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Joel Lamangan on ABS-CBN shutdown threat: Who will tell the story of the Filipino?

Feb 24, 2020 - 4:03 PM

The esteemed director emphasizes the implications of an ABS-CBN shutdown: if government can threaten a media giant, it can do the same to smaller companies and franchises

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Director Joel Lamangan at the Senate committee hearing on threats to ABS-CBN's legislative franchise. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

‘The Significant Other’ review: Hilariously awful

Feb 25, 2018 - 9:00 PM

One can view 'The Significant Other' as an unexpected comedy

Joel Lamangan calls for press freedom at NUJP Black Friday gathering

Jan 19, 2018 - 9:51 PM

The director slams the current administration, saying its actions are indicative of a return to dictatorship

JOEL LAMANGAN. The veteran director speaks to the crowd at the NUJP Black Friday solidarity event. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

‘This Time I’ll Be Sweeter’ review: Toxic romance

Nov 11, 2017 - 1:00 PM

'This Time I’ll Be Sweeter' is a toxic romance about a toxic girl who keeps falling in love with an equally toxic boy

‘Bes and the Beshies’ review: Ugly and distasteful

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:45 PM

'Bes and the Beshies' simply fails to accomplish anything it sets out to do

Ai-Ai delas Alas plays single mom in 'Bes and the Beshies'

Sep 23, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Ai-Ai stars in the movie together with Zsa Zsa Padilla, Carmi Martin, and Beauty Gonzalez

PETA celebrates 50th year, looks forward to the future

Apr 15, 2017 - 1:33 PM

The Philippine Educational Theater Association remains true to its activist roots

WATCH: 50 years of creative evolution and struggle at PETA

Apr 12, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The two and a half hour concert delivered 17 head spinning heart swelling musical numbers from 540 plays

CA paves way for hearings on $1.9-B award to Martial Law victims

Jan 17, 2017 - 7:17 PM

The Court of Appeals Special 13th Division junks the Marcoses bid to keep a Makati court from hearing the petition to enforce the 1 9 billion award given by a US court in 1995

MASS ARRESTS. Martial law led to the arrest of Marcos critics. Photo courtesy of Dr Ferdinand Llanes, from the exhibit of UP Likas

FULL LIST: Winners, FAMAS Awards 2016

Dec 04, 2016 - 11:44 PM

Felix Manalo wins 5 awards including Best Actor for Dennis Trillo

Joel Lamangan recalls imprisonment, torture in Martial Law years

Aug 15, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Sabi nila ito raw panahon ni Marcos lalo na tinatawag ng mga millenials sa Facebook ang nagsasabi pinakamagandang buhay daw ang panahon ni Marcos hindi totoo iyon says the director

'That Thing Called Tanga Na' review: Hits and misses

Aug 13, 2016 - 10:01 PM

It has a pressing message one that is loud and queer even if it is covered by so much garbage says critic Oggs Cruz on the movie about 4 gay men

Screengrab from YouTube/Regal Entertainment, Inc.

‘Felix Manalo’ movie portrays Iglesia ni Cristo history

Aug 20, 2015 - 9:32 PM

INC Spokesman Edwil Zabala clarifies the movie is not intended to make money for the church but to show the life of its founder Felix Manalo

DENNIS TRILLO. The actor stars as INC founder Felix Manalo in an upcoming movie of the same name. Screengrab from YouTube

How Dennis Trillo got the role of Felix Manalo in Iglesia ni Cristo movie

Aug 20, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Dennis says it was hard to play a role with minimal reference material but INC members and ministers helped him on the set

WATCH: Dennis Trillo as INC founder in 'Felix Manalo' movie trailer

Aug 16, 2015 - 12:04 PM

The movie is about the founder of Iglesia ni Cristo

‘Your Place or Mine?’ Review: Dull and predictable

May 01, 2015 - 12:04 PM

Simply put the movie is nothing more than an expensive way to waste one’s time writes Oggs Cruz

