Stand By Me: Episode 1 Recap

The first episode of Stand By Me (在一起,就好) basically boils down to battles between a shrewd producer vs. an even more manipulative general manager. Everyone else are just collateral damage. Sorry. Foot soldiers in their war. But it seems their war has nothing to do with making good TV and everything to do with with a decades-old misreported news on one of the most devastating earthquake to hit Taiwan. And our rookie director may be the root of their animosity, even if they don’t know it yet.

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Dino Lee, Esther Wu hope to steal your heart in Miss In Kiss

As reported earlier this year, Taiwan will remake It Started With A Kiss one more time because you know it’s just so unique (LOL). The remake is called Miss In Kiss (恶作剧之吻) and it features rising stars in Dino Lee and Esther Wu. I recognize our lead actor in various movies and from the promo videos, he appears to be the most expressive of the actors so far. Good or bad, you would have to check in to know!

Short and long trailers and songs are posted after the jump.

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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland/Entertainment News (46)

News here and news there! Unstoppable industry!

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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland/ENT News (38)

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Taiwanese drama Prince of Wolf with Derek Zhang, Amber An

Aha! Looks like I have something to fill the void after Back to 1989 completes its running this weekend. Set to follow the slot left behind by Refresh Man on July 3rd, Prince of Wolf stars Derek Zhang Xuan Rui and Amber An. The story follows a child lost during a vacation with his parents and was raised by a pack of wolves. He still retains some of the basic qualities of being human while gaining agility, speed, and the ability to hunt. He is naive, straightforward and stubborn. His first interaction with humans is through meeting the heroine, a photographer with a sense of adventure. Together, they teach each other a few things about living within and outside of societal standards.

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Back To 1989: Episode 17 “Acceptance.”

What a roller coaster ride. My emotions went through the wringer, ya’ll. Though there were many, many tears, the whole episode represents the hopeful side of acceptance. Accepting the fact that there are things we can and cannot control, can and cannot have, and coming out as a better person.

Did I say I Love Chen Che? His name should be spoken with hearts!!

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