Why Onslaught should be in the next X-Men movie

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The X-Men film franchise is the Epic Meal Time of superhero movies: A large quantity of delicious ingredients (fan-favorite characters, comic-based plots, jaw-dropping special effects, iconic villains) and bacon (Wolverine – Canadian, duh) mixed together in the same predictable fashion as pretty much every other recipe before it (Wolverine snikts! Cerebro malfunctions! Magneto’s character development goes out the window!), resulting in meals that, while visually satisfying, are too messy and greasy to […]

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KOMIKON-versations: Toto Madayag (Libreng Komiks)

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At 71,000 fans and counting, to say that Libreng Komiks is a success is an understatement. With sharp wit, simple (but sometimes brutal) punchlines, a distinctive art style, and a finger on the pulse of pop culture, Libreng Komiks has become the source of many memes and humorous, passive-aggressive jabs, perfect for a generation of online Pinoys who love to poke fun at anything […]

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GRAMMAR GEEK GUIDE: Proper ‘Sitions

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Welcome to Grammar Geek Guide, where I’ll be writing about common grammatical mistakes and Filipinisms (English phrases commonly attributed to Filipinos that may be considered incorrect, poorly constructed, or inappropriate, often as a result of mistranslation). Before anything else, I’d like to stress that I am neither a grammar teacher nor an English degree holder. In fact, a lot of the grammar […]

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Ex Libris Philippines invites YOU to watch “Captain America: Civil War”

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Ex Libris Philippines is giving you the chance to become a real-life superhero – all you need to do is to buy tickets to the hottest superhero blockbuster of the summer, Captain America: Civil War. This special screening will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Cinema 2 of Rockwell Power Plant. Why should I buy tickets from Ex Libris […]

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Summer Komikon 2016: It’s Back!

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Summer Komikon returns! After taking a short break, Summer Komikon is back! On Saturday, April 16, 2016, enjoy a full day of fun-packed and over-flowing artistic creativity! Komiks fans can head over to the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound in Pasig City from 10 AM to 7 PM to get the latest and the freshest of our locally made komiks. Get ready to heat up […]

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A comic book fan’s take on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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Regardless of whether you think the medium has evolved and aged with its readership or simply remains patronized by adults who seemingly refuse to grow up, the impact of comic books on pop culture is undeniable. Hollywood certainly thinks so, which is why the superhero movie genre has gone from being a refreshing novelty to a full-blown, yearly spectacle. It […]

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GRAMMAR GEEK GUIDE: Actually… Don’t

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Welcome to Grammar Geek Guide, where I’ll be writing about common grammatical mistakes and Filipinisms (English phrases commonly attributed to Filipinos that may be considered incorrect, poorly constructed, or inappropriate, often as a result of mistranslation). Before anything else, I’d like to stress that I am neither a teacher nor an English degree holder. In fact, a lot of the grammar stuff […]

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COMICS TO CAMERA: Spider-Man, Part I

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Welcome to COMICS TO CAMERA, where I’ll be taking a look at the portrayal of beloved comic book characters across various official film and television adaptations. If you’ve ever been curious about how many live action television shows Spider-Man has appeared in, how many actors have played Superman in live action, or which one among Batman’s numerous live action suits […]

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GRAMMAR GEEK GUIDE: “Come” vs “Go”

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Welcome to Grammar Geek Guide, where I’ll be writing about common grammatical mistakes and Filipinisms (English phrases commonly attributed to Filipinos that may be considered incorrect, poorly constructed, or inappropriate, often as a result of mistranslation). Before anything else, I’d like to stress that I am neither a teacher nor an English degree holder. In fact, a lot of the grammar stuff […]

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Five reasons why smoking in “NO SMOKING” areas makes you a terrible person

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“Being a horrible person” ranks right below “breathing” and “blinking” on the list of the easiest things to do in the world, primarily because all it takes to accomplish this is two things: being a human and not giving a fuck. That’s also why it comes in different flavors: cutting lines, bribery, stealing, saying insensitive things, riding your stupid hoverboard […]

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