gosh. Which fandom should I pick? I don’t want the other fandoms to feel left out. This is so hard. Only five? I got so many to choose from. So I narrowed it down and I ended up with these guys. Anyways, onto to the tag!

Here are the rules:

  1. Create five Book-TV/Movie Pairings. (Again, only five???)
  2. Tag your favourite book bloggers/booktuber.

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You know those unique stories where you just cannot have enough feelings? Here’s the premise: both of them have ghosts that returned to fix up a messed up life, or in some cases, lives. Mitch Albom’s books truly leaves the reader thankful and more optimistic in life. But Anohana… oh boy. If you want to cry a bucket full of tears (and that’s just the first episode), then you may want to watch it. I personally cried every episode. And based on the some of the people I know who have watched this, some of them don’t really watch anime. Amazing stories, and both stories just breaks your heart in a good way.

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Tired of your regular superhero/the chosen one trope? Well fear no more because these misfits can handle you. Basically, the premises of these two feature leads that are not the “Chosen Ones”. One just wants to handle to basic necessities of a teenage boy and the other one just wants to prove himself to his father, who happens to be the greatest superhero ever. The Awesomes is clearly one of my favorite series because 1. Seth Meyers, the host Late Night, voices the lead and 2. It’s amazing. Clearly, the two are a perfect match. (I’m dying to get a copy of The Rest of Us Just Live Here. 😦 )

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Mentioning this movie on my blog for the enth time, believe me when I say that at first I didn’t see the resemblance. Then it hit me how Ezra Faulkner and Tom Hansen are the same. Both of them loved a girl that has their own way of thought and those girls made them realize what aspect of their life need to change. Both exquisitely beautiful and stunning works of art. But then again, what rock do you live in if you haven’t watched (500) Days of Summer? Kidding. Rocks are cool.

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You can easily love Amelie. Cath and her just know how to spread the love around. It will give you all the feels of relating with an introvert and the film was just absolutely beautiful and funny. It builds its own tropes and it definitely brings a smile to everyone who will watch it. Bonus points since it’s in French.

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For Pete’s sake, just watch Friends. It’s the best decision you’ll ever make and you won’t regret. You deserve the fun and life lessons Friends has imparted on it’s many viewers, just like the wisdom Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler has given us for the past… years. JUST WATCH IT.


Hooray. I’m done. I’m sorry if I left out any fandoms but dayum, this tag is so awesome. Thanks again Bea.

Tag, you’re it, people. But if you have done this tag, just link your post down in the comments section because I really want to read your recommendations as well 🙂

Aira @ Aira Reads

Alyssa @ The Ultimate Book Geek

Cherry @ Read Forevermore

Erin @ A Bookish Nature

Jane @ Greenish Bookshelf

Jenny @ Reader In a Reverie

Jessica @ Mud and Stars

Michelle @ Mishi-Reads

Prim @ Messing In My Imaginary World

Syc @ The Lit Mermaid

Hope you enjoy answering this tag as much as I enjoyed it.

With that said, I’m retreating to my cave of awesomeness. But I am still here,  fangirling over some guys I saw on Youtube.

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