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Nora Aunor gets Best Actress nod at 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards

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NORA Aunor in Joel Lamangan’s “Hustisya.” FILE PHOTO

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”.

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Celebs’ virtual 2014 life manual: ‘Roar!’

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BRILLANTE Ma. Mendoza. INQUIRER PHOTO

Today marks the “official” end of the Pinoy Christmas season. As we stash away our holiday décor, let us find room in our hearts for the lessons that 2013 left us with.   As we welcome 2014, I asked some celebs about the most important thing they learned last year, which would be part of […]

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Fact-based films make their presence felt

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HUPPERT. Portrayed one of the abductees in Brillante Mendoza’s “Captive.” photo by www.lemonade.fr

Most Filipino films are fictional dramas, but our writers and directors may be missing out on a popular new preference for fact-based movies that is slowly but surely making an impact on the global filmmaking scene.

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‘Thy Womb’ goes to Hawaii

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Filipino filmmaker Brillante Ma. Mendoza’s “Thy Womb” will be shown at the 33rd Hawaii International Film Festival, to be held from Oct. 10 to 20.

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Surprise knighthood

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Brillante Ma. Mendoza Inquirer File Photo

Brillante Mendoza personifies the rebirth of Philippine cinema, says French envoy. This latest honor caught Brillante Ma. Mendoza by surprise. The filmmaker said French Ambassador Gilles Garachon didn’t mention it the last time they were together, so the letter from the embassy hit him like a bolt from the blue.

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