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Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.

behind your smile faust's smile

Appear weak when you are strong and strong when you are weak Sun Tzu, The Art of War oh! … brief Lim Man, a reluctant businesswoman takes the decision to save her husband’s business which has serious negative consequences for a family run dairy farm. Ultimately, her decision causes the loss of the farm, the death of the father, and the destruction of family well-being …

Sex, lies, and …. poison

Gold and Jade adorn the outside, but within all is dark and rotting Chinese saying oh! … flashback You cannot write about this film without writing about its writer and director, Zhang Yimou, a world-renowned Chinese film director, producer, actor and former cinematographer. He has won countless awards across the globe and received international acclaim for his amazing productions and following the directing of the …

The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy, save time ….

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth Mohammed Ali oh! … brief With just a short time left to live, a cold-hearted businessman with a penchant for merciless corporate restructuring decides before he dies to carry out revenge for his late father who was framed. Fortunately, he receives an organ donation in time and then following the transplant …

The truth is still blurry, but the lies are getting clearer ….

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit Kahlil Gibran oh! … brief This kdrama tells the story of a gambler abandoned by his mother as a young child and an heiress to a conglomerate. He lives a meaningless life hankering after his next big win. She is held hostage by those seeking to keep her imprisoned. But, the two come together …

Never run back to what broke you!

The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury Marcus Aurelius, Meditations oh! … brief A talented, smart and up-and-coming surgeon, Kang Ma-ru, is exploited by the woman he loves and cherishes at that time, Han Jae-hee, a budding reporter. He sacrifices his career and his quasi-family to save her from criminal charges. Their situation and friendship are forever changed by his …

oh! … the genre

For the purposes of my blog, I use the following genre descriptors to choose the genre and/or subgenre of the films and dramas I review. Action Typically includes a protagonist that will be involved in dangerous situations, like explosions, fight scenes, daring escapes. Typically Hong Kong action drama and film revolves around stylised sequences and dramatic themes like a brotherhood, duty, honour, redemption and violence.  …