GEORGE VAIL KABRISTANTE

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It seems the word controversy has become synonymous with the annual holding of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Ironically, there is no way by which to grab the bull by its horn, so to speak, whenever the debacle rears its ugly head yearly from within and without. Neither a…

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It seems Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) president and executive director Leo Martinez has got now the biggest laugh of his life over the most recent brouhaha in this year’s coming Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). Some members of the executive committee like Ricky Lee, Ed Lejano, and Roland…

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Speculations went wild when Mocha Uson moved out of her post as member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). Some have alleged that when she sneezed on an issue at her home ground she would turn the table upside down and the whole dispute would be…

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Films reviewed for the 2017 awards ought to cover those exhibited on a commercial from January up to the cut-off date of December 31, 2016 which includes movies shown during the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) even if on extended run past the Christmas season. Except for the newly formed…

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Awards these days in recognition of one’s relevant impact on social services are a dime a dozen making it difficult for one to discriminate the authentic from the dubious that proliferate with impunity in a community that glorifies vapid accomplishments. Just recently, Caveat witnessed an awards rite held in Davao…

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Hail, hail, the gang’s all here! The familiar perky line suits well to describe the coming Virgin Labfest play festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) starting June 28 until July 6. Held annually and now on its lucky 13th year, the playfest is under the auspices of…

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It’s not much of a public that we have on record married women winning several international beauty titles abroad. Acknowledged as one of the very few trailblazers in that respect is Ovette Ricalde, local male counterpart of Stella Marquez-Araneta. Unlike the Binibining Pilipinas, however, Ricalde’s candidates are handpicked and groomed…

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Imelda Papin’s name is synonymous to her sentimental brand of crooning largely among the baby boomers than acting for the movies that when she was elected president of the Actors Guild of the Philippines a couple of disgruntled judgmental denizens raised a howl of protest on social media against her…

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In the late ‘70s, Lorli Villanueva, the acclaimed stage actress from the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), made her TV debut as the screaming laundry woman Maxima Labandera. Endorsing a brand new soap, Maxima made Lorli an instant byword among housewives. It stuck for sometime and almost eclipsed her creditable…

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