‘Because I Love You’: Too Ambitious, but still a Good Attempt

Let me give credit to Arnold Vegafria for taking risks and for providing a platform for his talents to shine in this competitive industry of entertainment as well as the discriminating taste of moviegoers. It’s an ambitious act, but still a good attempt in coming up with a film that has a blunt kind of plot.  Because I Love You is not too bad, but not too impressive. Perhaps the David Licauco and Shaira Diaz may offer a refreshing treat. Maybe I’ve had enough of …

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Did David Licauco and Shaira Diaz experience director Joel Lamangan’s ‘wrath?’

Director Joel Lamangan shared his experience filming Because I Love You Direk Joel was all praises for his actors David Licauco and Shaira Diaz Director Joel Lamangan candidly shared his experience filming Because I Love You with newbie actors David Licauco and Shaira Diaz. In an interview with Dondon Sermino, the veteran director said the filming took a while because he wanted to make the film more beautiful. “Medyo tumagal daw ang paggawa nila ng movie na ‘Because I Love You.’ Pinaganda kasi talaga,” he …

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Gabbi Garcia feels sorry for the short-lived run of ‘Pamilya Roces’

Kapuso artist Gabbi Garcia broke her silence regarding Pamilya Roces‘s shortfall. Garcia shares her point-of-view on last TV series on GMA. She felt that the series’s shortcoming was like a lost opportunity. Gabbi Garcia, at the recently concluded press launch of Film Development Council of the Philippines’ (FDCP) annual Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), was interviewed by PEP.ph regarding her last and short-lived television series Pamilya Roces, on March 26 at Gloria Maris Rstaurant, Gateway, Quezon City. The said Joel Lamangan-directed family dramatic-comedy series had an …

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All-time high rating of GMA Network’s ‘Onanay’ gives headache to ABS-CBN’s ‘The General’s Daughter’

Onanay continues to dominate its time slot Changing the show against Onanay did not work, defeating Onanay’s rating is still a challenge Onanay’s all time high rating gives its rival show, The General’s Daughter, a headache The GMA Network Telebabad show ‘Onanay’ continues to give headaches to its rival show, the ABS-CBN primetime bida series, ‘The General’s Daughter.’ The rating of Onanay is on an all-time high, based on the Nationwide Urban TV Audience Measurement (NUTAM) People Ratings of AGB Nielsen. Prior to the premiere of …

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Rainbow Sunset: A Worthy Film to Hail at MMFF 2018

If there is one film that deserves all the awards last night—it’s the Joel Lamangan gay love story—Rainbow Sunset. Despite its theme, this official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018, have proven that a good material and storytelling coupled with great acting and directing, the said film by Heaven’s Best Entertainment have earned the nods not just from the festival’s jury as well as those who have come to watch the film. Like the very words of Loretta Young, “Love isn’t something you …

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‘Rainbow Sunset’ upsets the most-expensive entry ‘Aurora’ at MMFF 2018’s Gabi ng Parangal

The Viva Films’ official entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival 2018—Yam Laranas’s Aurora and the most-favored to win was overtaken by a complicated love triangle drama between two elderly gay men and a straight woman in Joel Lamangan’s Rainbow Sunset. Despite the shock from the audience that Eddie Garcia who played the old Ramon who has an affair with Tony Mabesa’s character as Fredo; the veteran actors settled as Special Jury Prize and Best Supporting Actor awardee, respectively. Gloria Romero who played the old …

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10 Reasons Why You Should See “Rainbow’s Sunset” This MMFF 2018!

Rainbow’s Sunset is now showing in cinemas. We counted down the Top 10 Reasons Why ‘Rainbow’s Sunset’ Is A Must-Watch This MMFF 2018! The annual Metro Manila Film Festival has already started. And one of the entries that made some buzz among audiences is the family drama Rainbow’s Sunset. The film is directed by Joel Lamangan, starring Eddie Garcia, Tony Mabesa and Gloria Romero. It is produced by Heaven’s Best Entertainment and distributed by Solar Pictures. We counted down the Top 10 Reasons Why Rainbow’s Sunset Is A Must-Watch This MMFF …

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Joel Lamangan addresses “Pamilya Roces” losing the ratings game against “Halik”

Direk Joel Lamangan praised Katrina Halili on her acting skills in Pamilya Roces. He explained that Katrina’s story arc has always been in the plan. He, then, addressed the ratings game against Halik. Pamilya Roces director Joel Lamangan knew about the show losing the ratings game against its ABS-CBN rival, Halik. In an interview with PEP.ph, the director excitedly noted about its upcoming finale. He expressed his amazement on Katrina Halili’s acting and involvement in the show.  Direk Joel on Katrina. Lamangan pointed out that Halili made …

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“Wag ka manuod, asar ka pala eh.” Katrina Halili reacts to Netizens’ opinion on her role in “Pamilya Roces”

Katrina Halili is Maisa in  Pamilya Roces. Director Joel Lamangan applauded Katrina’s acting skills. She replied to Netizens’ praises and criticisms on Twitter. Katrina Halili is Maisa in Pamilya Roces, a two-faced woman who plotted to grease money from the Roces family. Although she received high praises from director Joel Lamangan, not all Netizens liked her entrance in the story.  Direk Joel praised Katrina. Lamangan expressed how he thought Katrina made the story even better and engaging. He applauded Katrina’s acting skills and willingness to …

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“No to teleserye acting…” Sunshine Dizon takes refresher course in acting via Direk Joel Lamangan

Direk Joel Lamangan prohibited Sunshine Dizon for doing “teleserye acting”. Sunshine took a refresher course just to let the story flow through her acting. She worked with Direk Joel for the MMFF entry, Rainbow’s Sunset. Sunshine Dizon admitted that she’s nervous in working with director Joel Lamangan. She took a refresher course just to be ready in working with the veteran filmmaker. She admitted this during the press conference for 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival entry Rainbow’s Sunset under Heaven’s Best Entertainment. Teleserye acting isn’t …

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