Tony Mabesa: A lion at work

Oct 07, 2013 - 2:35 PM

78 year old actor director presents for 2013 Jacobean drama The Duchess of Malfi and Megastar tawa serye Madam Chairman

FROM STAGE TO SERYE. Tony Mabesa (R) with Joel Lamangan. Photo by Leanne Jazul

Sharon and cast launch 'Madam Chairman'

Oct 05, 2013 - 2:04 PM

Megastar s first teleserye is a tawa serye comic look at barangay level Philippine politics

LAUNCHING 'TAWA SERYE.' Director Joel Lamangan and the Megastar. Photos: Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Allen Dizon recalls sex-symbol phase

Sep 27, 2013 - 7:27 PM

Star of Mel Chionglo s Lauriana recounts pito pito era and transition to independent cinema

A DIFFERENT CHAPTER. With Bangs Garcia in Mel Chionglo's 'Lauriana.' Photo from the film's Facebook

After 'Burgos,' Rocco to portray 'San Pedro'

Aug 14, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Mandarin speaking actor registered nurse pursues idealism of Jonas role in film bio on Filipino saint

PERSONA. Rocco pursues idealism of 'Burgos' in next film bio. Photo by Jerald Uy/Rappler

Comrades, a love story in 'Lihis'

Aug 13, 2013 - 6:12 PM

Political cinema returns in the LGBT milieu with Lihis starring Joem Bascon and Jake Cuenca

RADICAL LOVE. Poster of Lamangan's second politically charged film this year

Edita B on LT portrayal: 'Nagulat ako'

Aug 12, 2013 - 10:16 AM

On Lorna Tolentino s remarkable job in Burgos: A Mother s Love

NUANCED TURN. Mrs. Burgos said she was amazed to see herself in LT's performance. Screen grab from YouTube (John Wong)

Sharon to launch first serye

Aug 10, 2013 - 4:11 PM

Kapatid Megastar plays kapitana in upcoming tawa serye Madam Chairman

'TAWA SERYE.' Megastar returns to comedy. Photo from the show's Facebook page

'Burgos': A film with a deep back story

Aug 10, 2013 - 1:07 PM

Edita Burgos story also highlights activist roots of filmmakers with nuanced turn by Lorna Tolentino and Rocco Nacino

COMPELLING STORY. Edita Burgos with Lorna Tolentino and Rocco Nacino. Photo courtesy of CCP

'Burgos' marks Cinemalaya premiere

Aug 04, 2013 - 6:30 PM

CCP filmfest closes with a bang with Joel Lamangan s politically charged film starring Lorna Tolentino

LT'S 'FIRST INDIE.' Mrs. Burgos is all praise for Lorna's portrayal. Photo from the film's Facebook page

Lovi Poe deglamorized in 'Titser'

Aug 03, 2013 - 10:19 AM

Actress branches out further in GMA series focusing on public education

STRUGGLING PUPIL. The hardest part was the math, says Lovi. Image from 'Titser' Facebook page

Revisiting Brocka's 1971 gay classic

Jul 24, 2013 - 7:04 PM

Tubog sa Ginto has married businessman Eddie Garcia in steamy affair with driver Mario O Hara Sounds familiar?

'DARING ATTEMPT.' Garcia and O'Hara, uh, take a bath. Image from The Urian Anthology 1970-1979

My Husband’s Lover: Behind the story

Jul 23, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Giselle Tongi Walters traces the serye from concept to production

'LAGKIT' LOOK. Doctolero says 'MHL' will end on a liberated note. Photo from the show's Facebook page

'My Husband's Lover': Engaging love story

Jul 01, 2013 - 1:01 PM

The serye that captures the LGBT moment is so yearning in its restraint

WELL-THOUGHT. 'My Husband's Lover' shows that love exists in its myriad forms. Image from the 'My Husband's Lover' Facebook page

Celebrities, sectoral leaders endorse Casiño

May 02, 2013 - 7:59 PM

Not big showbiz stars but they have principle and courage he says of his endorsers

SUPPORT SYSTEM. Celebrity endorsers and activists endorse Teddy Casiño for senator. Photo by Teddy Casiño's media team