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Who is the Filipino? Going global and going genre with Philippine cinema

Nov 19, 2019 - 8:38 PM

In part 2 of our conversation with Mikhail Red, we ask how Philippine cinema will stay local while adapting to this age of streaming and Marvel

Photo courtesy of Netflix

Inside the Industry: Directing with Mikhail Red

Nov 17, 2019 - 1:16 PM

In Part 1 of our two-parter interview, Hustle talks to Mikhail Red about growing up in a family of filmmakers, video games, and how "filmmaking is suffering"

Rappler's 2019 Board of Directors

Nov 05, 2019 - 9:49 AM

Lawyer and former Ateneo School of Government Dean Tony La Viña joins Rappler Inc's 2019 Board of Directors

Erik Matti among directors for HBO Asia special series on food

Oct 08, 2019 - 12:22 PM

The director is one of 8 directors in 'Food Lore'

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Director Martin Scorsese slams Marvel films: 'That's not cinema'

Oct 05, 2019 - 3:18 PM

'I don't see them. I tried, you know? But that's not cinema,' the Oscar-winning 'Irishman' director says about the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies

Veteran director Mel Chionglo dies

Sep 21, 2019 - 1:56 PM

The director is remembered for films including 'Midnight Dancers' and 'Iadya Mo Kami'

MEL CHIONGLO. The veteran filmmaker, seen here at the Cinemalaya Awards Night in 2018, has died. File photo by Rob Reyes

New film shows painful legacy of China's one-child policy

Jun 29, 2019 - 3:55 PM

'So Long, My Son' is directed by Wang Xiaoshuai and tackles the 'ocean of pain and heartbreak' China's one-child policy causes a family

Kids can watch movies for free at SM Cinemas

Jun 27, 2019 - 4:46 PM

Until December 2019, kids 4 feet or below can watch certain movies at SM Cinemas nationwide for free!

Mikhail Red signed by US management and production company

Jun 25, 2019 - 4:23 PM

The Filipino director is signed under 3 Arts Entertainment, a US talent management company

Eddie Garcia's passing a reminder on the need for safety protocols – DGPI

Jun 21, 2019 - 2:31 PM

'The DGPI believes that his tragic passing is a sad and urgent reminder to the film and television industries that safety protocols at work and on the set are of paramount importance'

Rappler board members plead not guilty to anti-dummy charges

Apr 10, 2019 - 12:02 PM

CEO Maria Ressa will be arraigned separately, scheduled for May 2

ANTI-DUMMY CHARGE. Members of the 2016 Rappler board plead not guilty to anti-dummy charges pending before the Pasig Regional Trial Court. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

LOOK: How much has Rappler been asked to pay for bail and bonds?

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:29 PM

Does she expect more charges? Maria Ressa says: ’Our government has tremendous resources, so I can’t tell you how many that will be.’

Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Rappler on latest case: Pattern of harassment has not stopped

Mar 29, 2019 - 9:56 AM

This pattern of harassment, which started in January 2018 when the SEC issued an order revoking Rappler's license, casts a wider net to target other members of the board

Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Maria Ressa, Rappler board members charged again over anti-dummy law

Mar 27, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Rappler managing editor Glenda Gloria and 5 other members of the 2016 board post bail ahead of warrants before the Pasig Regional Trial Court

ANTI-DUMMY CHARGE. Rappler managing editor Glenda Gloria posts bail at the Pasig RTC over charges of violation of the anti-dummy law. Rappler photo

Alfonso Cuaron on path to Oscar victory after Directors Guild win

Feb 03, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Cuaron wins the top prize from the Directors Guild of America

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 02: 2018 DGA Feature Film Award winner for 'Roma' Alfonso Cuaron poses in the press room during the 71st Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 02, 2019 in Hollywood, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intel base

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:53 PM

The attack on January 21 in central Wardak province targeted an intelligence training facility, officials have said, meaning information remains difficult to independently verify

DEADLY ATTACK. An Afghan military vehicle is seen near the attack site after a car bomb detonated on a military base in Maidan Sharar in Wardak province on January 21, 2019. Photo by STR / AFP)

Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron among Directors Guild nominees

Jan 09, 2019 - 12:16 PM

"These directors demonstrated an exceptional command of the medium, creating excellence for the screen," the Directors Guild Awards president said

'Last Tango In Paris' director Bernardo Bertolucci dies

Nov 27, 2018 - 8:53 AM

Bertolucci is also known for directing the Oscar winning film 'The Last Emperor'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 15, 2016 Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci attends the 11th Rome Film Festival. - Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose films include 'Last Tango In Paris' and 'The Last Emperor', has died in Rome aged 77, Italian media said on November 26, 2018. Bertolucci, considered one of the giants of Italian and world cinema, won an honorary Palme d'Or for his life's work at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by TIZIANA FABI / AFP)

