This post actually dates back to more than a week ago starting when we got back to Manila from our Pampanga trip.
I haven’t got a chance to blog about them all individually so this will be a summary.
The San Miguel Beer Kahit Kailan Walang Iwanan Campaign
They divided the Whitespace venue to show the Side A and Side B or two different generations.
The first music video, “Side A”, perfectly captures how older drinkers partied in the day, complete with flared pants, long hair, disco music and San Miguel Pale Pilsen.
The second music video, “Side B”, is a more modern take, showing younger drinkers having fun in 2019, hitting clubs in street wear, showing off hip-hop moves, partying to electro beats, and enjoying the same San Miguel Pale Pilsen.
What sets this campaign apart from previous campaigns that have used dual mobile video executions is the merging of standalone songs from two contrasting genres to bridge the gap between generations. It is a triumph of painstaking filming, songwriting, choreography, and production design.
“Much has been said about the differences between millennials and the older generation,” said Bea Totanes, Brand Manager for San Miguel Pale Pilsen, “To make two contrasting generations realize that they actually have more in common, that is something I think we can be proud of as a brand.”
The videos are part of the brand’s campaign to celebrate lasting friendships with the theme “Kahit Kailan, Walang Iwanan.”
The Fujifilm X-T30 Launch with James Reid
The Fujifilm X-T30 was finally launched at SM Mega Fashion Hall. It is the latest Fujifilm camera offeringthat is a light and chic powerhouse camera that produces superior image quality delivered with the company’s proprietary color reproduction technology at a more accessible price than ever before. Apart from James Reid, Fujifilm team also introduced its first batch of ambassadors, Issa Pressman, Mari Jasmine, Photographers Andrea Beldua, Cocoy Ponce, Maqui Castelo, Juanico Fernandez, and Jelito de Leon.
Available in three sleek colors, namely Black, Silver and Charcoal Silver, the Fujifilm X-T30 inherited the popular exterior design features of its predecessor, the Fujifilm X-T20. It retails at PHP 52,990 (body only) while the package that comes with the XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS kit costs PHP75,990. The Fujifilm X-T30 is available at all Fujifilm authorized dealers nationwide.
Godzilla King of Monsters
We went to watch Godzilla King of Monsters and this is what Marcus thought about it.
Marcus Dreeke: 🎼 He picks up a bus and he throws it back down 🎶Go Go Godzilla! 🎶 On the way out of the theater, I heard someone say they liked everything except the cheesy song during the end credits. I had to say something. Yes, it’s a cheesy song, but it wasn’t something they created for the movie. That song is from Blue Oyster Cult in 1978, when the original Japanese Godzilla movies were airing on American television. And it must have made an impact on an 8-year-old me, because I still remembered the words.
As a person who remembers the original movies, I come to Godzilla with some hope that they’ll capture the original magic that made the story something people would want to make again in 2019. What is that magic? I can’t really say. Some of it is the comedy of a man in a costume stomping on a small model city, sparks flying as buildings fall over and Japanese people run for their lives. But the other part was wanting your favorite monster to win the battle.
Sadly, this movie fails on both these parts. The special effects are amazing. I can’t say it felt real. Real would have been seeing the destruction from the ground. They choose to take the high angle shots like in the original movies, so it’s more of a monster-eye-view of the destruction…which looks amazing, but I can’t say I felt the fear of a building falling on top of me.
The other things that is sadly missing , is monster fighting. There is a pretty good story with human characters doing what humans do. Most of the time, the movie is dealing with that. We really only see like… 3 monster fights. And these are pretty short and kind of Michael Bay style. So, sitting close with 3D glasses probably wasn’t the best idea.
Happily, humans do play a small part in the final outcome of the movie. When you see how effective bullets and missiles are against the monsters, you have to wonder why we try. I would have liked to see a more human element in the fight. As long as these people have known about the titans, you’d think they would come up with better ways to fight them. I know in the real world, that would be priority one.
It’s not a bad movie. It has action, monsters and great effects. But there are no hot babes, like in a King Kong movie. Oops! Did I just give away a secret?
