Author: Elvie Mae Parian

Alexandra Trese in Episode 1 of 'Trese.'

REVIEW: Netflix’s Trese Could Improve Its Delivery of Darkness and Dwende

This review contains spoilers for Trese (2021). “There are monsters among us, and some of them are human,” remarks Alexandra Trese, after cracking yet another case in the Philippine metropolitan of Manila, where the supernatural stalk its streets. Following in the footsteps of her father and coming from a significant lineage, Alexandra works as a…

A24’s Entrance Into Animation Should Be Exciting, But Instead, It’s Exhausting

Content warning: mentions of sexual abuse and rape.  While much of the entertainment industry seems to be at a pause, animators everywhere continue to work behind their screens and working stations without interruption. Live-action productions — endeavors that require physical contact and varying degrees of intimacy — are mostly at a standstill due to an…