Friday, June 23, 2017

Overview - Legal Mavericks

After losing his vision due to an accident, Vincent Wong faced discrimination and bullying. But it only boosted his willpower and determination to obtain his barrister's license. At the same time, he developed a superior sense of touch and becomes widely-known in the legal community as the Blind Lawyer. Still, it is difficult for anyone to truly understand his dark inner-world. Fortunately, he has two friends who are always there for him. One is his housemate and private detective Owen Cheung, the other is his paralegal with a triad background Sisley Choi. The trio is known the "Three Swordsman", unafraid of standing up to authority and helping vulnerable populations fight for justice. Vincent's borderline tactics attract the attention of judge Ali Lee, who is interested in developing their relationship beyond friendship. The four people's fate experience drastic changes as they encounter many difficult cases. On top of that, Vincent's father and junior classmate (Tracy Chu) reappear, leading to problems that even the law cannot resolve...

TVB will be airing Legal Mavericks on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning June 24. The Mandarin version will be released weekly through iQiyi. 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Bet Hur Theme Song

The theme song for Bet Hur is performed by Fred Cheng, entitled "Ten Times Payback" (十倍奉還).

Overview - Bet Hur

Twenty years ago, in a gambling match between two masters, Patrick Tse suddenly appears to help his senior win and then disappears. The desire to avenge the loss plants the seeds for a longstanding grudge that extends to the next generation. Patrick's two disciples, Natalis Chan and Monica Chan, used to be lovers, but they separated after a misunderstanding. They each train disciples who are proficient in various gambling techniques and skills. Kenneth Ma, Raymond Wong and Dominic Ho are taken in by Natalis, while Monica carefully cultivates Charmaine Sheh, Samantha Ko and Connie Man. After multiple exchanges, Kenneth and Charmaine's feelings for each other turn from loathe to love. Later, they even combine forces to battle against the camp headed by Joseph Lee and his son Carlo Ng. Unfortunately, Raymond suddenly switches allegiances. Natalis passes the baton to Kenneth. Although he secretly has the help of good friend Matt Yeung, Kenneth cannot avoid the misfortune and is forced to step into the ultimate revenge battle with injuries. At this moment, Patrick reappears...

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Overview - Phoenix Rising

Just before her wedding, wealthy heiress Louisa So is charged and imprisoned for murdering her adoptive mother. She encounters her long-lost sister Leila Tong, who is a corrections officer, and consequently, is reunited with elder sister Kristal Tin as well. Kristal and Leila run around to try to prove Louisa's innocence.

Unfortunately, things don't go as planned. After Kristal and her boyfriend Sunny Chan give birth to a son, she discovers that she is terminally ill. She decides to take the fall for Louisa and enters prison in her place. Leila continues investigating on her own and is shocked to discover that Kristal's medical report was actually a plot by Louisa. She finds it difficult to accept what her sister has done.

To prevent Kristal from suffering innocently in prison, Leila knowingly breaks the law and helps with Kristal's plan to escape. Louisa wants to eliminate all loose ends and ruthlessly goes after Kristal. But it causes her beloved husband's (Ben Wong) family to be ruined, making her feel extremely guilty. From then on, the three sisters' fate and safety is tied to the barred windows of prison...