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Forever glamorous Celia Rodriguez

Forever glamorous Celia Rodriguez

Celia Rodriguez turned “a year younger” early this month and Mother Lily Monteverde hosted an intimate dinner for her. Celia, one of showbiz glamour gals, made many movies for Regal, usually with Joey Gosiengfiao as director, including “La Paloma,” where she played the title role.

’80s directors

Readers react to Highspeed’s piece on June 17, headlined ‘70s directors: Vanishing breed. Yes, many are gone, but they remind still around are Mike de Leon, Romy Suzara, Robert Arevalo, Lupita A. Kashiwahara, Elwood Perez, among others.

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Big breaks for gifted Pinoys

That’s the much awaited portion of Willie Revillame’s “Wowowin” on GMA, 5 to 6:30 pm, Monday to Friday. It’s fun and exciting watching all those gifted Pinoys do their thing – sing, dance, magic, perform novelty act, and what have you. No age limit, from teener to senior citizen. All have, as the portion is billed, “The Will to Win.”

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No more movie queens, only multi-media stars

Sharon Cuneta and Maricel Soriano are the last of the movie queens, circa ‘80s. No more Megastar and Diamond Star, only multi-media stars.

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Three voices are ‘singing differently’

A colleague who’s also a fine singer describes three showbiz celebrities as “singing differently.”

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Liza is ‘Darna’… and ‘Dyesebel’ too?

Am referring to Liza Soberano who’s been chosen by Star Cinema to play the Pinay superwoman “Darna.” But then this columnist says Liza’s the perfect “Dyesebel,” pretty and innocent-looking. So, why not also give her the mermaid role?

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