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Friday, May 28, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 562: JAY ILAGAN, RIO LOCSIN AND CHANDA ROMERO, WITH BABY DELGADO, DICK ISRAEL, BING DAVAO, CRIS VERTIDO, ALVIN ENRIQUEZ IN "SOLTERO" (1984)


"Soltero" (1984)
Experimental Cinema of the Philippines
Release Date April 26, 1984
Written by Bienvenido M. Noriega, Jr.
Edited by Edgardo Jarlego
Production Design Cesar R. Jose
Cinematography Clodualdo Austria
Music Sonny J. Angeles
Executive Producer Bienvenido M. Noriega, Jr.
Line Producer Bibsy Carballo
Associate Producers Ching T. Dacuycuy, Ward Luarca
Direction Pio de Castro III
Cast Jay Ilagan, Rio Locsin and Chanda Romero/ Also Starring Baby Delgado, Dick Israel, Bing Davao, Cris Vertido, Alvin Enriquez/ Introducing Irma Potenciano, Terrie Legarda, Luigi Sison


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TV Times
April-May 1984
Article, courtesy of  Pelikula ATBP (James dela Rosa)



The movie was digitally restored and remastered
(poster, courtesy of ABS-CBN)


click link to read the article in full
https://news.abs-cbn.com/ancx/culture/movies/01/27/21/why-this-restored-jay-ilagan-classic-is-a-one-of-a-kind-portrait-of-the-filipino-as-tumatandang-binata




 

Thursday, May 27, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 561: TONY FERRER, GEORGE ESTREGAN, MARILOU BENDIGO, MICHAEL DE MESA, OPALYN FORSTER AND JOEL ALANO IN "HANGGANG SA HULING BALA" (1984)


"Hanggang sa Huling Bala" (1984)
Movie Makers & Friends Presentation
A Pacific Films Release
Release Date April 21, 1984
Story and Screenplay Tony A. Calvento
Direction Nick Romano
Cast Tony Ferrer, George Estregan, Marilou Bendigo, Michael de Mesa, Opalyn Forster and Joel Alano/ Also Starring Janice Jurado, Rez Cortez, Dick Israel, Greggy Liwag, Bing Davao/ Co-starring Charlie Davao, Jing Abalos, Victor Bravo, Arnold Mendoza, Anita Linda & Amay Bisaya/ Introducing Estephanie Roces

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 560: EFREN REYES, JR. (IN THE TITLE ROLE), ANNA MARIE GUTIERREZ, REZ CORTEZ, BETH SANDOVAL, JOHNNY WILSON, ROBERT TALABIS IN "PEPENG KARBIN" (1984)


"Pepeng Karbin" (1984)
Tri-Films
Release Date April 13, 1984
Adviser Major Dionisio Domingo
Written and Directed by Philip C. San Jose
Cast Efren Reyes, Jr. (in the title role), Anna Marie Gutierrez, Rez Cortez, Beth Sandoval, Johnny Wilson, Robert Talabis/ Special Participation of Andy Poe, Mohammad Faizal, Chona Castillo, Ruel Vernal/ Introducing Liberty Monsrrat/ Featuring Eden Fernandez

Sunday, May 23, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 559: ANTHONY ALONZO (IN THE TITLE ROLE), JANET BORDON, SARSI EMMANUELLE, RUEL VERNAL, DAVE BRODETT IN "DIEGONG BAYONG" (1984)


"Diegong Bayong" (1984)
Sinagtala Film Productions
Release Date April 12, 1984
Based on a true story of Diego Labrador of Barrio Magsaysay, Tondo
Direction Ron Gallardo Pablo
Cast Anthony Alonzo (in the title role), Janet Bordon, Sarsi Emmanuelle, Ruel Vernal, Dave Brodett/ Also Starring Lucita Soriano, Mario Escudero, Rocco Montalban

THE EIGHTIES # 558: MARIA MONTES, EDGAR MANDE, WITH PERLA BAUTISTA, LIZA LORENA, ARSENIO 'BOOTS' BAUTISTA, ROBERT TALABIS IN "LIGAW NA BUNGA" (1984)


"Ligaw na Bunga" (1984)
JPM Productions
Release Date April 6, 1984
Direction Arsenio 'Boots' Bautista
Cast Maria Montes, Edgar Mande/ Also Starring Perla Bautista, Liza Lorena, Arsenio 'Boots' Bautista, Robert Talabis/ Introducing Olivia Ortiz/ Featuring Vic Valencia

