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Marra PL. Lanot
Marra PL. Lanot
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Shamaine Buencamino: Acting as therapy
by Marra PL. Lanot - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Back in the ‘80s at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), where she was playing to an audience bigger than school attendees, Shamaine Centenera already had it in her.
Finding poetry in New Delhi
by Marra PL. Lanot - June 1, 2014 - 12:00am
Long, long ago, in a not too faraway land, lived a prince who, when his wife died after giving birth to their 14th child, had a mausoleum built in her memory as a symbol of his undying love.
All Soul
by Marra PL. Lanot - September 29, 2013 - 12:00am
Sonata is a love story. It’s not, however, in the fashion of trite romances or histrionic telenovelas. No ear-splitting curses and slapping or irrational fits of jealousy disturb the senses. It’s a different...
A serious theme with a light treatment
by Marra PL. Lanot - September 23, 2013 - 12:00am
Ang Huling Cha-cha ni Anita, written and directed by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo, is too good a film to miss.
Grace & the Poe factor
by Marra PL. Lanot - April 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Senatorial bet Grace Poe Llamanzares rose in survey polls from No. 14 to No. 4 to 10 when she dropped the name Llamanzares.
The kind of movie moguls dare not touch
by Marra PL. Lanot - August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Ang mga Kidnaper ni Ronnie Lazaro, written and directed by Sigfried Barros-Sanchez, may be the kind of film movie moguls dare not touch.
Life between heaven and hell
by Marra PL. Lanot - August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Ten years after Mt. Pinatubo exploded, a quarry worker, Paul (Coco Martin), discovers a coffin blanketed with lahar, wipes off the dust on the glass and sees the face of a little girl.
A life full of color & drama
by Marra PL. Lanot - July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Once upon a time, a young couple fell deeply in love with each other and went on to get married against their parents’ wishes.
The Legends & the Classics: Sheer courage and bravado
by Marra PL. Lanot - March 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Mixing art forms is a personal favorite blend of mine.
Budoy: A deviant telenovela
by Marra PL. Lanot - March 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Budoy, a teleserye that ended recently, contains the elements of a typical telenovela.
Cecile Licad's Sunday at the Park
by Marra PL. Lanot - May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Above the din coming from cafés, from screams of children chasing each other, from chattering passers-by, from jingles and rock tunes blaring in fast-food chains, Cecile Licad rose.
Marian in very good company
by Marra PL. Lanot - December 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Hers is a face that’s angelic and yet may turn she-devilish when piqued.
Something for everyone
by Marra PL. Lanot - October 13, 2006 - 12:00am
First, it was food delivery to your home. Next, it was TV shopping, where you can dial a number and have the goods brought to your doorstep. No need to go out, especially in the heat or in the rain. Everything is...
Host With More
by Marra PL. Lanot - July 30, 2006 - 12:00am
When the much-awaited Philippine Idol goes on the air tonight, it’s not only the contestants who will be scrutinized and judged by the viewers. Host Ryan Agoncillo will be up for scrutiny too, and comparisons...
The difference is Ryan Cayabyab
by Marra PL. Lanot - June 11, 2006 - 12:00am
(Conclusion) While on his first year of teaching at the UP College of Music, Ryan met Emelina "Emmy" Punsalan. She was a graduating student, and he was her teacher in one subject. Fireworks didn’t...
The difference is Ryan Cayabyab
by Marra PL. Lanot - June 11, 2006 - 12:00am
(Conclusion) While on his first year of teaching at the UP College of Music, Ryan met Emelina "Emmy" Punsalan. She was a graduating student, and he was her teacher in one subject. Fireworks didn’t...
The difference is Ryan Cayabyab
by Marra PL. Lanot - June 10, 2006 - 12:00am
(First of two parts) Never, perhaps, has a person with so stiff a body as Taylor Hicks, the new American Idol, captivated a world of television and music maniacs. His dancing is contagious, his range sets you...
Their American Idol picks. Who’s yours?
by Marra PL. Lanot - April 30, 2006 - 12:00am
We might not go for McDonald’s for fear of supersizing ourselves. We might try to avoid Starbucks so as not to inhale all that cigarette smoke in what’s a virtual lung center. We might still want to...
Ali Sotto speaks
by Marra PL. Lanot - January 8, 2006 - 12:00am
Ali Sotto may be most remembered for her satirical impersonation of Imelda Romualdez Marcos. At least, to a whole generation who suffered and toppled 20 years of dictatorship. Ali’s keen observation, sense of...
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