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MORE ICONIC FILIPINO FILMS – Highspeed names 15 more iconic Filipino films as selected by cinema authority Mario A. Hernando. The 15 others came out in this column yesterday for a total of 30 titles.
This enumeration is primarily for the benefit of millenials who are generally ignorant of past (and event recent) local movies.
‘GUY & PIP’ (Nora Aunor, Tirso Cruz III).
‘MAYNILA SA MGA KUKO NG LIWANAG’ (Bembol Roco).
‘ANG PINAKAMAGANDANG HAYOP SA BALAT NG LUPA’ (Gloria Diaz).
‘INSIANG’ (Hilda Koronel, Mona Lisa).
‘BATCH ‘81’ (Mark Gil).
‘HIMALA’ (Nora Aunor).
‘RELASYON’ ( Vilma Santos, Christopher de Leon).
‘BAGETS’ (Aga Muhlach, Herbert Bautista, JC Bonnin, Raymond Lauchengco, William Martinez).
‘PAHIRAM NG ISANG UMAGA’ (Vilma Santos).
‘BONA’ (Nora Aunor, Phillip Salvador).
‘SISTER STELLA L’ ( Vilma Santos).
‘BITUING WALANG NINGNING’ (Sharon Cuneta, Cherie Gil).
‘BILANNGIN ANG BITUIN SA LANGIT’ (Nora Aunor, Tirso Cruz III).
‘HIHINTAYIN KITA SA LANGIT’ (Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta).
‘HENERAL LUNA’ (John Arcilla).
GREATEST – Nezt time, Highspeed will pursue Mario A. Hernando to name for Highspeed his 50 or even 100 best films of all time. Just as another Mario, Mario Bautista, did for this column years back.
Yes may hopes to come up with 100 greatest films one of these days, which Highspeed encourage ditor-in-chief Jo-Ann Maglipon to do so. She explains such a monumental task needs time lots of research and evaluation.