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'Maynila, sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag' joins prestigious Criterion Collection

Apr 18, 2018 - 5:56 PM

Lino Brocka's 'Maynila, sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag' will be distributed by Criterion Collection, a video distribution company known for gathering and distributing the best films from around the world

MAYNILA SA MGA KUKO NG LIWANAG. The Lino Brocka film stars Bembol Roco as a young man who goes to Manila in search of his lover. Screenshot from YouTube.com/BFIFilms

'Angela Markado' Review: Hack job

Dec 08, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Movie reviewers Oggs Cruz weighs in on the Carlo J Caparas film starring Andi Eigenmann

Top 5 of 100 greatest Asian films of all-time from Busan International Film Festival

Oct 04, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Lino Brocka Mike de Leon and Lav Diaz s films are also part of the 100 great Asian films

6th Pandayang Lino Brocka Festival kicks off August 29

Aug 19, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Headlining this year’s event is a forum on the relevance of the National Artist Award

How Wenn Deramas stays on top

Oct 21, 2013 - 12:25 PM

Box office filmmaker of Bekikang and Sisterakas says he has no formula likes taking risks

BOX-OFFICE DIRECTOR. Wenn Deramas thrives on spontaneity. Photo: Mark Quimpo-Demayo/Rappler

'Bekikang': A new Wenn Deramas star is born

Oct 14, 2013 - 2:56 PM

Box office director taps acting range of Cinemalaya winning actor Joey Paras in new comedy

'HATAK SA MASA.' Wenn Deramas (left) and Joey Paras. Photo from the Facebook of 'Bekikang'

Sharon Cuneta back to singing in new show

Sep 19, 2013 - 9:47 AM

The Mega and the Songwriter features Megastar s singing and Ogie Alcasid s songs

'MY PLEASURE.' The Megastar (Sharon) and the Songwriter (Ogie). Photo from the show's Facebook

Federico Fellini tribute in Venice festival

Sep 08, 2013 - 12:47 AM

Pioneering Italian film director subject of new homage by fellow filmmaker

THE ILLUSIONIST. Fellini at work, sleeping. Photo from his Facebook

New films by seasoned directors in Sineng Pambansa

Sep 05, 2013 - 5:18 PM

Festival highlights Philippine cinema s heritage through the masters

Laurice Guillen back in director's chair

Sep 02, 2013 - 10:07 AM

Actress director whose range includes theater film and soaps to tackle first serye from behind the camera

ACTRESS-DIRECTOR. Guillen as Blanche DuBois in PETA's Filipino adaptation of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' (1980). Photo from the Urian Anthology 1970-1979

Film, theater and literature: Voices that cannot be silenced

Aug 31, 2013 - 8:50 AM

Film critic Nicanor Tiongson says Ninoy Aquino s assassination united the arts which in turn slowly forged unity among various sectors of society against a common enemy

PROTEST IN ART. Nicanor Tiongson talks about the voices of protests in film and literature during the Martial Law era. Photo by Rappler/Jee Geronimo

Jake Macapagal finds his place in 'Metro Manila'

Aug 25, 2013 - 9:30 AM

The versatile actor switches roles from talent coordinator to lead actor in Metro Manila

CHAOS. Jake Macapagal and Althea Vega are husband and wife who find a bitter life. Photo: Captive Cinema Distribution

'Metro Manila:' Film poetry

Aug 21, 2013 - 5:56 PM

Film by British director Sean Ellis is the latest creative portrait of storied metropolis

MANILEÑO. Macapagal as the everyman in distress. Photos courtesy of Captive Cinema Distribution Inc

An 'ekstra's' triumph in 'Ekstra'

Aug 18, 2013 - 11:22 AM

Ruby Ruiz s odyssey from bit player to Best Supporting Actress in Cinemalaya

FROM THEATER TO SHOWBIZ. Best Supporting Actress Ruby Ruiz. Photo courtesy of ABS-CBN

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

'Ekstra' a must-see for Noranians

Aug 04, 2013 - 11:24 AM

Jeffrey Jeturian dramedy also celebrates the happy chaos of filmmaking

DEGLAMORIZED. Vilma in an ordinary life, queuing, waiting. Image from 'Ekstra's' Facebook page

Behn Cervantes taken to hospital

Jul 29, 2013 - 11:02 AM

Renowned stage and screen actor director to be treated for pneumonia with complications

ACTOR-DIRECTOR. Cervantes (seated) at a recent awards ceremony. Photo courtesy of Pablo Tariman

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

Revisiting Brocka's 1971 gay classic

Jul 24, 2013 - 7:04 PM

Tubog sa Ginto has married businessman Eddie Garcia in steamy affair with driver Mario O Hara Sounds familiar?

'DARING ATTEMPT.' Garcia and O'Hara, uh, take a bath. Image from The Urian Anthology 1970-1979

My Husband’s Lover: Behind the story

Jul 23, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Giselle Tongi Walters traces the serye from concept to production

'LAGKIT' LOOK. Doctolero says 'MHL' will end on a liberated note. Photo from the show's Facebook page

'Kikay' goes to Cinemalaya

Jul 05, 2013 - 12:12 AM

Doris Tart Carlos of Be Careful with My Heart checks out the indies

RISING STAR IN 'EKSTRA.' Tart Carlos knows by experience the plight of bit-role actors. Photo courtesy of CCP

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

'My Husband's Lover': Engaging love story

Jul 01, 2013 - 1:01 PM

The serye that captures the LGBT moment is so yearning in its restraint

WELL-THOUGHT. 'My Husband's Lover' shows that love exists in its myriad forms. Image from the 'My Husband's Lover' Facebook page

Nora Aunor’s continuing diversity

Jun 24, 2013 - 6:08 PM

The actress shines anew Will the singer please rise?

SUPERSTAR. Nora Aunor at a set for an interview in Manila. Photo by John Javellana

'Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag' in Cannes

Mar 25, 2013 - 4:19 PM

A newly restored version of Lino Brocka s opus will premiere at the Cannes International Film Festival in May

EVILS OF THE CITY. Bembol Roco, credited as Rafael Roco Jr, is immortalized by his role as Julio in Lino Brocka's film. Image from Tubebibo.net

Jun Reyes: The history buff

Jul 25, 2012 - 12:28 PM

Indie filmmaker Jun Reyes welcomes technology the Internet and the fact that the next Lino Brocka might already be around

DIREK JUN REYES. Photography by Paelo Bunyi Pedrajas. Grooming by Tony Dusich