In ‘Ako Si Josephine,’ Yeng Constantino’s music ignites a revolution

Yeng Constantino, purveyor of angst and longing, as electropop dance music? Oh, yes: “Ako Si Josephine” sells that metamorphosis with refreshing aplomb. This brand-new jukebox musical uses Constantino's songs, but it feels like a whole other creature—something nocturnal. It's the synthetic, rhythmic thumping of club music that musical director Myke Salomon has infused into the … [Read more...]

Heil Digong?

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President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler on Saturday and said he would “be happy” to exterminate 3 million drug users and peddlers in the Philippines. The post Heil Digong? appeared first on Inquirer News. more … [Read more...]

Dream project

At the press lunch of Gil Portes' “Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli,” the director celebrated his 71st birthday and expressed his happiness over the fulfillment of a longtime dream on his bucket list. The post Dream project appeared first on Inquirer Entertainment. more … [Read more...]

Editor Joven Calub recalls his glory days

For over a year now, we've been corresponding with 80-year-old film editor Joven Calub for the CCP Encyclopedia Film Volume. We finally met him last Sept. 12 to discuss his stints at Premiere Productions and MGM. He is the first Filipino member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild. The post Editor Joven Calub recalls his glory days appeared first on Inquirer Entertainment. … [Read more...]

End of an era, dawn of a new age

The Philippine property landscape, much like the country's own history, has gone through quite a number of drastic, significant changes, of extreme highs and lows, and saw the rise and fall of many structures, some of which were even considered then as iconic. The post End of an era, dawn of a new age appeared first on Inquirer Business. more … [Read more...]