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'Heneral Luna' to premiere on Netflix

Oct 30, 2018 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) As if it wasn’t already hard enough to pick a movie to stream!

HENERAL LUNA. The film is coming to Netflix. Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

WATCH: Epy Quizon reads ‘Ang Rebolusyong Pilipino’

Sep 01, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Epy takes on the role of the sublime paralytic as he reads an excerpt from Mabini’s collection of writings, ‘Ang Rebolusyong Pilipino’

WATCH: 'Angelito,' the short film that bridges 'Goyo' and 'Heneral Luna'

Aug 15, 2018 - 9:33 PM

Can't wait for 'Goyo'? Check this film out first!

ANGELITO. Tomas Santos plays Angel Bernal in the short film that connects 'Heneral Luna' to 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral.' Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

WATCH: Full trailer of 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral'

Aug 04, 2018 - 3:25 PM

The film is set to be released in September

GOYO. Paulo Avelino plays the boy general in the upcoming historical film. Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

Rappler Talk Entertainment: History and the big screen

Jun 11, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Rappler talks to director Jerrold Tarog and actors Art Acuña and Ronnie Lazaro about bringing historical figures to life through the big screen

WATCH: Ian Veneracion delivers lines from 'One More Chance,' 'Heneral Luna'

May 17, 2018 - 7:09 AM

He adds a little action to even the most dramatic lines from Filipino movies

'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral' now has a release date

May 02, 2018 - 3:41 PM

Viewers will be seeing Paulo Avelino as Gregorio del Pilar soon

GOYO. The film about Gregorio del Pilar is hitting theaters soon. Screenshot from Facebook.com/GoyoAngBatangHeneral

IN PHOTOS: First official stills of 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral'

Nov 15, 2017 - 8:00 PM

See eerie portraits Paulo Avelino, Empress Schuck, Epy Quizon, and more as their characters in 'Goyo'

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni John Arcilla ng 'Pakialam'

Aug 21, 2017 - 12:20 PM

Isinulat ni John Arcilla – higit na kilala bilang Heneral Luna – ang tulang Pakialam para sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika

Jerrold Tarog talks ‘Goyo,’ Paulo Avelino, and topping ‘Heneral Luna'

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The sequel to Heneral Luna is set to be released in late 2018

BOY GENERAL. Paolo Avelino plays Gregorio Del Pilar, a talented but still immature military man who comes of age in the film. Photo courtesy of TBA Studios

LOOK: 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral' cast revealed

May 18, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The 'Heneral Luna' sequel is set to be released in 2018

FULL LIST: Winners, Luna Awards 2016

Sep 18, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Heneral Luna dominates the Film Academy of the Philippines with 10 awards

FULL LIST: Nominees, Luna Awards 2016

Sep 09, 2016 - 9:33 PM

Heneral Luna Felix Manalo Honor Thy Father are among this year s nominees

FULL LIST: Nominees, Gawad Urian 2016

May 17, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Honor Thy Father and Heneral Luna lead this year s nominees

Pumili ka: The Philippines beyond the 2016 elections

May 06, 2016 - 11:29 PM

The future of this nation is neither in the hands of one man nor in the hands of 54 4 million voters It is in the hands of 100 million Filipinos

Image courtesy Jez Aznar/Greenpeace

#PugadBaboy: Quality Pinoy films

Apr 01, 2016 - 5:00 AM

'Heneral Luna' earns nominations at Asian Film Awards 2016

Feb 04, 2016 - 2:51 PM

The movie earns nominations for John Arcilla as Best Actor and in the Best Production Design and Best Costume Design categories

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

12 best Filipino films of 2015

Jan 01, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives a rundown of 2015 s best local films

BEST MOVIES OF 2015. 'Manang Biring,' 'Honor Thy Father,' 'Heneral Luna,' and 'Imbisibol' make the cut. Photos courtesy of Artikulo Uno/Reality Entertainment, Screengrabs from YouTube

8 social media moments that made us laugh out loud

Dec 24, 2015 - 11:10 AM

Let s look back at a year of laughs

‘Heneral Luna’ in the time of climate change

Dec 09, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Our constant search for heroism should not dwell on individual exploits Our heroes teach us that the strength to change the world lies in the people working together

REDRESS OF GRIEVANCES. BUKAL, together with the Archdiocesan Ministry for the Environment of Batangas and the people of Lobo, brought their protests before the central office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. (Photo from the Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan)

One night with 'Heneral Luna'

Nov 15, 2015 - 3:16 PM

As an actor ayoko ma stuck sa isang role [But] I am a citizen of the Philippines before an actor says John Arcilla on his role as Antonio Luna

IN PHOTOS: Meet 'Yaya Dog,' 'Heneral Tuna,' more pets in amazing Halloween costumes

