GEORGE VAIL KABRISTANTE

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It’s not unusual for a ramp and commercial model ending up in showbiz as actor, a de rigueur in fact. This was almost true with the case of Randy Panotes, past winner of Maharlikang Pilipino promoted by dear departed entertainment writers Oskee Salazar and Billy Balbastro. Prior to his winning…

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In 2012, Caveat—along with dear departed movie writer and native of Candaba, Pampanga Cesar Pambid—covered the inauguration of the 70th anniversary of the heroism of Wa-Chi (Squadron 48), a group of young Chinese volunteer fighters who fought side by side with Filipino guerillas during World War 2 with Candaba as…

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Not all theater actors with heavy portfolio tucked under their belt have been successful in their precipitous attempts to cross the realm of acting for films. The last one Caveat remembers was Ruby Ruiz from PETA whose face can be seen everywhere now on TV and films. Then came well-known…

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Movie directing is a male-dominated profession. The most recent addition to the list of few women breaking into film directing is broadcast journalist Arlyn Dela Cruz. She has done around five indie films to her credit, bannered by Maratabat which won the PMPC Star Awards for Best Screenplay and another…

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Few days before the arrest of Senator Leila De Lima, Caveat was privy to a casual tete-a-tete with the chief of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Persida Rueda-Acosta together with some members of the entertainment press headed by the president of the Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Fernan De Guzman.…

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Like the coming Oscars awards in Hollywood, the local and remaining award-giving bodies for films will go through the tedious process of picking out the best from the cream of the crop for this year’s awards season. There were too many relatively good films churned out in the past year…

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To some award-giving bodies the cut-off for their awarding rites from the harvest of the best among the crop of films shown the past year was the last day of the recently concluded Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). From said filmfest harvest Caveat would consider listing down in the shortlist…

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Caveat remembers having been invited together with fearless film critique Tony Aguilar 10 years ago to O’ Moises—a musical theater staged at the University of the Philippines (UP)—by production manager and in-house set designer and co-founder of Philippine Stagers Foundation (PSF) Jeff Ambrosio. The director who also wrote the libretto…

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According to the recent DOH National Registry, hearing impairment is placed at approximately 17-percent or 97,957 per 577,345 population also indicating that unemployment among deaf people is within 95- to 99-percent. Data by the nationwide survey of Better Hearing Philippines established the prevalence of hearing disability and ear disorders at…

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