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#1 leahpaz

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Posted 10 September 2010 - 09:14 PM

Note: As expected again from the same writer. Kaya breath in, breath out ulit popsters. ;)

Not much to ‘Idol’-ize

By Nestor Torre
Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.H1
September 11, 2010.

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GERONIMO (CENTER, WITH MILBY AND MARTIN). A rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

WHEN THE new “musical teleserye,” “Idol,” debuted on the small screen last week, we made it a point to catch the premiere telecast, to see what unique treats the new show had to offer.

Big production numbers, definitely. With Sarah Geronimo as its principal female lead, the opening telecast featured bright, colorful songs and dances that gave the show an extra-special lilt.

After that big, bright start, however, the new musical-drama series settled into an all too familiar storytelling groove that had longtime friends, Sarah and Sam Milby, competing in a singing search, which Sarah eventually won.

Financial mess

They’re paired off as a stellar singing team, but their promising careers are abruptly sidetracked when Sarah’s parents are caught in a financial mess not of their own devising. In subsequent episodes, the family hides in the province, where Sarah assumes a new identity and has to say goodbye to her stellar dreams.

For his part, Sam tries to go solo, but without much success. He’s distracted by his ditzy mother (Zsa Zsa Padilla) and his futile efforts to find his best friend, whom he misses terribly.

The program’s third episode focused on a new principal character, a sassy jack-of-all-trades played by Coco Martin, who turns out to have a heart of gold, because he’s bringing up a brood of kids all by his lonesome.

It’s also clear that, despite their initial aso’t pusa skirmishes, he likes Sarah, and a Sam-Coco rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

So, after the first three telecasts, how does the show measure up? It gets plus points for some of its bright and tuneful musical numbers, but its plotting is slow and predictable, and its performances are generally high-strung but neither authentic nor dynamic.

As usual, Sarah’s portrayal is generally well-meaning but lacking in believability and genuine emotional investment. She keeps shifting automatically from “earnest” to “kooky” like it’s simply a matter of punching buttons.

Sam’s problem is still his sticky way of speaking Tagalog. On top of that, the character he “creates” is dour and dull, and runs the acting gamut only from “A” to “E.” He either doesn’t know that there’s much more to the thespic alphabet than that, or doesn’t care to investigate those other possibilities.

As for Coco, he too has slipped into a thespic rut, despite his heretofore “indie” credentials. His “sassy” character here is too kneejerk-hectic to be either convincing or appealing. And, what’s he doing in a musical-drama show when he can’t really sing? His number with his singing siblings ended with him doing a rap wrapup!

Thus far, the best work in the series in terms of performance is contributed by Zsa Zsa, who can act and sing with real relish and powerful pipes. But, even Zsa Zsa’s best efforts are diminished in terms of impact by the generally uncreative way her musical number is staged around her.

On point of believability, the series encounters heaps of problems when Sarah and her relatives assume new identities in order to be able to “disappear” in the province. How do they attempt to “vanish”? By putting on colorful wigs!

Come on, that’s only going to call more attention to them in the boondocks—so, the show’s lack of interest in being logical and credible presents itself as an unnecessary distraction that prevents viewers from being genuinely drawn into its storytelling.

We trust that the production will find at least some of these points worth considering and remedying, so that there will be more to “Idol” to idolize in the weeks and months to come.

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Posted 10 September 2010 - 09:47 PM

Note: As expected again from the same writer. Kaya breath in, breath out ulit popsters. ;)

Not much to ‘Idol’-ize

By Nestor Torre
Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.H1
September 11, 2010.

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GERONIMO (CENTER, WITH MILBY AND MARTIN). A rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

WHEN THE new “musical teleserye,” “Idol,” debuted on the small screen last week, we made it a point to catch the premiere telecast, to see what unique treats the new show had to offer.

Big production numbers, definitely. With Sarah Geronimo as its principal female lead, the opening telecast featured bright, colorful songs and dances that gave the show an extra-special lilt.

After that big, bright start, however, the new musical-drama series settled into an all too familiar storytelling groove that had longtime friends, Sarah and Sam Milby, competing in a singing search, which Sarah eventually won.

Financial mess

They’re paired off as a stellar singing team, but their promising careers are abruptly sidetracked when Sarah’s parents are caught in a financial mess not of their own devising. In subsequent episodes, the family hides in the province, where Sarah assumes a new identity and has to say goodbye to her stellar dreams.

