Ded Na Si Lolo: Philippines’ Official Oscars 2010 Entry

The country’s entry to Oscars 2009, ‘Ploning’ gained lots of achievements in different international film festivals across Asia and Europe. Unfortunately other films bested ‘Ploning’ over at the 2009 Oscars.

This year to compete in the ‘Best Film in Foreign Language’ category is APT Entertainment’s ‘Ded na si Lolo’ which casts Elizabeth Oropesa, Gina Alajar, Roderick Paulate, Manilyn Reynes, Dick Israel and BJ Forbes as the lead stars. The story revolved around a child whose grandfather died and their family’s beliefscaused conflicts on how they’ll mourn.

The 82nd Academy Awards will will be presented on March 7, 2010 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) chose ‘Ded na si Lolo’ over other award-winning Filipino movies including Baler. Let’s cross our fingers and be hopeful that they’re pretty right with their decision. It’s still a good film after all. 😉

Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal Make GMA-7’s “All My Life” Bigger Than Life!

Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal did a very astounding performance in their noontime show with GMA-7’s ‘Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin?’ and right now they’re taking the primetime block by storm with their newest soap ‘All My Life!’

Aljur Abrenica and Kris Bernal Make GMA-7\'s \"All My Life\" Bigger Than Life!

Aljur plays Jules Romualdez and Kris as Romina Estrella. Lani Mercado takes the role of Aljur’s mom Marita Romualdez while Gelli de Belen as Kris’ mom Amelia Estrella. Zoren Legaspi, Jay Manalo, Manilyn Reynes, LJ Reyes, Paulo Avelino, Gladys Guevarra, Jay Aquitania, Jade Lopez, Stef Prescott, together with Bryan Termulo, Chris Cayzer, Moymoy Palaboy, Byron Ortile, and Martin delos Santos also comprised the star-studded cast of ‘All My Life.’

Mesmerizing as Aljur and Kris are together, the story that they play around with is also pretty much captivating in a sense that you’ll feel your heart also pounding, not with the ‘hate stuff’ that usually runs with rival families in which the main characters or lovers find themselves sneaking over each others’ fences or helplessly torn apart. But instead, it’s heartwarming to be swept away by how they’ve been separated in life just through the difficult tragedies that both their families have to go through in mutual acceptance, then how their lives evolved apart growing up and eventually how they’ve crossed paths again.

Some call it magic or some may say it’s simply fate, however these dubbed royal couples just make it on your TV screens seems to be bigger than life. Watch out for it every week nights after GMA’s 24 Oras. 😉