Minimize Hollywood fixation, patronize Pinoy movies again like ‘Mr. & Mrs. Cruz’

By R Juan de Abril Hey Evangeline, I know you have given up Pinoy mainstream movies and blindly fixates on Hollywood that churns out equally predictable, formula and run-of-the-mill and mostly vengeful movies you hardly discerned. Now there's one Pinoy romantic movie that I wish your children will see it (and you of course for some cute revitalization) because I think this movie has to offer for some after-disastrous romance for young people to teach them to stand up independently ...

Pinoy movie paints male family members

By Patrice Sia It's been a long time I have not seen a Pinoy mainstream movie because as we all know (and complain about) its most of the time trivial and predictable. The last movie I saw on the big screen was what they call now an Indie (Independent) film by film-maker Lav Diaz reportedly from Maguindanao. The movie was "Ang Babaeng Humayo" which was quite good because it was realistically disturbing and narrates a big part of Pinoy society. So when a friend dragged me to "S...

‘Siargao’ movie to begin filming this May

By Ben Serrano The filming of the movie titled “Siargao” which will be shot entirely on Siargao Island, the surfing and game fishing capital of the country will start this May. Award winning film maker Paul Soriano, in an exclusive interview, said his movie “Siargao “ which will star Jericho Rosales and actress Anne Curtis with other popular teen idols will be submitted as official entry for the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival. Entire cast have to stay in Siargao for entire durat...

Movie for Peace Student Film Festival : Substance and Entertainment

By Ramon Jorge Sarabosing Judging of the Movie for Peace Student Film Festival took place last Saturday afternoon, Nov 26. As one of the five jurors, I bow my head in respect and recognition to the six entries from five colleges and one state university. All short films made by student film-making teams were substantive and entertaining. They give a compelling look of the region's social, political and economic picture as seen by today's creative youth sector. The films wer...


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