For his part, Sam tries to go solo, but without much success. He’s distracted by his ditzy mother (Zsa Zsa Padilla) and his futile efforts to find his best friend, whom he misses terribly.

The program’s third episode focused on a new principal character, a sassy jack-of-all-trades played by Coco Martin, who turns out to have a heart of gold, because he’s bringing up a brood of kids all by his lonesome.

It’s also clear that, despite their initial aso’t pusa skirmishes, he likes Sarah, and a Sam-Coco rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

So, after the first three telecasts, how does the show measure up? It gets plus points for some of its bright and tuneful musical numbers, but its plotting is slow and predictable, and its performances are generally high-strung but neither authentic nor dynamic.

As usual, Sarah’s portrayal is generally well-meaning but lacking in believability and genuine emotional investment. She keeps shifting automatically from “earnest” to “kooky” like it’s simply a matter of punching buttons.

Sam’s problem is still his sticky way of speaking Tagalog. On top of that, the character he “creates” is dour and dull, and runs the acting gamut only from “A” to “E.” He either doesn’t know that there’s much more to the thespic alphabet than that, or doesn’t care to investigate those other possibilities.

As for Coco, he too has slipped into a thespic rut, despite his heretofore “indie” credentials. His “sassy” character here is too kneejerk-hectic to be either convincing or appealing. And, what’s he doing in a musical-drama show when he can’t really sing? His number with his singing siblings ended with him doing a rap wrapup!

Thus far, the best work in the series in terms of performance is contributed by Zsa Zsa, who can act and sing with real relish and powerful pipes. But, even Zsa Zsa’s best efforts are diminished in terms of impact by the generally uncreative way her musical number is staged around her.

On point of believability, the series encounters heaps of problems when Sarah and her relatives assume new identities in order to be able to “disappear” in the province. How do they attempt to “vanish”? By putting on colorful wigs!

Come on, that’s only going to call more attention to them in the boondocks—so, the show’s lack of interest in being logical and credible presents itself as an unnecessary distraction that prevents viewers from being genuinely drawn into its storytelling.

We trust that the production will find at least some of these points worth considering and remedying, so that there will be more to “Idol” to idolize in the weeks and months to come.

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opinion niya iyon.....basta ang masasabi ko, after watching iDOL, laging ang
sarap at ang gaan ng pakiramdam ko dahil nag-enjoy talaga ako sa panonood nito
at nakakalimutan ko ang problema habang nanonood ako ng iDOL.....pwede pang
mas lalo pang pagandahin ang iDOL pero yong 5 episodes na napanood ko, two thumbs
up para sa akin!!!

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Posted 10 September 2010 - 10:25 PM

Note: As expected again from the same writer. Kaya breath in, breath out ulit popsters. ;)

Not much to ‘Idol’-ize

By Nestor Torre
Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.H1
September 11, 2010.

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GERONIMO (CENTER, WITH MILBY AND MARTIN). A rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

WHEN THE new “musical teleserye,” “Idol,” debuted on the small screen last week, we made it a point to catch the premiere telecast, to see what unique treats the new show had to offer.

Big production numbers, definitely. With Sarah Geronimo as its principal female lead, the opening telecast featured bright, colorful songs and dances that gave the show an extra-special lilt.

After that big, bright start, however, the new musical-drama series settled into an all too familiar storytelling groove that had longtime friends, Sarah and Sam Milby, competing in a singing search, which Sarah eventually won.

Financial mess

They’re paired off as a stellar singing team, but their promising careers are abruptly sidetracked when Sarah’s parents are caught in a financial mess not of their own devising. In subsequent episodes, the family hides in the province, where Sarah assumes a new identity and has to say goodbye to her stellar dreams.

For his part, Sam tries to go solo, but without much success. He’s distracted by his ditzy mother (Zsa Zsa Padilla) and his futile efforts to find his best friend, whom he misses terribly.

The program’s third episode focused on a new principal character, a sassy jack-of-all-trades played by Coco Martin, who turns out to have a heart of gold, because he’s bringing up a brood of kids all by his lonesome.