Thursday, May 20, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 557: JESS LAPID, JR.,LIZ ALINDOGAN, GEORGE ESTREGAN, RODOLFO 'BOY' GARCIA, DICK ISRAEL, RODERICK PAULATE IN "HULIHIN SI...BOY SPUTNIK" (1984)


"Hulihin si... Boy Sputnik" (1984)
Baby Pascual Films & Associates
Release Date April 5, 1984
Direction Leonardo Pascual
Cast Jess Lapid, Jr., Liz Alindogan, George Estregan, Rodolfo 'Boy" Garcia, Dick Israel, Roderick Paulate, Johnny Wilson, Lucita Soriano, Allan Bautista, Anita Linda, Jimmy Santos, Mario Escudero, Robert Miller, Danny Riel

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 556: BALDO MARRO (IN THE TITLE ROLE), SUZANNE GONZALES, ROMY DIAZ, LARRY SILVA, DICK ISRAEL, JOHNNY VICAR< RUBER RUSTIA IN "SARGE" (1984)


"Sarge" (1984)
AP Films International
Release Date March 29, 1984
Direction Tony Y. Reyes
Cast Baldo Marro (in the title role), Suzanne Gonzales, Romy Diaz, Larry Silva, Dick Israel, Johnny Vicar, Ruben Rustia, Ernie Forte, Danny Riel/ Special participation of Philip Gamboa, Rommel Valdez and Marissa del Mar/ with Rudy Fernandez, Phillip Salvador, Efren Reyes, Jr. in an important roles

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 555: AMALIA FUENTES, EDDIE RODRIGUEZ, DANTE RIVERO, BETH BAUTISTA, WITH POPS FERNANDEZ, AGA MUHLACH AND NIÑO MUHLACH IN "PAANO BA ANG MAGMAHAL?" (1984)


"Paano ba ang Magmahal?" (1984)
D' Wonder Films
Release Date March 22, 1984
Story and Screenplay Jose Lacaba, Marra OL. Lanot
Cinematography Hermo U. Santos
Music Snafu Rigor
Direction Manuel 'Fyke' Cinco
Cast Amalia Fuentes, Eddie Rodriguez, Dante Rivero, Beth Bautista/ with Pops Fernandez, Aga Muhlach and Niño Muhlach

Monday, May 17, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 554: ACE VERGEL, JEAN SABURIT, WITH RODOLFO 'BOY' GARCIA, RUEL VERNAL, PHILIP GAMBOA IN "ISANG DAKOT NA LUPA" (1984)


"Isang Dakot na Lupa" (1984)
CineVentures, Inc.
Release Date March 22, 1984
Theme song- "Isang Dakot" 
Written and composed by Venancio Saturno
Sung by Manilyn Reynes
Direction Junn P. Cabreira
Cast Ace Vergel, Jean Saburit/ Also Starring Rodolfo 'Boy' Garcia, Ruel Vernal, Phiip Gamboa, Manny Luna, Zandro Zamora, Ernie Ortega, Leopoldo Salcedo, Ruben Rustia, Dencio Padilla

Sunday, May 16, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 553: FERNANDO POE, JR., EDDIE GARCIA, MARIO MONTENEGRO, RAOUL ARAGONN, PAQUITO DIAZ, MAX ALVARADO, RUEL VERNAL AND MARILOU BENDIGO IN "SIGAW NG KATARUNGAN" (1984)


"Sigaw ng Katarungan" (1984)
Cine Suerte, Inc.
Release Date March 15, 1984
Story Benjamin Yalong
Screenplay Tony Calvento
Director of Photography Sergio Lobo
Film Editor Augusto Salvador
Music Ernani Cuenco
Prroduced by M-2, M-3, M-4
Executive Producer M-7
Direction Pablo Santiago
Cast Fernando Poe, Jr., Eddie Garcia, Mario Montenegro, Raoul Aragonn, Paquito Diaz, Max Alvarado, Ruel Vernal, Bert Olivar, Tony Carreon, Victor Bravo, Vic Varrion, Amay Bisaya and Marilou Bendigo/ Featuring Delia Razon, Jocko Diaz/ Introducing Cita Capuyon

