Fangirl Movie Review: Shining for One Thing

Way back in 2022 (what?? It’s 2024. I can say that!), an amazing time travel romance drama hit iQIYI. Shining for One Thing was filled with self-discovery and longing and the best kind of angst. Karlina Zhang and Qu Chu Xiao turned in memorable performances, so I was HIGHLY intrigued when I heard a movie version was coming to theaters. Come see if I thought the experience was worth the time!

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Throwback Thursday: The Fangirls Movie Review-Vampire Cleanup Department

Way back in 2017, Kmuse and I stumbled across this gem of a movie. I’m not too fond of scary movies, so I told her that I’d try it, but not to expect me to finish it. As it turns out, this movie made me laugh so hard that I couldn’t breathe. It has recently been added to Viki, so I decided to do a rewatch. We have a Chinese exchange student visiting with us, and she thought it was the funniest thing she had watched in a while. She laughed so hard she cried!

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A Spooky Movie Review: Vampire Cleanup Department

OK, before you think we went totally crazy in our choice of movie review, I would like to come clean that this was a recommendation from my Chinese and Japanese drama discussion group.  Who in their right mind would look at the title and think, “Wow, this is going to be a great movie”?  That said, this was a really fun movie!  So come join Clkytta and I as we chat all things Vampire Cleanup Department. Continue reading