By Nestor U. Torre
The new film, “24/7 in Love,” may sometimes come off as an unpretty mess, but it does showcase a number of curiously interesting stellar portrayals—and teamups. The anthology film is about what some people intend to do come Dec. 21, when the Mayan calendar has it that our world will end, and an inordinate number of screen faves have been conscripted to portray some of those eternity-obsessed folks.
By Rito P. Asilo
Piolo Pascual won’t find a stranger love triangle to figure in than the one in “24/7 in Love.” In the star-studded romantic anthology directed by Dado Lumibao, Mae Czarina Cruz, John-D Lazatin and Frasco Mortiz, Pascual portrays a thirtysomething simpleton, Pipoy, who comes between the budding love story of his 10-year-old best friend, Jomar (Zaijian Jaranilla), and third grader Ayie (Xyriel Manabat)—who’s infatuated with him! Does (puppy) love hold more weight than friendship?
By Allan Policarpio
Usually cast as a hunky leading man in TV series and films, actor-model Zanjoe Marudo took on the challenge of playing a gay role in the latest Star Cinema offering, “24/7 in Love.” Zanjoe confessed he had difficulties portraying his character Butch, a fashion-savvy gay man who falls for his best friend Belle (Bea [...]