Music/Movies

Seven Something Releases in Bangkok July 12, 2012 – 3 Directors, 3 Love Stories

Nichkhun Horvejkul that oh-so famous Thai-Chinese/American singer and member of the Korean boy band 2PM (got all those nationalities?) is now about to become a famous movie star. His new movie Seven Something will be releasing in Thailand next week and, from the trailers I’ve seen, it looks like it may be good. Seven Something …

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In April The Following Year, There Was a Fire: Directorial Debut Beautifully Filmed

  A new Thai movie, In April The Following Year, There Was a Fire will be releasing in Thai movie theaters in July. It’s getting a wide mixture of reviews as it seems to have little plot, and is simply a vignette of scenes from the director’s life. The cinematography, however, does look beautiful and …

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“ชอบกด Like ใช่กด Love”(Chob Kod Like, Chai Kod Love) OST Videos

  ชอบกด Like ใช่กด Love (Chob Kod Like, Chai Kod Love) is a Thai romantic comedy that was released in Bangkok about a month ago. Directed by Pakpoom Wongjinda, not only is it a very cute movie, but it also has quite a catchy soundtrack. Here are a couple of official videos from the ชอบกด …

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Thai Movie ‘Distortion’: A Psychological-Thriller or Homophobic Garbage?

  Thailand doesn’t produce a lot of what most people would classify as “good movies”, so when one comes out that looks a little bit different, I like to support them. That’s why I went to see “Distortion” (Khon Lok Jit), the latest movie from renowned  Thai director, Nonzee Nimibutr, (Nang Nak) recently. And, boy, …

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Will Gig Warunee Win Thailand’s Got Talent 2012? She Should

  Last year’s Thailand’s Got Talent was one of the most dismal TV talent shows I’ve ever seen anywhere. Populated with mainly well-educated, high-society types that got on the show because they ‘looked right’ or were ‘from the right family’, in 2012 the producers of Thailand’s Got Talent seem to have gotten the message. Most …

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‘Status Single’ Music Video from Thai Movie Art Idol

There is a cute romantic comedy movie currently in movie theaters in Thailand. Called ‘Art Idol‘ or อยากให้เธอรู้ว่ากูติสท์ in Thai,  and is the story of Art and Foon — two young Thai artists who want to become famous, but have completely different ways of trying to get there. Now there is a music video of …

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I Miss U (Rak Chan Ya Kid Tung Chan) Thai Movie Releases June 14 (Video)

  I Miss U (Rak Chan Ya Kid Tung Chan – รักฉันอย่าคิดถึงฉัน) is yet another new movie releasing in Thailand this month — this one a horror/romance (I always think these are an odd combination, and Thailand does a lot of them – and does them well, I might add). The latest horror romance directed …

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Lady Gaga in Bangkok for Sold-Out Concert: No Crazy Religious Bans Here

  While extremist right-wing religious nuts in countries like Indonesia and South Korea try to get Lady Gaga banned from performing, Lady Gaga arrived in Buddhist Thailand yesterday with no more problems than how much the already-terrible traffic was going to be held up, and whether she’d be overwhelmed by the incredible heat and fans. …

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Thai Movie ‘Chob Kod Like Chai Kod Love’ Releases May 10th: Cute Romantic Comedy

  There’s another cute Thai romantic comedy about to be released — “Chob Kod Like Chai Kod Love” and this one looks like it’s going to be very fun. It tells the story of a perfect guy, who any girl would love but, who, because of a devastating incident during childhood involving a girl and …

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Lady Gaga’s The Born This Way Ball- 25 May, 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand

  Lady Gaga’s Thai fans are getting themselves all geared up for her concert on 25 May. As part of her new tour of Asia, Australia and Europe, Lady Gaga will be in Bangkok starring in The Born This Way Ball at Rajamangala National Stadium just outside Bangkok, and tickets are already on sale. Fans …

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Rak Aow Yu: New Thai Romantic Comedy About Bangkok Floods

  Well it hasn’t taken a Thai movie director long to film and release a romantic comedy about Bangkok’s recent floods. Flood water in northern Bangkok only drained in the middle of December and, already, there’s a new movie “Rak Aow Yu” been made, which was released in Bangkok movie theaters on March 7th and, …

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Block B Apologizes to Thailand and Korea But Did They Need To?

In Thailand and the rest of Asia it often seems there’s somebody taking offense at something that wasn’t offensive nor meant to be offensive. Case in point, the whole hoopla with Korean boy band, Block B this week. If you haven’t heard, Block B were on a concert tour to Thailand and, while here, were …

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