I’ve been watching this reality drama starring Nora Aunor. Unlike my favorite “Be Careful With My Heart,” which has no villain, this La Aunor telenovela has a contravida. President Aquino’s [initial] nonresponse merely fueled speculations—that he is a Vilmanian; that his sister Kris had a hand in all this; that Nora is in this [...]
By the Entertainment staff
Dropped from the list of newly proclaimed national artists, Nora Aunor has been left out of another government lineup.
By Nestor Torre
Some years ago, during a particularly low point in Nora Aunor’s roller-coaster career, many producers regarded her as a has-been and few of them were inclined to “gamble” on her ability to stage a big comeback.
Two Filipino films will be screened at the 37th Portland International Film Festival in Oregon on Feb. 6 to 22. Brillante Ma. Mendoza’s “Thy Womb” will be shown on Feb. 15 and 20; Hannah Espia’s “Transit,” Feb. 13 and 15.
Filipino filmmaker Brillante Ma. Mendoza’s “Thy Womb” is included in Around the World in 14 Films, an event that will screen “jewels of world cinema” in Berlin from Nov. 29 to Dec. 7. Also in the fest are Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” Rithy Panh’s “The Missing Picture” and Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Inside Llewyn Davis.”