THE EIGHTIES # 552: RAMON REVILLA, SR., (IN THE TITLE ROLE), MARISSA DELGADO, SUSAN VALDEZ, MARISSA DEL MAR, WITH GEORGE ESTREGAN, CONRAD POE, PAQUITO DIAZ, MAX ALVARADO IN "KAPITAN INGGO (KUMAKAIN NG BALA)" (1984)


"Kapitan Inggo (Kumakain ng Bala)" (1984)
Imus Productions
On its 12th Anniversary Presentation
Release Date March 15, 1984
Film Editor Nonoy Santillan
Director of Photography Ricardo Herrera
Music Restie Umali
Associate Director Marlon Bautista
Associate Producer Rowena Bautista
Researched and Directed by Jose Yandoc
Cast Ramon Revilla, Sr., Marissa Delgado, Susan Valdez, Marissa del Mar/ Also Starring George Estregan, Conrad Poe, Philip Gamboa, Paquito Diaz, Max Alvarado, Arnold Mendoza, Renato Robles, Johnny Wilson, Michael Murray, Venchito Galvez, Johnny Madrid, Den Montero/ Co-Starring Rocco Montalban, Fred Moro, Angel Confiado, Jing caparas, Angel Bautista, Chito Flores, Boy Clinton, Alex Navarette and Amay Bisaya/ Introducing Net-Net Bautista, Jennifer Sevilla, Jeng-Jeng Cruz

Thursday, May 13, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 551: TITO, VIC & JOEY, WITH REY 'PJ' ABELLANA, LENI SANTOS, PANCHITO, PALITO, RITCHIE, THE HORSIE IN "GOODAH!!!" (1984)



 "Goodah!!!" (1984)
Seiko Films, Inc.
Release Date  March 8, 1984
Direction Mike Relon Makiling
Cast Tito, Vic & Joey (Tito Sotto, Vic Sotto & Joey de leon), Rey "PJ' Abellana, Leni Santos, Panchito, Palito, Ritchie, the Horsie

THE EIGHTIES # 550: RONALDO VALDEZ, MARK GIL, JUAN RODRIGO AND VIVIAN VELEZ IN "APOY SA IYONG KANDUNGAN" (1984)


"Apoy sa Iyong Kandungan" (1984)
Amazalady Film Productions
Release Date March 7, 1984
Story and Screenplay Augusto Buenaventura, Jojie Vitug
Cinematography Joe Batac, Jr.
Music George Canseco
Direction Augusto Buenaventura
Cast Ronaldo Valdez, Mark Gil, Juan Rodrigo and Vivian Velez/ Also Starring Suzanne Gonzales, Yvonne, Joonee Gamboa, Carmen Enriquez, Ike Fernando, Mario Escudero

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 549: AMALIA FUENTES, CHARITO SOLIS, EDDIE RODRIGUEZ, JULIE VEGA, JANICE DE BELEN, ALBERT MARTINEZ AND SNOOKY IN "WHERE LOVE HAS GONE" (1984)


"Where Love Has Gone" (1984)
Regal Films
Release Date March 2, 1984
Direction Joey Gosiengfiao
Cast  Amalia Fuentes, Charito Solis, Eddie Rodriguez, Julie Vega, Janice de Belen, Albert Martinez and Snooky




(l-r) Julie Vega, Albert Martinez, Charito Solis in a scene from Regal Films' "Where Love Has Gone" (1984)
 

Monday, May 10, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 548: CHARITO SOLIS, GLORIA ROMERO, PATRICK DELA ROSA AND CLAUDIA ZOBEL IN "SINNER OR SAINT" (1984)


"Sinner or Saint" (1984)
Regal Films
Release Date March 1, 1984
Story and Screenplay Ricardo Lee
Cinematography Pedro manding
Editing Rogelio Salvador
Music Max Joson
Direction Mel Chionglo
Cast Charito Solis, Gloria Romero, Patrick dela Rosa And Claudia Zobel

Sunday, May 9, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 547: JESS LAPID, JR., CHAT SILAYAN, WITH JOONEE GAMBOA, ARNOLD MENDOZA AND GEORGE ESTREGAN IN "KUNG TAWAGIN SIYA'Y ANIMAL" (1984)


"Kung Tawagin Siya'y Animal" (1984)
GPS Film Productions
Release Date February 28, 1984
Musical Rey Valera
Direction Nick Romano
Cast Jess Lapid, Jr., Chat Silayan/ Also Starring Joonee Gamboa, Arnold Mendoza, Lucita Soriano, Val Iglesia, Vilma Vitug and George Estregan

