By Andy Bais
Sonia Vidal, housewife: “The continuing commercial and critical success of ‘Rak of Aegis’ is proof that there’s a market for original Pilipino musicals that the audience can relate to. How about a stage version of the screen musical, ‘I Do Bidoo Bidoo,’ which featured the songs of the Apo Hiking Society? I’m sure it’ll also be a hit!”
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Micro-cinema is the new buzz word in the indie scene, said Vincent Nebrida, CineFilipino festival director.
Two Filipinos cinched nods at the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). Nora Aunor was nominated for best actress for “Hustisya.” Giancarlo Abrahan also got a best screenplay nom for “Dagitab,” which he directed as well. Both films are products of this year’s Cinemalaya. The APSA ceremony will be held on Dec. 11 at the Brisbane City Hall, Queensland, Australia. Bayani San Diego Jr.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
Veteran Nora Aunor was nominated anew for the Best Performance of an Actress award in the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards for her role as a human trafficker in Joel Lamangan’s political-drama film, “Hustisya”.
By Nestor U. Torre
Last month, “The Ryzza Mae Show” on GMA 7 was particularly viewable, thanks to its little host’s special guest—none other than local show biz’s “one and only original superstar,” Nora Aunor!