It’s also clear that, despite their initial aso’t pusa skirmishes, he likes Sarah, and a Sam-Coco rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

So, after the first three telecasts, how does the show measure up? It gets plus points for some of its bright and tuneful musical numbers, but its plotting is slow and predictable, and its performances are generally high-strung but neither authentic nor dynamic.

As usual, Sarah’s portrayal is generally well-meaning but lacking in believability and genuine emotional investment. She keeps shifting automatically from “earnest” to “kooky” like it’s simply a matter of punching buttons.

Sam’s problem is still his sticky way of speaking Tagalog. On top of that, the character he “creates” is dour and dull, and runs the acting gamut only from “A” to “E.” He either doesn’t know that there’s much more to the thespic alphabet than that, or doesn’t care to investigate those other possibilities.

As for Coco, he too has slipped into a thespic rut, despite his heretofore “indie” credentials. His “sassy” character here is too kneejerk-hectic to be either convincing or appealing. And, what’s he doing in a musical-drama show when he can’t really sing? His number with his singing siblings ended with him doing a rap wrapup!

Thus far, the best work in the series in terms of performance is contributed by Zsa Zsa, who can act and sing with real relish and powerful pipes. But, even Zsa Zsa’s best efforts are diminished in terms of impact by the generally uncreative way her musical number is staged around her.

On point of believability, the series encounters heaps of problems when Sarah and her relatives assume new identities in order to be able to “disappear” in the province. How do they attempt to “vanish”? By putting on colorful wigs!

Come on, that’s only going to call more attention to them in the boondocks—so, the show’s lack of interest in being logical and credible presents itself as an unnecessary distraction that prevents viewers from being genuinely drawn into its storytelling.

We trust that the production will find at least some of these points worth considering and remedying, so that there will be more to “Idol” to idolize in the weeks and months to come.

Link Here


In fairness kay Mr.Torre lagi niyang sinusubaybayan si Sarah :13bungi1: ...pati tele serye may review siya...akala ko pang movie ka lang Mr.Torre???

As much as i hate Mr. Torre...constructive naman ang pagkakasulat niya...marami siyang good points dito.

Pero i think sinadya naman talaga ang Idol na hindi masyadong seryoso... minsan nga may pagka cartoons ang dating eh.

Edited by Grendaizer, 10 September 2010 - 10:30 PM.


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Posted 10 September 2010 - 10:46 PM

thanks for sharing ashtin......
kahit anong comment ang ibigay ng iba basta para sa akin #1dol talaga! meh angal???????????

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 12:08 AM

tnx for sharing!

nyways hindi naman masyado credible ung words nia.hehe
maganda pa rin ang 1dol for me!
suppppeeeerrr kinikilig aq kna sarah sam at lando and its very entertaining!!!!
nkakawala ng pagod at marami natutuwa sa 1dol un ang mhlaga!!!!!!

kaabang abang n sa lunes ang pagkikita n sam at sarah! :SCQ Flowers2:

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 01:14 AM

We can't please everybody. If that's what he thinks, let him be. Mas maraming naman tayong bilib kay Sarah!

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 02:20 AM

hello po. eto po ay opinion ko lang. somehow, may point naman po yung writer. ako po ay fan ni sarah. however, parang may kulang talaga dun sa idol. parang if not for sarah, hindi ko papanoorin yun. hindi naman si sarah at yung acting nya ang problema at marami ng naprove si sarah na she can really act convincingly. palagay ko po sa story,yung plot ang medyo bland. medyo parang kulang ng something pa na aabangan factor besides dun sa love triangle nila at kilig scenes. sana laliman pa yung story. more twist besides sa kilig. ako po ay hindi fan ng agua bendita pero kahit ganun yung story, paulit ulit na lang na nawala si agua or bendita, inabangan pa rin ng tao. sana ganun. twist, depth, make it more interesting and kaabang abang. lalo na ngayon, yung itatapat sa kabila, kahit hindi ganun kasikat yung artista mukang maganda yung material based sa teaser nila. palagay ko po kasi, pag sa tv, although may factor yung sikat yung artista, mas malaki pa din yung factor na maganda yung material at story. In all fairness naman dun sa writer, mukang naghohope sya na ausin yung idol para mas maging kaabang abang. sana nga mas gumanda pa to, at ng makaatract pa ng viewers at tumaas pa ang ratings, kasi ang tagal hinintay ulit si sarah sa primetime, sayang naman kung isang season lang aabutin nito. again po, opinion lang.