Friday, May 7, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 546: REDFORD WHITE, CACHUPOY, PIA MORAN, TATLONG ITLOG, MARILOU BENDIGO IN "WRONG RANGER" (1984)


"Wrong Ranger" (1984)
Bukang Liwayway Films
Release Date February 2, 1984
Story Felix Dalay
Screenplay Jerry Tirazona
Cinematography Rey de Leon
Art Director Rolly Sto. Domingo
Musical Director Gabby Castellano
Direction Angel Labra
Cast Redford White, Cachupoy, Pia Moran, Tatlong Itlog, Marilou Bendigo/ Also Starring Vilma Vitug, Rommel Valdez, Joaquin Fajardo, Nello Nayo, Joseph de Cordova, Ernie Forte, Nick Alladin, Leon Pajaron, Jun Santos, Jing Caparas, Danny Riel, Pompong, Joe Watts

Thursday, May 6, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 545: CLAUDIA ZOBEL AND INTRODUCING KARLA KALUA IN "MAGDALENA BUONG MAGDAMAG" (1984)



"Magdalena Buong Magdamag" (1984)
Baby Pascual Films and Associates
Release Date February 1, 1984
Story, Screenplay and Direction Mercy S. Lejarde
Cast Claudia Zobel/ Introducing Karla Kalua



Wednesday, May 5, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 544: SHARON CUNETA, GABBY CONCEPCION, WITH CELIA RODRIGUEZ, VIC SILAYAN, CHANDA ROMERO IN "DAPAT KA BANG MAHALIN?" (1984)


"Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?" (1984)
Viva Films
Release Date February 16, 1984
Serialized in Pilipino Komiks
Story Gilda Olvidado
Screenplay Raquel Villavicencio
Edited by Ike Jarlego, Jr.
Cinematography Conrado Baltazar
Music George Canseco
Produced by Ramon Salvador
Supervising Producer Tony Gloria
Executive Producer Vic del Rosario, Jr.
Direction Emmanuel H. Borlaza
Cast Sharon Cuneta, Gabby Concepcion, with Celia Rodriguez, Vic Silayan, Chanda Romero/ Introducing Mon Alvir

Monday, May 3, 2021

THE EIGHTIES # 542: AMALIA FUENTES, EDDIE RODRIGUEZ, AGA MUHLACH, ARLENE MUHLACH, FRANCIS MARTINEZ AND LIEZL IN "IBULONG MO SA PUSO" (1984)


"Ibulong Mo sa Puso" (1984)
AM Productions
Released thru D' Wonder Films
Release Date February 9, 1984
Direction Mario O'Hara
Cast Amalia Fuentes, Eddie Rodriguez, Aga Muhlach, Arlene Muhlach, Francis Martinez and Liezl

Sunday, May 2, 2021

GOLDEN GLOBE'S BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS (1949- 2020) UPDATED



