|Nikolay Arzanov - "Naked" 1997|
We've all heard this cliché so many times, especially those who were born in the same decade as myself, or earlier, who've seen the eras of adult oriented Pinoy films evolve from bomba to bold to TF to ST (if you don't know the meaning of these acronyms, you may be too young to be reading this post) to the DVD scandals and now to the purported 'indie' films. No, this post is not going to be about porn or sex. It's going to be about the law of supply and demand.
|Shot taken w/ my iPhone - May 2010, Calatagan Batangas|
So that's how it feels! It's a bittersweet kind of freedom cum pressure knowing that you have to stay within your chosen bounds as a blogger, but with this palpable desire of wanting to be read more and more. And to think, it was so easy for people like me to judge those film directors and producers who’d make those sleazy films like Seiko’s, or those unrealistic action flicks like FPJ’s, or those copycat horror films & slapstick comedies like Regal’s, or those juvenile love stories like Viva’s & Star Cinema’s. Those movie companies were in it for the business, I’m not. Their art meant money, mine does not. And yet, even for the lowly newbie blogger me, the temptation pulls quite hard!