By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Sandy Talag was getting dressed for school when she first heard the good news. Eunice de Asis, local producer of Jacco Groen’s “Lilet Never Happened,” called up to congratulate her one fine day. “I said, ‘thank you,’ thinking all the while that it was for the award (audience prize) ‘Lilet’ had won earlier in the Buster film fest in Denmark,” Sandy recalled. “But Tita Eunice said the trophy was for me.”
Filipino child star Sandy Talag won best actress at the recent Oaxaca International Film Festival, held in Mexico.
Filipino indie filmmaker Raya Martin is co-directing “La Ultima Pelicula” with Cinema Scope magazine publisher and editor Mark Peranson.
US actor Charlie Sheen, who has a long history of hard partying and scandal, has a new night spot in Mexico — his own, a local official said Saturday.
By Anita Baca
Laughter was a serious matter at a clown convention in the Mexican capital, where hundreds of the performers gathered this week to discover some of the secrets of making people laugh.
By Isaac Garrido
Thousands of “tween” girls jamming a vast square with their parents screamed in unison when teen superstar Justin Bieber appeared on stage for his free concert Monday night, an event that was expected to draw 200,000 people to the historic center of Mexico’s capital.
By Armando Montano
, Galia Garcia Palafox
The Beliebers have arrived in the chaotic streets of Mexico City, adolescents in purple and white and braving two nights on roach-infested sidewalks for a chance to be closest to the stage when teenage superstar Justin Bieber puts on a free concert Monday evening on the capital’s vast central plaza.
Filipino filmmaker Paul Soriano’s “Thelma” won the Bronze Palm Award at the recently concluded Mexico International Film Festival. “This is my first time to win abroad,” said Soriano. “They fell in love with (lead actress) Maja Salvador.
Filipino-Mexican Jessica Sanchez earned her fourth standing ovation on “American Idol” Thursday with her stirring rendition of “And I Am Telling You,” the torch song from the Broadway musical “Dreamgirls.”