Kimura Takuya and Lin Chi Ling MC the Asia Fashion Awards 2018 in Taipei

For an event called the Asia Fashion Awards I didn’t see much interesting fashion. I think the attendees and performers that I saw looked fine but it wasn’t nearly as couture or inventive as some of the other events recently such as the Golden Horse Awards. The highlight was the attendance of Japanese top singer-actor Kimura Takuya, and reuniting with top model Lin Chi Ling nearly a decade after their debacle level dorama pairing in Moon Lovers (Tsuki no Koibito). He’s always won in the strength of his looks and charisma, not quite on height, so it’s a tad visually awkward to see him next to supermodel height Lin Chi Ling, and I recall they either made her go barefoot (as part of the story, don’t ask) or flats in the dorama ahahahaha. I actually like KimuTaku and Lin Chi Ling but together they were nuclear fallout levels of bad but worth it for the hate watch back then. This event was rather ho hum but a chance to snark about Moon Lovers is always a fun walk down memory lane. Continue reading

Crystal Liu Leads Off Actress Contingent at Red Carpet at the 2017 Beijing International Film Festival

This past weekend was the kick off red carpet of the 2017 Beijing International Film Festival, only in its 7th year since starting in 2011 and with plenty of catch up needed to rival the biggest Asian film festival granddaddy … Continue reading

Glamorous Stars Out in Full at the 2016 Annual Bazaar China Star Charity Night Event

Chinese-speaking entertainments best and brightest stars were out in mega force this past Friday for the annual Bazaar Star Charity Night. There were so many pretty faces and fashionable attire it’s impossible to pick a post topper so I’ll go … Continue reading

The Assassin Leads the Big Win at the 52nd Annual Golden Horse Awards

The glitz and glamour of big film awards didn’t just descend in Seoul this weekend for the Grand Bell Awards, down South a few hours Taipei hosted the 52nd annual Golden Horse Awards, the most prestigious film awards in Chinese-language … Continue reading

Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy Tie the Knot in Lavish Wedding Ceremony Attended by Bevy of A-list Stars

Money was clearly no limitation for the lavish and star-studded wedding ceremony of top Chinese stars Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy. It was as luxurious and over-the-top as Jay Chou‘s nuptials to Hannah Quinlivan last year, minus only the English castle … Continue reading