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TV5 battle cry: ‘Something different’

“Something different” is the battle cry of sorts of TV5 under the leadership of Vincent “Chot” Reyes, president and chief executive officer.

All-indie filmfest this December

Yes, the December Metro Manila Film Festival is an all-indie festival. The screening committee and jurors of the annual cinema event chose eight independently produced films as official entries, showing from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7.

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‘O Maliwanag na Buwan’

SUPERMOON, O MALIWANAG NA BUWAN: How long ago has it been when we heard a performance of the classic folk song, “O Maliwanag na Buwan” on the big screen or elsewhere?

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Hermano Puli sinner or saint?

Is Hermano Puli (Apolinario de la Cruz), who founded Cofradia de San Jose in 1831 one or the other? Sinner or saint?

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‘Hanga’ and not ‘inggit’

Gil replies, “I’m already 71 (last Sept. 13) and at this point in my life, envy is no longer in my vocabulary. Hanga at hindi ako inggit. I’m proud of and happy for Lav.”

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Aljur, binalaang wala ng career

‘Kaaliw ang kuwento ni direk Gil Portes tungkol kay Aljur Abrenica noong nag-guest siya sa “Cristy Ferminute” ni Cristy Fermin. Ani direk Gil, sa isang eksena ni Aljur sa “Ang Hapis at Hinagpis ni Hermano Puli,” binilinan niya ang kanyang AD (asst. director) na sabihin kay Aljur na wala na itong career, galit sa kanya ang GMA.

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