‘In my life,’ ‘Kinatay,’ ‘Dukot’ lead 7th Golden Screen Awards nomination
(The Freeman) - March 16, 2015 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines - The Entertainment Press Society or ENPRESS, Inc. recently bared the nominees to the 7th Golden Screen Awards.

Topping the list of nominees for cinematic excellence for the movies released in 2009 are Star Cinema’s “In My Life,” Swift Productions’ “Kinatay” and “Dukot” from DDP Events and Entertainment Productions and ATD Entertainment, which all garnered a total of 11 nominations each.

Vying for the Best Motion Picture (Drama) award are six movies – “Dukot,” “Engkwentro,” “In My Life,” “Kinatay,” “Lola” and “Sagrada Familia.”

Battling it out for the Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) category are Philippine entry to the Oscar’s “Ded Na Si Lolo,” Cinemalaya 2009 best picture awardee “Last Supper No. 3,” the Eugene Domingo launching starrer “Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme” and “You Changed My Life” from Star Cinema, starring the box-office tandem of Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz.

The Best Director plum is being contested by Pepe Diokno (Engkwentro), Cathy Garcia Molina (You Changed My Life), Joel Lamangan (Dukot), Olivia Lamasan (In My Life), Brillante Mendoza (Kinatay and Lola) and Soxie Topacio (Ded na Si Lolo).

The contenders for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama) are a happy mix of seasoned actresses and a newcomer. They are Bea Alonzo (And I Love You So), Iza Calzado (Dukot), Rustica Carpio (Lola), Sharon Cuneta (Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love), Anita Linda (Lola), Lovi Poe (Sagrada Familia), Vilma Santos (In My Life) and Snooky Serna (Sagrada Familia).

For Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) the nominees are Gina Alajar (Ded Na Si Lolo), Eugene Domingo (Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme), Sarah Geronimo (You Changed My Life), and Elizabeth Oropesa (Ded Na Si Lolo).

The award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama) is being contested by John Lloyd Cruz (In My Life), Allen Dizon (Dukot), Emilio Garcia (Sagrada Familia), Coco Martin (Kinatay), Sam Milby (And I Love You So), Felix Roco (Engkwentro), Alfred Vargas (Colorum), and Lou Veloso (Colorum) while the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) is a contest among John Lloyd Cruz (You Changed My Life), Joey Paras (Last Supper No. 3), and Roderick Paulate (Ded Na Si Lolo).

In the Breakthrough Performance (Female) category, none of those screened garnered sufficient rating to make the grade, hence the Golden Screen Awards decided not to name any finalist in the said category. Meanwhile getting the nod in Breakthrough Performance by an Actor category are Zyrus Desamparado (Engkwentro), Daniel Medrana (Engkwentro), Romelito Mallari (Dinig Sana Kita) and Chase Vega (Agaton and Mindy). (To be continued.)

BEST BEST PERFORMANCE DED NA SI LOLO DUKOT ENGKWENTRO IN MY LIFE LEADING ROLE LIFE SAGRADA FAMILIA YOU CHANGED MY LIFE
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