‘Da King’ remembered on 79th birth anniversary

FAMILY, friends and fans of the late Fernando Poe Jr. flocked on Monday morning to the Manila North Cemetery to commemorate what could have been “the King” of Filipino cinema’s 79thbirth anniversary. Seasoned actress Susan Roces, Poe’s widow, and daughter Senator Grace Poe, offered Mass while fans, some of who came from the provinces, offered flowers. For […]

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Actors Guild Shootfest pays tribute to FPJ


The Actors Guild of the Philippines led by its President Imelda Papin and the Board of Directors heartily invite everyone to join the “Actors Guild of the Philippines Shootfest President’s Cup 2017” to pay tribute to the King of Philippines Movies, Fernando Poe Jr., in recognition of his being a former president of the Actors Guild as well as in acknowledgment of his contributions to the growth of Philippine cinema.

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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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