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LIST: Nominees, Gawad Urian 2017

Jun 27, 2017 - 2:57 PM

Women of the Weeping River and Paglipay lead this year s nominations while Jaclyn Jose and Charo Santos are among the Best Actress nominees – see who else was nominated here

The Best Filipino films of 2016

Jan 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Movie writer and critic Oggs Cruz shares his top 15 picks for 2016

5 surprises that made 2016 awesome

Dec 06, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Good things did happen this year Here are some unexpected positive highlights that made us smile

85 countries vie for foreign language film Oscar

Oct 12, 2016 - 11:16 PM

Brillante Mendoza s movie Ma Rosa Pedro Almodovar s Julieta are among the films submitted for the awards

'Ma' Rosa' is PH entry to 2017 Oscars

Sep 14, 2016 - 8:46 PM

Ma Rosa is the country s official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2017 Oscars

'Ma' Rosa' review: Mean streets

Jul 06, 2016 - 9:16 PM

The horror of Ma Rosa lies in its ability to unflinchingly portray a shocking universe It tops the cruelties already dealt with by a society that is forced to accept overpowering economic inequity writes Oggs Cruz

Screengrab from trailer courtesy of Center Stage Productions

IN PHOTOS: 'Ma' Rosa' cast at French Film Festival 2016

Jun 08, 2016 - 10:06 PM

Cannes Film Festival 2016 best actress Jaclyn Jose Isabel Lopez in her fabulous emerald gown and more of the cast and crew of Ma Rosa grace the red carpet

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

WATCH: Jaclyn Jose recalls meeting Kirsten Dunst, jury members in Cannes Film Festival

May 27, 2016 - 9:40 PM

Jaclyn recounts her experiences in Cannes with her daughter Andi Eigenmann

Brillante Mendoza addresses criticism of Jaclyn Jose's 'Ma' Rosa' performance

May 27, 2016 - 9:07 PM

Responding to critics who say that Jaclyn Jose s role was merely a supporting one Ma Rosa director Brillante Mendoza defends his lead actress performance

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Duterte’s proclamation, Binay wealth, Ma’ Rosa | 6PM wRap

May 27, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Brillante Mendoza plans to submit 'Ma' Rosa' to MMFF

May 26, 2016 - 6:09 PM

Upon consulting with the Metro Manila Film Festival executive committee director Brillante Mendoza says that the film can enter the festival even if it premiered at Cannes

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Baron Geisler on being part of 'Ma' Rosa,' viral video incident

May 26, 2016 - 4:47 PM

I am very honored and pleased to have worked with these amazing and brilliant minds Baron says of his participation in the film Ma Rosa

Emotional Andi Eigenmann recalls almost giving up on showbiz, missing dad Mark Gil

May 26, 2016 - 2:15 AM

I feel like my dad is just up there looking down at us says Andi adding that her dad had been one of her biggest fans

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Jaclyn Jose: 5 fun facts about the veteran actress, loving mom and grandma

May 23, 2016 - 10:14 PM

Fun tidbits about veteran Filipino actress Jaclyn Jose a best actress winner at Cannes film festival 2016

epa05324001 Philippino actress Jaclyn Jose poses with her Best Performance by an Actress award for 'Ma'Rosa' during the Award Winners photocall at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, 22 May 2016. EPA/JULIEN WARNAND

Bongbong Marcos, Quiboloy on Duterte, Mansour killed | 6PM wRap

May 23, 2016 - 8:55 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

IN PHOTOS: Andi Eigenmann shares awesome moments from Cannes 2016

May 23, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Andi has some great fashion moments at Cannes 2016 celebrates with her mom best actress winner Jaclyn Jose shares travel photos taken in beautiful France and promotes Ma Rosa with the cast at the film festival

Marcos on COC, Closeup concert, Jaclyn Jose | 12PM wRap

May 23, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Britain's Ken Loach wins Cannes gold with moving austerity tale

May 23, 2016 - 3:49 AM

The director s movie I Daniel Blake beats favorites such as Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade and Jim Jarmusch s Paterson

(L-R) British screenwriter Paul Laverty, British director Ken Loach and British producer Rebecca O'Brien pose during the Award Winners photocall after he won the with the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) award for his movie 'I, Daniel Blake' at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Photo by Julien Warnand/EPA

PH's Jaclyn Jose wins best actress at Cannes

May 23, 2016 - 2:47 AM

Veteran Filipino actress Jaclyn Jose wins for her role as a mother forced to sell drugs to survive in Brillante Mendoza s Ma Rosa

The Philippines' Jaclyn Jose (L) celebrates onstage with Filipino director Brillante Mendoza after being awarded Best Actress during the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

Director Brillante Mendoza urges Duterte to 'change' Philippines

May 19, 2016 - 1:40 PM

He [Duterte] will do whatever he has to do as the new president and I will do what I do as an artist Brillante says

epa05314021 Philippino director Brillante Mendoza poses during the photocall for 'Ma'Rosa' at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, 18 May 2016. The movie is presented in the Official Competition of the festival which runs from 11 to 22 May. EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

[Full lineup] Cannes Film Festival 2016: The 21 films in competition

May 09, 2016 - 4:01 AM

A look at the films competing for the Palme d Or at Cannes Film Festival Watch some of the trailers here – including that of Brillante Mendoza s Ma Rosa

IN COMPETITION. 'Personal Shopper' (starring Kristen Stewart), 'Mal de Pierres' (Marion Cotillard), 'Ma'Rosa' (Jaclyn Jose), and 'The Neon Demon' (Elle Fanning) are some of the films that will compete for the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival. All photos from Festival de Cannes (

Brillante Mendoza's 'Ma' Rosa' to compete in Cannes Film Festival 2016

Apr 14, 2016 - 8:08 PM

This is Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza s 4th movie at the Cannes Film Festival

BRILLANTE MENDOZA. The filmmaker's 'Ma Rosa' will show in the main competition of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. File photo shows him at the photocall for 'Taklub' at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo by EPA/IAN LANGSDON