Why RU: The Series – เพราะรักใช่ป่าว (2020)

29 March 2020 updates: There is an uproar from ZonSaifah fans about the lack of screen time for Tommy Sittichok and Jimmy Karn characters. Just to give you some background, the series was pushed to air by January instead of middle of the year as originally planned. The Production team has revealed that scenes were not completed.

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What Makes a Good BL Drama or Film (Under a Thai/Asian Setting)? Part 2/2 [Opinion]

First published 17 May 2019, updated 19 March 2020

In Part 1, we mentioned a list of outstanding BL films/series from across Asia – Thai, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese productions, including The Love of Siam, Night Flight, Lan Yu, Present Perfect, A Touch of Fever, Like Grains of Sand, SOTUS, HIStory, Love by Chance and many others.

As to why a movie or series is of quality? One of the primary reasons is always to do with the story itself – and the fact that it should be engaging. What about the other factors that make them great?

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Why RU: The Series – เพราะรักใช่ป่าว Episode 7 [Review]

Episode 7 of WhyRU is an acting highlight for Saint Suppapong as he says goodbye to his sister who has supported him throughout his young and eventful life. Zee’s Fighter kept himself in the sideline amidst Tutor’s emotional turmoils. Yet at the end of the episode, he upped the ante for their growing intimacy.

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Why RU: The Series – เพราะรักใช่ป่าว Episode 6 [Review]

Let me start my review by a quote:

Lie through your teeth – Today, it means to lie through a smile – easily and unashamed. But its origins go back to the 14th century, when the phrase was to “lie in your teeth” referring both to the liar’s teeth, and the teeth of the person being lied to. The meaning was similar to today’s phrase of “lying in your face.”

In the case of WhyRU episode 6, its lying through your kiss as Zee’s Tutor kept on repeating himself that all the concern and shower of affection for Saint’s Tutor are nothing but “tease”.

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Why RU: The Series – เพราะรักใช่ป่าว Episode 4 [Review]

Episode 4 of WhyRU The Series represents one-third of the whole, which means we have 8 more episodes to go. Episode 1 is not to my liking, yet I immediately sense a transition and the original intent of the filmmakers to offer something unique and unpredictable yet in a way – relatable. I’m in the opinion that the remaining episodes will feature delectable, juicy, intense and revealing details that will define this BL drama.

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Why RU: The Series – เพราะรักใช่ป่าว Episode 1 [Review]

WhyRU, the Series came out strong not only for its visuals but also for its soundtrack. It is one of the most heavily promoted series from Thailand. With all the buzz created, people expect a high-quality “product” after being bombarded with amazing promotions.

Did Episode 1 deliver on the promise?

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