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Zialcita deserves a retrospective

/ 09:30 PM March 22, 2013

AUNOR. Sweet vindication. AFP

ELLEN SANTAMARIA, businesswoman: “I am saddened by the death of director Danny Zialcita. I hope CCP would organize a retrospective of his classics, like ‘Nagalit Ang Buwan Sa Haba Ng Gabi,” “Palabra de Honor” and “Dear Heart.”

“Zialicita’s films are elegant and glossy, and are best remembered for their crisp dialogue. Who could forget Laurice Guillen’s line in ‘Nagalit’ (‘Nand’yan ba ang asawa mo, na asawa ko, na asawa ng bayan?’)? It’s definitely for the books!”

Other notes:


Vicky Jacinto, housewife: “Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia’s double victory at the Asian Film Awards is sweet vindication of their loss at this year’s Star Awards. A movie featuring both of them would be a welcome treat!”

Jim Sorillo, televiewer: “There’s no ‘winner’ just yet in the latest word war between Kris Aquino and James Yap. This early, however, a battle between two rival TV networks is shaping up. I had a fun time switching channels—from ‘Saksi’ to ‘Bandila,’ and back.

Prized talent

“One channel is clearly protecting its prized talent. I have yet to see Kris airing her side, but James’ early revelations certainly deserve a reply from his irrepressible ex-wife!”

Rita Gonzales, theater enthusiast: “The local theater scene is alive and kicking, especially with the success of original Filipino musicals like ‘Katy,’ ‘D’Wonder Twins of Boac’ and ‘Himala.’ A musical version of the acclaimed indie, ‘Ang Pagdadalaga Ni Maximo Oliveros,’ is also in the works!”


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