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About Kate - skimmedmilkdrama

The name is Kate and the love is Show Luo. Permanently located behind the laptop blogging for skimmedmilkdrama.com and tweeting at @SMilkdrama. Obsessed over Taiwan variety shows & Mainland China reality shows. Likes to read Chinese novels in an attempt to look wise. Always ready to launch into discussion about Taiwanese and Chinese entertainment and dramas. RIP Kimi.

Rest in Peace, Godfrey Gao

I am in shock. And this is not good shock. I haven’t been paying attention to entertainment news for the longest time ever and I definitely didn’t thought that the next time I came back to write a post here would be because of such an incident.

Godfrey Gao, 35, passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest during the filming of a sports reality show, Catch Me.

(In case anyone is wondering why there are two similar posts, I do realise that Marian had already shared her tribute post earlier but I only saw that after deciding I would like to share my thoughts about this whole incident and also document my journey with Godfrey. I guess writing everything out does help with rationalising and accepting the fact.)

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Review: Secrets In The Hot Spring (切小金家的旅館)

I really enjoyed this film a lot as well. I had zero expectations going into the film and it brought me so much laughter. In fact, I watched this in a cinema on a weekend and there were less than ten people in the theatre. I was pretty convinced it would be bad… but I ended up loving it. The key to enjoying this movie is to not take it too seriously and you will find that it does bring you a lot of joy 🙂

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Image result for secrets in the hot springSynopsis:
Xiao Jin is a 20 year old delinquent high schooler who gets a call from his grandparents and returns to the old family spa hotel with his friends, Lu Qun and Little Princess, only to find out that the hotel is haunted.

Review:

Taiwan seems to be on a roll for “youth films” with films like Boyfriend, GirlfriendYou’re The Apple of My Eye and Our Times that every time I see a “youth movie” from Taiwan I’m almost tempted to lap it up. Of course, I’ve experienced many, MANY disappointments where I cringed at another dumb slapstick classroom humour and shallow characters dangling their legs as while looking out into the far off horizon.

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First Impressions – Ghostderella 👻 (mini web series)

Sounds really relatable…. Adding this as my next plan-to-watch!

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Details

Native Title: 귀신데렐라
Also Known As: Gwishinderella
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Supernatural
Tags: Ghost-seeing Female Lead, Web Series, Ghost
Country: South Korea
Type: Drama
Episodes:…
Aired: Feb 14, 2019 – ?
Aired On: Thursday
Duration: 10 min.

Plot

Ghostderella” is a supernatural romance about Min Ah, a girl who confined herself to her room after gaining the ability to see ghosts when she was 18 years old, and the chaotic events that occur as a strange male ghost begins to follow her. The web drama format, which is popular among teenagers, will add fantasy materials and differentiate itself from previous dramas. It is also expected to comfort those who are feeling lonely and portray the reality of people in their 20s.

(Source: soompi)

https://mydramalist.com/33143-ghostderella

My thoughts and ratings (for ep 1-2)

I was looking for new and upcoming dramas when I came across this drama page on mydramalist. I…

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[NEWS] China Bans Palace Dramas


Popular historical dramas Story of Yanxi Palace and Ruyi Royal Love (Legend of Ruyi) are victims of the state media’s latest ruling.

There has been a rise in popularity of palace dramas since Legend of Zhen Huan. Scarlet Heart (Bu Bu Jing Xin), Legend of Miyue and the recent Story of Yanxi Palace and Ruyi’s Royal Love have all proved to be a great hit with audiences.

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[Translation] Quotes from drama, Back In Time

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Happy Valentines, my lovely readers! Would like to share some quotes from one of the most beautiful drama I have watched. (And no, it’s not a BL even though the cover photo seems misleading.) It wasn’t the best drama but it was one that touched me deeply. Maybe not every love has a happy ending, but it is in the bittersweet that we grow.

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[Breaking] Luhan Introduces His Girlfriend Guan Xiaotong

Wew. Congratulations to the couple. Must say that I’m quite surprised with the news (and the fact that they decided to make it public). Here’s to hoping that they will be happy and it’ll last long despite their young age.

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Luhan made a public announcing on Weibo introducing his girlfriend Guan Xiao Tong! and she responded with hearts confirming this relationship.

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