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‘Interstellar’ is Christopher Nolan’s most ambitious film

“INTERSTELLAR” portrays an Earth that has been ravaged by an
environmental blight.

There is perhaps no other director in Hollywood with such an intriguing cinematic vision as Christopher Nolan’s.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in 2BU,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

Eric Gamalinda’s metamorphoses

POET-FICTIONIST Eric Gamalinda’s
“The Descartes Highlands” was shortlisted
for the Man Asian novel prize.

Like a literary shade, Eric Gamalinda seems to be shifting from form to form effortlessly: poet, playwright, journalist, teacher, short-story writer and novelist. But like many stories, there is more to it than just mere trickery. Truth is, Gamalinda is all these things at once, and the transformation is a permanent state.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Amy Tan on mothers and daughters—and making the bed


There was quite a buzz in Manila soon after National Book Store announced that Amy Tan would be headlining the first Philippine Literary Festival at Raffles Makati.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

When fans line up for authors, not rock stars

XANDRA Ramos-Padilla: “There’s something for everybody.”

Word up! All kinds of powerful stories are on full display at the first Philippine Literary Festival, ongoing till Saturday, Oct. 25, at Raffles Makati.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Coyiuto Prize for Biography launched

JAMES G. Coyiuto posing with Coyiuto prize bust RUEL S. DE VERA

Authors of biographies and autobiographies now have a new prize to win. The Coyiuto Foundation and the Manila Critics Circle announced the establishment of the 1st Coyiuto Prize for Biography in a brief ceremony last Sept. 30 at the Coyiuto House in Makati City.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »