By Andy Bais
Anna Bartolome, teacher: “One actress who’s hell-bent on reinventing herself, from comedienne to serious actress, is AiAi de Alas. However, her Cinemalaya starrer, ‘Ronda,’ wasn’t as well received as her comedic starrers. Critics were mixed in their reviews of her dramatic portrayal.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Filmmaker Jun Robles Lana recalls having soldiers, priests and insurgents in his clan.
By Rito P. Asilo
IN “Mga Kuwentong Barbero” (Barber’s Tales), Eugene Domingo’s boundless dramatic gifts continue to unravel as she delivers a master class in thespic restraint and subtlety in her prized portrayal of subservient housewife, Marilou Aguallo, who takes over the barbershop left by her verbally abusive husband, Jose (Daniel Fernando), when he suddenly dies in his sleep.
By Dolly Anne Carvajal
I immensely enjoy chatting with amiga mia, Eugene Domingo, through Viber. Her joie de vivre is infectious. Uge has just returned from Spain.
Director Jun Robles Lana, actress Eugene Domingo and producers Ferdinand Lapuz and Perci Intalan will attend the screening of their movie, “Barber’s Tales,” tomorrow at the Madrid International Film Festival, where it is vying for four awards. On Sept. 3, “Barber’s Tales” will open the OzAsia Festival in Adelaide, Australia. The indie film opens in local theaters on Aug. 13. Bayani San Diego Jr.