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Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’

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JUN URBANO (right) directs a scene with Leo Martinez (center) and Benjie Paras, and Lilia Cuntapay (background).

“The goal is to get as many students as possible to watch it,” said actor-director Jun Urbano of his adaptation of “Ibong Adarna.”

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‘Asedillo’ location thrives

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Residents of Sampaloc, Quezon Province, where the 1971 biopic “Asedillo” was filmed, are encouraging more producers to make films in their town.

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Filmmakers sign pact with MTRCB

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“This is mutually beneficial. It is also a first,” Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) Chair Eugenio Villareal said of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) that the ratings board recently signed with the Directors’ Guild of the Philippines Inc. (DGPI).

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Why ‘Noah’ can’t dock his ark at Philippine theaters

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JENNIFER Connelly (left) and Russell Crowe in the Darren Aronofsky film “Noah”

It could take more than 40 days and 40 nights for the multimillion dollar Hollywood movie “Noah” to dock its ark in Philippine theaters.

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Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel

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LUIS Manzano thinks he is more expressive than his GF.

Luis Manzano, who dated Jennylyn Mercado for two years before “rekindling old flame” with Angel Locsin, is aware of negative reactions to what happened. In fact, he told the Inquirer recently, “Some people thought there was connivance with our respective partners.”

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Film lab to hone skills of aspiring filmmakers

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“KAYAN Beauties”

To fulfill its mandate of “upgrading the craft of filmmaking in the country and to escalate it to a new level,” the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has tied up with a private movie production outfit to create the “Reality Film Lab,” a practical training ground for aspiring film practitioners.

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Human rights center to work with MTRCB

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Atty. Eugenio H. Villareal. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Human-rights experts are expected to join seminars, workshops and discussions to be organized by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), according to its chair, Eugenio Villareal.

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12 Filipino interns in Van Damme film

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JEAN-Claude Van Damme. AP

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has sent 12 aspiring filmmakers to Guangzhou, China, for a month-long internship on the set of a Hollywood production featuring action star Jean-Claude Van Damme, FDCP chairman Briccio Santos announced during the weekend.   “They were picked by the council’s technical panel,” Santos told the Philippine Daily [...]

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Pokwang wants her kid to meet Japanese dad

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POKWANG (left) wants her daughter Ria Mae to feel complete as a person.

Comedienne Pokwang said she would not get in the way of daughter Ria Mae, should the girl decide to look for her estranged Japanese father, especially since she is marking her 18th birthday this year.   “I asked if she wanted to meet her father and she simply replied, ‘Why not?’ I guess she’s still [...]

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Gasser: Last of ‘true-blue dyed-in-wool broadcasters’

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It came like a thief in the night. The death of broadcast icon Harry Gasser came as a surprise to his wife, veteran comedienne Flora, son Henry and daughter Anna Marie.

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A ‘Philippines Day’ at HK int’l film fest

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FDCP chair Briccio Santos and acting Philippine Consul General Rosanna Villamor-Voogel (1st and 2nd from left, respectively) accept the donation from HKIFF executive director Roger Garcia and actress Catherine Deneuve (1st and 2nd from right, respectively).
 Photo courtesy of the Film Development Council of the Philippines

Organizers of the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) marked its first “Philippines Day” on March 30 by donating HK$25,000 (P145,132.25) to the Philippine Red Cross for the rebuilding of areas ravaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

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Vhong Navarro beat up again in new movie

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VHONG Navarro and Solenn Heussaff

Actor-TV host Vhong Navarro, who hogged the headlines recently after getting mauled by a group of men, said he relived his traumatic experience while filming his latest horror-comedy movie, in a scene with Joey Marquez.

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