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‘Dayo’ animates the film industry

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THE animated film Dayo makes it to the 2008 Metro Manila Film Festival. That’s a good enough reason for rejoicing, especially on the part of Cutting Edge Productions, the outfit behind the movie. But it is also a full-length feature film done entirely in animation, the first of its Read more »

Sad ‘Journey’ for New Singer

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Rolling Stone – Two minutes before Journey kicked off their world tour in February, with new singer Arnel Pineda, the whole thing nearly fell apart. “I told them I wanted to back out,” says the 41-year-old Filipino vocalist, whom the band discovered on YouTube. “[Journey guitarist] Neal Schon told me, Read more »

Nation says adieu to Tiya Dely

Tiya Dely, Fidela Mendoza Magpayo in real life, the enduring broadcast journalist who gained fame by making her voice old when she was in her early 20s, may have passed away last Monday, Sept. 1 at 6:10 p.m. (she could have been 88 on Oct. 29) but she will live Read more »

FrancisM battling the Big C

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Philippine Star – It started as blind items in the tabs, referring to “a singer-actor TV host confined at the ICU” of an unnamed hospital. Yes, the “singer-actor TV host” being referred to is Francis Magalona who has been conspicuously absent from Eat, Bulaga! for several days now.

Philip Morris won’t postpone Eheads concert

By Michelle Orosa – ABS-CBN News Philip Morris Philippines is organizing the Eraserheads reunion concert, not sponsoring it, a spokesman of the tobacco company said Friday, reiterating that it will not be violating the law if the event pushes through.

5 Firsts in Dolphy’s long life and career

via PeP – Reaching the age of 80 while still on top is truly rare in a fickle world like showbiz. Rodolfo Vera Quizon, simply known as Dolphy, did exactly that last July 25 when he celebrated his 80th birthday. Making the occasion even more special was the launching of Read more »

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