Four outstanding active directors


National Artists – Gerry de Leon, Bert Avellana, Eddie Romero, Manuel Conde, Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal.

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Janine Gutierrez: Acting’s in the blood


Janine Gutierrez recently won her first acting award for “Dagsin” from the Urduja Heritage Film Awards. Also for “Dagsin,” Janine was nominated best supporting actress by Urian. She got good notices for her other films and GMA soaps like “Legally Blind,” “Once Again,” and “Dangwa.”

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Aunor’s 50 best films


A loyal and ardent Nora Aunor follower, Mel Caparas, enumerates what he feels are the best 50 films of the Superstar. Why 50? Mel says this year is the 50th year in showbiz of “the greatest actress Philippine cinema has ever produced.”

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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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