K-Drama Rewind: Witch Yoo Hee

I was really having a bad withdrawal with my last drama so I decided to re-watch this underrated little gem and feel those mini butterflies in my stomach again. Also celebrating 10 years since it aired on SBS, this week's Grumpy Flashback features another classic in the romantic comedy genre, Witch Yoo Hee. I watched this back in…

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Ji Jin-hee courted to romance Kim Nam-joo in her possible comeback drama

This is one pretty exciting drama! Kim Nam-joo (You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly), who is currently on hiatus to focus on her family life, has been recently offered to headline JTBC's upcoming thriller drama Misty. Ji Jin-hee (Second To Last Love, The Man Who Can’t Get Married) is also courted to take the male lead. I haven't…

Jung Kyung-ho, Park Hae-soo to star in Reply franchise PD’s next drama

If you are a fan of the Reply Series franchise, then you are also probably on the lookout for its brilliant PD's upcoming projects. PD Shin Won-ho's newest drama Smart Prison Living has found its lead actors.  Jung Kyung-ho (Missing 9, One More Happy Ending) has been confirmed in a starring role opposite stage actor Park Hae-soo (Legend…

K-Drama Reaction: Suspicious Partner | Episodes 35-36

The truth will make us bleed, but it will also definitely set us free. At last, Noh Ji-wook (Wookie) remembered what really happened during the fire incident that killed his parents when he was still a little child. He relearned that Eun Bong-hee's (Nam Ji-hyun) dad had nothing to do with it. The truth is,…

K-Culture: Lesson 7 – Speech Levels

Korean drama fans have probably encountered dialogues revolving around one character's lack of respect due to the way he/she addressed the other interlocutor. It could also be that giddy scene where a character is feeling intimacy just because of the apple of his/her eyes talks to her in a casual manner. Such scenes confuse most…

Yoo Yeon-seok, Kim Tae-ri join Mr. Sunshine

If it took as while before the big reveal on who will be the next leading man to feature in writer Kim Eun-sook's upcoming period drama Mr. Sunshine, it seems the rest of the cast are now being lined-up swiftly with the announcement of Kim Tae-ri (The Handmaiden) and Yoo Yeon-seok (Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim) joining the…

Yoon Hyun-min, Ahn Woo-yeon cast in TV adaptation of hit webtoon Fall From The Sky

Cable channel tvN is set to adapt yet another webtoon into the small screen now that the popular webtoon Fall From The Sky will be remade into a drama. Written by Nam Ji-eun and Kim In-ho, this webtoon is also known as Paul Who Fell From Heaven as its literal Korean title. It is about…

K-Drama Reaction: The Best Hit | Episodes 23-24

You don't want to regret like Ryan Gosling. Ji-hoon's intuition Lee Ji-hoon (Kim Min-jae) saw Yoo Hyun-jae's (Yoon Si-yoon) wrist watch which was similar to the one he inherited from his biological father. I was expecting him to suspect more about Hyun-jae's real identity but he was distracted by other things. He plans to debut…

K-Drama Reaction: The Best Hit | Episodes 21-22

Lee Ji-hoon's new motto: carpe diem. Lee Ji-hoon 2.0 I'm happy to see that Lee Ji-hoon (Kim Min-jae) learned from his past experiences. He became braver and bolder. He conceded that although he worked hard, he always hesitate on things he wanted. But I like his character's growth. This time, he vowed that when an…

Song Hye-kyo, Go Hyun-jung offered movie about comfort women

Seems like her upcoming wedding with Song Joong-ki is not stopping Song Hye-kyo (Descendants from the Sun) from potentially accepting acting projects with the latest news now saying that she's considering to be part of the new film, Go Back Home with fellow veteran actress Go Hyun-jung (Dear My Friends). The film is set during the Japanese…

Movie Review: 5 Classic Scenes from The Classic (2003)

White tees and skinny jeans, Grimm's fairy tales and Marvel comics, 80s disco beat and soul music---what do these things have in common? Yes, they are all classics. In films, specifically Korean, there's one masterpiece that always comes to my mind when I think of classics, and that's none other than the 2003 romance-melodrama that…

K-Drama Reaction: Suspicious Partner | Episodes 33-34

There's nothing much of good news that happened in these episodes, well, except that Eun Bong-hee (Nam Ji-hyun) has finally returned to work at Noh Ji-wook's (Wookie) law firm. Ji-wook talked to her, saying she has to end her vacation now as there are a lot of work that needs to be done. Though I…