When a novel has a series or movie version, expect it that it wouldn’t be exactly as the original content. Particularly if it is being adapted from Danmie/BL literature. Due to Chinese censorship restrictions, the love between the lead characters becomes platonic or bromance. It will then depend on the chemistry between the actors and their on-point acting skills to hook the audience to the said series.
Dear Straight People’s Boys’ Love series “Getaway” is a refreshing take on the “Coming out” phase for a 20 something beautifully average man. Told in 5 short but poignant episodes, we watch Sam (Sean Foo) as he solemnly reveals his sexuality in front of his homophobic father over dinner; with an urgency that couldn’t wait.
Steven David Lim was a familar face on Singapore TV during the 1990s. He is best known for starring in all six seasons of the hit TV series ‘Growing Up’, which holds the record for being the longest running English drama series from Singapore.
With the current onslaught of quality BLs on my watchlist, I’m in a good place.
Let’s take a look at the power and rebellion inside KinnPorsche The Series.
How often have you compared your own life experiences with the travesties encountered by your favorite characters?
Cold personalities sometimes hide awkward feelings people don’t always know how to channel. Such is the case for the unfriendly behavior Kaneda Yuki (Seto Toshiki) shows towards his co-worker and mentor, Yanase Jun (Naito Shuichiro), in the new Japanese BL Senpai, This Can’t Be Love.
Relationships are complicated. Happiness in love is never guaranteed. And learning to let go is always a process.
BL fans were treated to the first half of the duology “Star and Sky”, which premiered on 8th April, 2022.
After watching a good series, it’s always a hassle for me to decide about what to watch next. It’s not easy to find a comparable drama, let alone one that surpasses the previous one.