Dingdong Dantes, Kathryn Bernardo, Arjo Atayde, Max Collins, and Joel Lamangan were the editors’ choices for Best Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress, and director respectively in last Sunday night’s The EDDYS (Entertainment Editors’ Choice), the annual awards given by the members of the Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (SPEEd).
While the direction was satisfactory, I seem to have a problem with the material. It is no more than a love story between a Filipino woman living in the Metro Manila’s Chinese-Filipino enclave called Binondo and a Chinese (from mainland China that stopped by Manila for a short vacation and met the Filipino girl)
We’ve seen Kapuso stars hopping over to the Kapamilya lot for big-screen projects before. Dingdong Dantes had appeared in a number of movies produced by Star Cinema, the film production arm of ABS-CBN, most notable among them have been, The Unmarried Wife,Seven Sundays,and just last year, Fantastica, with Vice Ganda.
It was in 1953 when the name Clarita Villanueva became the talk of the town. It was splashed in newspapers especially about her alleged demonic possession. Different accounts told of her supposed demonic possession while she was in jail.