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Historian and TV personality Xiao Chua reveals a lot about big people in docu film on Quezon

As early as seven in the morning on the recent celebration of the creation of Quezon City, guests and employees of the Quezon City Public Library (QCPL) were already teeming at the conference hall of the office for the launch and showing of the documentary film “The Making of Quezon City.”

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Once more, RS Francisco stands out as M. Butterfly

During the first adaptation of Philippine theater of the English stage play, “M Butterfly” written by Chinese American playwright Dwight Henry Hwang in 1990, it was already prizewinning actor RS Francisco who played the lead character Song Liling.

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2018 Cinemalaya has wings of vision

While the theme of this year’s Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival is “Wings of Vision,” the materials in it are indeed visionary and they can transport in the air the thoughts and ideas and feelings of each film, full-length or short. Cinemalaya is a breakthrough year in and year out with its respective entries mirroring and defining the moments in time …

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Piolo Pascual and contingent excited about the 2018 BiFan

The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival or simply BiFan in Bucheon City, South Korea is all set for its 22nd edition to be held on July 12 to 22, 2018.

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Kris is back in ABS-CBN

Veteran, no-nonsense and award-winning actress Pilar Pilapil once uttered: “In life and in show business, nobody’s indispensable.”

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The ever resourceful Pulitzer Prize winner Manny Mogato I know

By Ben Cal Even as a young journalist more than three decades ago, Pulitzer Prize winner for 2018 Manny Mogato has been known by his peers as a resourceful and prolific writer whose only passion is to get the facts and write the news fair and square without fear.

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2 big biz names, poles apart but darlings of show people

By Boy Villasanta Television newscaster Daniel Razon and one of the topmost seers in the country Madam Suzette Arandela are two different media personalities who are both controversial. Razon and Arandela are also king and queen of their respective kingdoms—trailblazer of an independent broadcast media and maverick fortune telling on TV, respectively. They, too, are poles apart but who could …

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The Coming-of-Age Flight of “Lady Bird”

By Xeres Jasmine Guia The film has been nominated 187 times, most recently by the Academy Awards, has won 83 awards and is the best-reviewed film on Rotten Tomatoes edging out previous title-holder Toy Story 2.

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Maryo J’s death is an end to an era

It’s not only the exclusive local entertainment industry, particularly the film section that mourns the death of prolific filmmaker Maryo J. de los Reyes but the whole of the viewing public as well.

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Heartbreak, Heartache and Valentine’s Day

As February is the “Love Month”, it is expected that most everyone would write about Valentine’s Day, romance and the whole giddy, saccharine sweetness of it all.

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