Hu Ge and Liu Tao Reunite After Nirvana in Fire for Chinese Anthology Series Celebrating Classic Literature

It’s never too long when it comes to something perfect. So a perfect pairing feels just as magical seeing it nearly 5 years later, by that I mean C-stars Hu Ge and Liu Tao together again. They starred in the critically acclaimed hit C-drama Nirvana in Fire, still the most perfect drama I’ve ever watched from every angle directing, writing, acting, and chemistry. Both have worked on other dramas and movies and honestly I ship their characters more than their chemistry, it was so beautiful and bittersweet and now we can imagine them reincarnated into early Republic era China in their upcoming anthology series China in Stories. Their vignette is titled Radio Waves that Never Dissipate and the anthology celebrates stories that preserve and create Chinese culture and history. They look so on point in character in these drama stills, it’ll be a treat for Nirvana fans and drama fans alike to see them in a new project. Continue reading

Happy Ending in Sight as TW-drama Before We Get Married Coasts into Final Episode on Friday

Taiwan dramas prioritize satisfaction over surprises the way K-dramas love to end episodes on cliffhangers and sometimes focuses on that at the expense of smoother storytelling. TW-drama Before We Get Married got me back on the motherland train after three … Continue reading

OTP Attraction Spills Over in Episode 4 of Before We Get Married with Annoying Exes Even more Annoying

I don’t think TW-drama Before We Get Married is making any statement about cheating being wrong or okay in certain cases. It’s purely about letting two beautiful people wildly attracted to each other try to keep apart and failing miserably, … Continue reading