For international BL fans, they may not be so familiar, but for discerning moviegoers and critics (both in the Philippines and in the international film festival circuit), Elijah Canlas and Kokoy De Santos are acclaimed for their noteworthy performances. Canlas is the star of Kalel, 15 – about a young boy who contracted AIDS, while De Santos plays the main character in Fuccbois, about male bikini contestants who got involved in a sex scandal.Continue reading “Psychomilk talks to Elijah Canlas and Kokoy De Santos of Gameboys!”
We saw him act with dramatic intensity in He She It. Fast forward today, he’s romancing Gameplay Rabbit in the foodie-musical BL short entitled Ingredients. When we approached WarperTV, it’s so easy to understand why Jeff is slowly but surely capturing BL fans imagination.Continue reading “Psychomilk talks to Jeff Satur!”
Coming-of-Age features in the Philippines is an exhausted theme, yet there is always that welcome surprise – like a gift – when you discover a cinematic gem. In the case of Darwin Yu, his starring role in First Sem gave him an acting mileage. At this point, the 21-year old thespian is considered a contender amongst many aspiring Filipino actors. Fast forward to 2020, Darwin remains in the spotlight with a lead role in My Extraordinary.
Let’s get to know more of this acclaimed young actor, shall we?Continue reading “Psychomilk talks to Darwin Yu!”
As promised, we continue our conversation with Mr. Jay Lin, LGBTQ+ activist, co-founder of the Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF), and CEO of Portico Media and streaming service GagaOOLala. He took some time out of his busy schedule to allow us to get to know him and his efforts to improve the lives of those around him.Continue reading “Spotlight on Jay Lin, LGBTQ+ Rights Activist and Founder of GagaOOlala”
There is a certain star quality about Enzo Santiago. On Twitter during their Q&A, how he replies to questions about his BL series, My Extraordinary, is spontaneous and honest. You immediately become aware of his seriousness and passion. His role is that of the series’ alpha male and could very well be one of its biggest selling points.
Let’s hear him out, shall we? [Interview after the jump!]Continue reading “Psycho Milk talks to Enzo Santiago!”
Just recently, Twitter is abuzz with news about an original Boys Love series from the Philippines. A quick search and confirmation from Twitter friends indicate that it’s true. AsterisK Entertainment‘s Kristian Kabigting spearheads what is a milestone for BL shows in the Philippines. He certainly has the credentials to produce one – in fact – there are three BL shows up for broadcast.
Get to know about these BL shows, the producer-writer himself and the story behind the productions [after the jump!]Continue reading “Spotlight on Kristian Kabigting, with AsterisK Entertainment + My Extraordinary, the Series!”
I appreciate the fact that Kokliang – aside from being an awesome actor – is gracious enough to answer my inquiries. I know that I picked the perfect timing – when he’s online, knowing that he appreciates his fans by retweeting their thoughts, raves and opinions.
With my request for an interview, he said yes!Continue reading “Psychomilk talks to Kokliang!”
This is Part 2 of our interview with acclaimed Thai filmmaker Aam Anusorn. You can read Part One here.Continue reading “Spotlight on Thai new wave filmmaker Aam Anusorn (2nd full-length interview) Part 2/2”
The BL universe has started to evolve. Like the frenzied craziness common with the rise of a popular niche, the Thai BL scene has become both popular and unfortunately, toxic. One personality who is the subject of admiration and denial is acclaimed filmmaker Aam Anusorn.Continue reading “Spotlight on Thai new wave filmmaker Aam Anusorn (2nd full-length interview) Part 1/2”
A recent casting news for a BL drama series in Thailand is creating plenty of buzz. You see, this is no ordinary series.
Written by Utain Boonarana (or Doctor Patrick Rangsimant, Neurologist), it is a trailblazer of sorts. While most BL stories adapted into TV series are written by female writers, My Ride I Love You, is created by a man.
Director Nam left us with strong impressions as a principled man. He has spent many years to gain experience in the filmmaking industry. Now it’s his turn to direct his first drama series My Ride, I LoveYou and we got the inside scoop for you!Continue reading “Spotlight on filmmaker Krittidech Sinjermsiri – his film making style, My Ride + LGBTQ issues!”
With an amazing acting skill for a newcomer, his depiction of a lonely guy vacationing in Japan brought tears to my eyes.Continue reading “Psycho-Milk talks to Ice!”
What would happen if Adisorn Hophrae, Piyacha Thongsuk, and the Capture Production team decided to make films full-time? Lucky for us BL lovers! (or any movie lovers for that matter).
While the film You Had Me At Hello is incredibly short at 25 minutes 52 seconds, it leaves so much to the imagination that one can’t help but clamor for more.Continue reading “Interview with Adisorn Hophrae & Piyacha Thongsuk about the short film ‘You Had Me at Hello’”
The film Present Perfect by Anusorn Soisa-ngim feels both Thai and ‘not Thai’ to me. Being so used to Japanese movies where silence and slow pacing are the norms, I thought I was seeing an indie Japanese film!
About a week ago, it was announced that Soisa-ngim will take charge of the 2 Moons 2 The Series. Apart from the international success of his films, it is now obvious that the Thai filmmaker has entered a new field – TV series, as director. With his name thrown into the spotlight, he gets to decide the next trends in Thai BL.Continue reading “Anusorn Soisa-ngim talks about Present Perfect, 2 Moons 2 The Series, actors and more!”