First Teaser for Lost Love in Times with Liu Shi Shi and William Chan Heralds Stylish Romantic Angst

It’s weird how much I still love Liu Shi Shi considering she hasn’t made a single drama or movie I’ve liked in five years, yet the love from Bu Bu Jing Xin and even earlier in Legend of the Condor Heroes is sustenance enough. I always have hope her next drama will be good and this upcoming period romance Lost Love in Times taps from the same well. It doesn’t look bad and I want it to be good, but the excess pageantry and gorgeous but overly costumed and posed scenes are a tad concerning. The director Lam Yuk has helmed plenty of period C-dramas to varying degrees of success including BBJX, Song in the Clouds, The Journey of Flower, and most recently Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms. It’s the most recent Three Lives Three Worlds that gives me the most excitement to see the same nuanced sophistication, and William Chan is giving off some Mark Chao vibes here while Shi Shi looks intensely ravishing. 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

Tang Yan Selected as 2016 Golden Eagle Goddess for China’s Top Television Awards Show

Mainland Chinese entertainment shows has evolved greatly from the tendency towards bombastic stage spectacles, but the love of shiny things remains a deeply rooted custom. This weekend is the Golden Eagle Awards, China’s television awards show equivalent of the Golden … Continue reading

Nostalgia as Chinese Paladin Goddesses Crystal Liu, Yang Mi, and Liu Shi Shi Reunite at Bazaar China Charity Night

When enough times passes is when nostalgia arrives to soften the focus and sweeten the memories. Such was the case at the recent Bazaar China 2016 Star Charity Night event when all three Chinese Paladin leading ladies were gathered together … 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

Bazaar China Touts Top C-actresses Attendance at Upcoming Star Charity Night Out

Harper’s Bazaar is holding it’s annual China Star Charity Night Out and with it comes the attendant promotional activities to garner as much interest as possible. It’s fine for fashion to mingle with entertainment and do it for charitable causes, … Continue reading