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 03:04 AM

Mdlas nga pangt cnsv ni nestor ke sg..pero,agree nman ako s krmihan ng mga sinabi nya bout idol at s mga casts.agree din ako kay krytel...un dn npansin nmin..d nman msmang punahin natn ang idol.pra din un sa ikakaimprove p ng show..kht s acting ni sg,tlgang may puntong di kgandhn arte nia.pg mnsn d q mrmdmn ang charcter n ginagmpnan nia,sa halip c sarh geronimo ang nkkta ko.mdmi dng d kgandhn n facial expressions at pti ayos ng hair at dmit pg mnsn d mgndang tgnan sa tv..gyunpman,mgagaling nmn ung mga kasma nia kya tingn ko mdmi syang mtututunan s mga yun para mas maimprove p nia acting niya..sa msmong show n idol nman,nag iimprve n nman sya.mula sa d kgndhang frst 2 epi,paganda n ito ng pgnda.hoping dn ako n mgtuloy tuloy p ang pg improve.mas mgnda n ung,d lang pnpanuod ung soap dhil sa casts,kundi dhil n din s ganda ng kalidad.gus2 kong mging mtgumpay at mgtagal pa ang idol..naninwla nmn ako na kaya nla yan!

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 03:15 AM

Mdlas nga pangt cnsv ni nestor ke sg..pero,agree nman ako s krmihan ng mga sinabi nya bout idol at s mga casts.agree din ako kay krytel...un dn npansin nmin..d nman msmang punahin natn ang idol.pra din un sa ikakaimprove p ng show..kht s acting ni sg,tlgang may puntong di kgandhn arte nia.pg mnsn d q mrmdmn ang charcter n ginagmpnan nia,sa halip c sarh geronimo ang nkkta ko.mdmi dng d kgandhn n facial expressions at pti ayos ng hair at dmit pg mnsn d mgndang tgnan sa tv..gyunpman,mgagaling nmn ung mga kasma nia kya tingn ko mdmi syang mtututunan s mga yun para mas maimprove p nia acting niya..sa msmong show n idol nman,nag iimprve n nman sya.mula sa d kgndhang frst 2 epi,paganda n ito ng pgnda.hoping dn ako n mgtuloy tuloy p ang pg improve.mas mgnda n ung,d lang pnpanuod ung soap dhil sa casts,kundi dhil n din s ganda ng kalidad.gus2 kong mging mtgumpay at mgtagal pa ang idol..naninwla nmn ako na kaya nla yan!

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 10:56 AM

hello po. eto po ay opinion ko lang. somehow, may point naman po yung writer. ako po ay fan ni sarah. however, parang may kulang talaga dun sa idol. parang if not for sarah, hindi ko papanoorin yun. hindi naman si sarah at yung acting nya ang problema at marami ng naprove si sarah na she can really act convincingly. palagay ko po sa story,yung plot ang medyo bland. medyo parang kulang ng something pa na aabangan factor besides dun sa love triangle nila at kilig scenes. sana laliman pa yung story. more twist besides sa kilig. ako po ay hindi fan ng agua bendita pero kahit ganun yung story, paulit ulit na lang na nawala si agua or bendita, inabangan pa rin ng tao. sana ganun. twist, depth, make it more interesting and kaabang abang. lalo na ngayon, yung itatapat sa kabila, kahit hindi ganun kasikat yung artista mukang maganda yung material based sa teaser nila. palagay ko po kasi, pag sa tv, although may factor yung sikat yung artista, mas malaki pa din yung factor na maganda yung material at story. In all fairness naman dun sa writer, mukang naghohope sya na ausin yung idol para mas maging kaabang abang. sana nga mas gumanda pa to, at ng makaatract pa ng viewers at tumaas pa ang ratings, kasi ang tagal hinintay ulit si sarah sa primetime, sayang naman kung isang season lang aabutin nito. again po, opinion lang.

ok naman ang IDOL i'm sure start pa lang nman saka intended for a light material lang yun story while ang bendita naku hindi nga nag aksaya to watch yun ok lang ang serye na yun ng bata pa si bendita....kaya nga winaksan na yun kasi pababa ang rating...dahil sa walang katuturan na story.....mas ok sa kin yun mag start sa light tapos paganda ng paganda yun story kaysa dun sa ang ganda ng start tapos papangit ng papangit katulad ng nangyari sa agua bendita.

