Original vs. Remake: Bu Bu Jing Xin and Moon Lovers

In 2011, time-traveling dramas became a trend in China, after the releases of Gong and Bu Bu Jing Xin.  Both controversially and arguably based on the same novel by Tong Hua, titled Bu Bu Jing Xin.  When South Korean director Kim Kyu Tae, known for It’s Okay It’s Love and

OH!Press Feature: Throwback Thursday The Dramas of Our Youth

This year's Harper’s Bazaar’s Charity Night took me on a trip down memory lane. With Chinese Paladin Beauties, Liu Shi Shi, Yang Mi, and Liu Yi Fei, in one frame, I knew I wasn’t the only one. On that one night, previous besties Liu Shi Shi and Yang Mi dispersed

A Gathering of Stars: Harper’s Bazaar Charity Night 2016

Friday, September 9 was a long anticipated day for many fans, as their strenuous charity battle came to an end.  Of course the charity aspect is the most important, but there was definitely something or rather someone for everyone to tune in for.  In a gathering of some of the

First Impressions: Love O2O (Just One Smile is Very Alluring)

  The highly anticipated 微微一笑很倾城, Love O2O, starring Yang Yang and Zheng Shuang, finally started airing last week.  I’m going to get this out of the way at the beginning; the official English title is Love Online to Offline, without the abbreviations, but I think it’s horrible and so I will

South China Sea Dispute: Why Chinese Celebrities Can’t Hold Their Silence

The South China Sea dispute has recently made headlines again after a UN tribunal ruled unanimously in favour of the Philippines against China’s extensive claims in the area.  China has voiced their unwillingness to accept this ruling and its citizens too, have expressed their refusal to back down with the