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

Chinese Oscars the 2018 Golden Horse Awards Gets Star-studded Attendance and Teary Best Film Win for Young Deceased Director

The last few years have been meh with the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-language film equivalent of the Oscars, due to flagging star-studded movies and creativity that also connects with the mass public. This year the ceremony staged a revival … Continue reading

C-stars Out in Glamorous Force at the 2017 Chinese Drama Awards

It’s the annual Chinese Drama Awards in Beijing and this year’s gala including plenty of popular and familiar faces of C-ent. 2016 was a decent year for C-dramas though nothing hooked me quite like Nirvana in Fire did in 2015 … Continue reading

Hu Ge Wins Big at the Golden Eagle Awards and Reunites to Present with Former Costar Ariel Lin

The current roster of It Chinese drama stars were present at this past weekend’s 11th Annual Golden Eagle Awards in Beijing, the event started off with this year’s Golden Eagle Goddess Tang Yan striking the same pose as the statuette … Continue reading