Pablo A. Tariman
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Concert potpourri ala-Annabelle
by Pablo A. Tariman - July 10, 2019 - 12:00am
In her mid-60s, Annabelle Rama has remained radiant and yes, quite beauteous as one got to be introduced to her in this concert production called Best Night Ever.
The good life
by Pablo A. Tariman - June 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Covering product launching of fastidiously designed, if, high-end smartphones was like entering the set of Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.
Finally, a beautiful horror film
by Pablo A. Tariman - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
In the wake of the showing of a highly ambitious film that confused instead of horrify, Derick Cabrido’s Clarita is like a whiff of fresh air in the horror genre.
The prime of Ricky D.
by Pablo A. Tariman - June 15, 2019 - 12:00am
There is an air of death and despair as one hears what sounds like a funeral sonata in the presscon of Derick Cabrido’s exorcism film, Clarita.
One love too many
by Pablo A. Tariman - June 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Easy Ferrer’s Finding You is yet another curious look into the unpredictable world of the millennials.
A nostalgic journey into a bygone era
by Pablo A. Tariman - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am
More than a historical drama, Matthew Rosen’s Quezon’s Game is also a nostalgic journey into a bygone era.
Pavarotti’s life now a full-length film
by Pablo A. Tariman - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Legendary icons of classical music are now fast being recalled in film documentaries.
Hava Nagila: The song that gave birth to Quezon’s Game
by Pablo A. Tariman - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Largely ignored in history books, it turned out President Manuel L. Quezon had a hand in saving more than 1,200 Jews facing imminent death from the Nazis from 1937 to 1941.
Beautiful story & fine acting
by Pablo A. Tariman - May 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Just when you thought you have had enough of predictable stories with two lead characters carrying the weight of box office acceptance, here comes another film shot abroad (Saga, Japan) and still emerging a runaway...
Millennial heartbreak
by Pablo A. Tariman - May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Heavy downpour rendered some parking areas of the UP Film Center partly flooded and it could have been evocative of the valley of tears director Nestor Abrojena tried to wrench from his audience in his latest output,...
A battered wife’s tale
by Pablo A. Tariman - April 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Many things work in favor of Ronald Carballo’s Jesusa, an entry in the recent edition of the Sinag Maynila Film Festival.
Once upon a stormy night
by Pablo A. Tariman - April 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The age of insightful romance (Ulan, Alone/Together) has invaded Philippine cinema and it isn’t the least surprising that women directors are behind them.
The making of a blockbuster horror film
by Pablo A. Tariman - April 4, 2019 - 12:00am
And so it came to be that Mikhail Red’s Eerie earned P40M in its first four days of screening.
Death in the morning
by Pablo A. Tariman - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Less than eight months after Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili was felled by assassin’s bullet last July 2, 2018, a film about his life and times was in the can.
Manila through Mikhail Red’s eyes darkly
by Pablo A. Tariman - March 28, 2019 - 12:00am
One’s interest in Mikhail Red’s Neomanila stems from a curiosity on how a millennial filmmaker can portray the city’s dark side.
Celebrities in franchise business
by Pablo A. Tariman - March 20, 2019 - 12:00am
What do Enchong Dee, Jericho Rosales, Joel Torre and Marvin Agustin have in common?
Beautiful, ethereal rain
by Pablo A. Tariman - March 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Irene Villamor’s Rain opened on a week Metro Manila is thriving on water rationing.
Mikhail Red on Charo Santos-Concio & Bea Alonzo: Intimidating... at first!
by Pablo A. Tariman - March 9, 2019 - 12:00am
After the discussions and analysis of characters, direk Mikhail Red felt he had no reasons to worry.
M. Butterfly triumphs in Iloilo
by Pablo A. Tariman - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Friday to Sunday last week, Iloilo City’s seasoned theater buffs and hundreds of millennial converts saw two Song Lilings in David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly at Cinema 6 of SM Iloilo.
Quiet but riveting love story
by Pablo A. Tariman - February 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Antoinette Jadaone’s latest romantic outing is a quiet rendering of love blooming in the campus and gradually tested for what it is worth after graduation.
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