By Jerald Uy
Whenever Japanese actor Takeru Satoh uttered a word, fans screamed his name, never mind that they couldn’t tell what he was saying. The mere mention of Kamen Rider Den-O, his TV persona, brought a wave of cheers from fans, much to the 25-year-old actor’s amusement.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz’s five-and-a-half-hour epic “Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon (From What is Before)” won the top prize at the 67th Locarno International Film Festival. The awards ceremony was held in Switzerland, Saturday evening (Swiss time).
By Ruben V. Nepales
Louis Zamperini, the late Olympian and hero, not only inspired Angelina Jolie to direct “Unbroken,” a film about his life as a survivor; he also motivated her personally, especially when she had double mastectomy in 2013.
By Marinel R. Cruz
For the first time, the visually impaired and the deaf or hard-of-hearing will experience a full-length feature film.
By Dolly Anne Carvajal
We at the Cinema Evaluation Board rarely give a film a unanimous grade of A. Jun Robles Lana’s “Barber’s Tales” is one of the few exceptions. We fell in love with the movie. It deserves a grade higher than A.