He had his own style of depicting human relationships in every movie he made. Full of theatrical pieces. Very unique. – Multiawarded filmmaker Brillante Mendoza, hailing the late director Danny Zialcita as one of the industry icons who defined the “glorious days of Philippine movies.” Zialcita died on Sunday at the age of 72.
By Noli A. Ermitanio
Part of the profits from the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will go toward the rehabilitation of schools in areas devastated by Typhoon “Pablo.” Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino, who is also overall MMFF head, said that the festival’s executive committee had agreed to donate part of the proceeds from this [...]
By Niña Calleja
The next cinematic classic may come out of a mobile phone.
By Gerard Pareja
Pasayloa ko, mga movie fanatics, sa wa nako pagsibya pinaagi ning maong lindog sa mga libreng pelikula nga gipsundayag sa SM ug Ayala sa semana lang nga milabay. Didto man gud ang atong atensyon sa makalilisang nga bagyo.
To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the National Commission for Culture and Arts, National Historical Commission of the Philippines and the National Parks Development Committee will hold a special screening of movies on the life of the national hero. Among the movies are Tikoy Aguiluz’s “Rizal sa Dapitan” and Marilou [...]
By Aileen Garcia-Yap
Seeing the potential for the conventions market, a Cebu-based property developer will add a convention center and theaters to its project, the J Center Mall, when it soft opens in September. Justin Uy, chief executive officer of Everjust Realty Development Corp., yesterday said the convention center and the theaters were not originally in the master [...]
A 44-YEAR-OLD regular movie theater patron died late Friday afternoon inside the cinema he frequented in Quiapo, Manila. Ernesto Nona, of F. Blumentritt Street in San Juan City, died apparently of a heart attack at the 2nd floor lobby of the Bravo Theater along Quezon Boulevard in Quiapo. Police Officer 2 Jupiter Tajonera, of the [...]
By Jeannette I. Andrade
MANILA, Philippines—A 44-year-old regular movie theater patron died late Friday afternoon inside the cinema he frequented in Manila. Ernesto Nona, of F. Blumentritt Street in San Juan City, died apparently of a heart attack at the 2nd floor lobby of the Bravo Theater on Quezon Boulevard in Quiapo. Police Officer 2 Jupiter Tajonera of the [...]