By Rito P. Asilo
Wenn Deramas first foray into horror has all the elements of an effective screen chiller—a terrifying back story about a crime that has been conveniently swept under the rug, grieving parents (Jodi Sta. Maria, Iza Calzado, Zanjoe Marudo) who can’t get over their children’s untimely deaths, and creepy talking dolls that go bump in the night.
By Marinel R. Cruz
Iza Calzado is convinced that her late father, choreographer-TV director Lito Calzado, had something to do with the steady rise of her career as an ABS-CBN talent.
By Dolly Anne Carvajal
On Thursday is the 31st death anniversary of former Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. His assassination pumped life back to democracy in the country.
By Nestor Torre
The first telecast of “Hawak-Kamay” on July 21 was an upbeat viewing experience for us, because the new series started its storytelling in the present tense, unlike many other local drama series, which just love to “start at the very beginning” (as the song goes)—two, even three, generations in the past to sluggishly establish the roots of the central conflicts that finally come to a head today!
Iza Calzado on being part of “Hawak Kamay,” ABS-CBN’s newest drama series: “I’m so grateful to be in this project. Working with kids is enjoyable. To be surrounded with that kind of pure energy every time I report to the set is very refreshing.” Marinel R. Cruz