By Andy Bais
Denden Ruiz, student: “I’ve always admired Angelica Panganiban since her Krissy impersonations on TV. She’s funny without being obnoxious, which is common in show biz. She was a riot in ‘Beauty In A Bottle’—and, clinching the Best Actress award at the recent Cinema One indie fest for her performance in ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’ is a well-deserved affirmation of her exceptional gifts as a comedic actress!”
By Nestor V. Torre
All stars and starlets do their best to line up new projects to add to their luster and popularity. For show biz year 2014, how have some leading or emerging luminaries fared in this regard?
By Nestor U. Torre
Watching “Beauty In A Bottle” is a roller-coaster ride, rising to thrilling heights one moment, only to plunge into a pit of yawn-inducing predictability, the very next.
By Allan Policarpio
The comedy film “Beauty in a Bottle,” written and directed by Antoinette Jadaone, is a satirical take on society’s obsession with beauty, through the lives of three women grappling with insecurities. Assunta de Rossi plays an advertising executive threatened by an upstart (Ellen Adarna); Angelica Panganiban, a product model struggling with her weight, and Angeline Quinto, an end user who never thinks she’s pretty enough.
By Rito P. Asilo
This week, the movie to watch is Antoinette Jadaone’s “Beauty in a Bottle,” which strings together the intersecting stories of starlet Estelle Suarez (Angelica Panganiban), hotshot advertising agent Vilma Ledesma (Assunta de Rossi) and realtor Judith Madamba (Angeline Quinto) as they cheekily poke fun at society’s pathological obsession with unattainable standards of beauty.