[Thread] Novoland: Eagle Flag (九州缥缈录)

Title: Novoland: Eagle Flag (九州缥缈录)
Production Company: Linmon Pictures, Linglong Media, Dashenquan
Episode Count: 70
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Historical
Premiere Date: June 3rd, 2019

I can’t wait to see Liu Hao Ran and Chen Ruo Xuan in a drama again!!!

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[Thread] L.O.R.D. Critical World (爵迹·临界天下)

Title: L.O.R.D. Critical World (爵迹·临界天下)
Production Company: iQIYI, Ciwen Media, Shanghai Shili Yingshi
Episode Count: 48
Genre: Fantasy, Action
Premiere Date: May 27th, 2019

I actually enjoyed the movie because of the fantasy elements (and the cast). So, I’m looking forward to how this drama will pan out, despite the changes in the cast.

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[Thread] In Youth (趁我们还年轻)

Title: In Youth/While We Are Still Young (趁我们还年轻)
Production Company: Jaywalk Studio, Perfect World Pictures
Episode Count: 40
Genre: Modern, Youth, Romance, Workplace
Premiere Date: April 13th, 2019

It’s weird to see the Jaywalk crew without Yang Mi or Dilireba leading them, but it’s great to see that they’re branching out and doing their own things without being outshined by the two. I also think it’s funny that Qiao Xin is the odd one out because she’s the only one out of the main leads who is not from the same studio. But, on the plus side, she looks great next to Zhang Yun Long!

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[Review] Ashes of Love (香蜜沉沉烬如霜)

Chinese fantasy films and dramas are just their own thing. You just cant compare them to anything else.

Ashes of Love (Chinese: 香蜜沉沉烬如霜) is a 2018 Chinese television series based on the novel Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost by Dian Xian. It stars Yang Zi and Deng Lun in the lead roles. The series premiered on Jiangsu TV starting August 2, 2018. As of January 2019, the series has reached 15 billion views.

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[First Impression] Sweet Dreams ( 一千零一夜)

Any dream with Deng Lun would be sweet indeed.

Sweet Dreams (Chinese一千零一夜) is a 2018 Chinese television series starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Deng Lun. The series premiered on June 25, 2018 on Hunan TV.The series received positive reviews for its unique story setting, fresh perspective on the occupation of floriculture and humorous “variety” sense.

The story seems innocent enough.
Ling Ling Qi, a kind-hearted girl, always had a crush on renowned florist, Bo Hai, and is determined to get closer to him by applying to work at his company, Flower Plus. One day, they both come across bracelets designed to promote better sleep by controlling brain waves. When they try them on, the devices malfunction and merge Ling Ling Qi’s brain waves with Bo Hai’s. Thus, Ling Ling Qi is transported into all of Bo Hai’s dreams where she helps him overcome some of his childhood traumas. Continue reading “[First Impression] Sweet Dreams ( 一千零一夜)”