Binging on movies, books for free during quarantine period

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 19) - The month-long Luzon-wide quarantine is a good time to take a break.

As cinemas and bookstores are closed, good movies and books are available online for free.

1.) TBA Studios

Not subscribed to Netflix or iflix? The production company behind hit and critically acclaimed films like ‘Heneral Luna,’ ‘Goyo,’ ‘Birdshot,’ and ‘I’m Drunk, I Love You’ created a playlist on YouTube of some of its full-length films including psychological thriller film ‘Bliss’ starring Iza Calzado.

2.) Cinema One

Don’t have cable connection or missed them in film festivals before? Cinema One, ABS-CBN's movie channel, also uploaded on YouTube some independent movies as well as documentaries. This is also your chance to watch hit romantic comedy film ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’ starring Angelica Panganiban and JM De Guzman.

3.) Regal Entertainment

‘80s and ‘90s kids, watch out. Regal Entertainment will take you down memory lane as it uploaded online some classic films like ‘Sister Stella L.,’ the original ‘Temptation Island,’ and ‘Anak ni Janice.’

4.) ‘Bar Boys’

Are you a law student and want to be inspired before classes resume? The producers of ‘Bar Boys,’ a 2017 drama-comedy film about the journey of a group of law students, also released the movie online. It was an entry to 2017 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino.

5.) Scribd

No more books to read? Online digital library Scribd will also give free access for 30 days to its collection of ebooks and audiobooks.

6.) Paulo Coehlo

If you are done reading ‘The Alchemist,’ you can grab other Paulo Coehlo books. The Brazilian novelist announced on Instagram that some of his titles are posted for free on his website. The ebooks are also available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian.

As we binge on these free movies and ebooks this quarantine period, let us not also forget to stay healthy, be safe, and pray for our frontline workers and our country. Enjoy reading and watching!