Oct 31, 2015 - 9:46 PM

Check out the outfits at the PAWS Scaredy Cats and Dogs costume competition

YAYA DOG. This dog dressed up as the 'Eat Bulaga's' popular Yaya Dub for PAWS' Scaredy Cats and Dogs competition. Photo courtesy of PAWS, Yaya Dub screengrab from Instagram/eatbulaga1979

9 awesome 'Heneral Luna' costumes this Halloween 2015

Oct 31, 2015 - 8:21 PM

Grown ups and toddlers alike dress in their Heneral Luna best this Halloween

TRICK OR TREAT. John Arcilla poses with his 'mini Luna.' On October 29, John surprises guests at the 'Heneral Luna' thanksgiving party by showing up in full uniform, and greeting them 'Trick or Treat!' Screengrab from Instagram/heneral.luna

WATCH: 'Heneral Luna' star John Arcilla on Paulo Avelino: 'Kaya niya 'yan!'

Oct 30, 2015 - 2:40 PM

Paulo Avelino is all set to star as Gregorio del Pilar in an upcoming film by Jerrold Tarog

JOHN ARCILLA. The 'Heneral Luna' star weighs in on the film's success after the announcement of Jerrold Tarog's Gregorio del Pilar movie. Rappler screengrab

WATCH: After 'Heneral Luna,' a movie on Gregorio del Pilar is in the works, Paulo Avelino to star

Oct 29, 2015 - 11:05 PM

The news is announced at a thanksgiving party for the hit film Heneral Luna

PASSING THE HAT. John Arcilla, who played General Luna in 'Heneral Luna,' salutes Paulo Avelino, who is set to play Gregorio del Pilar in the upcoming film, and producer EA Rocha. Photo by Exxon Ruebe/Rappler.com

#PugadBaboy: Bribe punchline 2

Oct 22, 2015 - 5:00 AM

VLOG: Dragon dancers, Heneral Luna make COC filing a fiesta

Oct 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Some even blew whistles to support their candidate

#PugadBaboy: Chick flicks punchline 2

Oct 08, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Chick flicks

Oct 08, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Chick flicks punchline 3

Oct 08, 2015 - 5:00 AM

'Heneral Luna' reaches P200M mark in the box office

Oct 03, 2015 - 9:34 PM

The producers thank everyone for the support given to the movie

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

Sacred cows: #AlDub, Heneral Luna, and the fear of criticism

Oct 03, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Have some fans of AlDub and Heneral Luna gone too far in protecting their beloveds?

#PugadBaboy: Mana sa ninuno

Sep 30, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Aquino dismayed over students' lack of knowledge in PH history

Sep 29, 2015 - 5:40 PM

The President learns of the viral post about a moviegoer asking why Apolinario Mabini remained seated in the film Heneral Luna

'MORE ABLED'. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech during the 2015 Apolinario Mabini awarding ceremony at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañang Palace on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Rare Juan Luna painting fetches record P46.72M at PH auction

Sep 29, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Salcedo Auctions says the owner of ¿A Do Va la Nave? initially did not know that he possessed a masterpiece His sister even thought of discarding the painting to use its gilt frame for a mirror

Shame and pride: A millennial's take on Heneral Luna

Sep 28, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Heneral Luna made me experience something for the first time ever – it made me feel both proud and ashamed to be Filipino

Political dynasties: The end of PH politics?

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

The superiority of political dynasties is the dead end of Philippine politics Unless we institutionally diffuse political power or change our political narrative to a multidimensional one

Napansin n'yo ba si Joven Hernando sa 'Heneral Luna?'

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Baka hindi naman talaga sinasadya ng manunulat pero sa tingin ko ang karakter ni Joven ay kumakatawan sa bagong henerasyon

The problem with PH history education

Sep 26, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Why are our students weak in Philippine history and social studies in general?

The problem with the lack of nationalism

Sep 24, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Heneral Luna asks us this question: this was what your ancestors were willing to do for their country What are you willing to do for yours today?

The problem with Heneral Luna

Sep 23, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Heneral Luna is a provocative well meaning piece of Philippine cinema that can also be dangerous for its promotion of hyper nationalism as the prime solution for the country’s woes

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

'Heneral Luna' is PH entry to 2016 Oscars

Sep 21, 2015 - 6:06 PM

The film is the country s official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2016 Oscars

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

Is it time to have another leader like Heneral Luna?

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:36 PM

General Antonio Luna gave up a life of comfort and complacency to fight for his country s freedom Are today s leaders like that too?

‘Heneral Luna’ Review: Essential viewing

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:56 PM

What Tarog does to Luna is to release him from being just an object of this victor’s history we have been blindly celebrating throughout the years says movie reviewer Oggs Cruz

'Heneral Luna': Para sa bayan o sarili?

Aug 31, 2015 - 1:17 PM

Heneral Luna may actually be just what we need to finally find the heroes of our times