John Carlo “JC” Alcantara was born January 23rd, 2000, in Nueva Ecija, Philippines, and is a Filipino actor and model. He is best known for his portrayal of Mico Ramos in Hello Stranger (2020), a popular Pinoy BL series created by Black Sheep Productions.Continue reading “JC Alcantara [Profiler]”
It’s never easy to say goodbye to those who have touched your life in a profound and meaningful way. However, goodbyes are an inevitable part of life. And now it’s about time for us to bid farewell to Chasing Sunsets the Series. As the story of Lara and Farrah comes to its conclusion in the final episode of the series, viewers are reminded once more that love is indeed powerful.Continue reading “Chasing Sunsets The Series – Episode 5 | A GL Series Finale [Review]”
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The pandemic has changed lives around the world. With many countries implementing severe lockdown restrictions, our opportunity to explore the outside world seems to have vanished into thin air, leaving us with no other option but to stay at home most of the time. However, when a door closes, another one opens. Living in our own cocoon for months has taken us on a spiritual journey to the deepest part of our heart, where the most important question of our being is waiting to be answered.Continue reading “GagaOOlala: Unlocked – Episode 1 [Review]”
In Between the Series comes as a breath of fresh air in the growing Philippines BL industry. Unlike most Pinoy BL series who focus on virtual interaction, the series offers more direct interaction between the characters, as well as an intriguing storyline.Continue reading “In Between (Sa Pagitan ng Kamusta at Paalam) – Episode 1 [Review]”
Even the strongest person gets tired. And finally, the time has come for Farrah to put her feelings on pause, to breathe, and let go. Since the very first episode, Farrah has become everyone’s anchor as she is the one who stands strong during the tough times and prevents them from drowning. But she can’t bottle up her emotions any longer, and she breaks down. The fourth episode of Chasing Sunsets the Series, brings us closer to Farrah’s struggle as an independent woman in a world dominated by prejudice and discrimination. Sometimes in life, it is our own expectations that hurt us and lead us to misery.Continue reading “Chasing Sunsets The Series – Episode 4 | A GL Series [Review]”
BL feature films are literal chimera’s of the BL genre to fans. On the one hand, you have the Boys Love format we all know and love. But then there is the need to reach a much larger audience. For that, you have to create a larger scope of perspective, have more characters than normal, and a gripping story. Lastly, what makes a BL film either a success or a failure is the content. No longer bound by the inherent censorship of a television network, a BL film can get away with much more than a show can. This freedom from censorship allows more room to either grab the audience’s attention like in “The Blue Hour” or lose the audiences like in “Bittersweet Chocolate.” For Writer and Director Tanwarin Sukkhapisit’s feature film “Red Wine in The Dark Night,” the challenge of creating an arresting and interesting film was presented, accepted, and accomplished.Continue reading “A Look Back: Red Wine in The Dark Night (2015) [Review]”
“With Me” The title of the third episode of Chasing Sunsets the Series resembles Lara’s invitation to Farrah to be part of her ‘chaotic’ life. For Farrah herself, the answer to that invitation was given long before she learned the truth about Lara. Since the day that their eyes met, Farrah has known that she would fall deeply for the girl with the broken smile. So when Lara asks her to be by her side, Farrah gladly accepts. However, life often gets way too complicated for both of them.Continue reading “Chasing Sunsets The Series – Episode 3 | A GL Series [Review]”
Those things we can’t find closure on, they will haunt us. I think that phrase best described the journey of Mark in Truly Very Yours, a new Pinoy BL series that aims to bring more colors into the emerging BL industry in the Philippines. Surrounded by tough competition, such as Gameboys the Series, Hello Stranger, and Sakristan, Truly Very Yours hopes to attract viewers’ attention by offering a simple love story that is close to their daily lives. Although it seems promising, I can’t stop myself but ask, will it be enough to make it memorable?
Well, let’s find out!Continue reading “Truly Very Yours Review (Episodes 1-5) [Review]”
The first episode of Chasing Sunsets the Series left viewers with unsolved mysteries, especially about Dominic. Whether he is real or merely a figment of Lara’s imagination is a question that has been bugging viewers for days, and they hope to find the answer in the following episode. On the other hand, Farrah is more determined to get closer to Lara by offering her sincere friendship. The latter is interested but seems hesitant as she might not be ready to open up to anyone.Continue reading “Chasing Sunsets The Series – Episode 2 | A GL Series [Review]”
Every story, even the one that we love so dearly, must eventually come to an end. And it’s about time to say goodbye to Gun and Bar as they conclude their love story in the final episode of TOSSARA. Previously, the doctor and the head hazer have come clean about their relationship by announcing their status as boyfriends to the whole university. With them being a couple and no further obstacles coming to their relationship, it seems that they have gotten their perfect ending already. Thus, I can’t help but ask: is it even necessary to add another episode to the series?
Well, let’s find out!Continue reading “EN of Love – TOSSARA: Episode 4 Finale [Review]”
Talking about mental health is never easy, neither in real life or a TV series. We should remain truthful and honest, but at the same time, we must be cautious not to result in the stigma about mental disorders. Keeping that in mind, Chasing Sunsets – the Series aims to debunk the myths about people with mental disorders as well as increasing society’s awareness of mental health issues. To reach more people, they narrate their story using the universal language of humankind, LOVE.
Continue reading “Chasing Sunsets The Series – Episode 1 | A GL Series [Review]”
Because love accepts us with no conditions. In love, all of us are equal.” – Lara from Chasing Sunsets the Series
This Is Love Story final episode came as a surprise to the fans who have anticipated the continuation of Neur and Praram’s story for another two episodes. The shocking announcement which was dropped during the premiere of episode 3 trailer left the fans with one big question: How will they wrap up the story in just one episode left? Well, let’s dig into the review…Continue reading “EN of Love – This is Love Story: Episode 3 – Finale [Review]”
It’s about time for Gun (portrayed by Win Achawin) and Bar (portrayed by Folk Thitipat) to make their relationship official! In the previous episode of TOSSARA, the doctor and the head hazer have expressed their feelings toward each other as well as reaching an understanding of their current relationship.Continue reading “EN of Love – TOSSARA: Episode 3 [Review]”
Following the success of the first episode, This Is Love Story aims to continue its domination in the current drought of Thai BL series. With longer airtime and more interaction between the main leads, the second episode is expected to become the cure for viewers’ longing good BL content. Will the strategy work?
Let’s see …Continue reading “EN of Love – This is Love Story: Episode 2 [Review]”
The journey to win the head hazer’s heart continues with more determination and bolder moves in the second episode of TOSSARA. Gun is willing to risk it all to claim the boyfriend title, while Bar gradually embraces the doctor’s existence in his life.Continue reading “EN of Love – TOSSARA: Episode 2 [Review]”
Anything worth having is worth waiting for. This phrase resonates well with the love story of Gun and Bar in the popular Boys Love series, EN of Love: TOSSARA. Despite the harsh competition in the Thai BL industry when the series aired, it was still able to capture many hearts with its simple and relatable story. Moreover, as the first installment of En of Love The Series, TOSSARA has successfully opened the door of popularity for the two follow-up series.Continue reading “EN of Love – TOSSARA: Episode 1 [Review]”