Psychomilk talks to Elijah Canlas and Kokoy De Santos of Gameboys!

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.

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Psychomilk talks to Darwin Yu!

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?

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Spotlight on Jay Lin, LGBTQ+ Rights Activist and Founder of GagaOOlala

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.

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Psycho Milk talks to Enzo Santiago!

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!]

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Spotlight on Kristian Kabigting, with AsterisK Entertainment + My Extraordinary, the Series!

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!]

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Spotlight on Utain Boonarana + Gay rights in Thailand + My Ride, the series!

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.

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Interview with Adisorn Hophrae & Piyacha Thongsuk about the short film ‘You Had Me at Hello’

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.

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Anusorn Soisa-ngim talks about Present Perfect, 2 Moons 2 The Series, actors and more!

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.

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