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‘Babaeng Humayo’ gets 3 nods from 11th Asian Film Awards

INTERNATIONALLY-acclaimed Filipino director Lav Diaz and ABS-CBN chief content officer Charo Santos both received nods at this year’s Asian Film Festival for the 2016 revenge film “Ang Babaeng Humayo” (The Woman Who Left).

Looking forward to 2017

It’s the start of the New Year, Jan. 1, 2017, and Highspeed looks forward to some events in the days to come.

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Yes, let’s give indies a chance

This columnist agrees with Tempo entertainment editor Nestor Cuartero when he wrote in his Manila Bulletin column (Moviegoer, Nov. 25, 2016) giving this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival a chance.

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Film directors chide indie actress for nasty FB post

HINDI naging maganda ang feedback ng ginawang post ng indie actress na si Mercedes Cabral sa kanyang Facebook tungkol sa Regal Entertainment producer and matriarch Mother Lily Monteverde.

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‘Ma’ Rosa’ is PH entry in Oscars 2017

“Ma’ Rosa,” a drama about a mother who is forced to sell drugs, has been chosen by the Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) as the country’s official entry to the best foreign language film category of the prestigious Oscar Awards in 2017.

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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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