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Mike de Leon film is an event, a celebration

Last year, Highspeed wished that Mike de Leon would make a directoral comeback…sooner than later. Wish granted.

PH cinema’s banner year

2016 is a banner year for Philippine cinema, indies in particular. Independently produced films gave honors to the country on the international scene.

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Heavyweight of an act

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Heavyweight of an act

As I write this (Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.), I just got word from Facebook that Philippine Movies’ Drama Queen Lolita Rodriguez has died following a massive heart attack in the United States.

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Missing Marilou, Celso, and Mario

From directorial comeback yesterday, Highspeed segues to missing three directors who’ve crossed the Great Beyond. Marilou Diaz-Abaya, Celso Ad. Castillo, and Mario O’ Hara.

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Movie queens of the ’50s

The ’50s were the second golden years of Philippines cinema. Think of such great directors as Bert Avellana, Gerry de Leon, Eddie Romero, Manuel Conde, all later named National Artists.

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More acting ‘duel’

Highspeed remembers more acting “duel” among acting greats… and near greats, a sequel of sorts to yesterday’s column. As they come to mind:

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