2020 - Minari (United States)
2019 - PARASITE (South Korea)
2018 - ROMA (Mexico)
2017 - IN THE FADE (Germany)
2016 - ELLE (France)
2015 - SON OF SAUL (Hungary)
2014 - LEVIATHAN (Russia)
2013 - THE GREAT BEAUTY (Italy)
2012 - AMOUR (Austria)
2011 - A SEPARATION (Iran)
2010 - IN A BETTER WORLD (Denmark)
2009 - THE WHITE RIBBON (Austria)
2008 - WALTZ WITH BASHIR (Israel)
2007 - THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY (France/USA)
2006 - THE LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA (Japan/ USA)
2005 - PARADISE NOW (Palestine)
2004 - THE SEA INSIDE (France/Italy/Spain)
2003 - OSAMA (Afghanistan)
2002 - TALK TO HER (Spain)
2001 - NO MAN’S LAND (Bosnia/Herzegovina)
2000 - CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON(Taiwan)
1999 - ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (Spain)
1998 - CENTRAL STATION (Brazil)
1997 - MA VIE EN ROSE (Belgium)
1996 - KOLYA (Czech Republic)
1995 - LES MISERABLES (France)
1994 - FARINELLI (Belgium)
1993 - FAREWELL, MY CONCUBINE (Hong Kong)
1992 - INDOCHINE (France)
1991 - EUROPA, EUROPA (Germany)
1990 - CYRANO de BERGERAC (France)
1989 - CINEMA PARADISO (Italy)
1988 - PELLE THE CONQUEROR (Denmark)
1987 - MY LIFE AS A DOG (Sweden)
1986 - THE ASSAULT (Netherlands)
1985 - THE OFFICIAL STORY (Argentina)
1984 - A PASSAGE TO INDIA (U.K.)
1983 - FANNY AND ALEXANDER (Sweden)
1982 - GANDHI (U.K./India)
1981 - CHARIOTS OF FIRE (U.K.)
1980 - TESS (U.K.)
1979 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (France/Italy)
1978 - AUTUMN SONATA (Sweden)
1977 - A SPECIAL DAY (Italy)
1976 - FACE TO FACE (Sweden)
1975 - LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME (Canada)
1974 - SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE (Sweden)
1973 - THE PEDESTRIAN (Germany)
1972 - THE EMIGRANTS - Part 1/ 
THE NEW LAND - Part 2 (Sweden)
1971 - THE POLICEMAN (Israel)
1970 - RIDER IN THE RAIN (France)
1969 - Z (Algeria/France)
1968 - WAR AND PEACE (Russia)
1967 - LIVE FOR LIFE (France) 
1966 - A MAN AND A WOMAN (France)
1965 - JULIET OF THE SPIRITS (Italy)
1964 - THE GIRL WITH THE GREEN EYES (England)
- MARRIAGE, ITALIAN STYLE (Italy)
- SALLAH (Israel)
1963 - ANY NUMBER CAN WIN (France)
1962 - BEST OF ENEMIES (Italy)
- DIVORCE, ITALIAN STYLE (Italy)
1961 - TWO WOMEN (Italy)
1960 - THE MAN WITH THE GREEN CARNATION 
- LA VERITE (France) (English Language)
- THE VIRGIN SPRING (Sweden)
1959 - AREN’T WE WONDERFUL (Germany)
- BLACK ORPHEUS (France)
- THE BRIDGE (Germany)
- ODD OBESSION (Japan)
- WILD STRAWBERRIES (Sweden) 
1958 - THE GIRL AND THE RIVER (France)
- THE GIRL ROSEMARIE (Germany)
- A NIGHT TO REMEMBER (English Language)
- THE ROAD A YEAR LONG (Yugoslavia)
1957 - THE CONFESSIONS OF FELIX KRULL (Germany)
- TIZOC (Mexico)
- WOMAN IN A DRESSING GOWN (English Language)
- YELLOW CROW (Japan)
1956 - BEFORE SUNDOWN (Germany)
- THE GIRLS IN BLACK (Greece)
- RICHARD III (English Language)
- ROSES ON THE ARM (Japan)
- WAR AND PEACE (Italy)
- THE WHITE REINDEER (Finland)
1955 - DANGEROUS CURVES (England)
- EYES OF CHILDREN (Japan)
- ORDET (Denmark)
- SONS, MOTHERS AND A GENERAL (Germany)
- STELLA (Greece)
1954 - GENEVIEVE (England)
- LA MUJER DE LAS CAMELIAS (Argentina)
- NO WAY BACK (Germany)
- TWENTY-FOUR EYES (Japan)
1953/ 1952/ 1951/ 1950 - N/A
1949 -THE BICYCLE THIEF
















THE EIGHTIES # 541: RUDY FERNANDEZ, JOHNNY DELGADO, MARIA ISABEL LOPEZ, SUSAN VALDEZ AND GEORGE ESTREGAN IN "BATUIGAS II: PASUKUIN SI WAWAY" (1984)


"Batuigas II: Pasukuin si Waway" (1984)
Vanguard Films, Inc.
Release Date February 7, 1984
Screenplay Jose Carreon
Cinematography Ed Cucupin
Editor Augusto Salvador
Music Jaime Fabregas
Produced by Charo Santos 
Executive Producer Simon Ongpin and ANJ
Direction Manuel 'Fyke' Cinco
Cast Rudy Fernandez, Johnny Delgado, Maria Isabel Lopez and George Estregan/ Also Starring Joonee Gamboa, Ronnie Lazaro, Melinda Mendez, Dexter Doria, Jose Romulo, Hero bautista, Abbo de la Cruz, Robert Antonio/ Guests- Johnny Wilson, Vic Varrion and Philip Gamboa

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