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 11:03 AM

Note: As expected again from the same writer. Kaya breath in, breath out ulit popsters. ;)

Not much to ‘Idol’-ize

By Nestor Torre
Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.H1
September 11, 2010.

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GERONIMO (CENTER, WITH MILBY AND MARTIN). A rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

WHEN THE new “musical teleserye,” “Idol,” debuted on the small screen last week, we made it a point to catch the premiere telecast, to see what unique treats the new show had to offer.

Big production numbers, definitely. With Sarah Geronimo as its principal female lead, the opening telecast featured bright, colorful songs and dances that gave the show an extra-special lilt.

After that big, bright start, however, the new musical-drama series settled into an all too familiar storytelling groove that had longtime friends, Sarah and Sam Milby, competing in a singing search, which Sarah eventually won.

Financial mess

They’re paired off as a stellar singing team, but their promising careers are abruptly sidetracked when Sarah’s parents are caught in a financial mess not of their own devising. In subsequent episodes, the family hides in the province, where Sarah assumes a new identity and has to say goodbye to her stellar dreams.

For his part, Sam tries to go solo, but without much success. He’s distracted by his ditzy mother (Zsa Zsa Padilla) and his futile efforts to find his best friend, whom he misses terribly.

The program’s third episode focused on a new principal character, a sassy jack-of-all-trades played by Coco Martin, who turns out to have a heart of gold, because he’s bringing up a brood of kids all by his lonesome.

It’s also clear that, despite their initial aso’t pusa skirmishes, he likes Sarah, and a Sam-Coco rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

So, after the first three telecasts, how does the show measure up? It gets plus points for some of its bright and tuneful musical numbers, but its plotting is slow and predictable, and its performances are generally high-strung but neither authentic nor dynamic.

As usual, Sarah’s portrayal is generally well-meaning but lacking in believability and genuine emotional investment. She keeps shifting automatically from “earnest” to “kooky” like it’s simply a matter of punching buttons.

Sam’s problem is still his sticky way of speaking Tagalog. On top of that, the character he “creates” is dour and dull, and runs the acting gamut only from “A” to “E.” He either doesn’t know that there’s much more to the thespic alphabet than that, or doesn’t care to investigate those other possibilities.

As for Coco, he too has slipped into a thespic rut, despite his heretofore “indie” credentials. His “sassy” character here is too kneejerk-hectic to be either convincing or appealing. And, what’s he doing in a musical-drama show when he can’t really sing? His number with his singing siblings ended with him doing a rap wrapup!

Thus far, the best work in the series in terms of performance is contributed by Zsa Zsa, who can act and sing with real relish and powerful pipes. But, even Zsa Zsa’s best efforts are diminished in terms of impact by the generally uncreative way her musical number is staged around her.

On point of believability, the series encounters heaps of problems when Sarah and her relatives assume new identities in order to be able to “disappear” in the province. How do they attempt to “vanish”? By putting on colorful wigs!

Come on, that’s only going to call more attention to them in the boondocks—so, the show’s lack of interest in being logical and credible presents itself as an unnecessary distraction that prevents viewers from being genuinely drawn into its storytelling.

We trust that the production will find at least some of these points worth considering and remedying, so that there will be more to “Idol” to idolize in the weeks and months to come.

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what else is new? Nestor Torre strikes again!

ako hindi agree sa writer na ito...honestly, the first 2 episodes, nakulangan ako talaga pero pagdating ng 3rd day pumick up na yung story..medyo unfair lang for the team na parang nahusgahan na ang buong show...4th & 5th episodes are even better...at kaabang abang na talaga...

si nestor torre, wala ng ginawa iyan kundi abangan ang lahat ng projects ni sarah tapos isulat at i-criticize. sorry, but i will not agree with him this time...isang beses pa lang ako medyo umagree kay torre, yun yung may sinulat siya about sarah's voice.

nagpapaka-objective si writer pero hindi sincere sa paningin ko... :p hirap explain pero yun ang feeling ko sa kanya. wish ko lang na totoong gusto niyang magimprove ang show at hindi upang ibaba ang excitement ng show at ng wala ng manuod ng idol.

