Leah C. Salterio
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Breathe Again pairs Ariella Arida, Tony Labrusca for the first time
by Leah C. Salterio - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Beauty queen Ariella Arida, Miss Universe Philippines 2013, is set to surprise viewers when she goes sexy and daring with steamy scenes in her first starring role in the film, Breathe Again, directed by Raffy F...
Director Yam Laranas’ Rooftop doesn’t disappoint
by Leah C. Salterio - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Everyone needs a good scare once in a while.
Original members of Side A Band reunite live onstage after 3 decades
by Leah C. Salterio - May 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Forevermore, Side A Band’s popular ballad penned by prolific bassist Joey Benin, is 26 years old. That may be surprising to a lot of loyal fans of Side A. But then, the original group turns even older, 35,...
Viva launches Summer to the Max with more than two dozen new films
by Leah C. Salterio - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Now that films are back to the big screen and Viva started it with Yam Laranas’ horror thriller, Rooftop, the company recently unveiled an impressive line-up of films in Summer to the Max, all to be shown this...
Kylie Verzosa: My heart is getting better every day
by Leah C. Salterio - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
Beauty queen-turned-actress Kylie Verzosa is grieving. She was at a loss in answering a few questions when she recently faced the entertainment writers for the press conference of her film with Zanjoe Marudo, Ikaw...
Nanding Josef not going into retirement yet
by Leah C. Salterio - April 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Septuagenarian actors are either retired by this time and have stopped accepting acting offers or have been picky and understandably careful with choosing assignments. Not 73-year-old Nanding Josef.
Jamm Rea learns to be her own muse for new music
by Leah C. Salterio - April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Consistently getting an open-ended comment about how young, singer-songwriter Jamm Rea looked back then, was always upsetting, if not heartbreaking for somebody who grew up plump, like her.
Shamaine Buencamino learns to take care of her health
by Leah C. Salterio - April 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Former US First Lady Michelle Obama once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”
How McLisse’s ‘onscreen dynamics’ changed since reconciliation
by Leah C. Salterio - April 7, 2022 - 12:00am
“Elisse (Joson) is your next Bea Alonzo!”
Brillante Mendoza injects environmental issues to risque film
by Leah C. Salterio - April 4, 2022 - 12:00am
A huge, golden sea turtle that reminds viewers of Finding Nemo’s crush, swimming underwater alongside a team of divers, easily makes one think he is watching a Disney feature.
The Godfather turns 50 years old
by Leah C. Salterio - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Throughout the 94-year history of the Academy Awards, film aficionados have their respective choices of Best Picture through the years. Top of mind in Oscar Best Picture winners is Francis Ford Coppola’s mob...
Stars born just this pandemic
by Leah C. Salterio - March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Notwithstanding the repeated lockdowns in this two-year pandemic, stars emerged and made names for themselves in many digital films that were streamed online.
Marveling at a hidden gem that is Antique
by Leah C. Salterio - March 24, 2022 - 12:00am
“Antique is a hidden gem.”
Director Joel Lamangan is not a ‘terror’ on set
by Leah C. Salterio - March 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Notwithstanding the repeated lockdowns, direk Joel has consistently hurdled all the challenges brought about by the pandemic and delivered films that were streamed to worldwide audiences. Since 2020, he has wrapped...
How Xian, Julia and Marco handled direk Brillante’s ‘no-script’ style
by Leah C. Salterio - March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Xian Lim, Julia Barretto and Marco Gumabao were given a rare opportunity to work with direk Brillante. On the set of Bahay na Pula, they learned ‘best lessons,’ both professionally and in personal life...
After nearly a decade, Brillante Mendoza directs horror flick anew
by Leah C. Salterio - February 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Award-winning director Brillante Mendoza purposely kept the ending of his first, full-length horror vehicle, Bahay na Pula, from his lead stars. Even if the actors — Julia Barretto, Xian Lim and Marco Gumabao...
Morissette & Dave’s love story: From rooftop dates to secret wedding
by Leah C. Salterio - January 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Asia’s Phoenix Morissette Amon was a blushing and beautiful June bride.
Kylie and Paolo get to work with director Brillante Mendoza
by Leah C. Salterio - January 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Acting for award-winning director Brillante Mendoza has been a challenge to beauty queen-actress Kylie Verzosa and actor Paolo Gumabao, who both worked with him for the first time in the newest sexy drama, Sisid,...
Action thriller from start to finish
by Leah C. Salterio - December 28, 2021 - 12:00am
“If anything can go wrong, it will go wrong.” — Murphy’s Law.
Juliana Parizcova Segovia plays a man in new comedy flick
by Leah C. Salterio - December 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Even if he has been working in front of the cameras for more than three years now, It’s Showtime’s Miss Q&A grand winner Juliana Parizcova Segovia honestly still gets the jitters every time he does a...
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