101 Guide: Becoming a Top Female Star

Whilst the northern half of the planet has gravitated to the inviting warmth of blossoms blooming to welcoming the warmer months of spring, I await the days the individual leaves start changing colours.  With each passing season, a large number of dramas in fluctuate the already competitive market.  The term

Missing In Action: Soloists Who Need a Comeback

The entertainment industry is fast-paced as there is barely a day without new music releases. For rookies, they cannot afford to bust out one single once in a blue moon. They have to go by the "snooze, you lose" attitude. Veteran groups generally produce one mini-album or full-album which barely

Throwback Thursday: 2 Dramas from Taiwan You Should Watch

When I was still a young kid living in sunny Singapore, Taiwanese dramas were all the rage till the Hallyu wave came by and influenced everyone from young to old to start watching Korean Soap operas and the likes of them. So for today's Throwback Thursday special, let me introduce

Movie Review: Duckweed (Ride the Wind, Break the Waves)

A journey through time, leads to the unravelling of a lifetime of tension, misunderstandings and hatred, between father and son.  As an addition to the many highly anticipated Chinese New Year’s movies, Duckweed announced its release, less than six months after casting news.  With a sparkly cast, for idol actor

Movie Review: Vampire Cleanup Department

Vampire Cleanup Department

Vampire Cleanup Department returns the jiangshi genre, featuring the Chinese hopping vampire, from the days of old Hong Kong horror flicks to the silver screen. Although a little predictable, it’s a lighthearted film with dialogue that's likely to charm audiences. And it will, in all probability, continue doing so at the Brussels International Fantastic

Drama Review: When a Snail Falls in Love

Crime may have no borders, but justice can be found by crossing them. The recent C-drama When a Snail Falls in Love illustrates this in chilling detail in its travel through the sprawling cities of China and jungles of Myanmar. This high stakes drama combines mystery, police work, and a nice

Drama Review: Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms

It’s not often that a book receives the preferential treatment of both an upcoming film and movie, like TangQi GongZi’s Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms (三生三世十里桃花).  So the hype and anticipation for both these adaptations would be incomparable to many others to be released in 2017.  With

Wasta’s Picks: Best Drama OSTs of 2016

Well, 2017 has finally come. That typically means taking sometime to look back on the year past, the good moments and memorable events. As for me, I'm here to talk about some of my favorite things in Asian entertainment in general: OSTs. OSTs, or original sound tracks, can really make and