Home » Posts tagged with » National Artists
An unofficial guide to MMFF 2017

An unofficial guide to MMFF 2017

Talent is a universal gift, but it takes a lot of courage to use it. Don’t be afraid to be the best – only mediocrity is safe. – Paolo Coelho

Giving prestige to Metro filmfest

“Larawan” is based on the play of Joaquin, “A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino,” the musical version in particular.

Continue reading …
Great films of 6 National Artists

Highspeed asked the opinion of several cinema followers to name the great films of six National Artists (directors) and they came up with this list. Initially, it was really “greatest” films but we eventually settled for “great.” This columnist was part of the very informal selection.

Continue reading …
More books on stars, studios, and directors

Of course, aside from Gloria Romero, Rosa Rosal, Vilma Santos, and Nora Aunor, there are other stars whose life and times (and loves) ought to be written about. This is in reaction to reader’s who suggest more biographies of stars.

Continue reading …
’70s directors: Vanishing breed

A showbiz insider described the directors of the ‘70s as Vanishing Breed. Gone are Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal, Joey Gosiengfiao, Mario O’ Hara, Danny Zialcita, Celso Ad Castillo, and Marilou Diaz Abaya. And the latest to go, Gil Portes. Yes, all gone to a stress-free world, where there are no playdates and deadlines to meet.

Continue reading …

On its fifth year, Philpop 2016 continues to take giant strides, brimming with musical zeal like how it started in 2012.

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 212