Author: Maki Cabrera

Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos Crosses Paths in the Indie Cinema

The healthiest and the longest rivalry in Philippine showbiz is probably the one between Vilma Santos and Nora Aunor. And whenever there’s a chance that the two would vye for an acting or movie award, their supporters would go against each other on endless online polls, threads and forums to compare their performances or most recent works. Last year, both actresses did their comeback in the silver screen via the movies The Healing (Vilma Santos) and Thy Womb (Nora Aunor). The two got acting nods for their performances on the aforementioned films in the  29th PMPC Star Awards for...

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7 Confirmed Mainstream Pinoy Movies for 2013

There isn’t any mainstream flick to get excited about this year except ‘It Takes A Man and A Woman’ and ‘On The Job’. In fact, I may not be able to list my top 10 most anticipated mainstream pinoy movies this year. The indie scene has a lot to offer this year though and thinking about it, why don’t I make a list for it instead. But anyway, I got my hands to a list of the 12 confirmed pinoy mainstream movies you might want to see this year. 1.) A Moment In Time – The opening salvo of...

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Will It Takes A Man and A Woman Break Box Office Records?

The much awaited third chapter of the Laida Magtalas (Sarah Geronimo) and Miggy Montenegro (John Lloyd Cruz) love story is all set on Black Saturday, March 30, 2013. But with Filipinos being mostly Catholics, in observation of the Holy Week, will the movie “It Takes A Man and A Woman” get the box office gross they expect to have on its opening? Will the movie flop on its first day and redeem itself on Easter when it’s more apt to rejoice based on superstition? Well, we’ll see! Ever since their first movie, A Very Special Love, the team up...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch It Takes A Man and A Woman

I can tell you a hundred reasons why you should watch It Takes A Man and A Woman but this third installment of the Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz romcom franchise only needs five. First of all, I’d like you to know that the movie A Very Special Love is special to me because it’s the first movie I’ve watched with my very special love. And after a not-so happy ending for us, it changed my life! The movie became less of the movie it was and I became more critical. Next thing I know this blog happened....

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Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia Wins Acting Honors at Asian Film Awards

Philippine Cinema has never been prouder until today that two veteran actors in the country bagged the top acting awards at the 7th Asian Film Awards. Both Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia were applauded and recognized for their poignant performances on their respective films Thy Womb and Bwakaw. Aunor vied with South Korea’s Cho Min-soo (Pieta), Afghanistan’s Golshifteh Farahani (The Patience Stone), Taiwan’s Gwei Lun-mei (GF BF) and China’s Hao Lei (Mystery). Meanwhile, Garcia bagged two Best Actor trophies with one being the Best Actor People’s Choice Award beating Taiwan’s Joseph Chang (GFBF), South Korea’s Choi Min-sik (Nameless Gangster...

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