Jerry Donato
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Tembong: A tale of design & identity
by Jerry Donato - July 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Dreams signify unconscious wishes and desires, says RD, my psychologist friend.
The truth about Tabon
by Jerry Donato - July 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Tabon, a 2019 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival entry, uncovers the truth buried by three competing versions of truth. Along the way, it also somehow questions the quality of truth one knows.
More music ‘feels’ from John Roa
by Jerry Donato - July 8, 2019 - 12:00am
“I ventured out (of the group) to (make) my own music.” That was Viva artist John Roa sharing with The STAR his journey as a solo artist. “I just went solo to discover things. And it wasn’t...
A weekend of good food and good music
by Jerry Donato - July 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Good food and good music make a very good weekend experience. Solaire’s Waterside is the venue for it. It is called Weekend Jam.
Melizza Jimenez: A triple-threat talent
by Jerry Donato - June 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The Star Magic talent is actually no stranger to the biz of entertainment. Melizza has had TV and movie appearances before.
A harvest of rich, strong films
by Jerry Donato - June 21, 2019 - 12:00am
‘I think (it is) one of the better years,’ says Manunuri Grace Javier Alfonso, ‘…there are some allegedly called mainstream that we really thought (were) very good.’
More quality time with Radyo na, TV pa!
by Jerry Donato - June 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Audience response and work efficiency are the main drivers why Dobol B sa News TV has completely taken over the GMA News TV morning slot and extended its broadcast until weekends.
Meet Gen Z drama princesses
by Jerry Donato - June 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Andrea Brillantes and Francine Diaz are Kapamilya network’s drama princesses.
A reflection on love through time
by Jerry Donato - June 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Time allows individuals to see the kind of actions they have made. It has a healing or a learning effect on them. Past, Present, Perfect? somehow explores all this. It also sees how its dramatis personae, especially...
Interseksiyon celebrates Pinoy cinema, literature & language
by Jerry Donato - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Retrospective and reflective are the words that describe Interseksiyon.
Another look at the ‘cross’
by Jerry Donato - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Every human being carries a symbolic cross. It represents life’s struggles and sufferings.
Raymond revisits '80s music & memories
by Jerry Donato - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Raymond Lauchengco is, first and foremost, a singer.
The queens give back
by Jerry Donato - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Beauty is something to behold. But it also serves an inspiration for a good cause. Pia Wurtzbach, 2015 Miss Universe, along with Catriona Gray, 2018 Miss Universe, will showcase both in a benefit gala, The Universe...
Edward gets biggest TV break
by Jerry Donato - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Edward Barber, as Iking, is the other half of the bat brothers in the Kapamilya Sunday night fantaserye, Hiwaga ng Kambat.
Super Tekla tackles dual roles in movie debut
by Jerry Donato - May 2, 2019 - 12:00am
“Honestly, I’m pressured because I feel that a big responsibility has been placed on my shoulders.”
Miles out of her comfort zone
by Jerry Donato - April 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Miles Ocampo goes out of her comfort zone in Maledicto, the first venture of Fox Networks Group Philippines in producing local content.
Romcom of interplanetary proportions
by Jerry Donato - April 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Viewers won’t see a Greek muse (from “above”) who can roller skate nor a lass (from a fairy-tale land) who can talk to animals in the Victor Villanueva series, Jhon en Martian.
Tom Rodriguez as a man of the cloth
by Jerry Donato - April 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Tom Rodriguez always fits the bill of such roles as a man in love and a man in uniform. In Maledicto, Tom dares to portray a man of the cloth named Xavi who is bound to debunk or discover the unknown.
The roles Judy Ann Santos plays on-and off-screen
by Jerry Donato - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo is a happy wife and mom. She doesn’t only look it, she sounds like one. This is the persona that select members of media met in the event titled Tech-a-Tete that announced Judy Ann...
A realistic crime drama
by Jerry Donato - March 24, 2019 - 12:00am
On his character, James says, ‘I didn’t have to look at other shows and other movies and other stories to prepare myself because I just couldn’t stop reading on. The script was really very mov...
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