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…

First Impression: One Ordinary Day

Drama Profile Title: One Ordinary DayMain Cast: Kim Soo-hyun, Cha Seung-wonWriter: Kwon Sun-gyu (The Royal Gambler)PD: Lee Myung-woo (Backstreet Rookie)OTT: Coupang Play, ViuEpisodes: 8Genre: Crime-Thriller, Legal Plot Synopsis:  Based on the BBC series Criminal Justice, One Ordinary Day tells the story of Kim Hyun-soo, an ordinary university student who had been accused of murder. Shin Joong-han, a…

Noh Hee-kyung’s comeback drama confirms star-studded cast

It's raining A-listers in the upcoming drama of star writer Noh Hee-kyung! Lee Byung-hun (Squid Game), Shin Min-ah (Hometown Cha-cha-cha), Kim Woo-bin (Uncontrollably Fond), Han Ji-min (One Spring Night), Lee Jung-eun (Law School), Cha Seung-won (One Ordinary Day), and Uhm Jung-hwa (You Are Too Much) will be starring in the upcoming drama “Our Blues” (literal title). Our Blues will follow an omnibus format,…

Kim Soo-hyun, Cha Seung-won team up in remake of “Criminal Justice”

Kim Soo-hyun (It's Okay to Not Be Okay) and Cha Seung-won (A Korean Odyssey) have both been confirmed to lead the upcoming drama “That Night” (literal translation), the Korean remake of BBC One’s 2008 series “Criminal Justice.” Kim Soo-hyun signs on for the role of Kim Hyun-soo, an average college student whose life change overnight after becoming…

K-Culture: Dog-like vs Cat-like Faces

K-drama muggles may find it weird that Koreans often compared their beloved actors/actresses’ faces to dogs, cats, and other animal faces. But if you think about it, the resemblance is there. Aside from the physical comparison, they also tend to associate celebrity traits and impressions with animals. Why Animal Faces? The curious cat in me…

Sexy Appa: Hottest Daddies in K-dramaland

This was originally posted on our Facebook Page in 2017. Who says appas can't be sultry and good looking? Here are the Top 10 Sexiest Daddies in the K-Drama land. Appa is still an oppa ❤ Ji Sung (born Kwak Tae-geun) ❤ Married actress Lee Bo-young in 2013 Child: Daughter Kwak Ji-yoo Kwon Sang-woo ❤ Married actress…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Finale

Please bear with me as this would be a long post with a lot of ugly crying. Aftermath: The Punishment Just like Son Oh-gong's (Lee Seung-gi) last words before he went unconscious, the world continued to move forward even without his beloved Jin Sun-mi (Oh Yeon-seo). Those words really struck a chord in me because…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 19

"The world is the same as before but you're not here anymore." - Son Oh-gong, Hwayugi Episode 19 PK's Choice Just like Jeo Pal-gye (Lee Hong-ki), I think I also held on to the fact that Jeong Se-ra (Lee Se-young) could still come back after Ah Sa-nyeo vanished. I know the priestess just wanted someone…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 18

Fighting heaven's plans is not that simple. The Evil Priestess' Tears I could recite hundred ways to punish demonic shaman Ah San-nyeo (Lee Se-young) but this episode reminded me why she became evil. She's just like the rest of us. She just wanted someone to be her partner but she was betrayed and left alone…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 15

It's time for the bride to fulfil her vow to her groom. Prepare The Wedding As expected, Son Oh-gong (Lee Seung-gi) was not fooled by Ah Sa-nyeo's attempt to embody Jin Sun-mi (Oh Yeon-seo). She may have Sam Jang's body but she could never be like her. The Great Sage had to endure to see…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 14

We all have our own definition of love. Love is...blind I was relieved to find out that Ma-wang (Cha Seung-won) was relatively fine after receiving 10,000 years worth of pain for his one true love, Na Chal-nyeol (Kim Ji-soo). With the help of Son Oh-gong (Lee Seung-gi) and Elder Soo Bo-ri (Sung Ji-ru), the Princess…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 13

Can your namjachingu take 10,000 years of pain for you? Lesson 1: Protect Thyself The Sam-Jang-wannabee priestess Ah Sa-nyeo (Lee Se-young) shared one thing in common with Son Oh-gong (Lee Seung-gi). Like the Monkey King, she was betrayed too. The king, who was supposed to marry her, broke his promise and locked her up instead.…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 12

"Being hurt seems to have a purpose." - Son Oh-gong, Hwayugi episode 12 The Priestess I declared my love for Jin Bu-ja (Lee Se-young) in my last reaction post and I didn't expect I'd have a change of heart right after an episode. The real Jeong Se-ra once again fell into the trap of Professor…

K-Drama Reaction: Hwayugi | Episode 11

The sound of death is surrounding the Great Sage. The Death of Chairman Woo-hwi Ma-wang (Cha Seung-won) was supposed to end the life of Lucifer Entertainment CEO Woo-hwi after he was stabbed by a human possessed by an evil spirit. But complications of fake heirs and hidden lovers "forced" him to continue the fake life…