Rappler's latest stories on Mike de Leon
Vote as if your future and life depended on it, director Mike de Leon tells viewers
The film, starring Atom Araullo, is director Mike de Leon's commentary on the country's current political and social realities
The director responds to Atom Araullo's statement about their working relationship on the set of 'Citizen Jake’
'Mike is a deeply troubled person. The kindest thing I can say about him is that he needs help, patience, and understanding as he wrestles with his personal demons'
Journalist and poet Frank Cimatu, a Baguio native, shares his thoughts on Mike de Leon's latest film
(2ND UPDATE) 'I think Atom and I are both relieved to close the book on this collaboration and finally get out of each other’s lives,' he said on Facebook
'Citizen Jake makes us not only witnesses to these challenging times but confronts us with truths both forgotten and ignored'
Mike de Leon's movie, starring Atom Araullo, premieres on May 23
'Citizen Jake' isn’t really an ode to courageous citizenry, an ovation to staunch journalism. The film is more of a wake-up call, a reminder that evil, in the form of a growing apathy that has seen the undeterred return of dictators and tyrants, is afoot.
'Having lived through the Marcos regime, I thought I had seen the worst that an abusive government can do to its own people,' says director Mike de Leon
Meet Jake Herrera a 34 year old journalist played by Atom Araullo in the first trailer for Mike de Leon s Citizen Jake
I just couldn’t say no to Mike de Leon I am taking this leap of faith because I believe in his ability to produce films of exceptional quality that are always imbued with social relevance says the journalist and morning show host
Lino Brocka Mike de Leon and Lav Diaz s films are also part of the 100 great Asian films
Actress director whose range includes theater film and soaps to tackle first serye from behind the camera
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
Ruby Ruiz s odyssey from bit player to Best Supporting Actress in Cinemalaya
Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag still thrives in its critical acclaim almost 40 years after its release
A newly restored version of Lino Brocka s opus will premiere at the Cannes International Film Festival in May