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.
Continue reading “[Review] Ashes of Love (香蜜沉沉烬如霜)”
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)”
Title: Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost (香蜜沉沉烬如霜)
Episode Count: 63
Discussion: Episode 1-15; Episode 16-44; Episode 45-63
Where to watch: Viki (subbed); Youtube (Raw)
Finally finished this drama!! Since the sub is super slow for this drama, I’m gonna do a quick summary recap for the last 4 episodes. Refer to the discussions for the previous episodes.
Continue reading “[Recap] Ashes of Love Episode 60-63 (end)”