Aaah finally we're here at Episode 12( RECAP HERECollapse )
I finally had a breather and yes after a week of fun and sleep, I'm back on thoughtsramble and with behind the scenes! I'm not going to write the last episode's recap, but here's the recap of the behind the scenes that I've promised. I'm not quite sure if this works out, but here's a try anyway(:
All right! So here's the recap((: I could only choose scenes that I like, and think is funny to translate and recap because I've realised this is very tedious. Instead of normal recaps where you could use indirect speech and summary, the purpose of recapping behind the scenes is to attempt to encapsulate the meaning as far as possible, hence the word for word translation. Since I've only recapped the parts I've liked, I kind of skipped over Xiu's and Cai Shi's behind the scenes.
Do tell me if you guys have any more requests! For any NGs, bloopers or behind the scenes that you would like me to translate and recap(:
I loveee how Aaron and Lara interact behind the stage. They have a lot of chemistry and you can tell that Aaron really loves working with her, what with all the teasing and disturbing. Their voices complement each other so well too! Aaah, I was so sad when the series ended:( I love the ending, where Ting Yu takes a supporting role and plays the violin just for Die Fei to hear, and that now Die Fei is the one who will reach great fame. I love the idea of them chasing their own dreams and finding a miracle in different places. It might be a show that is shaky with holes, or that it didn't reach its full potential, but I do applaud the cast for their hard work and ability. I love the little fantasy bits that they added here and there, to create a sense of mystery, a sense of unknown in our mundane, everyday lives. While I didn't recap every episode of this series, I hope that you guys have enjoyed the journey along with me, and I will miss you guys(:
Hope you all enjoyed the recap!
At this rate, I'm going to churn out one recap a month hahaha. That sounds...not bad^^
I like this episode a lot! The front of the series was a bit shaky to me, especially when you have the Who on earth does Ting Yu like part, but I think this episode stablises the romance because it's very clear now that Ting Yu likes Die Fei and the feeling is mutual and let's not dwelve into the question of who Hai Jie likes now. Hmm.
I like it that they had Die Fei to explain her feelings in the show, because without that explanation, I'm sure many of us will be thrown into another question pit. Does she really like Ting Yu or are her feelings just a manifestation of immense gratitude? But after she explained, I could see it -- Hai Jie was merely a crush, and Ting Yu's the real deal for her. Likewise, like what Hai Jie has pointed out, and I did too in my previous recap, Ting Yu and Alice are really similar in the sense that they are both shrouded in darkness and mystery. Hai Jie and Die Fei are the ones in the sunlight, and they're the ones that bring light to Ting Yu's and Alice's characters. In that very sense, I hope the plot isn't going to develop in such a way that Die Fei and Hai Jie are going to date each other for a while, because while it's a tempting possibility for scriptwriters, it's kind of off-putting for the audience. What, so everyone is going to have a relationship with everyone, like a merry-go-round?
Acting wise, I'm just Aaron-biased so I think he's trying hard, and I can see his hard work. Lara has improved. I mean, I'm actually involved in the episode, not just watching, but really wanting to know what's going to happen next. She does need to work on making realistic crying sounds though.
The plot development looks good here. Hai Jie's ripped off his own music, and Ting Yu realises. Chairman offers money, much to Hai Jie's disbelief. Alice's in hospital, and the whole main thing that hits me? Chairman offers Hai Jie a shot at being the first chair.
You're such a hypocrite. I love it when Ting Yu retorts that he doesn't see such a violent reaction from Chairman when he himself was on the magazine covers. Exactly. The mess was started by the Chairman, but who is going down because of that? Die Fei's reputation is a little dent, but the ultimate victim is Ting Yu. Hmmph.
I hope you fall into a pit filled with tigers, Chairman.