Friday, June 16, 2006
Favorite Moments in Dance of Passion*POSSIBLE SPOILERS FOR DOP! BEWARE AND WARNED!*
Dance of Passion has finished airing, and I have just finished watching the last couple of episodes. Overall, the series has its ups and downs (more downs than ups). The series dragged out way too long! The acting wasn't all that impressive (for most) and their dialogues were way too deep to understand, so basically...it's boring! Not very surprised that the ratings have been only mediocre.
The storyline was a bit confusing to me. So what was the whole point of it? At the beginning, everyone was full of energy, full of excitement, full of fire. (Just as I was before I started watching it.) But as the series progresses, it died down alot. It's either moving way too fast to catch up or it's just way too slow and wanting to fast forward. I've finished it, but I'm still confused on what had happen. Anyone care to tell me?
For the best performance, I have to give credit to Ada Choi and not just because I like her. Out of all the characters, her's was the most well-developed, interesting, and captivates the audiences' attention. For the others, they all did fairly well, too. But there's just one point or another where you'll find them either annoyed by their actions, or bored by their long speeches. (shrugs)
Who had the best chemistry? Let see...there's Kenny and Maggie, Charmaine and Moses, Bowie and Gigi, and Bowie and Ada. At first, I liked Kenny and Maggie's onscreen chem. It was sweet, but can easily be bored by them. Next, I liked Charmaine and Moses. Charmaine was so innocent and sweet, and Moses was...just there! They've been together through thick and thin, through understandings to misunderstandings to be together; I liked that. But Moses's character just have to ruin it all. His hatred towards Bowie has driven him mad! It was driving me mad! (sigh) Men! ;-) Bowie and Gigi. I'm not going to say anymore. Don't know what to say! Surprisingly, Bowie and Ada's chemistry was my favorite couple. From the moment Ada rebelled against Bowie in Episode 5, sparks were already flying! I love them together and thus, they brings forth my favorite moment of DOP.
*Episode 31: Bowie and Ada have been freed by Moses from having to suffer the "Sky Torching" punishment; at Ada's son's grave.* Honestly, I don't know why I like it so much, but I just do. Here's a quick translations of it, and its short clip. Enjoy! =)
Bowie (B): "I, too, owe you. What I owe you; it’s more than anyone else…Do you understand?"
Ada (A): (stares back at him) "I never once loved you. Do you understand?"
B: "In order for me to give up and my heart broken, are you willing to say just about anything?"
A: “What I said…is what I believe is true. In this life, you are the only man that has caused me to feel this way. In the days when I really want to hate you, it was you who made me feel the warmth seeping into my heart. In the days when I was to despise you, it was you who gave me hope to continue on with life. In the moment when I really want to kill you, it was you…who’ve cause me to shed a tear. But all my actions doesn’t mean I love you. Just that, in my whole life I never once was treated this way by a man before.”
B: "But what difference does it make?"
A: “It does. Because at the end, I’m not choosing the path of a woman longing for love; I chose the path of being a mother.”