Occasionally there comes along an actor, or in this case an actress, that just clicks with viewers. Zhao Zanilia is just such an actress. She is so tiny, but on my screen, she seems larger than life as she plays character after memorable character. Which is why she deserves her very own Fangirl Stalking post. Come join me as I share all the dramas you should be watching as well as those that you can afford to skip despite Zhao Zanilia’s talented presence.
Oh, China! What are you doing to me? I am suddenly finding myself sub-stalking my Chinese dramas and pushing off my Kdrama list to the weekend. Right now Tribes and Empires is filling my time, but there are two more Chinese dramas heading our way. Continue reading
Those of you who follow the blog know that I am a huge fan of well done Chinese (mainland) drama. Something about the pacing and unique cultural characteristics of their common tropes just does it for me. It also doesn’t hurt that the majority of their leading men and woman are a tad bit older. Not that I don’t openly admit that I have biases many years younger than myself, but sometimes it is just nice to enjoy an age appropriate lead. However, I am going to switch gears for once and do a post on Chinese Dramas that bored me to tears and are worthy of a skip. Because life is just too short to watch 50 episodes of something that is the drama equivalent of a Valium. Continue reading