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Stars react to Emmy nods

Stars react to nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmys, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

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Gabriela honors Aunor


Quick on the heels of the controversial Presidential snub, Gabriela Women’s Party and Peace for Life presented actress Nora Aunor with a citation declaring her “Artista ng Bayan,” for her work in the 1976 anti-US bases drama film, Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara’s “Minsa’y Isang Gamu-Gamo.”

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Eugene Domingo on the art of acting

Eugene Domingo.   AP FILE PHOTO

Eugene Domingo, star of “Status: It’s Complicated” and best actress in the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival (for Jun Robles Lana’s “Barber’s Tales”), talks about the art of acting: “I make sure that the roles and characters I take on are something I haven’t done before, or something I haven’t done recently. I avoid being in the same genre over and over again… If I feel that the timing is right, and the role is something new for me, I’ll do it.”

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‘On the Job’ gritty, well-acted—Variety

GERALD Anderson and Joel Torre

Erik Matti’s “On the Job,” which premiered at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes, received a favorable review from trade mag Variety.

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Be careful with my mom

An Indian woman carries one of her children and holds the other by the hand as they beg for alms on a road, ahead of Mother's Day in Bhubaneswar, India, Saturday, May 11, 2013. AP/Biswaranjan Rout

Mothers have a very special place in Philippine show business. There’s this love-hate thing for Mommies Dearest that makes them—to both fans and keen observers—likable, laughable, even entertaining, though occasionally infuriating.

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