|Ah yes, it is difficult to be confused by the reference if you are from Manila. Thanks for your comment JP, and I agree with your wholeheartedly about the need for honest criticism period, let alone in this country.
I know for certain that Noel intended "Critic After Dark" to be a play on the Marcos preferred title of Bernal's "Manila By Night"! Probably should have mentioned that in the review...
Do pick up a copy of the book when you get a chance. It's available in Dateline Bookstore, and I believe in CCP Bookshop as well.
Posted by: Alexis at March 15, 2006 - 05:35 AM