More Asian Movies To Watch: December 2017

Hello Dramatics! It’s your favorite Drama Queen back once again with a list of  More Asian movies to watch for the month of December 2017. This list is very special because the movies on this list are the ones Dramatics recommended that I watch. Dramatics from all over the world participated in this poll via Twitter recently. With that being said, some of these titles have been out for some time and others have been released in 2017. What I like about this list is that it is very diverse with movie recommendations from South Korea, Japan, and China to name a few.  I would like to thank the readers of KDramaParadise for their recommendations. In case you missed my part one of Asiam Movies To Watch In December 2017, click here for more recommendations. Without further adieu, here are your recommendations for More Asian Movies To Watch in December 2017!

Wukong

Genre: Historical, Drama, Fantasy

Country: China

Release Date: July 13, 2017

Duration: 2 hr. 10 min.

Starring: Eddie Peng , Shawn Yue

Synopsis: This story is set 500 years before the Monkey King wreaks havoc in the heavenly kingdom. It tells the stories of Wukong who is unwilling to bow down to his own destiny so he sets out to rebel against the gods. This movie is based on the popular internet novel  Wukong Biography written by Jin Hezai.

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The Snow White Murder Case

Genre: Mystery, Drama, Investigaion

Country: Japan

Release Date: March 29, 2014

Duration: 2 hr. 6 min.

Starring: Mao Inoue , Go Ayano

Synopsis: A young woman who works at an cosmetic company becomes the prime suspect after her beautiful co-worker is murdered.

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Source: IMDB

A Taxi Driver

Genre: Drama

Country: South Korea

Release Date: August 2, 2017

Duration: 2 hr. 17 min.

Starring: Kang Ho Song , Thomas Kretchmann

Synopsis: A taxi driver from Seoul accidentally gets involved in a German journalist’s reporting of the events of the Gwangju Democratization Movement, also known as the Gwanju Uprising in 1980.

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Masquerade

Genre: Historical, Comedy, Drama, Political

Country: South Korea

Release Date: September 12, 2012

Duration: 2 hr. 11 min.

Starring: Byung Hun Lee, Seung Ryong Ryu

Synopsis: King Gwanghae suspects that someone within the royal court is attempting to poison him. He orders his councilor, Heo Gyun, to find someone that resembles him to sit on his throne.

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Source: IMDB

Senior

Genre: Suspense, Mystery, Horror, Romance, Supernatural

Country: Thailand

Release Date: January 14, 2016

Duration: 1 hr. 53 min.

Starring: Sa-Ard Piempongsan , Kara Polasit 

Synopsis: A student who can smell ghosts works together with a dead senior classmate to investigate a murder from fifty years ago.

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Have you seen any of these movies? What did you like about them? Are there any other movies you would recommend? Leave a comment down below and lets discuss! For other movies check out my previous article here. Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching!

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Chinese Drama Preview: Lost Love In Times – (醉玲珑)

Hello Dramatics! Your favorite Drama Queen is back with another exciting drama preview! Lost Love In Times-(醉玲珑) is a Fantasy/Historical/Romance Chinese drama about a woman who makes an ultimate sacrifice for love. This drama premiered on DramaFever on July 24th 2017.  The romantic drama series stars Cecilia Liu  and popular singer-actor William Chan.

Synopsis-From DramaFever

Feng Qingchen (Cecilia Liu) is a sorceress from the powerful sorcerer tribe that has pledged to protect the royal family of the Western Wei kingdom. Yuan Ling (William Chan) is the king’s son and fourth prince. Yuan Zhan (Xu Haiqiao), the seventh prince, is Yuan Ling’s biggest competitor in both power and love.

After meeting each other in an accidental encounter, Qingchen and Yuan Ling fall in love. When Yuan Ling ascends to the throne, he is determined to marry Qingchen, but the court is vehemently against their union because of the traditional accord that forbids marriages between the royal family and the sorcerer tribe. It is also believed that such a marriage will lead to turbulence in the kingdom. Yuan Zhan launches a coup on the day of the wedding ceremony, and Qingchen uses her magical powers to reset the universe in an effort to prevent further bloodshed. But, in the alternate universe, people and things change greatly to an unrecognizable state. Qingchen meets a new Yuan Ling who has forgotten her, and she can only suppress her feelings to secretly protect the prince. Are the lovers fated to be star-crossed forever?

Love Lost in Times is adapted from Shi Siye’s novel, Drunk Linglong. The production team include producer Tang Lijun, director Lin Yufen, scriptwriter Rao Jun, style director William Chang, costume designer Fang Sizhe, artistic director Chen Haozhi, and stunt coordinator Cao Hua. Production began on October 24 October 2016 and wrapped up on March 20, 2017. The 54-episode series started airing two episodes back-to-back on Dragon TV every Thursday and Friday, on July 13, 2017.

