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

Movie Review: Raymond Yip’s Cook Up A Storm

Cook Up A Storm

Cook Up A Storm is a Lunar New Year comedy, inspired by Nicholas Tse's own TV Show 'Chef Nic'. Released a little late into the season, it features a Chinese-Korean ensemble cast with familiar faces to both fans of Hong Kong film productions as well as K-Pop fans. But with a premise as cut-and-dried as it sounds, it's

Artist Spotlight: Liu Shi Shi

Flowers of green, pink, white and blue created the outline of a pathway that would be scattered in the most beautiful imported white petals.  The long trail of a Carven dress, especially customised for her, would follow as she walked down the aisle to officially announce her vowels.  And I,

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