Drama Reviews

Dramas: The Whirlwind Girl

For a show that had a lot of people and plotlines that I didn’t really care for, The Whirlwind Girl (旋风少女) still ended up being strangely addicting and watchable. I wholeheartedly believe that is because of two people: Ruo Bai (Yang Yang) and Ting Hao (Chen Xiang). The Premise Enter: one girl, hard working, plain, “weed”… Continue reading Dramas: The Whirlwind Girl

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Dramas: My Sunshine (何以笙箫默)

I am pleasantly surprised. My Sunshine, an adaptation of popular Chinese novel Silent Separation, starts off pretty slow with a lot of your usual drama tropes, but ends up being something fresh and happy, much like a ray of sunshine. I like the direction the drama ends up taking, and the fluffy romantic moments, but sloppy storytelling and initially… Continue reading Dramas: My Sunshine (何以笙箫默)

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Dramas: Prince of Lan Ling (Lan Ling Wang)

So, so, so many mixed feelings about this drama. On the one hand, there are some really stellar characters, beautiful costumes and scenery, and epic romance and bromance relationships. On the other hand, there is just so much tragic drama that seems to drag on and on. It started out great, tanked around episode 28, made… Continue reading Dramas: Prince of Lan Ling (Lan Ling Wang)