Jing Boran by Fan Xin

Jing Boran is just ten thousand years from turning into a mountain.

Many mountains and rivers carry myths of how they’re formed, of gods who would tire and rest between the heavens, and turn into mountains and rivers. That’s exactly what I feel like Jing Boran is in this masterful photoshoot by Fan Xin. Shot by Dali, Yunnan, Jing Boran is really the perfect vehicle for this concept.

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Celebrity Schedules: August 2020

I screencapped this but forgot who this is … does anyone recognize her? She’s filming most of August.

What does August 2020 look like for your favorite Chinese actors and singers? Here’s a preview of what they’ll be up to based on the schedules put out by some of their workshops. Schedules are based mostly on how much I like their aesthetics.

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Friday Photos

Game Start poster starring Peng Yuchang and Ding Yuxi, who play a pair of drastically different youths whose lives are switched

Photoshoots, posters, and stills that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?

The Justice still featuring Cai Wenjing
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Jing Boran in full bloom

The way the three layers of nature (natural, backdrop, and drawing) builds this photo is perfect.

This has to be one of my favorite photoshoots of the year. The photoshoot is natural and showcases Jing Boran’s unique youthful nonchalance, but is also highly stylized with a unique Latin American mixed with Italian aesthetic.

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Friday Photos

Jing Boran is probably one of like two men in Chinese entertainment who can look hip and not hobo in this hairstyle.

Stills, posters, and photoshoots that caught our eyes. What caught yours?

Recreated Song Dynasty pearl make-up and horn crown from Serenade of Peaceful Joy. The use of ivory and rhino horns in crowns were banned by our protagonist the Emperor Renzong of Song because he thought them too indulgent and unnecessary.
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