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The Musical
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by Nico
8 minutes ago
15 of 15 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 5.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 6.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
Great idea and start to this drama but it fell flat after a half dozen episodes. Boooring and not even Daniel Choi could elevate the level.
It’s not that the actors did a bad job, there were some nice moments but the weak (or can we say Lazy?) writing sent this ship sinking down faster than the titanic. Leads lacked chemistry also I think.

And the ending? Smh… for a musical Drama, where was the Finale performance? Or maybe this was cut by the production? The only thing that comes to mind is Lazy execution of what could have been a great drama. Shame.

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Legend of Fu Yao
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43 minutes ago
66 of 66 episodes seen
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Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
I didn't think anything could replace 10 Miles of Peach Blossoms or The King's Woman as my top Chinese historical dramas, but Legend of Fuyao may just do that, or at least will be right up there with them. it's a great story with well-chosen actors, stunning costumes, exciting fight scenes, evil people that I love to hate, good people attempting to triumph over evil, and fun magic . Ethan Juan was my choice for male lead And, Yang Mi has a much more interesting character than her role as Bai Qian in Peach Blossoms, where she pretty much just drank peach wine and acted silly. So, I think that 60 episodes of Fuyao won't be too many. This is easy on the eyes. Update: I have now finished. I won't give it away, but it seemed rushed, and I thought that with 66 episodes, the writers could have spent more time wrapping things up so that it could all be understood. There are differences of opinion as to what exactly happened at the end. I still loved Wuji and Fuyao's relationship, and thought that carried the series quite nicely.

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Legend of Fu Yao
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54 minutes ago
66 of 66 episodes seen
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Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
My sincere admiration to the directors and screen writer, casts and crews. Even though the plot had many twists and turns, I loved every moment watching. The costumes were very creative and beautiful. I cannot say enough about the scenes and sets - thumbs up. The storyline give me goosebumps and left me breathless with their convincing and compelling delivery. I enjoyed the bromance and side love story. All actors (heroes and villains) were phenomenal. They all played their roles so well that I completely forgot i was watching fantasy drama. It's even better than American daytime soaps. I do appreciate this drama version. This is my favorite drama of the year. What a journey! Ethan Ruan and Yang Mi need to win the awards for their performances. Superb acting. They were made for this drama. I didn’t want this drama to end. Thank you for English subs Fuyao's Court. This drama is Definitely recommended for everyone to watch.

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Save Me
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2 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 9.0
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 8.5
What I didn't like: 1) Father's back story was never explored so as the main villain, he felt underdeveloped. I actually hated him the least of the three villains I felt the story mainly had. 2.) in the last arc, I felt things went a little stagnant, the story needed something there but it didn't have it. And that went on for like 5 eps, it just needed something more.

What I loved: 1.) wow! The beginning of this show hits you like a punch! I was hooked emotionally so quickly, crying like a baby for nearly 4 eps straight lolol the storyline continued to be amazing as it developed and I was continually impressed. 2.) the characters, even the side characters, were very well fleshed out. It's not common that you find that in tv shows. very well done here.
3.) omg the soundtrack is outstanding. Melancholic, moody, dark.
4.) excellent acting! For one character, for example, I've never hated someone so much. Honestly, I wanted to reach through the screen and strangle him!
5.) I think from a psychological standpoint, cults are fascinating. They eased you into their world and as a viewer, really made you question what is happening. I wish more shows were like Save Me. Feel like I can always rely on OCN to deliver what I crave, a dark show that hooks me into the story within the first episode.

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Bel Ami
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by Nico
2 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 5.0
Story 5.0
Acting/Cast 7.0
Music 5.0
Rewatch Value 2.0
To make a Drama based on a bad Movie (which itself was already based on a book) which got 27% on Rotten tomatoes, 5.4 on IMDB and 42% on Metacritic, and expect it to be successful is really daring, well, they tried.

I have read the book (In French) and seen the movie (disaster), still, Jang Geun Suk is the only reason I decided to watch this drama and boy oh boy do I regret it.
The actors did a great job (they carried me through the drama) with the weal plot/story they had, and I found myself caring for Bo Tong and Ma Te more than I really should have. Would I re-watch this again? No chance as a whole but there are some scenes I enjoyed and would not mind taking a peek at once more.

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Dream High 2
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by Nico
5 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 5.0
Story 6.0
Acting/Cast 6.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
I’m on the fence with this drama.
While there are parts I really enjoyed, equal parts frustrated me and then rest just plain bored me.
I really enjoyed the first Dream High so obviously my expectations were high for this second season but, somehow I was left unsatisfied.
I liked the cast, they were nice but did not hit me in the heart as the ones in the first version did. Once the heart is half in half out, it’s difficult to care and makes for a less enjoyable experience.
I am sure many will enjoy it, I’m 50/50 on this one.
Love Kang So Ra and Jung Ji Woon though ?

