Tag Archive: Brillante Mendoza

Kinatay: Post-Bangkok Int’l Film Fest ’09 Feature & Interview With Brillante Mendoza


September 26, 2009, ’twas a gathering like no other. Aside from Madonna (which apparently was the name of Maria Isabel Lopez’ character in the movie)  look-a-like/dress-a-like cross promotional event held at the outdoor… Continue reading

She’s A Filipina International Singer: Charice


FLASHBACK: 1993—Lea Salonga‘s self-titled debut international album peaked #44 at the Billboard Hot 200 Albums Chart and stayed for 23 weeks while its highest peak at the Top Heatseekers Chart went as high as #3;… Continue reading

Congrats Ms. Gina Pareno for Winning at the Asian Film Awards!


Gina Pareno won the Best Supporting Actress category at the recently concluded 3rd Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong…and almost missed receiving her trophy! When her name was called, she was nowhere to… Continue reading

3rd Asian Film Awards: “Serbis” Gets 3 Nominations; Thailand Has 1


After receiving USD 15,000 at the Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asian-Pacific Countries held in Vladivostok, Russia from September 13-19, 2008 for the Best Director category from his movie “Serbis”, it seems… Continue reading

“Serbis” is Philippines’ Answer to “Slumdog Millionaire”!!!


Last February 5, I received an email from Direk Brillante Mendoza. He forwarded to me the Rotten Tomatoes’ critic reviews of his highly acclaimed movie, “Serbis”. I immediately asked him if I could… Continue reading