Fans Are Comparing ‘Bagani’ to ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Game of Thrones’

Bagani premiered its pilot episode last night and it instantly dominated the trending pages. Using the hashtag #UnangSabakNgBagani, fans’ shared their reactions which ranged from praise to comparisons between other movies.

Before its premiere, the show received a lot of flak for its casting and even the alleged misuse of the word “bagani. One fan called on to the critics to watch the show first and see “the whole concept” and production.

Speaking of production, many fans couldn’t get enough of the cinematography, set design, fight scenes, and the phoenix-like eagle.

Some couldn’t help but compare scenes from films and shows like Game of ThronesStar Warsand Clash of the Titans. (We made our own comparisons too based on the trailer. Check it out here.)

Apart from the main character played by Enrique Gil, they’re also loving Albert Martinez’s performance.

A day hasn’t even passed yet but the Bagani fans are already making the second episode’s hashtag trend. As of writing, #AngLAKASngBAGANI already has over 37,000 tweets. It’s probably a clear sign that it’ll be a top trend once the episode airs tonight.

Did you watch the show? What did you think? Let us know!


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