Film academy starts process to discipline Will Smith over Oscars slap

03/31/2022

LOS ANGELES  – Hollywood’s film academy has started a process that could lead to discipline against best actor winner Will Smith for slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, the group said on Wednesday,…

‘Sampalan’ then and now

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 03/30/2022

Ross Douthat, writing in The New York Times, says that the plunging viewership for the annual Academy Awards is not about the decline of the Oscars but the end of the movies as we know it. The…

How do we control our anger? Read on

Immae Lachica 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— When we get angry, our emotions get the best of us. We are reminded of this after actor Will Smith’s outburst at the recent Oscars.  READ: Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage at…

Brad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway

Associated Press 02/10/2020

LOS ANGELES  – The 92nd Academy Awards have started off on script: Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar for his performance in “Once Upon on a Time … In Hollywood.”   After winning nearly every major…

Which Oscar-nominated movie matches your type?

Gerard Pareja 02/23/2016

The drama  when writing reviews is that no matter how objective one tries to be, one’s critique of the work will be colored by the writer’s own biases. So for the eight movies nominated in the Oscars…

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