Marilou Diaz-Abaya

'Ekstra' a big hit on premiere night

Jul 29, 2013 - 3:53 PM

Warm reception erases Star for All Season s jitters about her first indie

BIG NIGHT FOR VILMA. The Star for All Seasons with her family. Photo from Ekstra's Facebook page

Docu on love and migration opens Cinemalaya

Jul 27, 2013 - 4:03 PM

Jazz in Love is not just about a gay love story It s about love says filmmaker Baby Ruth Villarama

ALL ABOUT LOVE. Villarama's docu, she says, isn't just about a gay relationship. Poster from Voyage Film Studios

Interpreter, sorcerer: Cecile Licad in Manila

Jun 28, 2013 - 7:42 PM

Sorcery and brutality as the pianist presents Liszt in her homecoming concert

SEASONED RECITALIST. Licad with conductor Gerard Salonga at a concert in 2010. Photo courtesy of Pablo Tariman

Be steel, my heart: A 'Steel Bars' review

Jun 13, 2013 - 11:37 AM

Rappler reviews Cesar Apolinario s latest masterpiece starring Dingdong Dantes and Patrick Bergin Photos Courtesy of Portfolio Films

DANCING INMATES. Dingdong Dantes and Patrick Bergin are among the dancing inmates of Cebu in Cesar Apolinario's 'Dance of the Steel Bars.' All images from the movie's Facebook page courtesy of Portfolio Films

Entertainers we lost in 2012

Dec 30, 2012 - 10:30 AM

Recalling with fondness and gratitude Filipino artists in the realms of cinema theater and music who passed away in 2012

DEARLY MISSED. Numerous tributes on YouTube and Facebook show how much the public misses Dolphy, the king of comedy. Photo from the Dolphy 'King of Comedy' Facebook page

Marilou Diaz-Abaya’s limitless horizons

Oct 13, 2012 - 2:44 AM

She saw Philippine history as a rich mine for plots and stories and with her brilliance made them relevant to today

THE PHOTO OF DIAZ-Abaya beside her coffin. All photos by Pia Ranada.

Thank you, Direk Marilou

Oct 09, 2012 - 8:01 PM

Countless Filipinos have been a witness to a work or two from Marilou Diaz Abaya’s productive career behind film and TV cameras; how about an encore?

A PHOTO POSTED BY Marilou Diaz-Abaya in her Facebook page on June 14, 2011. Her caption: 'SIT. Surface Interval Time(out) muna, at least for two weeks, before diving again. I cope with chemo discomforts by living Albert Einstein's advice: 'Learn from yesterday; live for today; hope for tomorrow'! :):):)'

Tweets for Marilou Diaz-Abaya

Oct 09, 2012 - 5:31 AM

On Twitter celebrities and fans continue to express their sadness over the death of the filmmaker


Marilou Diaz-Abaya dies at 57

Oct 08, 2012 - 9:15 PM

The multi awarded director succumbs to cardio pulmonary arrest after a long battle with breast cancer

A TWITPIC POSTED BY Marc Abaya at 6:22pm, October 8