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HIStory2: Boundary Crossing
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5 hours ago
8 of 8 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
I hated this show because of how short it was and left me yearning for more.
For Heaven's sake, the acting was perfect, the concept was perfect and the cast were well, perfect.
Why did it have to be so short?
I'm currently re-watching and I'm still upset because of how soon it'll end.
I mean other shows ending is still upsetting but Crossing The Line is just too short that I don't have enough time to savor its perfection before it is slipped away from me for the 100th time.
I particularly admire Xu You's unexpected boyishness which manages to strike an overwhelming unexpected balance with his roughishness and cockiness.

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Master of Study
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by Nico
5 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 6.0
Story 6.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
This is a very difficult Drama for me to review because the plot is something we’ve seen before elsewhere. If you’re going to go that route, make sure you do it better than what’s been previously released.
Started out nice but it dragged on and got a bit repetitive which kind of made me lose interest at the half. Also, the unrealistic topics studied did not add to the credibility.
I liked the cast, I really did but I could not really bring myself to really care about any of them so this made it difficult to sit through all 16 episodes.
The show was just a bit above average but I would not watch it again.

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Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
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5 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
I have to say, this is my number one drama! Ive watched so many dramas to date, I cant even remember how many, But this one, its a winner. Comedy, Romance, Mystery, you name it, this drama has it all. To date, Ive already rewatched it thrice and each time, I cant get over how funny and light-hearted this drama is! And of course, the main cast members dont make it any much easier to leave this drama, (total eye-candy!). I'd say give it a try , watch a few episodes and you will fall right in love with this drama !
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Addicted Heroin
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6 hours ago
15 of 15 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
Okay, I watched this series and for the first time ever in my miserable life, I read the book of an actual movie/Tv show. This is overall, the best BL I've seen, acting and storyline are a 100% superb. If I made a list, I think this series could easily rank among my top 3 TV series of all time. Because of how emotionally attached I am to this series, I even dare to dream that more seasons would come out.
I must add that although Korn and Knock are my favorite TV couple of all time, Bai Luo Yin and Gu Hai are a fierce competition.
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Behind Your Smile
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6 hours ago
19 of 19 episodes seen
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Overall 9.5
Story 9.5
Acting/Cast 9.5
Music 10
Rewatch Value 9.5
This drama is so good. The best way I can describe it is like the Count of Monte Cristo but with a twist. The acting in this drama is great. This is Marcus Chang's best drama. He really shows of his acting skills in this one. The leading actress is a nice contrast to Marcus's character. I like the mystery and the intrigue in this series. Though the plot kind of predicable there is a lot of character development through out the series. If I had to name one weakness, I would say that the ending wasn't as strong as it could have been but it was still a good ending.
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Fall in Love With Me
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6 hours ago
20 of 20 episodes seen
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Overall 6.5
Story 6.5
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 6.0
The first half of this series is amazing. Some of the best episodes of a drama I have ever seen. Then the second half of this drama is hot melodramatic mess and not melodramatic in a good way. Aaron Yan is the best part of this series. The premise of this series is great. I think this series would have great potential if it was remade, and just edited the melodramatic parts out. Would I recommend this series, well yes and no. I would highly recommend watching the first half of this series. It hilarious and very cute, then skip the middle portion and watch the last episode.

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Blood
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7 hours ago
20 of 20 episodes seen
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Overall 6.5
Story 6.5
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 4.0
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Blood is not worth your time. The premiere episode is great and sets up the series really well and I would say the first half of this series is good. But it the last few episode start to loose focus and it does not end well. In the ending the main character dies, then comes back to life with out any explanation. There are too many plot holes. For most of the series they discuss the possibility of vampires becoming human again and the main character dies because of that cause, but we never find out if that is a possibility. After watching this series, I felt like I wasted my time.

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Goblin
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7 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 9.0
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 8.5
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Goblin is a very well crafted show. For most of the series it is a perfect 10. I have to say the highlights of this series is the cinematography, acting, and the witty dialogue. The two male lead actors their bromance is incredible and is my favorite part of the series. The weakest part of the series is the last few episodes. It felt like that the Goblin came back too easily and literally every main character died at one point in the last few episodes. I wished the made the main girl a bit older. It felt weird that she was with the Goblin in high school. Other than those complaints, this show is very well made and very enjoyable.

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Bpoop Phaeh Saniwaat
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7 hours ago
15 of 15 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 6.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 7.5
Music 5.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
It was alright. There were some cute moments between the two leads. I liked that she wasn't a whinny ninny. It took a long time for me to get really into the show. Mostly because with the exception of Kadesurang and nominally the father, the characters were all intolerant and unlikeable. I know that Karakade was a horrible, horrible person, but I also couldn't help but feel bad for her. It would totally suck to be an orphan, betrothed to a man who openly flirted in front of you, and with a future mother-in-law who openly promoted the other woman as a better match. IDK, I started fast forwarding a lot because it took Date a long time to stop being a total dick (not just acting as a man of the times, the other guys noticed it and commented on it too). It wasn't a bad show, I just didn't love it. It had it's moments.

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