Thai Reviews 1

Chance to Love (LBC2) – Episode 4 [Review]

Beginning with Tin, Can, and Lay (Lemon, Can’s younger sister using her nickname now) at a mall restaurant, details about Can are revealed. Tin’s view of Can changes now aware of what a good person Can actually is. Techno learns his brother is aware of his moment with Kengkla and runs away to Type. Ae, still smarting after the intervention from Mai, contemplates making changes. Tul and Tin have another tense conversation that upsets Tul. Tul visits a teacher or teacher’s aide named Hin, and they share an intimate moment. 

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Vietnamese Reviews 0

Tiến Bromance | Episode 9 [Review]

Last episode, Tai realized that Tiến wasn’t to blame for the murder of his friend. At that moment, as if by magic, Tiến appears behind him and the two embrace. Everything Tai has assumed is proven wrong by the magic of remembering what he should have known the entire time. And as the two share their happily ever after, a woman, we all know watches from the trees. Not Hong, but Phong and she is not happy with this happily ever after, not one bit. 

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Thai Reviews 4

Chance to Love (LBC2) – Episode 3 [Review]

Still smarting from the kiss with Tin, Can is confused. Thinking about it constantly while everyone around him wonders if he’s crazy or in love. Meanwhile, Tin is continuing to deal with the mind games his family is playing with him. His solace comes from his own feelings of kissing that “dirty and cute” man. Ae’s spiral into drunken depression is hit with a wall of friendship and a well-aimed soccer ball. Finally, ending with a hilarious chance meeting at the mall. Love sometimes happens by chance. 

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Thai Reviews

Still 2Gether – เพราะเราคู่กัน (2020) Episode 3 [Review]

Episode 3 of the sequel to the hit series “2gether The Series” finds our cast of lovers dealing with the various changes to their lives from Episode 2. Tine and Sarawat adjust to their new roles as Directors of their respective clubs. Man and Type are separated because of Type’s new position in Phuket. Phukong is now a cheerleader and taking the position way more seriously than just to get Mil’s attention warrants. As the episode rolls along at a slower pace than the previous two, it becomes apparent that certain characters are not handling their decisions well. 

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Opinion 20

Should the “Dark” Parts be Omitted From the Original Narrative? [Opinion]

We live in an age where people can pick and choose what to enjoy from the broadest selection of reading material or television in Human history. We have virtually limitless options of which book to read or show to watch. However, what happens when you adore a TV series based on a reading source, like a novel? You’re curious, so you look on the Internet for and find the novel available to you in its native language or even translated for you, usually with that same level of excitement. In this case, your well-loved show is motivating you to pay tons more cash just so you can read the book itself. Oh the book is always better than the adaptation. Or using a really enlightened approach, you learn a new language just to be able to read the story in its native language.

What happens when in that same book, you read about subjects that are far darker such as violence, sexual assault or even incest that were somehow left out of the TV version? It can be a bit of a shock to the system so to speak. Do you feel the same way about your favorite TV show now? Are you able to separate the newer, coarser, emotions you feel because of reading the book from the positive feelings you experience when watching the show? Here’s my opinion, what’s yours? Leave a comment, and we can talk about it. 

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Filipino Reviews 2

Sakristan (Altar Boy) – Episode 5 [Review]

Christian and Zach have come a long way on the journey of their love.  From friends to tutor and student to each other’s crushes and finally now they are boyfriend’s. Their lives together are full of possibilities, but as more people learn about them.  The reactions to their love sends shockwaves through their lives and changes them for better or worse.

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Thai Reviews

Still 2Gether – เพราะเราคู่กัน (2020) Episode 1 [Review]

The Boys Are Back in Town

“Still2gether the Series”, the sequel to the GMMTV series “2gether the Series” debuted today. All of the cast was back and this time in some different places in their lives, or in one couples situation the same place. There was talk of it taking place ten years later. But Episode 1 picks up with them a year in the future, still being their silly, overly dramatic selves.

