Bembol Roco - updates

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'Smaller and Smaller Circles': Circling back, looking closer

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM

'Can’t we see the almost similar plot and subplots reverberating in our time?'

'Kamandag ng Droga' review: Too dirty, too turdy

Dec 10, 2017 - 11:37 AM

'Kamandag ng Droga' is a grand showcase of lazy filmmaking

‘Smaller and Smaller Circles’ review: Deserves to be seen

Dec 09, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'Smaller and Smaller Circles' is an elegant and polished film from start to finish

Smaller and Smaller Circles: The reflection of the times

Dec 04, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Sid Lucero, Bembol Roco, and Nonie Buencamino lead the cast of Raya Martin's movie, based on the book by F.H. Batacan

[WATCH] 'What's in my bag?' with Bembol Roco

Aug 21, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Bembol Roco is bringing the fanny pack back

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Cast of ‘Pauwi Na’

Aug 17, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Bembol Roco and Cherry Pie Picache tell us all about starring in the funny family saga

‘Pauwi Na’ star Bembol Roco on why you should watch the quirky road movie

Aug 05, 2017 - 3:13 PM

In the film Roco plays a father who along with his family makes a long journey from Manila to the province in a pedicab

Photo by Martin San Diego/ Rappler

Filipino filmmaker wins top prize at Shanghai Int'l Festival

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:03 AM

UPDATED Filmmaker Paolo Villaluna’s feature film Pauwi Na starring Bembol Roco and Cherry Pie Picache wins the top prize at the Shangahi International Film Festival 2017

WATCH: Meryll Soriano, Jerald Napoles star in 'Pauwi Na' trailer

Jul 13, 2016 - 6:41 PM

Director Paolo Villaluna releases his first movie in 7 years and it stars Meryll Soriano Jerald Napoles Cherry Pie Picache Bembol Roco and more

Behn Cervantes, 74

Aug 15, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Actor director a leading light on stage and screen and in the theater of street protests

ACTIVIST. Behn Cervantes joined the Martial Law anniversary rally in 2012. Photo from @natoreyes

Brocka's 'Maynila': A film that lives

Jul 27, 2013 - 9:43 AM

Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag still thrives in its critical acclaim almost 40 years after its release

FRANTIC. Bembol Roco in this iconic closing frame. Photo from The Urian Anthology 1970-1979

The passion of Pramoedya

Jul 02, 2013 - 5:17 PM

A vigorous heartbreaking drama on the Indonesian author

VIVID DRAMA. An energetic cast revs up this heartbreaker about Indonesia's great writer. Photo courtesy of CCP

MMFF review: 'The Strangers'

Dec 29, 2012 - 5:37 PM

The small horror film in the Christmas season is not bad at all

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Fashion at the MMFF red carpet

Dec 29, 2012 - 4:51 PM

Photos from the Rappler coverage of the last big movie extravaganza of the year

'SOSY' STYLE. 'Sosy Problems' actress Rhian Ramos in a Mark Bumgarner creation. All photos by Andrew Robles

MMFF review: 'El Presidente'

Dec 29, 2012 - 4:00 PM

A grand film that sadly falls short of expectations

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MMFF review: 'Sosy Problems'

Dec 29, 2012 - 9:52 AM

The film surprises with a good story and equally good acting

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MMFF review: 'Si Agimat, Si Enteng, at Si Ako'

Dec 27, 2012 - 9:50 AM

Commercials in a film? Yes in this movie

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MMFF review: 'The Invasion: Shake, Rattle & Roll IV'

Dec 27, 2012 - 8:45 AM

A trilogy of scary films — some more than others

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MMFF review: 'Thy Womb'

Dec 26, 2012 - 7:16 AM

A film on culture with beautiful scenery and outstanding actors Is it for you?

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MMFF review: 'One More Try' -- Try harder

Dec 26, 2012 - 7:01 AM

What is true love worth? This film aims to answer the question

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MMFF review: 'Sisterakas'

Dec 26, 2012 - 6:43 AM

Is this your kind of comedy? Read the review to find out

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To watch or not to watch: The 38th Metro Manila Film Festival

Dec 24, 2012 - 11:02 AM

Here are suggestions on which films deserve your money s worth

CHRISTMAS SEASON, PINOY FILMS. It's that time of the year, and we give our suggestions on which you should see no matter what — and which might be better seen on DVD. Image from the official MMFF Facebook page

Thy Womb: Brillante Mendoza’s finest

Dec 15, 2012 - 5:16 PM

The award winning film is also part of this year s Metro Manila Film Festival

STRENGTH OF A WOMAN. Brillante Mendoza's 'Thy Womb' reveals the beauty of Tawi-Tawi, the life of the Badjaos and the capacity of a woman to love. All images courtesy of Centerstage Productions Inc

Brillante Mendoza: Reality in film

Jul 23, 2012 - 8:41 AM

The internationally acclaimed filmmaker tackles reality head on

DIREK BRILLANTE MENDOZA. Photography by Cholo dela Vega. Grooming by Georginna Desuasido.

Nora Aunor, Brillante Mendoza wrap up Tawi-Tawi shoot

Apr 29, 2012 - 7:08 PM

The country s superstar stayed close to 2 weeks in Tawi Tawi to shoot her indie film

DOWN SOUTH. Superstar Nora Aunor poses with Tawi-Tawi Vice-Governor Ruby Sahali before the shooting of indie flim "Thy Womb" directed by Brillante Mendoza. (Photo courtesy of Vice-Gov Ruby Sahali)