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Stars hail Scorsese at pre-Oscar nominees’ lunch

Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill speak on stage at the 18th Annual Art Directors Guild Exellence In Production Design Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 8, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.   AFP

US actor Jonah Hill joked that he would paint Martin Scorsese’s house if the film legend asked him to, as he and “The Wolf of Wall Street” star Leonardo DiCaprio praised the veteran director.

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Weighing in on contentious issues

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Leonardo DiCaprio. AP FILE PHOTO

As foreign productions continue to “colonially” rule over the local entertainment scene, both live and onscreen, our continuing campaign for viewers to stop believing that “imported” is inherently superior to “local” has been a difficult struggle to persuade and convince.

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How Scorsese avoided NC-17 rating for ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

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SCORSESE. Helms acclaimed Leonardo DiCaprio starrer. AFP

There’s still enough sex in “The Wolf of Wall Street” even though director Martin Scorsese had to trim some footage in order to avoid an NC-17 rating in the US, which would have substantially limited the audience for the film that portrays the sex-and-drugs excess of Wall Street in the late ’80s.

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Mark Wahlberg on being swarmed by Filipino women in Hong Kong

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WAHLBERG, left, and Marcus Luttrell, the soldier whom the actor portrays in “Lone Survivor.”  Ruben V. Nepales

So there was Mark Wahlberg quietly sitting in the back of a Catholic church one Sunday morning in Hong Kong, where he was filming the latest “Transformers” movie, when something unusual happened.

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Brocka classic is as relevant as ever

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KORONEL and Roco (right) topbill “Maynila, Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag.”

We’re happy to announce that, after Ishmael Bernal’s “Himala” and Peque Gallaga’s “Oro Plata Mata,” film buffs will get a chance to watch Lino Brocka’s exceptional 1975 drama, “Maynila, Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag,” next month—when its gorgeously restored version will be screened in local theaters.

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