Memories of Alhambra

The drama that I had been desperately looking forward to came to an end last night. Starring Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye, Memorie is a suspense filled and action packed roller coaster of a ride based in the world of alternative reality. Without further ado, let us delve into the plot. Jung Se Ju [...]

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2011: Best Love

Another classic Hong Sisters drama, that almost brings me to a close with respect to Hwayugi. Best Love stars Cha Seung Won as the iconic Dokgo Jin and Gong Hyo Jin as Gu Ae Jung. It picks up from where You're Beautiful and My Girlfriend is a Gumiho ended. The former was centered among a [...]

Year 2010: My Girlfriend is a Gumiho

So I finally watched My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, after having planned to watch it for the last five years or so. It was definitely fun to watch and it helped flesh out the main elements of a Hong sisters plot. With a plot based mostly on fantasy, it had a lot more significance in terms [...]

Year 2009: You’re Beautiful

With Hwayugi's finale fast approaching, here am I paying my own kind of tribute to the ladies behind a multitude of classic Korean dramas that have defined pop culture for over a decade: The Hong Sisters. For many new fans of Korean culture, specifically dramas, these women, rather script writers are ones they are unfamiliar [...]

Actor of the Month: Lee Jong Suk

This is the first article in a series of articles tracing the careers of various Korean actors and actresses. These will be written by a guest writer. Without further ado, this is Lee Jong Suk. You may recognize Lee Jong-Suk from many things. It could be School 2013. It could be W-Two Worlds. It could [...]

Sam Soon’s Secret Garden of Hyde and Jekyll

I have found my newfound obsession: Hyun Bin. Except I’ve probably watched all his famous dramas and am writing this review hoping to successfully cover all of his work.So the truth of the matter is that I only ran into him thanks to Sung Joon (Ji Hyuk from Shut Up!) I decided to watch Hyde, Jekyll [...]

Pinocchio

So I have watched a few dramas since my last review but not many stood out for me and therefore, this is a very special piece on Pinocchio that just ended last Thursday. I wish to commend the drama for its very realistic character portrayals and the fact that I think I’ve found a new [...]

Fusion Music Pulls at Heartstrings

The first drama I ever watched! Heartstrings: that’s what it truly did! It pulled at my heartstrings, tugged at them and made me break down and cry more than once. The most addictive drama I’ve ever seen, and one I sat through over 5 times. Some obsession was this drama. A drama about being young, [...]