Our Time Will Come: A Wallace and Zhou Xun Collaboration

This was actually shot before the Ruyi one but I think the other one received more attention. Anyway, this is a movie directed by Ann Hui. It's a war movie. Many war movies focused on the male side, but this one will focus on one of the notable heroines of that time, Fang Lan (方蘭), … Continue reading Our Time Will Come: A Wallace and Zhou Xun Collaboration

The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils 2013

(image credit: as marked) I wasn't planning to dive into this. I meant I was planning to watch Royal Tramp since I had been updating on that a lot last year. However, I wasn't too sure about this--because I was judging the book by its cover (lol). Then I got curious, wondering how it would … Continue reading The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils 2013

Liao Zhai 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O0oDO38hpI (Uploaded by: chiffon168) Ending Theme Versions: Featuring Luo Sha Hai Shi and Yan Zhi: Here Featuring Yi Ning and Fen Die: Here Featuring Lian Xiang and Yi Qian: Here I said that I would do an overall analysis on this one so here goes. I thought this set of stories was quite lacking compared … Continue reading Liao Zhai 2

Liao Zhai 2: Lian Xiang

(image credit: net) This was the first story for this saga (or so according to the version I watched). I thought this story was a bit raw for an opening story. Sure, the story was intriguing with the opening and building up for the final battle. Yet I felt the middle parts were sort of … Continue reading Liao Zhai 2: Lian Xiang

Tales From Beyond

Being a semi-fan of ghost/supernatural stuff, I had to give this a try. Not to mention it was considered an old TVB series, right? First Story: Romance Between Human and Ghost (人鬼情) Sam Tsang and Elaine Ho. I always liked their "Still Friends After Bidding Farewell" (再 見亦是朋友) and was interesting to see them collaborate … Continue reading Tales From Beyond