TWDramas (Ratings & Reviews): Why Why Love

23 01 2010

Why Why Love (換換愛)

Summary: Tong Jia Di is a hardworking girl that needs a social life other than studying, working multiple jobs, and trying to pay off her family’s huge pile of debts. So, her friend, Jiang Xiao Nan, puts a love exchange coupon in the raffle box, trying to have her “exchange” love with the next guy that draws it. Huo Yan, the handsome executive of the Huo industry accidentally draws the raffle, and even though no love is exchanged, he is left with a deep impression of Jia Di. Enter Huo Da, Huo Yan’s younger brother. Huo Da is a delinquent that refuses to attend his University classes and prefers racing his motorbike to looking after the family business. He also draws out a raffle ticket, the Angel/Master ticket, which entitles him to a whole week of Jia Di bending to his every will. Things get a lot more complicated when both brothers begin pursuing Jia Di. Starring Rainie Yang (杨丞琳), Mike He (賀軍翔), Kingone Wang (王傳一), Judy Fukumoto.

Review: Well, I won’t lie. This is probably the only thing I’ve ever watched (anime, movies, dramas) to make me cry eight times. I kid you not. And I just keep crying every time I watch it! The summary Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrity of the Day: Rainie Yang

22 01 2010

Rainie was born Yáng Chénglín (楊丞琳) in Taiwan. She first debuted in the entertainment industry as a member of the girl group, 4 in Love. There, all the girls were assigned names with references to weather. The group achieved mediocre success and disbanded in 2002. Yang continued pursuing a career in the industry, hosting television shows (such as ‘Guess Guess Guess’).

Her big break came when she starred in the hit CTV drama, Devil Beside You (惡魔在身邊), in 2005. The same year, she also released her first album, My Intuition (曖昧) which included two songs from the TV drama.The album achieved a high level of success and created a record of being the only debut album in the Chinese music industry to reach platinum status.

Soon after, Yang released her second album Read the rest of this entry »