Thoughts and Memories:

INTEREST Part 1

Writing an article, with a topic that interests me, colors my day. At rest, my interests are UFC and NBA. Once, my dear wife noticed me watching stress-inducing games, so…

THE TRIUMPH OF ‘FAN GIRL’

Last year’s edition of the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival has many things going for it. It had 10 fairly well-made entries on various genres from comedy to drama. But…

VIRGEN MARIA, INA NING DIOS

(Ginutos sa librong “GLORIES OF MARY” ni Saint Alphonsus de Liguori)   ang graciang winaras ning Dios ki Santa Maria sobra pa sa katilipunan ning gabos na graciang tinao sa…

Entertainment:

LIFE’S ASSORTED JOURNEYS ON FILM

by Pablo Tariman Director Mac Alejandre and Alfred Vargas on the set of Tagpuan.   In this Zoom presscon for Mac Alejandre’s Tagpuan, everyone (including actors and producer) tries very…

Islander in the City by Pablo Tariman:

AS THE OLD YEAR FADES

Sunrise in Baras, Catanduanes by Jorge Estrada Tejada.   It was just a few days After your 72nd year. It was just a few days When the old year Gave…

ANG OMBOY SA SABSABAN

gayon ning KADAIHAN kadaculaan ning KADUKHAAN yaman ning KAPOBREHAN Omboy sa SABSABAN DIGNIDAD ning kinaban ………………………………. To Peachy, Nennen, Abeth and all my grandchildren – Here’s our prayers for a…

Entertainment: by Pablo A. Tariman:

A HEALING PRIEST’S STORY

Fr. Fernando Suarez — the healing priest — praying by the sea in the film’s finale.   There are many things going for Joven Tan’s Fr. Suarez: The Healing Priest.…

HE SAW RIZAL DIE

Happy New Year! Today is Rizal Day. While browsing through FB, I saw an account of one eyewitness to Rizal’s execution. His first-hand account was told to a journalist in…

ANG SATONG MISA-MISA

nagimathan ko na ining misa-misa ta kami kang saladay pa sana ilibahan ang bilog na familia si tatay, nanay sagcod kaming lima kaya kung ako magka-familia na ilibahan man kami…

JOHN ARCILLA AS THE HEALING PRIEST

by Pablo Tariman   John Arcilla as the healing priest, Fr. Fernando Suarez.   On this drizzling afternoon, actor John Arcilla talks about his roots which all started in Catanduanes…