Aladdin: A Whole Same Magical World

I was quite skeptical when the trailer of Aladdin came out. Thing that I was excited for was Will Smith as the genie. Thing that concerned me was Will Smith as the genie. And as I saw the reviews online, most of them were mixed responses, somewhere between great and alright, I was worried. Despite…

Scattered pieces of text

Do you believe the words spurred out of confusion? Never directly spoken but harbored in scattered pieces Words said but never altered by shame and mischief Untrue to thy ears but certainly righteous to the listener’s A broken heart emerges from the words – beautifully shattered Later, it is mended temporary back by words of…

‘Us’ – The Right Dose of Scary

How to begin. ‘Us’ is a movie about a family who one day, suddenly gets a visit from their evil doublegangers who want to kill them and are plotting world domination. End of story. So what made this movie special? Was it because it was written and directed by Jordan Peele, as was ‘Get Out’?…

The Kiss and the Mono

I was never the party goer type. But when I did, I stayed and did things to regret later on in the future.  This is the story of how I became ridiculously OCD when it came to kisses.  It was one of those nights in college. I was one of the more popular girls. Just…

Best First Kiss, Wrong Guy

My first kiss was with a guy whose name I do not remember nor care to. He was of medium height, skinny with long hair tied in a ponytail, nicely bearded, with an unforgettable handsome face. He was, in fact, gorgeous and was very aware of that fact. He loved to smoke, flirt with girls,…

The Secret Lives of the Four Wives

When I first laid eyes on the title of this book, there was but one question I wanted so desperately to know the answer to. Judging from the title, you already know it, ‘what exactly is the secret?’ or secrets?  Initially, you are introduced to this proud patriarch that seems to be in control of…