Fashion Friday

Sorry I haven’t been posting much, thank goodness there’s still @xdramasx . Haven’t really been able to follow many dramas or variety shows, but I still read weibo, so here are some of my favorite looks recently I want to share with you guys.

Kris Wu calling from the Matrix in this Jean Paul Gaultier suit
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Dramas promo round-up: A Love Never Lost, Who Is Murderer and more

Over the past week, Mango TV, Tencent and iQiyi have released teasers and promos for select dramas that will probably air next year (follow the links for more information). Which ones are you looking forward to most?

A Love Never Lost – Li Xian, Chun Xia

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30th Golden Eagle Awards

The Golden Eagle Awards has finally decided to untangle its messy awards categories, and created a Best Actor/Actress award where the nominations are mostly based on merit. You can tell they were trying really hard when it came to choosing winners, though it’ll take a few more rounds before the awards are going to regain its reputation.

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Yu Shuxin, Ding Yuxi begin filming rom-com Moonlight

Moonlight 月光变奏曲 stars Yu Shuxin (Find Yourself) as Chuli, a passionate college graduate who joins a publishing company as an editor. Chuli learns to tap into the company’s writer pool to discover new talents and also helps authors suffering from writer’s block regain their confidence.

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Top 10 Youth With You 2 Stages

A round-up of my top ten stages for Youth With You 2. The show had it’s ups and downs and really dropped the ball on the collaboration stage, but it still has some of my favorite Chinese boy/girl group stages in years. It pains me to know that there isn’t yet a sufficient system for performers in China for so many talents in front and behind the camera to create stages this beautiful more often.

10. Mama Group A is the most well-rounded group of the whole competition that might be better than whatever team that debuts. It has the best vocalist of the show (Xu Xinwen), the most performative rapper of the show (Xie Keying), a great dancer (Lu Keran), a slightly weaker all-arounder in Jin Zihan, and an all-ace all-arounder in Wei Chen. All five members are versatile. They all have unique looks and personalities that nevertheless are harmonized together. My only complaint is their hair and make-up makes it hard for them to give good face.

MAMA
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Friday Photos

Posters, photoshoots and stills that caught our eyes this week. What caught yours?

Zheng Kai as Adam (Ryan Choi) from the Snyder Cut of Justice League
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Youth With You 2’s Rule Breakers Photoshoot

Kiki Xu Jiaqi is my #1 visual for the show.

Everyone looks amazing in this “new rules” photoshoot for the current top nine of girl group competition Youth With You 2. I’m guessing the inspiration is rule-breaking high school mangas like Crows Zero to go with this season’s theme of not defining girl groups.

Although they aren’t currently my ideal nine, this group of nine will still be my favorite lineup for a competition idol group by far and I love them all so much.

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