Daniel Matsunaga: Keeps himself busy with three films while waiting for love

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/20/2017

AFTER his noontime soap “Be My Lady” ended in 2016, Kapamilya AFTER his noontime soap “Be My Lady” ended in 2016, Kapamilya actor Daniel Matsunaga is now working on three upcoming films. Matsunaga who was in Cebu last Friday…

Beauty for ashes

01/17/2017

At first the narrative seems disjointed. No central character holds it together, and no plot can be discerned in the grab bag of discrete stories assembled around a beauty contest for maids in Hong Kong who have…

‘Die Beautiful’ and ‘Vince & Kath & James’ emerge as top grossing MMFF 2016 films

Apple Ta-as 01/05/2017

THE FILMS “Die Beautiful” by Jun Robles Lana and Star Cinema’s “Vince & Kath & James” were named as the highest-grossing entries for the Metro Manila Film Festival 2016, based on ticket sales from Metro Manila and…

Mocha Uson appointed as MTRCB board member

Apple Ta-as 01/05/2017

SEXY singer/dancer-turned-blogger Mocha Uson is unstoppable. After being chosen as the ambassadress for this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), Mocha becomes part of the celebrity appointments of President Rodrigo Duterte as she secures a spot as…

‘Oro’ stripped of MMFF award

Apple Ta-as 01/03/2017

THE METRO Manila Film Festival (MMFF) executive committee has decided to revoke the Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence from Alvin Yapan’s film “Oro” for a sensitive scene in the film. The committee, which includes Film…

Enzo Marcos & Rhian Ramos: Sweet Success

Apple Ta-as 12/31/2016

THE WORLD of “Saving Sally” may seem chaotic (full of monsters, antagonists, among others) but at its heart is a simple story, a tale of unrequited love. As Rhian Ramos, who plays the role of Sally, puts…

A first for Maris

Apple Ta-as 12/31/2016

MAKING it to this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) was a running joke among the cast of the Star Cinema film “Vince & Kath & James,” as they were shooting the movie in some areas in…

‘Sunday Beauty Queen’ marks milestone in MMFF 2016; wins Best Picture

Apple Ta-as 12/30/2016

FOR the first time in 40 years, a documentary won on its debut at this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). “Sunday Beauty Queen,” the only documentary film to be included in the MMFF history, brought home…

Die Beautiful: More than a typical transgender’s story

Apple Ta-as 12/28/2016

EVEN before it hit the big screens on Christmas Day, Jun Robles Lana’s “Die Beautiful” had been the talk of the town, following its success in two international film festivals this year. The film’s lead star, Paolo…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/27/2016

FALL IN LINE! An elderly lady decided to shop for ingredients for her family’s Christmas feast at the last minute. When she got to the supermarket, she couldn’t believe how long the lines were, even on priority…

MMFF 2016 stars’ colorful parade

Apple Ta-as 12/23/2016

STARS of the movies for the Metro Manila Film Festival 2016 went to the streets yesterday in their colorful, vibrant floats to greet their fans at the annual Parade of Stars that started at Manila City Hall…

Mocha Uson’s appointment as MMFF Ambassadress irks netizens

Apple Ta-as 12/22/2016

MOCHA Uson, an avid supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, has been appointed Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Ambassador of 2016. In a press briefing held at Malacañang Palace Wednesday afternoon, Mocha started off her speech by saying…

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