Monthly Archives: September 2015

THE MAKING OF JULLIE YAP DAZA’S ‘ETIQUETTE FOR MISTRESSES’

THE MAKING OF JULLIE YAP DAZA’S ‘ETIQUETTE FOR MISTRESSES” by Pablo A. Tariman If there is one thing that Direk Chito Roño learned after doing “Etiquette for Mistresses,” it is the fact that he can’t judge people solely on the … Continue reading

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GOTHIC HORROR IN OFW’S STORY

Film Notes GOTHIC HORROR IN OFW’S STORY by Pablo A. Tariman The endless exodus of Filipino workers in foreign lands has spawned countless stories most of them in the horror category. The tales of cruelty is endless and the worst … Continue reading

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IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES

Film Notes IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES by Pablo A. Tariman A film like “Silong” offers moviegoers a chance to explore another world and right into the strange labyrinth of the mind. In the beginning, there is reason to … Continue reading

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COLEEN GARCIA AS THE MILLENNIAL ‘LOLITA’

Film Notes COLEEN GARCIA AS THE MILLENNIAL ‘LOLITA’ by Pablo A. Tariman Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” comes to mind as one watched the closing credits for the Gino Santos film, “Ex With Benefits.” Here, Coleen Garcia portrays the role of the … Continue reading

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PIOLO PASCUAL IS CELLIST-PHYSICIAN IN HIS FIRST ROMANTIC THRILLER

Film Notes PIOLO PASCUAL IS CELLIST-PHYSICIAN IN HIS FIRST ROMANTIC THRILLER by Pablo A. Tariman In this presscon just three days before the opening of the film, Silong, Jeffrey Hidalgo and Roy Sevilla Ho are game on dissecting the dark … Continue reading

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FAITH, LOVE TIME AND ANTONIO LUNA

Film Notes FAITH, LOVE TIME AND ANTONIO LUNA by Pablo A. Tariman Some 116 years after his treacherous death in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, Gen. Antonio Luna gets a rare cinematic tribute from filmmaker Jerrold Tarog. With a musician as director … Continue reading

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HIT KOREAN TELENOVELA WITH ALL-PILIPINO CAST AIRS ON TV5

TV Notes HIT KOREAN TELENOVELA WITH ALL-PILIPINO CAST AIRS ON TV5 by Pablo A. Tariman The story of a rich heiress who cannot connect with people below her social status is the stuff of “My Fair Lady,” a 2009 hit … Continue reading

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FILIPINO VIOLINIST QUALIFIES IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

View From The Wing — September 12 BDO F. Santiago Hall Recital FILIPINO VIOLINIST QUALIFIES IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION by Pablo A. Tariman Of the more than 200 contestants who auditioned for the 2015 Joseph Joaquim International Violin Competition (JJIVC), only 39 … Continue reading

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PRIZEWINNING FRENCH-ROMANIAN DUO DEBUTS IN MANILA SEPTEMBER 9

View From The Wing PRIZEWINNING FRENCH-ROMANIAN DUO DEBUTS IN MANILA SEPTEMBER 9 by Pablo A. Tariman French pianist Thierry Huillet and Romanian violinist Clara Cernat are all set for a Philippine debut with a unique program called “Le Petit Prince … Continue reading

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ALL MY GRANDCHILDREN AND THE GRANDSON I WAS ONCE

Hearth and Home ALL MY GRANDCHILDREN AND THE GRANDSON I WAS ONCE By Pablo A. Tariman I- Prologue Suddenly I yearn for home. Home is an island about an hour’s away by plane and fifteen hours by bus and boat. … Continue reading

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