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Movie Reviews 0

Uncontrolled Love (2016) – Part 2 [Review]

Uncontrolled Love tells the story of two men from different walks of life and all their preconceived notions of each other. Uncontrolled Love 2, the direct sequel picks up where the other one left off. Continuing Xie Yan and Shu Nian’s journey to find their happily ever after, the second part of Uncontrolled Love aims to answer viewers’ questions about the two main leads’ budding relationship.

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Thai Reviews 0

The Shipper – จิ้นนายกลายเป็นฉัน Episode 8 [Review]

Pan’s back in her body. P’Kim’s body is in a coma. Why? How? What? With P’Way set to act on his feelings for P’Kim, finally, what will this mean? Khet should already know everything by now, but does he? Phingphing isn’t one to take a break up well; what will she do? Find out. Right now! 

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Movie Reviews 0

Uncontrolled Love (2016) – Part 1 [Review]

“Uncontrolled Love” or “Irresistible Love: Secret of the Valet” are two titles that mean different things for the same movie. Depending on who you ask, either title is right, or either is very wrong. The stylish Chinese movie centers around two men who share a life together, albeit in an unexpected manner. One is born to wealth, one to poverty. One owns the other through money. One owns the other through a silent love that reminds me of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.”

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Filipino Reviews 1

Sakristan (Altar Boy) – Episode 4 [Review]

After the lovingly crafted Episode 3 of Sakristan, beautiful camera work, amazing lighting, and well-acted, even if the script was a bit hard to understand, I am optimistic about this episode. Gone is the soft-focus camera work, actors staring off when talking to each other. In their place is a well thought out episode which gave me all the hope for this one. After the anticlimactic moment of Christian leaving the church with no fanfare or drama whatsoever, I’m hoping for something that continues Episode 3’s mood. 

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Thai Reviews 0

The Shipper – จิ้นนายกลายเป็นฉัน Episode 7 [Review]

Episode 6 saw Soda shipping herself with P’Kim. Khet realizes he likes P’Kim even though they are brothers. P’Way even dumped his girlfriend so he could pursue his love for P’Kim. All of this because Pan is still in P’Kim’s body. Determined to fix this mess by getting her body back, KimPan goes to her body. However, KimPan is confronted by Soda, who acts on her misguided feelings for P’Kim and tries for a kiss. This is KimPan’s breaking point, and they shout their truth. Soda freezes as the Angel of Death descends with her scythe toward KimPan’s throat. And now The Shipper finally moves into a new story arc, but does it sink or will it swim?

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Filipino Reviews 0

Sakristan (Altar Boy) – Episode 3 [Review]

Sakristan is the love story of two men from different walks of life. I know that sounds familiar. That it sounds like the plot for hundreds of Boys Love series but this one is different. By throwing convention out the window and spending twenty minutes an episode just doing whatever the show wants, it’s become an indie darling. In Episode 1, it began at the end of a scene then going back in time to bring you to that moment. Whether it’s illogically cuddling in a locked office on a summer day, so one of them doesn’t die of freezing, or a singing and dancing contest to Lady Gaga reworked songs promoting breastfeeding, one thing is clear this show will do what it wants.

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Filipino Reviews 0

Sakristan (Altar Boy) – Episode 2 [Review]

Beginning with the words on how the episode is a tribute to the unique and theatrical American musician Lady Gaga, anyone surprised its a musical needs to enjoy it with headphones. After the opening episode, “Touch – Move” had our main characters Christian and Zach cuddling together for warmth. It’s a surprise to see them now facing off against each other in a musical production about breastfeeding. Why? ‘Cause it’s Sakristan. That’s why! 

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Reviews 1

The Shipper – จิ้นนายกลายเป็นฉัน Episode 6 [Review]

At the end of Episode 5, we see Soda thanking God for showing her that her true love is P’Kim. Or Pan in P’Kim’s body and despite everything that happened in Episode 5, like KimPan telling Soda that Pan is right in front of her. She still doesn’t realize Pan is in P’Kim’s body. KimPan’s super loud “Errrrr” rings through the church as she drags our Angel of Death away somehow is also missed. Let’s leave logic here and start the review.

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