Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

After some delays in schedule, I was finally able to see the movie installment of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

Now, I’ve never played the game (I actually did, but I got bored after five minutes into it), so I don’t have a clear idea of the protagonist’s story. So mainly, I watched Prince of Persia with a clean slate—free of any knowledge derived from the video games.

I actually enjoyed it! It was good—not really a huge, talked-about blockbuster—but still, a good blockbuster. The story was there, although it could have used more elements/outlets that the audience could relate to.

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Happy Philippine Independence Day, Kababayan!

One hundred twelve years of being free. Such a long time since the first; yet, here we are: Still alive and kickin’.

One hundred eleven anniversaries had already been observed. Each one was made as memorable as its last. And in the years that have since passed, many glorious moments have occurred, along with those that made us frown and feel ashamed.

Yup, with every glory and honor received, there will always be stains to deter us. I don’t know why it always happens. No sooner than after bestowing a prestigious international award on a fellow kababayan, that horrifying news items involving massacres and political scandals pop up.

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