Althea Vega - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Althea Vega


Violence reigns in 'Bang Bang Alley'

Apr 11, 2014 - 6:41 PM

First time film directors Ely Buendia Yan Yuzon and King Palisoc present Bang Bang Alley

VIOLENCE REIGNS. Filmmakers Ely Buendia, Yan Yuzon, and King Palisoc present Bang Bang Alley. Screengrab from the film's trailer

Hammering at the truth: the cast of 'Metro Manila'

Oct 23, 2013 - 3:07 AM

The movie Metro Manila had its International premiere in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival last January

Credit: Images courtesy of Metro Manila Movie officila Facebook page.

Beholding 'Metro Manila's' duality

Oct 10, 2013 - 1:29 PM

As with the metropolis it depicts there’s more than meets the eye in this Oscar contender

BLOODY GOOD. John Arcilla is a commanding presence. Photos: Chocolate Frog Films and Captive Cinema

#MetroManila the movie

Oct 03, 2013 - 2:09 PM

Rappler talks to Sean Ellis Oscar nominated film director and actor Jake Macapagal on the upcoming film Metro Manila

'Metro Manila': Social realism with velocity

Oct 03, 2013 - 10:33 AM

British film echoes PH social conditions and cinematic traditions fueled by narrative drive

COLORS, CONTRAST. An official poster of the film. Images from the Facebook of 'Metro Manila'

Althea Vega: Star on her own terms

Sep 28, 2013 - 10:46 PM

Metro Manila actress is outside showbiz radar for now but prolific in indie milieu

DIVERSE FILM BODY. Althea defies category. Photo courtesy of

Newcomer beats Nora Aunor as Best Actress in CineFilipino

Sep 23, 2013 - 2:39 PM

13 year old Teri Malvar honored for performance as love struck lesbian in Huling Cha Cha ni Anita

BEST ACTRESS. Teri Malvar (with co-star Angel Aquino). Photo from her Facebook

Jake Macapagal finds his place in 'Metro Manila'

Aug 25, 2013 - 9:30 AM

The versatile actor switches roles from talent coordinator to lead actor in Metro Manila

CHAOS. Jake Macapagal and Althea Vega are husband and wife who find a bitter life. Photo: Captive Cinema Distribution

'Metro Manila:' Film poetry

Aug 21, 2013 - 5:56 PM

Film by British director Sean Ellis is the latest creative portrait of storied metropolis

MANILEÑO. Macapagal as the everyman in distress. Photos courtesy of Captive Cinema Distribution Inc

Variety in Cinemalaya 2013

Jul 05, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Suspense horror comedy advocacy in Cinemalaya 2013

COMPLEX MATERIAL. Portes and the cast of 'Liars.' Photo courtesy of CCP

Jake Macapagal: Mr. "Metro Manila"

Apr 17, 2012 - 4:29 PM

Jake Macapagal talks about the film Metro Manila

INDEFATIGABLY INDEPENDENT. Jake Macapagal stars as Oscar Ramirez in the independent film, "Metro Manila." Photo courtesy of Jake Macapagal.