Monthly Archives: October 2018

香蜜沉沉烬如霜 Ashes of Love quotes (China Drama)

旭凤:

“我真身是一只鸟,素常爱吃果子。”

“孩儿确定此事与兄长毫无关系。”

“你对我说过,凤凰花只开两季,一季缘来,一季缘散。
今时今日,我便知道何为咫尺天涯。你现在就站在我的面前,可我却看不见你。即便是看见了,也只能视而不见,终是不如不见。
缘来缘去终会散, 花开花败总归尘。可能一切都是上天早就安排好的,谁都没办法逆势而为。”

“送出去的东西,岂能有收回之理啊。何况,我遗失在锦觅仙子处的,何止区区一支凤翎啊。若是归还,就一并都还了,不然就一样都别还。”

“这天地之间,岂有我旭凤惧怕之物,要说唯一让我惧怕的就是你的心思。”

“不是错过,是过错。难道今时今日,你还看不破吗?从来都没有输赢之分。一个算字便是情之大忌。从头到尾,你并非算错,只是我从未算过罢了。”

 

锦觅:

“真是只喜怒无常的鸟。”

“我知道,你最爱的就是折磨人。”

“这嫁衣可真美啊。怕是穿得久了,就舍不得脱了。”

“别再打了。为了我,不值得。这件事,从头到尾,只是我们三个人的事,跟其他人无关。润玉,对不起,你给我的爱我这一辈子都没办法补偿你了。我希望你可以变回以前的小鱼仙倌,放下心中的仇恨。答应我,好不好?凤凰,我想听你说你原谅我了。”

“算了算了,我们做果子自然不跟你们鸟儿一般见识。”

“凤凰,我爱你。好想回到那个时候啊,那时,我虽然不懂得情爱是什么,但是每日待在你的身边,都好生欢喜。那个时候,我还是你的小书童。而你,还是那个高高在上,目中无人又骄傲的凤凰。而小鱼仙倌还是温柔善良的少年。还有狐狸仙,扑哧君,爹爹,临秀姨,好美啊。可惜再也回不去了。心若存爱者何惧忧与怖。”

“我的眼睛虽然依旧看不到色彩,可是凤凰,和你们在一起,你的眸,他的笑便是我心中最绚丽的繁花胜境,远胜世间一切风景。”

 

润玉:

“事急从权,旭凤性命攸关,顾不得那么多了。”

“你来晚了,罚一杯。”

“旭凤,你总是这么高高在上,被所有人宠着爱着。大家都当你是艳阳,所有人都仰望你的优秀,歌颂你的功绩。难道我就不优秀了吗?只是我没得选。从来都是你们给我,但是你们从来都没有问过我,我要不要。我现在告诉你,我不要。我不要你们这些虚伪的赏赐和怜悯。我更不要你们的嗟来之食。”

“旭凤,你知道吗,曾经我一直希望自己能够变得更强因为我希望有朝一日,你想要什么,我给你。可是后来,我终于明白了。只要有你在,我便永远不可能成为最强的那个。”

“你知道回来便好。你到底让我如何是好。放了你,怕你的人逃走。关着你,怕你的心逃走。你究竟要折磨我到何时。”

“我报了仇,掌握了自己的命运,成为至高无上的天帝,得到了想要的一切,可我还是一无所有,求而不得。”

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Sweet Combat China Drama

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Sweet Combat 甜蜜暴击 (2018)

Cast: Lu Han as Ming Tian and Guan Xiaotong as Fang Yu, Ivy Shao as Song Xiao Mi, Li Meng Meng as Chen Ya Nan, Pei Tim as Sun Hao, Zhao Yue as Luo Guan Yan, Ding Cheng Xing as Fang Zhou, Tien Niu as Sun Hao’s mother, Zhao De Yin as Ya Nan’s father, Zhang Shuang Li as Fang Yu’s Grandfather

Episodes: 37

Recommendation: 7/10

My Own Review:

I did not know what to watch and went to Youtube to search for china dramas. I chanced upon this drama and decided to try out the drama. I feel that the plot is quite complete as there are quite a lot of up-and-downs and happenings and stories, which I think is good. However, these happenings in the drama make the plot not as sweet as the title of the drama and it brought me some misery at certain point of time, which is when Ming Tian and Fang Yu realised something which made them broke up. Also, I feel that the plot is considered slow pace for an impatient person like me but I did not know why I managed to finish watching this drama haha.

