22 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Heneral Luna’

As a tribute to this game-changing film of 2015, here are some of the most fascinating behind-the-scenes facts you should know.

Read more

10 Amazing Things We No Longer See In Pasig River

Pristine, majestic, and breathtaking. These are the adjectives used to describe Pasig River. But that was before people started dumping their wastes into the river. Today, the water is so dirty that one bucket from it would have been enough to wipe out the dinosaurs.

Read more

How Pedro Paterno “Invented” A Religion (And Got Called Crazy By Rizal For It)

You know your mind is operating on a totally different wavelength when even the country’s national hero cannot describe your level of insanity. Yet Pedro Paterno did just that, rendering Jose Rizal at a loss for words courtesy of his crazy theory that the pre-Spanish Filipinos practiced a proto-Christian religion way before the Spaniards arrived.

Read more

The One Terrible Mistake That Changed Antonio Luna’s Life Forever

With the success of the Heneral Luna movie, almost everybody knows by now the unparalleled patriotism of the man known as the ‘fiery general’ of the Filipinos. As we all know, however, Antonio Luna was also just but a man prone to mistakes—and his greatest moment of weakness undoubtedly came when he betrayed the Katipunan.

Read more

The Time Antonio Luna and Jose Rizal Nearly Killed Each Other

How the friendship between Antonio Luna and Jose Rizal almost ended up in a duel remains one of the most intriguing “what-ifs” in Philippine history, an event that would have cost us one or two national heroes were it not for a sudden twist of fate.

Read more