Veteran entertainment scribe Mario Hernando, a founding board member of the Movie Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB), died on Tuesday. He was 68.
According to reports, Hernando was battling liver cancer.
Hernando was also founding member of the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino.
A columnist for several dailies, Hernando is best known however, for his stint as resident film reviewer of the GMA showbiz talk show “Movie Patrol,” later renamed “Movie Magazine.”
A mass was held for him today, 5 p.m. at Funeraria Paz in Araneta Ave.
His remains will be cremated and will be transferred to Mt. Carmel Church (New Manila) around 9 p.m. for viewing.
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