Switch: Change The World

And this marks the return of Jang Geun Suk to the small-screen. One of my first Korean actors, I have followed his career pretty closely. I did not watch his sageuk, Jackpot, however since I do not have a particular love for the historical drama. Therefore, Switch is what I watched after Pretty Man and I [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Beethoven Love Affair with a Witch

K-dramas: not an easy thing to sit through for long periods of time. Over a course of almost 3 months, I have barely watched 2 entire dramas over a long weekend or two; at other times work keeps me sufficiently occupied. I have just finished Secret Love Affair and it has to be one of [...]