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A New Era: The Education of Darren Espanto
Pauline Nacar | June 14, 2021

It’s been seven years since that fateful blind audition changed Darren Espanto’s life forever. From “The Voice Kids” to his latest single “Tama Na”, the now 20-year old belter-turned-well-rounded artist walks down memory lane to look back on the explosive career he’s had so far, the many dreams he’s still working hard to pursue, and his upcoming comeback concert that links and celebrates the two.

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Out Into the Orbit and Beyond: How South Korea’s First Space-Set Sci-Fi Breaks New Ground to a Whole New Blockbuster Experience
Pauline Nacar | February 5, 2021

Now streaming on Netflix, ‘Space Sweepers’ follows a ragtag group of misfits just trying to get by in space. The film, written and directed by Jo Sung-hee (A Werewolf Boy, Phantom Detective), stars Song Joong-Ki, Kim Tae-Ri, Jin Sun-Kyu, and Yoo Hai-Jin, and marks a historic first this side of the world’s cinematic venture.

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More Than a Genre: ‘Gaya sa Pelikula’ is the Cultural Rewrite We Need for Queer Rep in Romantic Comedies
Pauline Nacar | January 7, 2021

Produced by Globe Studios, written by Juan Miguel Severo, and directed by JP Habac, “Gaya Sa Pelikula” is a romantic comedy that follows Vlad and Karl (played by Ian Pangilinan and Paolo Pangilinan) in a story of love, acceptance, and taking ownership to be the main character in our own lives.

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Sugar, Spice, and Everything ‘Divine’: Just Queen Things with these Drag Performers
Pauline Nacar | November 27, 2020

What is a queen without loyal subjects? And in the case of these trailblazing drag performers, without fans and supporters giving them standing ovations? According to these local royalty, to be a queen is to be armed and ready to take over the New Normal world wearing life’s fabulous colors.

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Standing Tall feat. Davide Pasqualini
Vanna Velour | December 14, 2018

Davide Pasqualini, in the span of three short years, has evolved from a bartender back in Sweden to one of the most recognizable male models in the field—career directions that needed him front and center of attention. Rank talks to this European male model about his life in front of the camera.

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