I like how this drama make me feel that all the character in the drama holds the same importance (no matter they are the lead characters or the supporting characters). It is also the first time I remember all the names of the character in the drama although I am not a name person. This may be because the writer of the drama gave each person quite a lot of screen time or may be because many of them get their other half (even if they may like someone else before that). I do not know the actual reason but when you watch it, you may possibly feel the same way as me.

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In this drama, I found two “BEST” people in dramas.

sweet combat fang yu fang zhou

One of the best is the best brother, which is Fang Zhou. Altough he is younger than Fang Yu, he seems to be Fang Yu’s older brother and he is a very caring and considerate. This can be seen through many incidents. One incident is when Fang Yu wanted to chase her dreams to be a boxer by going to Zhengze University, he persuaded their grandfather to let Fang Yu go by saying that he will go to the company and help out in exchange for Fang Yu’s dream. Fang Zhou always cares for Fang Yu and supports Fang Yu in her dreams. How I wish I have a brother like that… But I think my older sister is already the best sister so I will not need such a brother. I wonder whether my sister will read this but nevermind. Haha… sometimes I am a bit too shy to say the good things about people so I usually write it hehe.

Another “best” is the best principal. I feel that the principal of Zhengze is the best as he is someone who can bend the rules when he think that it is right to do it. I am not going to give you an example since I feel that I have revealed too much plot in the drama. When you watch the drama, you will know what I mean haha.

Talking about best principal, I suddenly remember the director of the school being such a promise-keeper. That time when Ming Tian was in coma, he prayed for Ming Tian and said that if Ming Tian wakes up, he will go and do volunteer work abroad. He is such a promise keeper and I really admire such a person.

By the way, the drama songs are quite nice so do go and hear them.

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My 10 most favourite Singapore Dramas till today

As I accidentally deleted most of my Singapore Drama posts, I may be posting some of them again but it will be exactly the same as the past posts (unless I have the free time to add more stuff haha).

I started watching Singapore Dramas since around 2010. My first drama (if I didnt remember wrongly) was Breakout and because of that, I became a fan of Elvin Ng after seeing him act as an autistic person. It was quite a “crazy” action-packed drama and most of the people got killed or died in that drama except Elvin Ng’s character and his girlfriend. That drama left a deep impression on me as it was quite a dark drama except Elvin Ng’s character and his girlfriend who seem to be separated by a layer of naivety and fortunately wasnt killed in all the “mess” haha…

If you have been to this blog before, you would have known that I watch not only Singapore Dramas, but also Korean Dramas, China Dramas (not as many as my sister), and Taiwanese Dramas (sometimes). Some people may say that Korean or China Dramas are a lot better than Singapore Dramas due to the acting (sometimes I think so too) and plot (nowadays hmm…) but I think that there are things that are uniquely good about Singapore Dramas. It is good that Singapore dramas dont use corruption or unfairness (if I didnt remember wrongly) as a base for most storylines which makes them more pleasant and comfortable to watch. I like Singapore’s school related dramas, maybe because it is more relatable and also more sincere and touching to me. There is usually little exaggeration for Sg dramas and romance is not totally the focus or not emphasised (can be both strength and weakness). Like the concept of family portrayed in Sg dramas. However, probably due to lack of actors and actresses, there is a high chance that the couple will be paired together again in another drama which leads to me not watching certain dramas as I already liked the couple in another drama/context.

These are highly recommended Singapore Dramas that I love. (Arranged according to year)

Doing this purely by memory.

