Great films of 6 National Artists


Highspeed asked the opinion of several cinema followers to name the great films of six National Artists (directors) and they came up with this list. Initially, it was really “greatest” films but we eventually settled for “great.” This columnist was part of the very informal selection.

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In praise of senior actors


Was surprised to read that Olivia de Havilland is still alive at 101. Thought all along that she was long gone along with her sister, Joan Fontaine, and other screen goddesses like Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Vivien Leigh, and Ingrid Bergman.

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‘The Durables’


The late Romeo Vasquez came from a noted clan in Tayabas and nearby Quezon towns: Alandy and Sumilang. He was once urged to run for mayor but he declined. Politics was not for him.

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‘Walang Kupas’ 2nd time around?

At 80-plus, they are still active in showbiz. Glo’s in GMA’s “Meant to Be.” Eddie’s in ABS-CBN’s “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.” Anita’s in the movie “Tatlong Bibe.”

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