I personally enjoyed the movie too but Marcus explained it more as he remembers even the song. It is the best Godzilla movie I can remember that was made ever and there are scenes and shot that was recreated from the past that made me nostalgic.
Pine-Sol Cleaning Dance Challenge Launch
Cleaning the house can be dreading at times, a lot can attest. From polishing the dusty floor to wiping those stubborn stains on the wall, we’ve all been there. That’s where Pine-Sol gets in the way–providing fun to what seems to be the most dragging of the household chores.
Originated from the US, the leading line of cleaning products brings the phenomenal Cleaning Dance Challenge to the Philippines! Bring your A game and join celebrity mom Dimples Romana as she shows her own household groove!
Marcus and I did our own Pine-Sol Dance Challenge version at the launch and what did you know, we won!
Visit Pine-Sol Philippines on Facebook and join the dance challenge too!
Unli-Meat at Teriyaki Boy and Sizzling Steak Launch
Teriyaki Boy and Sizzling Steak is having their unlimited Ebi Tempura and Beef Teriyaki promo for the entire month of June 2019 . The promo is available every Monday to Wednesday all day.
For Teriyaki Boy the Beef Teriyaki meat and iced tea is unlimited however one rice serving only for Php349.
For Sizzling Steak the Ebi Tempura and iced tea is unlimited. No rice.
ACER Back to School Promo with Adidas
To keep up with the generation’s desire to be trendy, technology firm, Acer Philippines welcomes the new school year with an irresistible back-to-school promo wherein students get complimentary Adidas vouchers for every purchase of any selected Acer products.
With any Intel Core i3 or AMD Ryzen 3 powered Aspire Laptops and Desktops comes a P3,000 worth of complimentary Adidas vouchers. This Acer line scores some major points with its
hardware combination of a powerful Ryzen 3 2200U APU, a fast SSD and 8 GB of dual-channel RAM.
Meanwhile, buyers of Acer’s everyday productivity lines with huge boost in performance, Intel Core i5 and i7 or AMD Ryzen 5 or 7 powered Aspire Laptops and Desktops; and Aspire AIO, Nitro Laptops, will get P5,000 worth of Adidas vouchers.
Finally, Aspire desktops, the effective multitaskers that let you free your creativity with the demanding school tasks like video and photo editing comes with a P7,000 worth of Adidas vouchers.
Vouchers can only be used on Adidas bags and/or shoes. Promo is from June 1 to July 15, 2019, but redemption of is within 60 days after the start of the issuance date. Bring your style back to school with Acer and Adidas!
For more information on the Promo, visit the Acer Philippines Facebook Page at
https://www.facebook.com/AcerPH or see flyers for details.
Esfolio Philippines Formal Launch
Finally, after more than two years of being here in the country, Esfolio finally had a formal launch held at Happy Garden in Makati.
It’s just a way of thanking the people especially the bloggers who supported the brand and to tell the country that there is a less expensive Korean skin care brand available for everyone.
We also learned about their top 3 most selling product in the Philippines which are:. The Aloe Vera Cream,Snail Cream and the Collagen Mask!
Sarah G Pop Studio Makeup Album Launch + Shopee’s New Brand Ambassador
Sarah Geronimo had a concert like launch of her latest makeup collaboration the Sarah G Pop Studio Makeup. The concert launch was supported by a number of Viva artist like After 5, Nitro, Maria Aunor, J-Queen and more.
Sarah G was also launched at the latest Shopee brand ambassador.
The Pop Studio makeup will only be available to purchase at Shopee.
Plus Shopee is having their Nationwide sale on 6.6 and 7.7 , watch out for it!
Bloggers United 17 at City of Dreams Manila
We just wrapped up the 17th season of Bloggers United Bazaar. It was a huge success and the venue was awesome.
BU17 was supported by City of Dreams Manila our bazaar venue and E Philippines . Paymaya also help us setup our online payment transactions which is way too cool.
Please browse #BU17xE and #BU17atCOD to see the happenings!