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 03:13 PM


Note: As expected again from the same writer. Kaya breath in, breath out ulit popsters. ;)

Not much to ‘Idol’-ize

By Nestor Torre
Philippine Daily Inquirer, p.H1
September 11, 2010.

Posted Image
GERONIMO (CENTER, WITH MILBY AND MARTIN). A rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

WHEN THE new “musical teleserye,” “Idol,” debuted on the small screen last week, we made it a point to catch the premiere telecast, to see what unique treats the new show had to offer.

Big production numbers, definitely. With Sarah Geronimo as its principal female lead, the opening telecast featured bright, colorful songs and dances that gave the show an extra-special lilt.

After that big, bright start, however, the new musical-drama series settled into an all too familiar storytelling groove that had longtime friends, Sarah and Sam Milby, competing in a singing search, which Sarah eventually won.

Financial mess

They’re paired off as a stellar singing team, but their promising careers are abruptly sidetracked when Sarah’s parents are caught in a financial mess not of their own devising. In subsequent episodes, the family hides in the province, where Sarah assumes a new identity and has to say goodbye to her stellar dreams.

For his part, Sam tries to go solo, but without much success. He’s distracted by his ditzy mother (Zsa Zsa Padilla) and his futile efforts to find his best friend, whom he misses terribly.

The program’s third episode focused on a new principal character, a sassy jack-of-all-trades played by Coco Martin, who turns out to have a heart of gold, because he’s bringing up a brood of kids all by his lonesome.

It’s also clear that, despite their initial aso’t pusa skirmishes, he likes Sarah, and a Sam-Coco rivalry for her affection looms as one of the series’ main plot and conflict hooks.

So, after the first three telecasts, how does the show measure up? It gets plus points for some of its bright and tuneful musical numbers, but its plotting is slow and predictable, and its performances are generally high-strung but neither authentic nor dynamic.

As usual, Sarah’s portrayal is generally well-meaning but lacking in believability and genuine emotional investment. She keeps shifting automatically from “earnest” to “kooky” like it’s simply a matter of punching buttons.

Sam’s problem is still his sticky way of speaking Tagalog. On top of that, the character he “creates” is dour and dull, and runs the acting gamut only from “A” to “E.” He either doesn’t know that there’s much more to the thespic alphabet than that, or doesn’t care to investigate those other possibilities.

As for Coco, he too has slipped into a thespic rut, despite his heretofore “indie” credentials. His “sassy” character here is too kneejerk-hectic to be either convincing or appealing. And, what’s he doing in a musical-drama show when he can’t really sing? His number with his singing siblings ended with him doing a rap wrapup!

Thus far, the best work in the series in terms of performance is contributed by Zsa Zsa, who can act and sing with real relish and powerful pipes. But, even Zsa Zsa’s best efforts are diminished in terms of impact by the generally uncreative way her musical number is staged around her.

On point of believability, the series encounters heaps of problems when Sarah and her relatives assume new identities in order to be able to “disappear” in the province. How do they attempt to “vanish”? By putting on colorful wigs!

Come on, that’s only going to call more attention to them in the boondocks—so, the show’s lack of interest in being logical and credible presents itself as an unnecessary distraction that prevents viewers from being genuinely drawn into its storytelling.

We trust that the production will find at least some of these points worth considering and remedying, so that there will be more to “Idol” to idolize in the weeks and months to come.

Link Here


In fairness kay Mr.Torre lagi niyang sinusubaybayan si Sarah :13bungi1: ...pati tele serye may review siya...akala ko pang movie ka lang Mr.Torre???

As much as i hate Mr. Torre...constructive naman ang pagkakasulat niya...marami siyang good points dito.

Pero i think sinadya naman talaga ang Idol na hindi masyadong seryoso... minsan nga may pagka cartoons ang dating eh.

I think it's better to have room for improvement than none at all. And the beauty of 1DOL is to see how far the production team can stretch their creativity. And it's very bold to come out with this kind of teleserye where everyone is doing drama, fantaserye and reality shows all the time.

All I know is that it is very refreshing to see Sarah doing teleserye or kantaserye again. I really believe down to the very deep core of my being when I saw her act on the movie Filipinas that if Sarah were to concentrate on acting, she'll definitely give everyone a run for their money. She is that good. ym41




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