Movie Review: Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (Cmovie, 2018)

Mark Chao, Kenny Lin Gengxin and William Feng Shaofeng reprise their roles as the crime-solving trio from Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon in this sequel, directed by Tsui Hark (who is quickly becoming my favorite Chinese director). Joining them are Sandra Ma (“Oh My General”) and Ethan Ruan (“Legend of Fuyao”) in this mystery involving magicians, sorcery and an Empress eager for power. It’s a fun, summer flick with laughs and plenty of action.

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Legend of Fuyao: Episodes 41-48 Recaps

More double personas, self indulgent sacrifices, and a weird family obsession with jewels and treasures this week on Legend of Fuyao~~.

Join the crew of IMOmusings, Iridescent, Enid Bee and linjaturtle as we embark on this 66 episode long journey with weekly recaps.

Let’s begin Week 6!

WARNING! DO NOT OPEN FOR SPOILERS!

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First Impression: What do you think of Li Yi Tong’s Bloody Romance?

As I have mentioned before, the promotional materials of this drama caught my attention! Bloody Romance (媚者无疆) is adapted from the novel written by Ban Ming Ban Mei and stars Li Yi Tong, Qu Chu Xiao, and Puff Kuo. Our heroine is sold to a brothel at the tender age of 16 where she’s tortured, assaulted, and treated like crap until she’s rescued and sent to a mysterious place. There she’s trained to become a top assassin!

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Yang Yang’s Martial Universe is set to broadcast in August 2018

Another big production coming to your summer viewing plate! Adapted from a xianxia novel Wu Dong Qian Kun (武动乾坤) written by Tian Can Tu Dou, Martial Universe has a gorgeous cast of Yang Yang, Zhang Tian Ai, Wang Li Kun, Wu Chun, and Chen Xiao Long. Slotted to air on 8/7!

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First Character Posters for The Pillow Book with Dilraba Dilmurat and Vengo Gao

Book 2 in Tang Qi’s Three Lives Three Worlds series is The Pillow Case, a dedicated love story between Bai Feng Jiu (Bai Qian’s niece, played by Dilraba) and Dong Hua Dijun (played by Vengo Gao). If you have watched Yang Mi’s Eternal Love, you’ll remember these two characters. First set of posters are out!

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Legend of Fuyao: Episodes 33-40 Recaps

Lots of drama, fighting and romance this week on Legend of Fuyao~~

Join the crew of IMOmusings, Iridescent, Enid Bee and linjaturtle as we embark on this 66 episode long journey with weekly recaps.

Let’s begin Week 5!

WARNING! DO NOT OPEN FOR SPOILERS!

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C-Drama Fan Artist: Hu Cong Mi Suan

If you are on Weibo, you probably recognise this artist’s work right away, even if you may not know her name. Her beautiful, often simple, portraits of characters from some of the popular C-dramas come up often on Weibo, as well as other social media sites, as fans share her art and she gains more attention. Posting under the name Hu Cong Mi Suan (呼葱觅蒜), this artist has since published a couple books of her artwork and even been commissioned by production companies and others for her work as well.

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