Movies & TV
Having trouble finding drama first impressions or movie reviews? I will try to consolidate everything I have written about films/TV series on this page, so check back often to find what you are looking for. Or hit up UnderratedGem’s search bar!
Before we get started, don’t know what Asian Dramas are?
First Impressions posts
- Nice Guy is Song Joong Ki doused with despair
- Queen In-Hyun’s Man combines fashion, romance, and time-traveling
- Sprout hits the right notes with adolescent first loves
- Wu Xie Ke Ji (Unbeatable) grabs attention with a sleek package, less substance
- Ghost Mama Sousasen Yankumi’s recarnication as dead, mystery-solving mom
- W no Higeki involves identical twin girls who change their fates
- Born After 80’s is Tang Yan getting her spotlight stolen by her two co-stars
- Sky of Hope tactfully pairs Hong Lou Meng actress Li Qin with a smexy Li Shen
Posts about Asian TV Series
- Sampling Chinese TV Dramas (Workplace and Korean Adapted)
- TV Series to See on Gloomy Days
- Chinese TV Series “Sky of Hope” Has No More Hope
- 5 Chinese “Modern” Dramas You Should See
- Chinese Historical Dramas You Should See (Palace-themed)
- Most Romantic Chinese Dramas – coming soon!
Movie Reviews and Recommends!
- Asian Thrillers That You Should See – An Yi Xuan’s and Shin Min ah’s
- Caught in the Web (C-movie) 搜索 with Gao Yuan Yuan, Mark Chao
- Love Under a Hawthorn Tree (C-movie) 山楂树之恋 by Zhang Yi Mou
- Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead (Australian documentary) about obesity and life
- You Are the Apple of My Eye (TW-movie) 那些年我們一起追的女孩 pure 90’s love
- Docs to Watch: Super Size Me, Survivors of the Shoal, and Tokyo Superstars