By Nestor U. Torre
The recovering Filipino movie industry is coming up with more productions these days, most of them “indie,” but only a few of them manage to get playdates in local cineplexes, which continue to favor across-the-board releases of Hollywood blockbusters, like the “blanket,” near-total dominance of the new “Transformers” sequel in the last week of June.
By Allan Policarpio
Bagging two awards at the recent MOR 101.9 Pinoy Music Awards (Morpma), teen heartthrob Daniel Padilla drove his army of fangirls—a few of them in school uniforms—to hysteria at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
By the Entertainment staff
Showbiz Insider is on a warpath and Seasoned Celebrity is the not-so-innocent target. Turns out, SC has been badmouthing SI in front of Wealthy Patron. SI suspects that SC wants to hog the cash that WP routinely showers on friends.
By Rito P. Asilo
The latest screen pairing of Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, “She’s Dating The Gangster,” is weighed down by a shrill and too-eager-to-please beginning, but grows on you as it slowly finds its footing. The story that plays out onscreen is far from seamless, but the movie’s inspired sections make it greater than the sum of its disjointed parts.
Asked about the real score between “She’s Dating the Gangster” lead stars Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, director Cathy Garcia-Molina responded: “I don’t know if they’re a couple off-camera.