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Cannes winner Brillante Mendoza holds exclusive Cinemansanas Masterclass

Cannes Film Festival Best Director Brillante Mendoza began the first round of Masterclass sessions for Pixelworx: Cinemansanas 2017 last August 12 and 13. The 23 selected filmmakers embarked on a journey with the award-winning director who lent his expertise on acting, directing, … Continue reading

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10 reasons to watch Toto Natividad’s ‘Double Barrel’ starring AJ Muhlach, Phoebe Walker, Jeric Raval

“Double Barrel” will hit theaters in the Philippines on Aug. 9, Wednesday. Here are 10 of the many reasons why Filipinos should watch this action film: It marks the comeback of action films in the Philippines, thanks to master director … Continue reading

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Cinemalaya 2017 screening schedule: ‘Bagahe’ by Zig Dulay

Written and directed by Zig Dulay, “Bagahe” is one of the official entries to the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2017. Led by Angeli Bayani, the ensemble cast consists of Shamaine Buencamino, Boots Anson-Roa, Sue Prado, Bing Pimentel, Raquel Villavicencio, … Continue reading

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Kiko Matos, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Shaina Magdayao and their teenage memories

Kiko Matos and Pia Wurtzbach have several things in common. They are both half-Filipino and they were both once teenage stars trying to forge a career as a TV actor on ABS-CBN. During my interview with Matos on July 6 … Continue reading

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Kiko Matos recalls career before URCC fight with Baron Geisler

Kiko Matos became a household name in the Philippines in 2016 after his controversial mixed martial arts bout against fellow actor Baron Geisler under Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC). But years before this, Matos has forged a career as an … Continue reading

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‘AMO’ on TV5: Kiko Matos shares experience working with Brillante Mendoza for the first time

It has always been Kiko Matos’s dream to work with Brillante Mendoza. After years of waiting for this dream to be realized, the actor-MMA fighter finally played a character in a project directed by the 2009 Cannes Film Festival Best … Continue reading

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Kiko Matos compares Nora Aunor with Sharon Cuneta

Kiko Matos has starred alongside several veteran actors since his first film “Babagwa” in 2013. Among those he felt highly honored to have worked with are Nora Aunor and Sharon Cuneta, who are dubbed the Superstar and the Megastar of … Continue reading

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