AIZA SEGUERRA : GANID SA PERA?


BOY VILLASANTA WRITES: HINDI naman talaga mismong si Aiza Seguerra ang direktang kausap ng feministang manunulat na si Sol F. Juvida para sa isang natatanging pagtatanghal bilang pabenepisyo sa kapakanan ng kanilang bayang Calauag, Quezon kundi ang road manager ng singer at aktres.

Gayunman, nagdulot pa rin ito ng aberya sa maayos sanang daloy ng mga proyekto para sa kanilang lugar na sinilangan.

Kasi nga’y text nang text at tawag nang tawag si Sol sa road manager ni Aiza pero isang linggo na, ni ha, ni ho ay walang natanggap si Juvida na tugon mula rito samantalang simple lang naman ang pagsagot kung anong oras at saan ang puwedeng pulong kahit wala si Seguerra. Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

PILAR PILAPIL “SAVES” FILBRIT DIRECTOR!


BOY VILLASANTA WRITES :  KUNG natuloy ang miting ng kontrobersyal na direktor na si Jowee Morel sa beterana at maalingasngas ding aktres na si Pilar Pilapil kasabay ng pulong ng huli sa babaing taga-Nestle Philippines na sumusporta sa Pilar V. Pilapil Foundation, disin sana’y kasama rin ang filmmaker sa kidnapping at pagtortyur sa beauty queen.

Nakatakda kasi ang usapan nina Jowee, isang British-Pinoy na direktor at Pilar bago ang negosasyon ng aktres sa taga-Nestle na si Roselle Rosalem. Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

NOW SHOWING : “SEKSING MASAHISTA”


BOY VILLASANTA WRITES : What is most interesting, if intriguing about the coming film of Mocha Uson  is that she  topbills the role of a wife opposite  a relatively unknown, well-built young  hunk  in his early 20s Zyruz Imperial as her leading man in a cuckolded role of a faithful husband.  Mocha plays a masseuse. Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

CINEMALAYA PUTS PLAGIARISM RAP AGAINST PORTES TO REST


MANILA, Philippines – The Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival Executive Committee has issued its official statement on the plagiarism accusation hurled against Gil Portes by fellow filmmaker Bong Ramos.

Portes, the prizewinning director of “Two Funerals,” which was shown at the recently concluded 6th Cinemalaya, attended a special meeting of the Executive Committee Wednesday afternoon Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

FILIPINOS IN HOLLYWOOD , SEE HOW THEY SHINE!


MANILA, Philippines – Filipino film artists making it in Hollywood isn’t a new conquest among us when the so-called Second Father of Philippine Movies, Vicente Salumbides, worked as extra at the Famous Players Lasky Studio after the First World War while studying writing, acting and directing. Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

VILMA SANTOS THROWS A STAR-STUDDED VICTORY PARTY IN BATANGAS!


BATANGAS CITY—As what actor Christopher de Leon expressed on Tuesday afternoon, “this is a powerhouse cast.”

He was referring, of course, to the luminaries present during the victory and thanksgiving celebrations thrown by re-elected Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos at the front ramp of the provincial capital hall in this city.

True enough, if there was a giant movie to be shot in Santos’s bailiwick, this could be the biggest, star-studded show this side of the earth.

Consider these scenes.

A perennial screen love pair is reborn, this time, in the glittery if not intriguing world of Batangas politics—Santos, the governor, and De Leon, one of the newly elected board members of the province. Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

PALITO’S UNBORN CHILD


MANILA, Philippines – Cecille Cinco, 33, was nursing her sick eldest daughter, 6-year-old Rachelle, at their shanty in Pook Maligaya in Fairview when she heard the sad news—Palito is dead!

She dropped the blanket she was going to use to wrap her feverish child. Cecille gazed at the window and sighed.

Afterwards, she went to the kitchen, and there, she cried in silence.

She clasped her tummy, a life breathing inside for 6 months now, a palpable birthright in memory of the father, Palito.

Clockwise (Rhian, 2; Rachelle, 6; Cecille Cinco, Palito’s last girl and Rey-Ann, 5)

Magpatuloy sa pagbasa

ALFRED VARGAS PLAYS ANDRES BONIFACIO IN MARIO O’HARA FILM


Now it can be told.

Alfred Vargas was officially chosen by the Cinemalaya Foundation and the Cultural Center of the Philippines in concurrence with director Mario O’Hara to play the role of Andres Bonifacio in the upcoming major production of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival’s Open Category’s Ang Paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio.

Vargas was first choice of O’Hara to tackle one of the most significant and colorful historical figures in Philippine history. “Bagay na bagay kasi kay Alfred ang role na Andres Bonifacio dahil sa kanyang physical attributes at sa kanyang intelligence,” O’Hara said. Magpatuloy sa pagbasa