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Salamat kag paalam, Tito Peque

May 08, 2020 - 8:14 AM

The writer pays tribute to her Tito Peque, whose legacy, perhaps, reverberates the most in his hometown of Bacolod City

PEQUE GALLAGA. The director bids farewell and leaves a legacy of cinematic excellence and compassion. Photo courtesy of Martin Lachica

From war, drama, horror, and adventure: The memorable movies of Peque Gallaga

May 07, 2020 - 10:00 PM

The director's work cuts across genres

Director, artist, teacher: The legacy of one Peque Gallaga

May 07, 2020 - 5:00 PM

The director, a legend in Philippine cinema, died on Thursday, May 7

LEGEND. Late filmmaker Peque Gallaga leaves a legacy that goes beyond his greatest films. Photo by Edric Chen

'One of the greatest': Celebrities, friends pay tribute to Peque Gallaga

May 07, 2020 - 3:47 PM

Friends and fans of the late filmmaker pay their respects to the award-winning Peque Gallaga

Peque Gallaga, among Philippine cinema's greats, dies

May 07, 2020 - 1:28 PM

The legendary director's body of work reads like a collection of Philippine cinema's classics

IN PHOTOS: Gawad Direk awards 2015

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:48 PM

This year 7 men and women are honored for their contributions to the film industry

Peque Gallaga: 'The enemy is our leaders'

Nov 16, 2013 - 4:37 PM

Peque Gallaga stirs social media with his open letter criticizing the government s relief efforts

RAGE. 'We can help when we criticize,' proclaims the veteran director. Photo from his Facebook

Setting as character: The house in 'Oro Plata Mata'

Oct 19, 2013 - 9:48 PM

Immortalized in cinema is the Gaston family s ancestral home in Negros Occidental also the setting of Sonata

HOUSE OF MEMORIES AND CINEMA. The Gaston family ancestral home. Photos: Lore Reyes

Peque Gallaga on Erik Matti's claims

Sep 26, 2013 - 5:17 PM

Who does he think he is the savior of the industry? fumes veteran director

TRANSIT TO OSCARS. Hannah Espia film, said Gallaga, was chosen for its portrayal of the Filipino's struggle and sacrifice. Image from the Facebook page of 'Transit'

Erik Matti surprised 'Transit' chosen for Oscars

Sep 23, 2013 - 11:24 PM

On the Job director on the Film Academy of the Philippines decision

POLITICALLY CHARGED ACTION. Matti's 'OTJ' was one of 3 finalists for FAP's consideration. Photo: ABS-CBN

Cherie Gil, Peque Gallaga, and Lore Reyes team up for Sonata

Sep 09, 2013 - 10:30 PM

The film Sonata captures the poetic eloquence of Negros in a story about a unique friendship and the healing power of art and the countryside

Photo by Jo Macasa

'Sonata': Failure and redemption

Sep 06, 2013 - 1:53 PM

Beauty of Negros and Cherie Gil s great turn in Gallaga Reyes film

STRIKING CAMEO. Richard Gomez with the film's lead, Cherie Gil. All photos/stills by Jo Macasa

New films by seasoned directors in Sineng Pambansa

Sep 05, 2013 - 5:18 PM

Festival highlights Philippine cinema s heritage through the masters

Anne Curtis to have 'E! News Asia Special'

Sep 04, 2013 - 3:03 PM

Another feather to her already heavily festooned cap episode to air this month

ANOTHER FEATHER. The first Filipina celebrity to have her own E! News special. Photos by Peter Imbong

Cine Europa 2013: Bigger, sweeter

Aug 29, 2013 - 8:04 AM

Enjoy the best of European cinema with some Pinoy classics

SWEET 16. Cine Europa is bigger than ever. Photo from the Delegation of EU to PH Facebook

IN PHOTOS: 2013 Gawad Urian red carpet

Jun 19, 2013 - 8:32 AM

The 36th Gawad Urian Awards was a gathering of filmmakers actors and film lovers making waves in the Philippine film scene

ECHO. 'Alagwa' star and Best Actor nominee Jericho Rosales arrives with his girlfriend, TV host Kim Jones. All photos by Andrew Robles

Yesterday and today: 'Oro, Plata, Mata'

Mar 08, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Actress Cherie Gil joins the Rappler family with this first piece on a historic movie

TV PATROL INTERVIEW. 'Oro, Plata, Mata' was Joel Torre’s very first film, introducing him as a much sought after actor-director. All photos courtesy of Cherie Gil

'Warm Bodies' and 'Seduction': Hot bodies, 10 similarities

Feb 05, 2013 - 5:10 PM

Peque Gallaga’s 'Seduction' and the latest US box-office hit are alike in several ways

YOUNG LOVE, BITTERSWEET LOVE. Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati heat up in 'Seduction.' Photo by Regal Films Inc

Oro, Plata, Mata: Revisited, restored, riveting still

Dec 01, 2012 - 2:26 PM

Director Peque Gallaga’s epic 1982 flick returns to the silver screen digitally tidied up for the Internet age

CINEMA GREATS. 'Oro, Plata, Mata' writer Jose Javier Reyes, actress Cherie Gil and director Peque Gallaga at the Cinema One Originals opening night. Photo by Edric Chen

Gallaga's 'Oro, Plata, Mata' opens Cinema One Originals

Nov 29, 2012 - 5:02 AM

The restored classic opens the week long festival of original Filipino films

LANDMARK IN FILMMAKING HISTORY. 'Oro, Plata, Mata' launched the career of Joel Torre and showcased the acting prowess of a young Sandy Andolong. A frame from the movie's restored version courtesy of Cinema One

Token Pinoy film 'aswang' stars in own film

Apr 30, 2012 - 3:07 PM

Lilia Cuntapay finally finally got her 15 minutes

HER TIME'S COME. Kids who did not grow up with the horror film superstar will get to know her through her film. Photo from "Six Degrees of Separation of Lilia Cuntapay" Facebook page.