Back stage, Paris Opera keeps venerable crafts alive

Nov 25, 2018 - 6:00 AM

An academy at the Paris Opera, founded in 2015, makes sure the talents of 100 different trades needed behind the scenes lives on

Violonist of the Paris Orchestra's opera and tutor Thibaut Vieux (L) poses with his pupil violonist Marin Lamacque on November 6, 2018 at the Opera Bastille in Paris. Numerous artistic crafts are transmitted at The Paris' Opera Garnier academy, AFP reports. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP

AFP's red-tagging a threat to freedom of expression – artists, directors

Oct 05, 2018 - 6:29 PM

The military claims the Communist Party of the Philippines is recruiting students through martial law film screenings on campus

RED-TAGGING. Members of the film community are up in arms after the military claimed students are being recruited by the Communist Party of the Philippines through film screenings. Photo courtesy of Dakila

Norway to test free heroin for drug addicts

Aug 10, 2018 - 7:38 PM

The Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Affairs is tasked with proposing an experimental project to identify patients likely to benefit from the program, to examine the implementation method, and to calculate the costs

More than 240,000 people want Disney to rehire James Gunn

Jul 24, 2018 - 8:33 PM

Dave Bautista defends his 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: James Gunn attends the premiere of Disney And Marvel's "Ant-Man And The Wasp" on June 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Christopher Polk/Getty Images/AFP

Want to do movies? Directors Gino Santos, Carl Chavez teach you how

Jul 20, 2018 - 7:12 PM

The two filmmakers share what it takes to make good films during a masterclass for aspiring filmmakers

Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Erik Matti on 'BuyBust': 'I wanted to be very objective'

Jul 18, 2018 - 6:03 PM

The director also gives updates on 'Darna' and 'OTJ'

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Celebrities, friends mourn death of stage director Roxanne Lapus

Jul 04, 2018 - 10:28 AM

Roxanne Lapus is known to many for directing 'The Sound of Music' in 2011

PNP to continue investigating slain prosecutor’s death — Albayalde

Jun 06, 2018 - 11:58 PM

The PNP chief wants to dig deeper into the case

CONFESSION. Angelito Avenido says he did not intend to kill Ombudsman Prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

Report urges UN to 'recognize human right to healthy environment'

Jun 04, 2018 - 5:32 PM

In their statement, the UN highlights the increasing threats posed by climate change and the increasing risks faced by environmental advocates

FACT CHECK: No transfer to Bilibid for De Lima unless convicted

May 23, 2018 - 5:05 PM

The supposed transfer is not even mentioned in the video. De Lima is still in Camp Crame.

U.S. film director Martin Scorsese wins Spain's top arts prize

Apr 26, 2018 - 12:12 AM

Scorsese 'has directed more than 20 films that now form part of the history of cinema and continues to work unceasingly, masterfully combining innovation and classicism in his films,' the prize jury says in a statement

martin scorsese

PNP chief Albayalde orders probe vs his Facebook bashers

Apr 23, 2018 - 10:19 AM

(UPDATED) Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde says he is not against freedom of expression. Instead, he is against the insubordination of lower-ranking cops.

NO HATERS ALLOWED. PNP chief Oscar Albayalde speaks at a Camp Crame press conference. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Next Metro Manila police chief one of authors of Oplan Tokhang

Apr 19, 2018 - 10:56 AM

Director Camilo Cascolan is currently the chief of the PNP Directorate for Operations, the office behind operational plans of the 180,000-strong police force

NEXT NCRPO CHIEF. Camilo Cascolan is a classmate of Oscar Albayalde and Ronald dela Rosa at the Philippine Military Academy. Rappler screengrab

Senate to probe unreleased P59.8-M allowance of SAF troopers

Apr 18, 2018 - 10:17 AM

Senate public order and dangerous drugs committee chair Panfilo Lacson says if true, the withholding of allowances 'constitutes a criminal or unlawful act'

Senate Hearing PCSO on February 12. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Fate of ex-SAF chief up to Albayalde now – Dela Rosa

Apr 17, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Albayalde himself knows the struggle of SAF troopers over their allowances as he was once part of the elite force

INCOMING CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde is set to lead the PNP starting April 12, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Former SAF chief faces plunder charges over P59.8M in unreleased allowances

Apr 16, 2018 - 10:43 AM

Former and current members of the Special Action Force (SAF) file charges against former SAF chief Benjamin Lusad and other finance officials over nearly two years’ worth of allowances that were not distributed to police

ELITE UNIT. SAF troopers who were deployed in Marawi get a hero's welcome at Camp  Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on October 25, 2017. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ex-Marawi cop's new battle: Winning Miss PNP pageant

Apr 15, 2018 - 1:04 PM

'I want to promote my advocacy: counterterrorism,' says Police Officer 1 Cris Pastores, a policewoman once assigned to terror-stricken Marawi City

GANDA PULIS. Cris Pastores introduces herself to the media. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cancel Brillante Mendoza's 'Amo'? Netflix says viewers choose what to watch

