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Here’s why ‘Signal Rock’ is a family drama every Pinoy needs to see

By Gillan Lasic/pop.inquirer.net – During the run of Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), one the of the films that stood out was Chito Roño’s “Signal Rock”. It bagged the Critic’s Choice Award and lead actor Christian Bables won a Special Jury Award for his performance in the film at the Read more »

An old komiks character is dusted off for modern Pinoy readers

By Rick Olivares/abs-cbn.com – There a saying about art imitating life. In the case of Ian “Damy” Velasquez III, it is life imitating art. The 42-year old former Mass Communications teacher from Far Eastern University recently published “The New DI-13” (Department of Investigations Agent Trese) during the recent Indieket at Read more »

Kris Aquino dazzles in yellow at ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ premiere in Hollywood

via rappler.com – Kris Aquino made her grand entrance on Tuesday, August 7 (Wednesday, August 8 Manila time) at the world premiere of Crazy Rich Asians in Hollywood. Clad in a yellow Michael Leyva gown, Kris was accompanied by her son Bimby. She also took time to interact with fans Read more »

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Pinoy comedian never wanted to act

via abs-cbn.com – Filipino comedian Nico Santos never thought that one day he would be acting in movies and television. But not only has he become an actor, he has been cast in a much-anticipated Hollywood film. Santos plays a key character in the movie adaptation of “Crazy Rich Asians,” Read more »

Jose Rizal manga to be released in time for his birthday

By Luchi de Guzman/CNN Philippines – A Japanese comic about the life of national hero Jose Rizal, can be read online for free on June 19. The publisher TORICO, CCC announced in a recent press release that the first few pages of the Jose Rizal manga will be released Read more »

A New Netflix Series Tells the Story of the Philippines’ Drug War. But Its Critics Are Condemning Amo as Propaganda

By Joseph Hincks/time.com – A week after it premiered, few of the extras that feature in Netflix’s first ever Philippine series had seen the show. Outside the barbecue stand she runs in the Manila neighborhood where Cannes award-winning director Brillante Mendoza shot Amo (pronounced “am-ohr,” it means boss), Nerisa Perez Read more »

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