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3 of The Best Films About Mental Illness Entertainment Movies and TV 

3 of The Best Films About Mental Illness

Warning: This post contains spoilers and discussions on depression and suicide that could cause triggers. In today’s confusing world, validation and representation are crucial resources for something as influential as films. For people living with mental illnesses, however, identification in movies is even more significant. Not only do they shape the world’s culture, they also do good in spreading awareness that contributes to greater social awareness. Listed below are some of the movies that have achieved the feat of understanding the complexity of mental health: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)…

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PUP on Peace: A Day of Talks About PH’s Contemporary Issues University 

PUP on Peace: A Day of Talks About PH’s Contemporary Issues

In the spirit of important discussions, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines is holding a whole day seminar about the country’s issues with an event entitled, “The Missing Piece: Digging Into The Contemporary Issues on Peace.” Joined by distinguished journalists, educators, and government officials from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace process, the sessions are expected to be filled with knowledge about the severity of the nation’s problems. “It is high time to consistently open the discourse of peace communication to the public. Most especially to student…

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Taylor Swift created a new, no-frills Spotify playlist of songs she loves Entertainment Music 

Taylor Swift created a new, no-frills Spotify playlist of songs she loves

We’re loving all 70 tracks too, tbh. Taylor Swift’s feud with Spotify is over, alright. Since returning to streaming a few months back, Taylor has been producing chart-toppers from her upcoming record, reputation. Last Friday (September 29), however, the 27-year-old singer-songwriter shared her favorite songs in a playlist called “Songs Taylor Loves.” Featuring artists like Shawn Mendez, Lana De Ray, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, and even Swift’s best friend, Selena Gomez, the tracklist is an indie-pop fantasy. Swift also gave a noteworthy nod to her country music roots…

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Netflix releases ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ Entertainment Movies and TV 

Netflix releases ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’

The Mother Monster hides nothing from her beloved fans. “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” a documentary on the life of Lady Gaga, has finally been released by Netflix. The 2-minute trailer released last September 21 fleshed out a rather thrilling look into the American singer-songwriter’s persona. From Gaga’s thorny rapport with fame to her struggles with “paranoia, fear, body pain, [and] anxiety,” a certain artiness highlighting the icon’s enigmatic personality was rightfully documented. In fact, the first few seconds of the trailer opened with Gaga saying, “When producers wanted me to…

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Black Mirror’s ‘San Junipero’ Bags Two Emmys And The World Is Right Entertainment Movies and TV News 

Black Mirror’s ‘San Junipero’ Bags Two Emmys And The World Is Right

The episode beat Robert De Niro’s “The Wizard of Lies” and Dolly Parton’s “Sherlock.” Let that sink in.   Thanks to season 3’s “San Junipero,” Black Mirror is officially a two-time Emmy-award winner. Show creator Charlie Brooker proudly accepted the awards for Outstanding TV Movie and Outstanding Writing for a TV Movie from the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards last Sunday. Man-made heaven With the series’ satirical light, San Junipero is a widely acclaimed palate cleanser. Starring Mackenzie Davis (Yorkie) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Kelly), the episode follows the romance of two…

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LISTEN: Taylor Swift drops new track ‘…Ready For It?’ Entertainment Music 

LISTEN: Taylor Swift drops new track ‘…Ready For It?’

After premiering half of the song for ESPN’s Alabama vs. Florida State college football promo, Taylor Swift shared the full version of ‘…Ready For It?’ Sunday evening. The title is the second release off her ‘Reputation’ album out on November 10th. Much like Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’ the newly released record fits in the recurring theme of the singer-songwriter’s new sharp-edged and ‘dark’ era. However, the lines, “In the middle of the night / In my dreams / You should the things we do, baby / In…

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Taylor Swift’s new single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ is straight up shady Entertainment Music 

Taylor Swift’s new single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ is straight up shady

“I’m sorry, the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, ‘cause she’s dead!”   Taylor Swift isn’t playing nice anymore. After drumming up the hype for her upcoming album ‘Reputation’, Swift finally dropped its first single, “Look What You Made Me Do” today. The singer-songwriter’s new release soundly fell dark and shady in all the right places, much like its promo. The lines, “The world moves on another day, another drama-drama, but not for me, not for me, all I think about is karma,” confirms the…

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Taylor Swift slithers back into social media with a cryptic clip Entertainment Music 

Taylor Swift slithers back into social media with a cryptic clip

Talk about extra. Yesterday’s solar eclipse was supposed to be the most eventful thing of the week, but Taylor Swift had other plans. After wiping her social media channels last Saturday, the 27-year-old singer-songwriter ended her social media blackout last night with a 10-second video of what seems to be an ominous snake. pic.twitter.com/p2DyY0e2M3 — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) August 21, 2017 Anyone who’s following the drama will know that it’s a clear reference to the spam of snake emojis Swift received last year from a very public beef with Kim…

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‘Moonlight’ MV spoofs ‘Friends’ as a powerful meta-commentary Entertainment Movies and TV 

‘Moonlight’ MV spoofs ‘Friends’ as a powerful meta-commentary

Last week, Jay-Z finally dropped the music video for ‘Moonlight’ on YouTube. Originally exclusive for Tidal users, the track from his breakout album called “4:44” was experienced with a thoughtful spooFrienf of ‘ds’ — a well-loved 90s sitcom. The out-of-the-box visuals directed by Master of None’s Alan Yang quickly gained traction and mixed reactions from raving fans. African-American actors including Issa Rae, Jerrod Carmichael, Tiffany Haddish, Tessa Thompson, Lil Rey, and LaKeith Stanfield starred in the 7-minute parody of the American TV show that remains to be dominating pop culture….

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LISTEN: Rusty Machines releases new song “What Went Wrong” Entertainment Music 

LISTEN: Rusty Machines releases new song “What Went Wrong”

If you’re in need of a little Monday pick-me-up, Rusty Machines has got the perfect gift for you. Not only did the Manila Indie band drop their newest single “What Went Wrong” last Friday, they’re also geared and ready to launch its Petersen Vargas-directed music video on Saturday. The four-piece band of vocalist/guitarist Iggy San Pablo, drummer Miko Miso, bassist Leandro Fabregas, and guitarist Joshua Andres will be joined by Memory Drawers, She’s Only Sixteen, Ciudad, and Ourselves the Elves on Mow’s Bar last week. The launch is also a…

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