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Jerrold Tarog's 'Senior Year' is now up online

May 10, 2020 - 7:13 PM

The charming coming-of-age film is streaming for free!

HIGH SCHOOL. Jerrold Tarog's charming coming-of-age film from 2010 is streamed online for free. Screenshot from the film

PODCAST: Who is the Filipino? Superhero worship

Jul 18, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Listen to part 2 of our podcast with 'Darna' director Jerrold Tarog on heroes in Philippine media

PODCAST: Who is the Filipino? Heroes of history

Jul 18, 2019 - 8:00 PM

We talk national heroes with 'Heneral Luna' director Jerrold Tarog

Jerrold Tarog on a more nuanced, more introspective Darna

Jul 17, 2019 - 3:47 PM

The director shares his plans for the upcoming superhero film

JERROLD TAROG. The director, shown here at a 2018 press conference for his film 'Goyo,' talks about bringing more nuance to his depiction of Darna in the upcoming film. File photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Here’s your chance to chat with Iza Calzado and Jerrold Tarog

May 28, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Catch 'Bliss' and get a chance to chat with the film's star and director at Cinema '76

IZA CALZADO. The actress stars in Jerrold Tarog's 2017 psychological thriller, 'Bliss.' Screenshot from Bliss Film PH on YouTube

PNP identifies 6 persons of interest in Batocabe murder | Evening wRap

Dec 26, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Ralf Rivas

Jerrold Tarog takes over as 'Darna' director

Oct 05, 2018 - 7:42 PM

Director Erik Matti has exited the project, citing 'creative differences' with the film outfit

NEW DIRECTOR. Jerrold Tarog is set to direct 'Darna.' File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: 'Angelito,' the short film that bridges 'Goyo' and 'Heneral Luna'

Aug 15, 2018 - 9:33 PM

Can't wait for 'Goyo'? Check this film out first!

ANGELITO. Tomas Santos plays Angel Bernal in the short film that connects 'Heneral Luna' to 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral.' Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

WATCH: Full trailer of 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral'

Aug 04, 2018 - 3:25 PM

The film is set to be released in September

GOYO. Paulo Avelino plays the boy general in the upcoming historical film. Screenshot from TBA Studios on YouTube

Rappler Talk Entertainment: History and the big screen

Jun 11, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Rappler talks to director Jerrold Tarog and actors Art Acuña and Ronnie Lazaro about bringing historical figures to life through the big screen

'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral' now has a release date

May 02, 2018 - 3:41 PM

Viewers will be seeing Paulo Avelino as Gregorio del Pilar soon

GOYO. The film about Gregorio del Pilar is hitting theaters soon. Screenshot from

IN PHOTOS: First official stills of 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral'

Nov 15, 2017 - 8:00 PM

See eerie portraits Paulo Avelino, Empress Schuck, Epy Quizon, and more as their characters in 'Goyo'

WATCH: First trailer for 'Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral' is out

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Paulo Avelino returns as the young general

Jerrold Tarog talks ‘Goyo,’ Paulo Avelino, and topping ‘Heneral Luna'

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The sequel to Heneral Luna is set to be released in late 2018

BOY GENERAL. Paolo Avelino plays Gregorio Del Pilar, a talented but still immature military man who comes of age in the film. Photo courtesy of TBA Studios

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 15-21, 2017

May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Must watch videos from this week

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Iza Calzado, Jerrold Tarog on 'Bliss'

May 20, 2017 - 1:50 PM

Join us as we talk to Bliss director Jerrold Tarog and star Iza Calzado about the movie that initially received an X rating from the MTRCB

'Bliss' review: Worthy of multiple viewings

May 14, 2017 - 10:40 PM

Director Jerrold Tarog carves a puzzle like narrative from a nation s infatuation with fame and fantasy

MTRCB reclassifies Jerrold Tarog's 'Bliss' as R-18

Apr 05, 2017 - 5:11 PM

The movie which was previously rated X receives an R 18 rating after a second review

Iza Calzado reacts to MTRCB's X rating on the movie 'Bliss'

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:31 AM

The producers of Bliss are set to appeal to the MTRCB for a second review of the film

One night with 'Heneral Luna'

Nov 15, 2015 - 3:16 PM

As an actor ayoko ma stuck sa isang role [But] I am a citizen of the Philippines before an actor says John Arcilla on his role as Antonio Luna

9 awesome 'Heneral Luna' costumes this Halloween 2015

Oct 31, 2015 - 8:21 PM

Grown ups and toddlers alike dress in their Heneral Luna best this Halloween

TRICK OR TREAT. John Arcilla poses with his 'mini Luna.' On October 29, John surprises guests at the 'Heneral Luna' thanksgiving party by showing up in full uniform, and greeting them 'Trick or Treat!' Screengrab from Instagram/heneral.luna

WATCH: 'Heneral Luna' star John Arcilla on Paulo Avelino: 'Kaya niya 'yan!'

Oct 30, 2015 - 2:40 PM

Paulo Avelino is all set to star as Gregorio del Pilar in an upcoming film by Jerrold Tarog

JOHN ARCILLA. The 'Heneral Luna' star weighs in on the film's success after the announcement of Jerrold Tarog's Gregorio del Pilar movie. Rappler screengrab

WATCH: After 'Heneral Luna,' a movie on Gregorio del Pilar is in the works, Paulo Avelino to star

Oct 29, 2015 - 11:05 PM

The news is announced at a thanksgiving party for the hit film Heneral Luna

PASSING THE HAT. John Arcilla, who played General Luna in 'Heneral Luna,' salutes Paulo Avelino, who is set to play Gregorio del Pilar in the upcoming film, and producer EA Rocha. Photo by Exxon Ruebe/

The problem with Heneral Luna

Sep 23, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Heneral Luna is a provocative well meaning piece of Philippine cinema that can also be dangerous for its promotion of hyper nationalism as the prime solution for the country’s woes

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

'Heneral Luna' is PH entry to 2016 Oscars

Sep 21, 2015 - 6:06 PM

The film is the country s official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2016 Oscars

Photo courtesy of Artikulo Uno

‘Heneral Luna’ Review: Essential viewing

Sep 10, 2015 - 5:56 PM

What Tarog does to Luna is to release him from being just an object of this victor’s history we have been blindly celebrating throughout the years says movie reviewer Oggs Cruz

Cinemalaya movies uploaded online, filmmakers livid

Aug 10, 2014 - 2:03 AM

Filmmakers and critics are livid over the unauthorized upload of Cinemalaya films on YouTube

NETFLIX-ED? Here is a screengrab of Cinemalaya's official site prior to its takedown

'Sana Dati': A film for failed romantics

Oct 01, 2013 - 1:21 PM

Heart of film lies with the losers the ones we tend to forget after their most intense statements about love

SOULFUL FILM. The official poster from the Facebook of 'Sana Dati'

Lovi Poe in sad, radiant 'Sana Dati'

Sep 25, 2013 - 9:14 PM

Jerrold Tarog s quiet heartbreaker starring daughter of FPJ opens in September

CINEMA AS HEARTBREAKER. Lovi as the film's light. Image from 'Sana Dati's' Facebook

'Sana Dati,' 'Transit' lead Cinemalaya winners

Aug 05, 2013 - 12:54 PM

Vilma Santos the other big winner as Best Actress for Ekstra

ACTING SHOWCASE. 'Transit' cast gets certificate of recognition. Photo from the film's Facebook page

Sex, lies, videotape in Cinemalaya 2013

Jul 26, 2013 - 5:20 PM

This year s film festival is quite a departure from advocacy cinema