[Review] The Monkey King 3 (2018 Film)

Title: The Monkey King 3

Release Date: February 16, 2018


In The Monkey King 3, Buddhist monk Tang Sanzang (William Feng Shaofeng) and his disciples – Wukong the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok Fu-shing), pig demon Bajie (Xiao Shenyang) and the blue-skinned sand demon Wujing (Him Lo Chung-him) – inadvertently enter the Womanland of Western Liang, a nation populated by women raised to believe that men are fatally deceptive in matters of the heart.

Love nevertheless blossoms between Tang Sanzang and the Womanland’s young queen (Zhao Liying), even though her royal preceptor (Gigi Leung Wing-kei) is hell-bent on sentencing the men to death. As Wukong and Co. search for a way out of this nation surrounded by a vast magical net, it soon transpires, conveniently, that romantic love is the only key to opening the gate. So will Tang Sanzang give up on his sacred mission and stay with the queen?

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[First Impression] The Flame’s Daughter

Title: The Flame’s Daughter (烈火如歌)

Episodes: 52

Starring: Dilireba Dilmurat, Vic Zhou, Vin Zhang, and Liu Ruilin

Where to watch: Viki (eng sub), Youtube (raw). Broadcast on Youku 5 episode every Monday and Thursday.

Synopsis: WARNING: synopsis contains spoilers!!! 

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