Contradiction is my specialty.

(Random Asian entertainment stuff.^^)

Zhang RuiJia/Bryant Chang/張睿家 (Taiwanese actor)

Zhang RuiJia/Bryant Chang (originally posted by sailorcat@AIFC)

Zhang RuiJia/Bryant Chang (originally posted by sailorcat@AIFC)

(info from dramawiki)

  • Name: 張睿家 / Zhang Rui Jia
  • English name: Bryant Chang
  • Birthdate: 1985-Mar-31
  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 68kg
  • Star sign: Aries

I really don’t understand why this guy doesn’t have more popularity outside of Taiwan (there, he’s super-well-known, and he deserves it^^). He’s cute, he’s nice, he’s smart, and above all he’s talented! If you don’t believe me, go watch his two movies Eternal Summer (盛夏光年) and Summer’s Tail (夏天的尾巴). Eternal Summer was his first big movie; it was critically acclaimed, came to be a huge hit, and gave him the title “heartthrob” among many viewers. 😉 In the movie, his character is caught in a love triangle with his (male) best friend and a new female acquaintance who, through her appearance, causes the guys to become very confused about their feelings for her and for each other~~ I’ll admit, I’m not a particular fan of boy’s love, and Eternal Summer did have one very graphic scene, but it was done artistically and their acting (especially RuiJia’s!) just pulled me in completely. Here’s the MV for Eternal Summer’s theme song (under the link), which I thought really exemplified the confusion and painfulness inevitable in this particular love triangle.

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July 16, 2008 Posted by | Taiwanese actors, Taiwanese entertainment | , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

atypical Asian entertainment (couldn’t finish the alliteration =P)

I have a blog! =D I feel so special.

Anyway, basically everything here will be on Asian drama/entertainment, so if you don’t like it, go away. ^_^ Just a friendly warning. Also, even if you like the Asian ent. world, don’t expect a focus on the “in-crowd” celebrities like Lee HyoRi, Rainie Yang, Matsumoto Jun, etc. (no offense meant to them–just examples).  As my blog is titled…I’m into everything that’s not popular but really deserves more attention than it gets. =) That’s not to say that I don’t like mainstreamers, but I’m more picky about them, and sometimes I like them for different reasons than you might expect.

Another warning…my blog will probably include some strong Taiwanese independence leanings. I’m half-Taiwanese, by the way, and set completely and utterly against *cough* the “Taiwan Province” theory. >.< No. Just…no. I won’t even begin to rant on that (bad start for a blog^^).

So, if you’re a visitor, feel free to look around (well, I don’t have much up yet, but you know what I mean). Thanks for coming! =D

July 15, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment