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Reality Amid Fantasy in Blood Hunters: Rise of the Hybrids

Reality Amid Fantasy in Blood Hunters: Rise of the Hybrids

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By¬†FATIMA B. BADURIA   WITHIN the gloom of Philippine folklore are monstrous creatures that drive the stories told in the dark. These horrors may seem fictional, however, they do not stray far from reality. In legends, there are ravenous aswangs who possess great strength and hunt on human bodies. On the other hand, in real life, there are power-hungry people who prey on the less fortunate to acquire more wealth. Although these exploitations initially only bring grief, it can also ensue the emergence of heroes. In the case of Blood Hunters: Rise of the Hybrids, aswang slayers are the line of defense against the insatiable hunger of the man-eating creatures. However, the waging war is not founded on the natural differences between the two sides. The film ingeniously portra