“Ang Larawan” makes its European premiere at the Udine Far East Filmfest

“Ang Larawan” makes its European premiere at the Udine Far East Filmfest The Far East Film Festival is a premiere European filmfest that showcases popular Asian films. “Ang Larawan,” the award-winning musical film based on National Artist Nick Joaquin’s play A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino, makes its European debut when it screens in competition at the 20th Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, from April 20 to 28. The Far East Film Festival is a premiere European filmfest that showcases popular Asian …

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Solar Pictures celebrates the success of Ang Larawan & Siargao; more award-winning films poised for 2018

Solar Pictures celebrates the success of Ang Larawan & Siargao; more award-winning films poised for 2018 For more updates on films/movies released, distributed, and acquired by Solar Pictures, check out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram via @solarpicturesPH. SOLAR PICTURES takes pride in being a part of the success of Ang Larawan and Siargao for winning the Best Picture awards in the 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival. As the official distributor of both films, Solar Pictures’ motto, “To inspire, inform, and entertain” is also reflected in …

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Paulo Avelino wants to be a better actor

Paulo Avelino admitted his difficulty in accepting compliments. He also shared his reaction on Lea Salonga’s praises over his Ang Larawan performance. Ang Larawan newly won The Best Picture in Metro Manila Film Festival 2017. Paulo Avelino recently had an interview on Tonight with Boy Abunda. In the said interview, he unveiled his reaction towards Lea Salonga’s praises over his Ang Larawan, a 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival entry, performance. Although he already responded to Lea’s tweet, he still shared his experience. Paulo also told Boy that he actually has …

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MMFF 2017 movies exceed ₱1B mark

MMFF exceeded their 1 Billion Peso mark. Noel Ferrer also posted a photo on Instagram which shows cinema chains that still play MMFF entries. The Metro Manila Film Festival posted a photo on January 8, Monday, announcing that their gross already exceeded their target. MMFF also used to only last until January 7, Sunday, but other cinema chains still play certain MMFF entries. The caption also read: “MARAMING MARAMING SALAMAT PO! WE HAVE EXCEEDED OUR 1 BILLION TARGET. #KapitBisigLagi #MasMagandaKungSamaSama#GoodVibesLang #MMFF2017″ In Noel Ferrer’s Instagram post, the following …

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Paulo Avelino thanks Lea Salonga for positive comments on his performance in “Ang Larawan”

Kapamilya actor Paulo Avelino was overwhelmed to the positive feedback of broadway star Lea Salonga for his performance in MMFF 2017 entry “Ang Larawan.” The 29-year old admitted that Lea’s encouraging words help build his confidence. After Broadway star Lea Salonga expressed admiration on his acting performance in MMFF 2017 entry “Ang Larawan,” Kapamilya actor took to Twitter to thank the award-winning singer for her encouraging words. The “Asintado” actor admitted that he doubted himself and thought that singing part might affect his performance. “Always …

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Paulo Avelino responds to Lea Salonga’s praise

Lea Salonga applauded Paulo Avelino’s performance in ‘Ang Larawan.’ Paulo responded to Lea’s praise and thanked her. In a recent post, Paulo Avelino thanked Lea Salonga’s praise on Twitter. She urges people to watch his stellar performance in 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival entry, Ang Larawan. Paulo wrote in the said tweet: “Always doubted myself doing a musical part due to the singing parts might affect my performance. Reading messages like this helps build my confidence to tackle even more challenging roles. Thank you @MsLeaSalonga”   …

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Will MMFF 2017 reach its ₱1 billion box-office sales goal?

“The Revenger Squad” and “Ang Panday” already reached ₱650 million box-office sales. Will MMFF 2017 reach P1 billion gross sales? It seems that MMFF 2017 could reach its ₱1 billion gross sales in the next few days. According to the article written on Philstar.com, movie entries “The Revenger Squad” and “Ang Panday” already reached more than ₱650 million. With Vice Ganda movie having ₱400 million and Coco Martin movie earned ₱200 million, the possibility of the ₱1 billion box-office sales might happen in the next …

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Lea Salonga lauds Paulo Avelino’s performance in “Ang Larawan;” receives criticism from netizens

Lea Salonga congratulated Paulo Avelino on his performance on “Ang Larawan.” Many had misinterpreted the said tweet where she received criticism. She clarified her statement but asked people who came to her rescue to let it be. Lea Salonga bid Paulo Avelino congratulations on Twitter. She, then, receives criticism from netizens who misunderstood her tweet. She told the people who came to her defense to let it be. On her tweet, Lea also encouraged Paulo’s fans to watch “Ang Larawan,” a 2017 Metro Manila Film …

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Joanna Ampil expresses gratitude to be a part of “Ang Larawan’s” success

MMFF 2017 “Best Actress” Joanna Ampil expressed gratitude over the success of “Ang Larawan” Joanna Ampil said she’s happy to contribute to Philippine arts There’s no stopping singer-actress and West End sensation Joanna Ampil to being best at her craft. That’s recently been evident on her role as Candida on award-winning Metro Manila Film Festival 2017’s entry “Ang Larawan.” Every one that watched the film could agree that she indeed gave her 100% in terms of portrayal. One of their producers in the venue revealed that it …

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Celeste Legaspi announces that Paulo Avelino needed to dub and re-dub his scenes for “Ang Larawan”

Celeste Legaspi shared that Paulo Avelino dubbed and re-dubbed his scenes for “Ang Larawan.” Although, she shared that Paulo wouldn’t be the only one who needed to do so. Paulo plays the role of Tony Javier, a vaudeville pianist. According to Celeste Legaspi, veteran singer and stage actress, co-star Paulo Avelino needed to dub and re-dub his scenes for “Ang Larawan,” a movie-musical 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival entry. Paulo plays the role of Tony Javier, a vaudeville pianist, that the Marasigan sisters (Rachel Alejandro and …

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