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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.

More int’l achievements by PH cinema artists

Now this column spotlights other Filipino films which won awards in other world filmfests. Let’s start with Tokyo, where the Perci Intalan-Jun Lana collaboration, “Die Beautiful,” won audience award and for Paolo Ballesteros best actor trophy.

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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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Screen legend Lolita Rodriguez passes away

She was recipient of Best Actress awards for the movie “Gilda” (1956, FAMAS Awards), “Kasalanan Kaya?” (1968, Manila Film Festival), “Stardoom” (1971, Citizen Council for Mass Media Awards), “Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang” (1971, FAMAS Awards), and “Ina Ka Ng Anak Mo” (1979, Metro Manila Film Festival).

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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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‘Love affair’ with showbiz press

“They (showbiz writers/reporters) are Regal’s unsung heroes. They are very dear to me and I treasure them so much because they have helped me and Regal through thick and thin. I owe a big part of my success to the showbiz press that’s why I love them with all my heart.”

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