Monthly Archives: January 2016

SCENES FROM 40 YEARS OF HER ART AND LIFE

The Pianist and I SCENES FROM 40 YEARS OF HER ART AND LIFE by Pablo A. Tariman I first met pianist Cecile Licad at the Cagsawa Church Ruins in Daraga, Albay one day in August of 1975 when she was … Continue reading

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MONIQUE WILSON: LESSONS FROM VANESSA REDGRAVE AND JANE FONDA

From Theater and Beyond MONIQUE WILSON: LESSONS FROM VANESSA REDGRAVE AND JANE FONDA by Pablo A. Tariman The first image I see every time I see Monique Wilson is the fragile Anne Frank from “The Diary of Anne Frank” which … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING ABOUT DIREK JOYCE BERNAL

Film Notes EVERYTHING ABOUT DIREK JOYCE BERNAL by Pablo A. Tariman Direk Joyce Bernal is a small woman with inquisitive eyes and is not likely to catch attention on the set. Her lean profile is deceiving because she can look … Continue reading

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THE MAKING OF COCO MARTIN’S PALOMA AS WOMAN OF THE NIGHT

Entertainment THE MAKING OF COCO MARTIN’S PALOMA AS WOMAN OF THE NIGHT by Pablo A. Tariman In the beginning, one wondered what would become of Coco Martin if he wandered into another territory like comedy. He has made a name … Continue reading

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ON THE WAY TO SUMLANG LAKE, I REACHED CATANDUANES

Travel Notes ON THE WAY TO SUMLANG LAKE, I REACHED CATANDUANES by Pablo A. Tariman One of the glories of FB (Facebook) is that you get to see relatively unknown tourist destinations which match your state of mind. I am … Continue reading

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CAN PARODY AND SATIRE WORK WELL WITH FILIPINO FILM AUDIENCES?

Film Notes CAN PARODY AND SATIRE WORK WELL WITH FILIPINO FILM AUDIENCES? by Pablo A. Tariman To a large extent, the Filipino film genres are decidedly predictable but Filipino audiences love them for what they are. A dog howling in … Continue reading

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