Ethel Perez, 26: “I’m a fan of Sarah Geronimo. I like her wholesome image and find her singing ability impressive. Lately, however, she’s been so safely predictable to the point of being boring. She does the same things on TV and essays the same type of roles in her big-screen rom-coms.
Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist” was my favorite book back in college. It’s about a shepherd looking for inspiration and the meaning of life. It’s also about a dreamer who discovers that dreams could come true if you have faith in yourself. It’s special to me because I read this at a point in my [...]
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Actor Alfred Vargas was once a “closet” indie producer. Not a lot of people know that he was among the producers of Auraeus Solito’s latest Cinemalaya winner, “Busong,” which premiered at the Directors Fortnight in Cannes last year and continues to win awards in film festivals abroad.
By Marinel R. Cruz
Alfred Vargas waived his talent fee for “Teoriya,” a road movie that took him around the Zamboanga peninsula. Vargas said he also bought his own plane tickets to help the director, Zurich Chan. “The film’s budget was not very big. I told the production team that, instead of spending a big portion on me, they [...]