Fixing Some of the Unhealthy Tropes in Korean Dramas with Because This Life Is Our First

One of the best dramas to come out this season, and I watched it only, only and only for the love I bear for Lee Min Ki, despite having only seen a two-episode cameo from him in Shut Up! Flower Boy Band, as Byung Hee. The man had me in awe by just his cameo [...]

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South Korea’s Rebuttal to William Golding | White Christmas

Seven years too late… I can’t believe I did not watch this drama for so many years despite having been exposed to the glory that is Sung Joon for so long. White Christmas was my Lord of the Flies nightmare manifested in a television show, with a change of setting as well as the ages [...]

When Bertha Mason is Let Loose | Perfect Wife

A phenomenally impressive drama has just come to an end. Perfect Wife had all the trappings of a makjang  drama about a married woman (Shim Jae Bok, played by Go So Young) who has a cheating husband (Goo Jung Hee played by Yoon Sang Hyun). A lawyer by profession, Jae Bok gets fired because of her inability [...]

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 [...]