The Love Affair: The Milking of Infidelity Stories

Posted: August 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

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Cinetactic

Back in 2013 to 2014, Philippine cinema had a myriad of stories on infidelity and third parties. The viewers, at that time, were receptive of plots set in patriarchal environments decorated with beautiful mistresses. In this cockfight featuring spiteful women willing to strike anytime, the Filipino bettors choose the character who delivers the ‘bitchiest’ line accompanied by the hardest slap.

It was undeniably a heyday for the mainstream film industry in the country. Big production houses such as Star Cinema and Viva Records have once again mined a valuable mineral that can be sold forever. The supply is infinite and the consumers are with endless appetite. Or so they thought. The showing of The Love Affair in cinemas this month proved that narratives of infidels have reached their point of exhaustion. They are at this point revolting.

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The Love Affair banks on its casting of well-seasoned actors and actresses. From…

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  1. cinetactic says:

    Thank you so much for this!

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  2. cinetactic says:

    Thank you for the reblog!

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