Actresses Personify the Ancient Chinese Beauty Look to Varying Degrees of Visual Success

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Chinese period story fans are have very very high standards when it comes to opinions about onscreen period beauties. There’s modern beautiful which doesn’t always dovetail with period beauty wondrous, and in between plenty of pretty actresses have flailed in both acting and visuals when stepping in the long flowing locks and colorful gowns of the past. C-ent frequently updates it’s subjective ranking of top period beauties, with many having earned the crown and then passing it on to newer arrivals sometimes playing the same character in subsequent remakes. Leading ladies of Louis Cha wuxia novels are especially scrutinized for similarity to the novel description as well as overall aura in period beauty garb. Here’s a visual walk down ancient beauty lane, it’s pretty clear who is too modern to embody the period goddess look while others fairly leap out of the imagination of what ancient beauties would look like. Continue reading

Spate of High Profile Star Couple Breakups Hit the Chinese Entertainment Industry

It’s been a bad last few weeks for the dating star couples in Chinese entertainment. These things typically come in waves, with the dating news bundled up followed later with a spate of breakups. The biggest breaku p news lighting up the … Continue reading

Popular Fantasy Wuxia Novel Hua Qian Gu Gets Drama Adaptation with Wallace Huo and Zhao Li Ying

There’s a new C-drama filming based on the adaptation of a very popular fantasy wuxia novel and it’s already getting readers and netizens abuzz with excitement and concern. Excitement over their favorite C-novel getting to the small screen mixed with … Continue reading

The City of Devastating Love Starts Filming with Yuan Hong and Jiang Xin as One Set of OTP

The casting has been completed for The City of Devastating Love, the drama adaptation of Tang Qi Gong Zi‘s period fantasy romance novel Hua Xu Yin (The Lure of the Hua Xu Tune), and I’ll use this as another reminder not … Continue reading