Monthly Archives: June 2015

DIREK DAN VILLEGAS ON WORKING WITH A SCREEN WRITER WHO HAPPENS TO BE HIS GIRL-FRIEND

Film Notes DIREK DAN VILLEGAS ON WORKING WITH A SCREEN WRITER WHO HAPPENS TO BE HIS GIRL-FRIEND By Pablo A. Tariman Seated beside Sarah Geronimo and Piolo Pascual, Direk Dan Villegas is a picture of uneasiness as he greets the … Continue reading

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MMK ON ESPERANZA’S SON, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW GETS MIX REACTIONS

TV Notes MMK ON ESPERANZA’S SON, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW GETS MIX REACTIONS by Pablo A. Tariman The Saturday night broadcast of “Maalaala Mo Kaya”(MMK) — which chronicled the last few years of Tarik Khan and his wife, Reashiela Lucena Khan – received … Continue reading

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DIRECTORS OF WPFF ENTRIES HAVE MANY THINGS IN COMMON WITH FILIPINO INDIE FILMMAKERS

Film Notes DIRECTORS OF WPFF ENTRIES HAVE MANY THINGS IN COMMON WITH FILIPINO INDIE FILMMAKERS By Pablo A. Tariman A Spanish musician coping with excruciating body pain. A Turkish soldier finds love in time of the Crimean war. Four sets … Continue reading

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JUDY ANN SANTOS ON LIVING, LOVING AND — COOKING

Book Notes JUDY ANN SANTOS ON LIVING, LOVING AND — COOKING By Pablo A. Tariman She looks radiantly fresh in an afternoon get-up with shades of fuschia, with the signs of her 10-week old baby already beginning to show in … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE GREAT MAYA PLISETSKAYA

View From The Wing REMEMBERING THE GREAT MAYA PLISETSKAYA by Pablo A. Tariman Russian dance icon Maya Plisetskaya died on May 2 — on the same day the whole world is waiting with bated breath the result of the Pacquiao-Mayweather … Continue reading

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AN INDOMITABLE SLICE OF KOREAN HEART AND SOUL

Film Notes AN INDOMITABLE SLICE OF KOREAN HEART AND SOUL by Pablo A. Tariman The joy of watching Asian films is that they bring you closer to your Oriental roots and you discover after the screening that Asian families act … Continue reading

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FACE TO FACE WITH LIZA SOBERANO

Film Notes FACE TO FACE WITH LIZA SOBERANO by Pablo A. Tariman In this late afternoon presscon with everyone complaining about summer’s soaring temperature, Liza Soberano and other members of the cast of “Just The Way You Are” arrive close … Continue reading

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