Leah C. Salterio
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Paulo Avelino and Kylie Verzosa are paired in new OFW-themed film
by Leah C. Salterio - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Paulo Avelino and Kylie Verzosa were previously in the cast of the romantic drama, “Kasal” (2018), directed by Ruel Bayani, although they didn’t have scenes together.
Bigger Metro Manila Film Festival for its 50th year
by Leah C. Salterio - April 8, 2024 - 12:00am
The annual summer Metro Manila Film Festival will be canceled this year to give way to a bigger, grander and much-awaited 50th anniversary of the MMFF this December.
Enzo Pineda’s five-year-old film to be finally shown this April
by Leah C. Salterio - April 7, 2024 - 12:00am
“Game, La Union” or “GLU” is a barkada film that actor Enzo Pineda and his male co-stars shot back in 2019, before the pandemic. He cannot be any happier that on April 24, “GLU”...
Former ‘Voice Kids’ contender Giuliana Chiong represents Philippines in talent show in China
by Leah C. Salterio - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Not every 13-year-old who aspires to make it in the music scene gets the desire of her heart.
‘Buruguduystunstugudunstuy’ promises wild ride through Parokya ni Edgar’s musical universe
by Leah C. Salterio - March 31, 2024 - 12:00am
Parokya ni Edgar’s second album, Buruguduystunstugudunstuy, released in 1997, was adopted as the title of a major musical carrying the band’s songs. This April, Full House Theater Company will stage the...
NY-based filmmaker Isabel Sandoval to meg another film in Philippines
by Leah C. Salterio - March 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Even before, Filipino screenwriter actor and director Isabel Sandoval, previously known as Vincent Sandoval, was geared for great recognition, especially after she moved to the US in 2005.
‘Layas’ culled from true-to-life stories
by Leah C. Salterio - March 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Two years ago, still with the dreaded COVID reeling around, director Jose “JR” Olinares (“Buy Bust Queen” and “Badge of Honor”) bravely started an inspirational film project based...
Andi Eigenmann on late mom Jaclyn Jose: ‘Her life itself was her greatest obra maestra’
by Leah C. Salterio - March 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Bringing home the much-coveted acting trophy from the Cannes International Film Festival in 2016 was a major career highlight in the life of the late multi-awarded actress Jaclyn Jose (Mary Jane Guck in real li...
Kat Agarrado realizes her purpose as an artist
by Leah C. Salterio - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
SinosiKat singing group, led by its frontwoman Kat Agarrado, honestly considered to leave the music scene for good. She was simply contented to concentrate on her kid and her family.
‘I Am Not Big Bird’ can open more opportunities for Enrique Gil as producer
by Leah C. Salterio - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Matinee idol Enrique Gil gets to resurrect his acting career bravely without any screen partner this time. After nearly four years of absence in the acting arena, the actor topbills the sex-comedy, “I Am Not...
‘Rama Hari’ returns onstage for two weekends this month
by Leah C. Salterio - February 22, 2024 - 12:00am
An ancient epic and five National Artists.
In a prominent family, Tikoy Aguiluz made a name for himself in the world of cinema
by Leah C. Salterio - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
The year was 1985 when multi-awarded director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer Amable “Tikoy” Aguiluz VI, made his directorial debut in the acclaimed film, “Boatman,” starring Ronnie...
Bong Revilla Jr. reprises popular role in comedy series
by Leah C. Salterio - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Not that Sen. Bong Revilla Jr. is worried, but the 57-year-old actor-politician is strongly aware that television is also competing with digital, that’s why he knows he needs to be up on his toes constantly...
‘Rekta sa Kalye’ pushes through with 30 performers
by Leah C. Salterio - February 6, 2024 - 12:00am
The Black Summer Festival in cooperation with “Rekta sa Kalye” was conceptualized quite in a haste last year. Originally, it was supposed to be mounted in November 2023.
Max Eigenmann scores intenational role in film shot in the UK
by Leah C. Salterio - January 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Since actress Max Eigenmann wrapped up the suspense-thriller, Raging Grace, in October 2021, still at the height of pandemic, she has watched the mystery-suspense eight times, the last being only last week
Yassi Pressman leads local cast in Korean-Filipino action thriller
by Leah C. Salterio - January 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Seven Filipino actors who tried their luck auditioning for a forthcoming Korean-Filipino production, eventually got the chance to be in the cast of the action-drama thriller, The Guardian, to be in the shown internationally...
Geraldine Jennings takes on singing and acting
by Leah C. Salterio - January 8, 2024 - 12:00am
When someone is primed for the big time, talent will always out.
GomBurZa ignites renewed interest about freedom
by Leah C. Salterio - January 1, 2024 - 12:00am
After GomBurZa romped off with seven awards in the 49th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), including second Best Picture honors, Best Director for Pepe Diokno and Best Actor for Cedrick Juan, genuine interest spread...
GomBurZa: A tale of heroism for the new generation
by Leah C. Salterio - December 26, 2023 - 12:00am
After watching GomBurZa, the very little that audiences, the stars and production crew knew from their textbook GomBurZa, was undoubtedly changed by the two-hour narrative that director Pepe Diokno and his team painstakingly...
JC Santos not quitting showbiz
by Leah C. Salterio - December 13, 2023 - 12:00am
Working with Piolo Pascual for the first time in director Derick Cabrido’s horror thriller, Mallari, is undoubtedly an honor and a thrill for actor JC Santos.
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