Sunday, September 15, 2019

Overview - Barrack O'Karma

Joel Chan becomes a security guard for the old Golden Building, where there are people of all kinds. He encounters resident and air stewardess Selena Li, who resembles the qipao-wearing woman from his dreams! Joel tries to get closer to Selena to learn about their connection to each other. At the same time, strange things keep occurring at the Golden Building, portraying the lives and fantastical stories of the residents. Joel discovers that Selena is only a mirage!

In the 1960s, a dancer (also portrayed by Selena) from the Golden Ballroom dreams that she will become an air stewardess in the future. She falls in love with a policeman (also portrayed by Joel), who resembles the man from her dreams. Her strange dream is turned into novel by bookstore owner Bob Cheung. Joel from the present keeps investigating and accidentally discovers this old novel. He is shocked to learn that he and Selena had a confusing love affair from a previous life.

Sunday, September 01, 2019

My Life as Loan Shark Theme Song

The theme song for My Life as Loan Shark is "Neighbourhood Finance Man" (街坊財爺) by James Ng.

Overview - My Life as Loan Shark

Loan-shark king Kent Chang has always used underworld tactics to run his loan-shark business and employs improper methods to collect debts. Although his wife Maggie Siu has urged him to wash his hands of the business, he is unrepentant. As Kent operates his business and collects debts, he attracts the attention of detective Chris Lai. Chris, who is righteous and abhors evil, vows to fight against evil forces. One day, lightning strikes down from the sky and Kent is moved by the heavens. Since then, he has laid down the butcher's knife and used his fortune to give back to the community, becoming a "Neighbourhood Fortune Man".