Remember how we voted for our group watches months ago, you guys?
Well, time has flown by, and we’re now done with our Queen In-hyun’s Man group watch!
Gosh, that was so much fun, to rewatch a show that I loved – and which I still love! Thanks for joining me for the group watch, y’all. 🥰
We’re now in the middle of our group watch of Heard It Through The Grapevine, so do join us for that, if you haven’t already!
AND.. it’s also time to announce the start of our Autumn’s Concerto group watch, which was my third Editor’s Choice pick.
Here are all the details you might need!
EDITOR’S CHOICE 3: Autumn’s Concerto [Taiwan]
Schedule: Saturdays, starting 25 June 2022. Posts will go live at 8:00am, my time (GMT+8).
Commitment: 34 episodes of 40 minutes each. 3 eps a week = 11 weeks.
In other words: We will discuss E1-3 on Saturday, 25 June 2022.
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Why you should watch:
In the spirit of adding some retro flavor to the mix, and also, because Ele had expressed that a Taiwanese show would be nice to have, I’m adding 2009 Taiwanese drama Autumn’s Concerto to the mix.
It’s a much loved classic for Taiwanese drama fans, much like how Coffee Prince is a much loved classic among kdrama fans. I haven’t seen this one myself, but have been curious to check it out, because it’s considered so iconic.
Plus, it’s actually quite hard to find good, subbed Taiwanese dramas on our various legal streaming platforms, so this feels quite serendipitous, that it’s available on both Netflix and Viki.
I haven’t actually seen this show, so these are just my best guesses.
1. I think we’d need to adjust our lens for retro production values, since this show is a classic, from 2009.
2. Based on the little that I know of the show, I think that we need to be prepared for a male lead who starts out showing arrogant / jerk behavior. This might be a bit hard, since our last male lead, in Queen In-hyun’s Man, was the total opposite of the jerk male lead.
I think the trajectory is for him to start out as a jerk and be reformed over the course of the story.
If you’ve seen the show, and can offer other tips for lens adjustments, please do share in the comments!
Autumn’s Concerto Open Threads:
..That’s about it, really! Please go forth and enjoy your first couple of episodes – and remember to tune in for the Open Thread posts, going live next Saturday! ❤️
Also, don’t worry if you can’t make it to join the discussion on Saturday itself; these aren’t live watch parties. Often the discussions go on all week, and sometimes beyond!