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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 8)

Everyone is finally making some sort of progress in one way or another, if not personally, at least professionally. Mei Ji and Xiao Niao get closer. Yi Nan excels in his work life and needs some help in his personal one. Xia Zhi mopes around trying to reach Long Jie, who has gone MIA much… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 8)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 7)

Jenny lives up to her promise and quickly helps Yi Nan find success in business. Meanwhile, Little Bird finds a little bit of their own success, but it comes with its own challenges. Xia Zhi gets to know Long Jie a little bit better, leaving Mei Ji and Xiao Niao to spend some quality time… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 7)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 6)

I am officially in love with this show and all its characters. Xia Zhi and Xiao Niao get to know Fuliangtian (and its inhabitants) a little bit better as they resume their research for the Lutian Resort renovation project. Yi Nan decides to close one chapter in his life and open up another... Recap Long… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 6)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 5)

Whenever I try to summarize at a very high level what happens, all of these episodes kind of sound the same: Yi Nan finally summons up the courage to go for what he wants in both his work and personal life, but gets rebuffed. The three women of Little Bird tackle their next project and… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 5)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 4)

Xiao Niao, Xia Zhi, and Mei Ji adjust to working together, but starting a start-up is not easy and they soon run into some bumps in the road. Yi Nan tries to step up at work and in his personal life, but also finds that things don't always go according to plan. Recap Director Ding… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 4)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 3)

There's no The Devil Punisher episode this weekend because of the Lunar New Year (a belated 新春快乐!) so that gives me some time to catch up on The Arc of Life! This episode is full of more heart-warming moments as Xiao Niao and Xia Zhi leave S.U.N. Group and start their new fledgling company while… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 3)

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Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 1-2)

The Arc of Life (她們創業的那些鳥事) is a currently-airing Taiwanese drama that wasn't really on my radar, but when I saw the cast I knew I had to give a try. Ivy Chen and Ruby Lin back on the small screen? It's been years! This slice-of-life business rom-com about women trying to stake out their space… Continue reading Recap: The Arc of Life (Ep. 1-2)

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Drama Review: The Way We Were (16個夏天)

I started The Way We Were in the hopes of finding something that was a cross between In a Good Way and In Time With You. I wanted a thoughtful, realistic drama that was also feel-good and happy. I got half of that equation. While contemplative, nostalgic, and beautifully acted, The Way We Were was a bit too much of… Continue reading Drama Review: The Way We Were (16個夏天)