School 2021 | Series Review

After all the delays in its production, School 2021 was finally able to premiere before 2021 ended. And I’m glad to meet this generation’s School alum.  Continuing the theme of its predecessors, School 2021 follows a group of high school students and how they deal with the uncertainties and struggles of being a youth. In…

Movie Review: The Witch: Part 1 the Subversion (2018)

Before Kim Da-mi and Choi Woo-shik break each other’s hearts in Our Beloved Summer, these two had been in a project where they also tried to break the other. Except this time, they're trying to kill each other quite literally. The Witch: Part 1 the Subversion is an action thriller released in 2018 written and…

K-drama Workplaces We Want to Get Hired At

In every K-drama, we watch different characters traverse their daily lives, go on adventures, solve crimes, fight ghosts or monsters, and fall in love. The most likely place all of these happen is the characters’ workplace. K-dramas are really good at creating a fictional workplace that has an atmosphere perfect for the series’ chosen genre.…

Where Are They Now? Cast of Moon Embracing the Sun

This time ten years ago, the historical-fantasy drama Moon Embracing the Sun started airing in MBC. The said series then became one of the highest-rated series of 2012 with a peak rating of over 40%. Its actors received nominations from various award-giving bodies while the series was named the Best Drama at the 48th Baeksang…

Jang Dong-yoon, Nana confirmed to star in new fantasy romance drama

Jang Dong-yoon and Nana are confirmed to star in the upcoming drama "My Man is Cupid". The series is a love story between a fairy who will fall in love with an ordinary human after he got struck by his own arrow. Jang Dong-yoon (Search) is playing the role of fairy Cheon Sang-hyuk, got stuck…

Han Ji-eun, Hong Jong-hyun and others team up for new TVING series

Han Ji-eun, Hong Jong-hyun, Jung Moon-sung, Kim Sun-young, and Jang Gwang will become retail investors in the upcoming TVING series "Ants are Riding" The new comedy-drama is a story of ordinary people who met at a mysterious investment club and starts working toward investment success. The series will tell stories about life, friendship, and love…

Yoon Si-yoon, Bae Da-bin and more to star in new KBS weekend drama

KBS revealed the main cast line-up for its upcoming weekend drama "The Present is Beautiful". Leading the cast are Yoon Si-yoon (You Raise Me Up), Bae Da-bin (Love Alarm 2), Oh Min-suk (Cheat on Me, If You Can), Shin Dong-mi (Bossam: Steal the Fate), Seo Bum-jun (Dr. Parks' Clinic), and Choi Ye-bin (Love & Wish).…

First Impression: Moonshine

Drama Profile Title: Moonshine (English Title) / When Flowers Bloom, I Think of the Moon (literal title)Main Cast: Yoo Seung-ho, HyeriWriter: Kim A-rokPD: Hwang In-hyuk (Doctor Prisoner)Timeslot: Monday and Tuesday 21:30Network: KBSOTT: Viu, Kocowa, VikiEpisodes: 16Genre: Historical Romance Plot Synopsis: In the era of strict prohibition, a dangerous yet exciting romance of a moonshiner and…

The Best of “One Ordinary Day”

There are so many reasons why one would press the play button and watch ‘One Ordinary Day.’ For starters, it is top-billed by Kim Soo-hyun and Cha Seung-won. Aside from that, it was based on the BBC series Criminal Justice, a source material that garnered good reviews for its well-written script. My list could go…

Movie Review: A Year-end Medley (2021)

“If everything in life went as planned, what fun would that be? Don’t magical things happen when least expected?”  A Year-end Medley opened with this line which perfectly set the tone for the whole movie: fun and magical. Just like its English title, this movie is a “medley” of stories that happened in the last two…

In Spotlight: Ahn Eun-jin Filmography

Lovely. That's one word we would all agree that describes Ahn Eun-jin. It's not just because of her soft beautiful features. She's lovely whenever she took on any type of role. From detective to doctor; from reserved to risk-takers, she could portray any character with her acting experience and natural charm. But this humble actress…

First Impression: The One and Only

Drama Profile Title: The One and Only / Only One Person (Literal Title)Main Cast: Ahn Eun-jin, Kim Kyung-nam, Kang Ye-won, JoyWriter: Moon Jung-min (Matrimonial Chaos)PD: Oh Hyun-jong (Find Me in Your Memory)Timeslot: Monday and Tuesday 23:00Network: JTBCEpisodes: 16Genre: Melodrama Plot Synopsis: The One and Only follows the story of three terminally ill women who met at…

The King’s Affection | Series Review

The King’s Affection has an interesting storyline that easily helps it stand out among other sageuk that aired this year. Or at least it was for me since I’m really into gender bender series and well, monarchs. And a royalty being forced to disguise herself as a man is something that really piqued my attention. So…

2021 Favorites: Maknae’s Choice

Healing through K-dramas We’re in the second year of the pandemic and thankfully, we’re on our way to healing. And unlike 2020, this year I had less time to watch K-dramas as our real lives settle into a new normalcy. But that didn’t stop me from consuming every K-contents that piqued my curiosity. Among those,…