1. Courage, Loyalty, Integrity, Fairness (2011) 警徽天职

What left the deepest impression on me until today was the Qi Yu Wu and Joanne Peh couple, and Elvin Ng and Romeo Tan’s friendship.

Liked Qi Yu Wu’s character as he is quiet, anti-social and different from the norm. And enjoyed how Joanne Peh’s character slowly breaks the ice.

Liked how Elvin Ng’s character is portrayed as carefree, lazy and does not care about anything. But there was a nice turning point when he starts to show that he does care about some things after all. When his best friend, Romeo Tan’s character, died in a stabbing attack, his emotional struggle was heartfelt. Romeo Tan’s character, on the other hand, works very hard to make it to the special force if I am not wrong.

2. Poetic Justice (2012) 微笑正义

What left the deepest impression on me until today was Dai Yang Tian haha, and the interesting plot of how news is made and the direct impact of news on people. Until now, I still remember Desmond Tan’s character’s funny love realisations and embarrassing pursuit of love in this drama. Liked how Rui En’s character is righteous. A similar kdrama, Pinocchio, is more emotion-provoking but this drama is still not replaceble to me.

3. Don’t Stop Believing (2012) 我们等你

What left the deepest impression on me until today was Elvin Ng’s character as a counsellor, his relationship with Felicia Chin, his interaction with the students, and the interaction between the students.

The relationship between the students are well-developed and I liked the background story of each student in the drama and their growth to become better people. Liked how Felicia Chin’s character is an overly enthusiastic teacher. Felicia Chin’s character had to slowly adjust her approach to better influence the students. Enjoyed how her relationship with Elvin Ng’s character develops. Enjoyed watching Elvin Ng’s character’s firm approach with the students.

4. Beyond (2013) X 元素

What left the deepest impression on me until today was the fantasy. Lots of unexpected types of nice fantasy that I didnt see in kdramas which is/was my best source for fantasy dramas. Liked Jeanette Aw’s acting in this drama.

5. The caregivers (2014) Missy 先生

What left the deepest impression on me until today was Thomas Ong’s portrayal of the job of a dedicated nurse. To me, this drama is better than You can be an angel too. It was nice to watch the development of relationship between a male nurse and a female doctor which is not commonly seen in dramas haha.

6. Blessings (2014) 祖先保佑

What left the deepest impression on me until today was Shaun Chen’s acting, the interesting plot of the ancestor accidentally time-travelling to the future and attempts to save the deteriorating family business after it lands in the hands of the descendents who have no interest in the business or are too lazy to hone their skills.

7. 3 wishes (2014) 三个愿望

What left the deepest impression on me until today was the dark portrayal of greed. After the first 3 wishes, there are negative and cruel side effects accompanying the realisation of a wish. Liked the concept of family in this drama.

8. Tiger Mum (2015) 虎妈来了

What left the deepest impression on me until today was the portrayal of family in this drama. Liked how the four children (acted by Julie Tan, Ian Fang, Aloysius Pang, Bonnie Loo) have distinct characteristics and how Huang Bi Ren’s character, Tiger Mum, deals with all of them separately, and eventually gains their acceptance and becomes their mum.

9. The Dream Job (2016) 绝世好工

What left the deepest impression on me until today was how cunning Shaun Chen’s character is in getting what he wants, Shaun Chen’s character’s emotional struggle, and how the rich man reunites his children by offering them the dream job of “acting as his children” (haha).

10.  Mind Matters (2018) 心。情 (Havent written the review, probably a few months later haha)

What I liked about it is its solid plot, its dedication to mental illnesses, and the good acting by Qi Yu Wu, Jessica Liu, Shane Pow, and Denise Camillia Tan, especially liked the Shane Pow and Denise Camillia Tan couple. First time seeing Qi Yu Wu acting comedy scenes haha.

 

Some of the full reviews can be found here.

 

Haha, feel like watching them again…

~Lucky JM