Friday , 19 April 2024

Limelight

Veteran actress Angie Ferro dies at 86

Veteran and award-winning actress Angie Ferro believed that like a story, life has a beginning, middle and an end. That is exactly what life like a story had progressed in Angie’s material and temporal existence on earth. Ferro was born and had exerienced the chronological phases of life until her death Thursday night. Angie died of bodily complications after a …

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Allen Dizon bags Best Actor at the International Imago Film Festival in Italy

Filipino actor Allen Dizon won the Best Leading Actor Foreign Premo Humphrey Boggart Award at the recently concluded International Imago Film Festival di Civitella del Tronto held at Civitella del Tronto, Italy. Allen bagged the award for his film “AbeNida” written by Ralston Jover, directed by Louie Ignacio and produced by Baby F. Go of BG Productions International. Dennis Evangelista, …

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Why is Dolly de Leon mum about her screen project with Hollywood star Nicole Kidman?

Is award-winning and controversial Filipino actress Dolly de Leon really teaming up with Hollywood star Nicole Kidman in a screen project? Was it only yesterday when the good news broke out that internationally renowned de Leon would star with Australian-bred Kidman in a movie that would explore a chemistry between them? In no time at all, the wonderful news fizzled …

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Maria Isabel Lopez reunites with ex-hubby in Japan

Is it love the second time around? Or is it just to reminisce the good old days of a happy union?  Controversial actress and beauty queen Maria Isabel Lopez went back to Japan to revisit her life with former husband Hiroshi Yokohama. And what a way of reuniting with a past romance. The meeting again of Maria Isabel and Hiroshi …

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“Iti Mapukpukaw” takes home Best Film at Cinemalaya 19 awards night

“Iti Mapukpukaw,” a story of a young boy who is stricken with grief and trauma on the death of his uncle won the Best Film award in the Full-Length Feature category at the 19th edition of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival awarding ceremonies held at the lobby of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City on Sunday night. …

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John Lloyd Cruz wins Boccalino d’Oro Award at 76th Locarno International Film Festival

A real actor is also measured by his award-winning screen performances in world cinema. That’s precisely how Filipino actor John Lloyd Cruz is gauged in his total involvement in every acting masterpiece he essays. The recent showing of John Lloyd’s thespic talent was written once more in the history of international film art when he was proclaimed Best Actor at …

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Digong pays last respects to ex-DILG usec Martin Dino, dad of actress Liza Dino-Seguerra

Today, Saturday, August 12, 2023 is the last day of viewing on the remains of former undersecretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Martin Dino, also known as the father of actress Liza Dino-Seguerra, ex-chair of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). As such, the elder Dino’s kith and kin rush to Loyola Memorial …

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CCP Vice-President, Artistic Director shares theater wisdom with students in Quezon Province

In his hectic schedules as arts manager in the premier state arts and culture agency, he once more unleashes selflessness as a virtue among artists by breathing in dramaturgy in the four walls of academe. Dennis Marasigan, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Vice-President and Artistic Director is slated to share his theater acquired and self-formulated theories and practices with …

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Rez Cortez hopes to unite the two actors’ groups, AKTOR and Actors Guild

As a film and television industry leader, Rez Cortez is optimistic the two organizations of actors, the Katipunan ng mga Artista ng Pelikulang Pilipino at Telebisyon (KAPPT) or Actors Guild of the Philippines groups and AKTOR or League of Filipino Actors. In the wake of the prep-up of the Film Commission of the Philippines of which Rez is an active …

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Transgender comic Shoogar Bet veers away from the Vice Ganda mold

Gusto ko pong magkaroon ng sariling tatak (I want to have my own identity/trademark),” exclaimed standup comic Shoogar Bet. Shoogar Bet who? Not the Sugar Beet candy, definitely. But Shoogar Bet who became famous as one of Luis Manzano’s mainstay comedienne in ABS-CBN’s COVID-19 pandemic game show, “Minute to Win It.” “Mahal na mahal ko po si Kuya Lucky Manzano at mahal na …

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