Vic Zhou, Ariel Lin, and Bolin Chen Lead the Star-studded Fashion Parade at the 50th Annual Golden Bell Awards

The prestigious 50th annual Golden Bell Awards just went down this Saturday night in Taipei, and it was definitely one of the years with a plethora of A-list attendees. None more so than two time Golden Bell Best Actress winner Ariel Lin walking the red carpet with one Golden Bell Best Actor winner on each arm, Vic Zhou to her right and Bolin Chen to her left. Obviously the trio was there to promote their upcoming movie Go Lala Go 2, but apparently Zai Zai was also going to present the Best Actor award later, with everyone teasing him about maybe having to hand it to Blue Lan what with their both being back-to-back exes of Barbie Hsu.

I thought everyone looked nice, even if Zai Zai was wearing some weird vest thingie and what appears to be sneakers with a yellow sole and Wilbur Pan‘s pants got shredded by Wolverine before he put it on. Rainie Yang delivered old school glamour, Ruby Lin glowed even if the color of her dress made it look like chain mail, Ariel was perfection, and all the guys wearing classic tuxes just rocked my world from Bolin to Blue to Chris Wu. Notable winners included Ruby’s drama The Way We Were crowned Best Drama, Blue won for Best Actor, Chris was the Best Supporting Actor winner, and Tiffany Hsu finally sheds her Ethan Ruan’s girl/flower vase moniker by winner Best Supporting Actress. Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Bring the Glamour for the 2014 SETTV Drama Awards

It’s a bit of a downer to feel so nonchalant about the Taiwan idol dramas of 2014. SETTV dumped a lot of drama hours but overall the buzz seems to have died down. Despite producing one of my all-time faves … Continue reading

Vic Zhou Wins Best Actor at the 2013 Golden Bell Awards in a Star-studded Ceremony

What is that you said? I can’t hear you over the ear splitting screaming still coming out of my mouth for the last 24 hours, give or take a few. I thought I had long since stopped caring whether deserving … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Descend on Breeze Night 2013

Breeze is one of Taiwan’s largest department stores (though I’m partial to Uni-Hankyu 統一阪急 and Shinkong Mitsukoshi 新光三越) and the flagship store is in the Shinyi district along with the other main department stores and next to the flagship Eslite … Continue reading