What Rocco did for love
by Ricky Lo - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
In TBA Studios’ Write About Love, an official 2019 MMFF entry, Rocco Nacino plays a character that somehow touches on the wounds inflicted on his heart by a traumatic experience.
Let the (SEA) Games begin!
by Ricky Lo - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Time for the Philippines to shine, never mind the dark cloud being whipped up by people who can’t wait to dampen the spirit of the sports-loving populace who may be cheering (but voices are so far not audible)...
The Un-Showbiz Couple
by Ricky Lo - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Steadies for six years and married for 15 years, Tonton Gutierrez and Glydel Mercadoare so unlike their colleagues. They may be, well, ‘public figures’ but they are able to preserve their private li...
Lovi Dovey
by Ricky Lo - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Lovi Poe bares a bit more of herself in a light yet revealing Conversation (with Joem Bascon in Regal Entertainment, Inc.’s The Annulment, her first post-LA starrer opening nationwide on Wednesday, Nov. 1...
Good morning, Aga!
by Ricky Lo - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
t’s always a “Good morning” that kicks off Aga Muhlach’s days.
He’s back, indeed... and how!
by Ricky Lo - October 27, 2019 - 12:00am
I’ll be back!
The prime of Gabby Concepcion
by Ricky Lo - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
First thing first: Gabby Concepcion confirmed that his much-touted, long-overdue reteam-up with ex-wife Sharon Cuneta will finally be pushed through.
Lin-Manuel Miranda & his Phl connection
by Ricky Lo - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The question must have been popped on him a few times so Lin-Manuel Miranda reacted with amusement when The STAR asked him, “Is there something Filipino in you?” That is, his surname being very Fili...
Mike & Joe on growing up on Dad’s music
by Ricky Lo - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Mike and Joe are like their famous dad, Jose Mari Chan, and yet they are not — musically spMike and Joe are like their famous dad, Jose Mari Chan, and yet they are not — musically speaking that is.eaking...
Bridges not too far
by Ricky Lo - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Until somebody (xenophobic?) ordered the billboards and signage with Chinese characters torn down, Chinatown (Binondo) was a quaint city by itself with the Lorenzo Ruiz Church at the center of it.
One more Kim coming up!
by Ricky Lo - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
There seems to be more Kims in local showbiz than in Korea. Or haven’t you noticed?
The real McCoy
by Ricky Lo - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
During a guest appearance of the De Leon family in the Kapamilya show Magandang Buhay (hosted by Jolina Magdangal, Karla Estrada and Melai Cantiveros), the matriarch, Shiela de Jesus-de Leon, related that when she...
The brave new world of Moira dela Torre
by Ricky Lo - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
When Moira dela Torre, 25, mounts the stage of the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Friday, Sept. 13, the audience will see a new, “braver” artist who has just survived perhaps three of the toughest of her 25...
‘I follow Ate Vi’s example’
by Ricky Lo - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
When Quezon City (5th District) Rep. Alfred Vargas came home from two weeks of shoot in New York, his jetlag instantly disappeared as soon as he saw a huge banner with the words “WECOME HOME, DADDY. WE LOVE...
Honestly now, Derek!
by Ricky Lo - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Last Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, Derek Ramsay dropped by The STAR office accompanied by the pretty PR girls of Dunkin’ Donuts.
Lea Salonga is Perfect 10x10
by Ricky Lo - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
If her husband, Rob Chien, would show up onstage as a “surprise” guest during her Perfect Ten concert at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila (RWM) on Aug. 30 and 31, Lea Salonga...
The Next Big Thing
by Ricky Lo - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
By way of introduction, let’s listen to Marco Gumabao complete some sentences.
Why does Nadine keep on dancing?
by Ricky Lo - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Nadine Lustre has a good reason to be dancing. Her career (including movies without her perennial leading man, boyfriend James Reid) is going great, that’s why, Indak, the title of her new movie perfectly describes...
Donny: Yes, there’s life after DonKiss
by Ricky Lo - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Up to now, even with DonKiss gone (hopefully not forever but for the meantime?), the ardent fans of Donny Pangilinan and Kisses Delavin continue to shed tears, not quite above hurling darts here and there while lamenting...
Glory Be
by Ricky Lo - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The decisive question for the five finalists was the same.
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