Apr 12, 2018 - 12:57 PM

'We understand that viewers may have opposing opinions but leave it to them to decide,' says the entertainment giant

CANCEL IT? Netflix says it's up to viewers to discern what to watch. Screenshot from Netflix

'Never Not Love You' is an ode to Antoinette Jadaone's days as an intern

Apr 09, 2018 - 2:55 PM

'Darating ang araw, magiging iyo ang huling halakhak...pero mapapangiti ka na lang,' writes the director on Instagram

JOANNE. Nadine Lustra plays Joanne, a young and ambitious advertising agency employee working in Makati. Screenshot from the trailer

Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata dies at 82

Apr 06, 2018 - 7:44 AM

(2ND UPDATE) The co-founder of iconic Japanese animation studio Studio Ghibli dies after a year of health issues

STUDIO GHIBLI CO-FOUNDER. This picture taken on April 7, 2015 shows Japanese animation movie director Isao Takahata smiling as he received the 'Officier of L'Ordre des Arts et des Letters' from French ambassador to Japan Thierry Dana at the French embassy in Tokyo. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Brillante Mendoza: Netflix series shows 'necessary' PH drug war

Apr 05, 2018 - 11:58 AM

'This is something based on research, and the police had their input too. Our story was based on real events,' the multi-awarded Filipino director says

DRUG WAR STORY. Filmmaker Brillante Mendoza, a known Duterte supporter, has directed the past two State of the Nation Addresses.  Photo by Patrick Kovarik/AFP

PNP official arrested after revealing identity in casino quarrel

Apr 04, 2018 - 10:00 PM

Superintendent Adrian Antonio is the administrative officer of the PNP's Directorate for Operations, which creates anti-crime campaigns. Public officials like Antonio are barred from going to casinos.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA. Superintendent Aldrin Antonio plays baccarat at a Parañaque casino. Photo courtesy of NCRPO Southern Police District

Police generals won't be spared in Albayalde's sacking spree

Mar 31, 2018 - 1:45 PM

NCRPO chief Director Oscar Albayalde says he would fire non-performing district directors under his supervision

NCRPO CHIEF. Director Oscar Albayalde at the resumption of the joint hearing of the House Committees on Public Order and Safety, Games and Amusement, and Tourism on the RWM tragedy. File photo courtesy of House of Representatives

Caloocan police chief sacked over 'unsolved' cases

Mar 26, 2018 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) Senior Superintendent Jemar Modequillo is relieved from his post as Caloocan City police chief

SACKED. Senior Superintendent Jemar Modequillo is relieved from his post. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Virgil Abloh takes over Louis Vuitton menswear

Mar 26, 2018 - 5:01 PM

Abloh takes over from British designer Kim Jones as the new artistic director for Louis Vuitton

US fashion designer Virgil Abloh acknowledges applause following the presentation of the men's Fall/Winter 2018/2019 collection he designed for Off White, on January 17, 2018 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

Rappler's 2018 Board of Directors

Mar 20, 2018 - 8:22 PM

Four new members led by economist Winnie Monsod and veteran lawyer Jun Factoran join the Rappler Board

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

Feb 24, 2018 - 6:09 PM

(UPDATED) In the biggest attack, Taliban militants storm an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least 18 soldiers

The Librarians: A Rappler Profile

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:14 PM

'The law is clear,' Totanes says. 'Only licensed librarians can be appointed to all government libraries. So yes, the President violated the law.'

Garin grilled for taking over FDA while DOH chief

Feb 21, 2018 - 5:52 PM

'If I was your lawyer, I’ll protect you right now. Because a few days later, you were off to Paris to talk to Sanofi,' Senator Richard Gordon tells ex-health chief Janette Garin on her self-appointment to the FDA

ON THE HOT SEAT. Former DOH secretary Janette Garin attends the Senate probe into the Dengvaxia controversy on February 21, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

ISIS has 'safe havens' in Metro Manila – NCRPO chief

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:06 AM

Director Oscar Albayalde says they have monitored ISIS safe havens in the Philippines' capital region

NCRPO CHIEF. Director Oscar Albayalde grants an ambush interview in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

CHED executive director post still ‘on hold,’ says OIC De Vera

Feb 16, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Former CHED Executive Director Julito Vitriolo wants to be reinstated, but OIC Prospero de Vera III says they will only recognize whomever President Rodrigo Duterte appoints

STILL NO EXEC DIRECTOR. CHED OIC Prospero de Vera III still not recognizing Julito Vitriolo as executive director. File photos by Malacañang

HRW: Indonesia's award for Dela Rosa 'an insult' to PH drug war victims

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:09 PM

'[The award] is perverse assessment of a Philippine government official implicated in possible crimes against humanity for inciting and instigating killings linked to the war on drugs,' HRW’s deputy Asia director Phelim Kine says