The cast is lead by Cecilia Liu as Feng Qingchen / William Chang as Yuan Ling / Xu Haiqiao as Yuan Chan / Han Xue as Head Sorceress Tao Yao / Han Dong as Xi Xie, Head Sorcerer / Huang Mengying as Princess Duo Xia of Achai tribe. The extended cast includes Liu Yijun as King Wei An / Zeng Li as Yuan Ling’s mother, Royal Consort Lian / Li Chengyuan as Yuan Chan’s wife, Consort Jin / Zheng Yecheng as Protector of the Ling Long Order / Gao Yiqing as Crown Prince Yuan Hao / Gong Jun as Yuan Che (11th prince), Zhang He (aka Ryan Zhang) as Yuan Ming (9th prince) / Xu Jiawei as Yuan Li (12th prince) / Tang Jingmei as dark sorcerer Wu Biting / Liu Yinglun as Feng Luanfei, Qingchen’s younger sister / Ma Chunrui as Ming Mo, Qingchen’s close friend / Mao Fangyuan as Xiao Xu, Prince of Southern Liang / Su Hang as Zhang Shu, Western Wei army commander / Xu Jian as Mu Kesha, Tugu army’s great general.

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As you can see be the beautiful pictures and the action packed trailer, this drama is going to be a fan favorite. Lost Love In Times is 54 Episodes long and each episode is about 45 minutes long. I am happy to announce that I will be reviewing this drama for the DramaFever Drama Club so make sure you follow me here and on my You Tube Channel KDramaParadise for updates! Will you be watching this drama? Leave a comment below and let me know. Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On! Happy Drama Watching Everyone!

DramaFever Drama Club Review: Ice Fantasy Episodes 57-62

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Drama Club review for the Chinese Drama Ice Fantasy.  If you want to know what Wendilynn and I thought about the latest episodes,  click here: Episodes 57-62 In case you missed it, check out  Episodes 1 – 10  Episodes 11 – 14  Episodes 15-22  Episodes 23-26  Episodes 27-34  Episodes 35-42  Episodes 43-46   Episodes 47-50 and Episodes 51-56 Don’t forget to  check out my You Tube Channel for updates and reviews. Let me know what you think of this drama! Leave a comment below and lets chat! Until next time Dramatics, remember to Keep Calm And Drama On!

DramaFever Drama Club Review: Ice Fantasy Episodes 43-46

Hello Dramatics! I am back again with another DramaFever Drama Club review for the Chinese Drama Ice Fantasy.  If you want to know what Wendilynn and I thought about the latest episodes,  click here: Episodes 43-46 In case you missed it, check out  Episodes 1 – 10  Episodes 11 – 14  Episodes 15-22  Episodes 23-26  Episodes 27-34 and sodes 35-42 Don’t forget to  check out my You Tube Channel for updates and reviews. Let me know what you think of this drama! Leave a comment below and lets chat! Until next time Dramatics, remember to Keep Calm And Drama On!

C – Drama Preview: (幻城) Ice Fantasy

Hello Dramatics! I’m back again with another drama review for you. I am very excited about to announce I will be reviewing the Chinese Drama Ice Fantasy for DramaFever. This drama stars  Feng Shao Feng and  Victoria Song. Lets take a look at the highly anticipated, high quality production, Chinese Fantasy Drama  Ice Fantasy.

Synopsis:

Ice Fantasy (幻城) is an upcoming 2016 Chinese epic fantasy television drama based on Guo Jing Ming’s bestselling novel, City of Fantasy. It was directed by Ju Jue Liang, and stars Feng Shao-feng, Victoria Song, Ma Tianyu, and Zhang Meng. The drama was produced by Shanghai Youhug Media and will broadcast on Hunan Satellite Television Diamond independent broadcast theater.

Ice Fantasy is set a hundred years after a war between the Empire of Snow (Ice Tribe) and the Fire Tribe, where the Fire Tribe was defeated. However, the war was fatal, leaving Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother Ying Kong Shi the only royal heirs and pure-blooded ice illusionists left in the Ice Tribe. Conflict ensues after Ka Suo reluctantly ascends to the throne as his lover, Li Luo, and his brother go missing.

Ka Suo accidentally discovers an evil presence lurking in the Ice Tribe’s holy shrine. He and his companions enter the mysterious shrine and defeat the head of the shrine, Lady Yuan Ji, only to find out that she has been plotting a conspiracy against him. Ka Suo also experiences hardships in trying to find his lover and brother, not knowing that his brother has lost all of his memories and has become the Fire Prince under his mother’s command. A war between the two tribes commences once again, with the two brothers pitted against each other.

Cast:

Feng Shao Feng plays Prince Ka Suo, the reluctant heir to the throne.

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Victoria Song plays Li Luo, Feng Shao Feng’s lover in the drama.

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Ma Tian Yu plays Ying Kong Shi, the younger brother who uses magic to vie for his brother’s throne.

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Kim Hee Sun (Faith)

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Alina Zhang

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Hu Bing

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Tony Wang Duo

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Doesn’t this drama look stunning! I can’t wait to start reviewing this beautiful  and exciting drama. This drama has a very interesting story that is bound to keep viewers interested. So far everything is absolutely stunning from the set, the story, the actors, and the costumes. Let me know what you all think about Ice Fantasy. Have you read the book? Are you as excited as I am about watching this drama? Leave a comment below and let me know what you think. Don’t forget to subscribe to my blog and You Tube Channel for updates. Remember To Keep Calm And Drama On!