Jung Yong Hwa’s The Package

First of all: my regular screamy shout-out to my favourite Korean actor. JUNG YONG HWA!!! WHOAH! Okay, so where does one start with this piece. First of all this has to be his BEST, I repeat BEST role after playing Lee Shin in Heartstrings, which was 2011, meaning 6 years passed till he landed with [...]

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Lingerie Girls Generation

I feel it a great honour to cover such a brilliant show that just ended tonight. I have so much to say about it, despite the fact that this was a short series of only 8 episodes. So without further ado, I shall jump right into it. Set in 1979 in an all-girls school in [...]

Orwell, Korea, 21st Century | Circle

These few weeks I have been following three Monday-Tuesday dramas: Fight For My Way, Lookout and Circle and all of them have had brilliant scripts, making the competition for the highest ratings that much tougher. Circle, was the shortest drama out of these three and so it just ended on the 12th episode today, marking [...]

Kang MinHyuk as Entertainer

One of the best Korean dramas I have seen in a while stopped airing last week. Entertainer was oddly reminiscent of other dramas I’ve seen involving music such as Heartstrings and Shut Up! It had the realism of Shut Up mixed with conflicts that were explored more explicitly than Heartstrings was ever able to. Even [...]

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, [...]