Movie Review: Love, Lies (2015)

It’s been a while since the last movie day here on Ahjummamshies. And since I’m currently on my post-drama slump, I decided to pick up a film that has long been on my watchlist. Love, Lies instantly piqued my interest with its trailer and synopsis alone. They incorporated themes that I personally like: music, period…

K-Lookbook: Power Dressing

Gone are the days when Power Dressing is considered as just a fashion trend in which women wear suits to emulate men in the workforce. These days, Power Dressing means empowering oneself by wearing clothes that make us feel the most confident. Before Women’s Month ends, I collected some of the recent K-drama characters who…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 13-14

Are we really nearing the end of this drama? I enjoy watching it so much it doesn't feel like it's going to end soon. I see myself so immersed in the lives of our main characters that the separation anxiety is slowly creeping in. I don't want this to end just yet. I want to…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 11-12

What can I say??? I loved these two episodes so much!!!! Jin-joo and Beom-soo's relationship progression continues to surprise me. They have this unique bond that no one, even the audience, could penetrate. And I mean it in a good way! They built themselves a world wherein only the two of them belongs - a…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 9-10

Eun-jung has finally faced her demons, and it seems like she is on the way to make peace with herself. For two years, she has been fighting this battle alone, unaware of the magnitude that it has slowly become. The unconsciously harbored her hurtful past, dormant and overlooked. But since she has a great support…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 7-8

Beom-soo and Jin-joo This director and writer tandem would make a cute couple with these two oddballs! I loved Beom-soo in Episode 5 so much. His lines were the highlight of the hour. From the way he convinced Hwan-dong to take on the directorial job offer made by Writer Jung. In these two episodes, we…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 5-6

What I like most about Be Melodramatic was that it does not only mirror the reality of struggling in your 30s, but also it shows a different perspective of the "what ifs" of life. It has a certain way of telling a story by means of what would you NOT do in times of crisis.…

K-Drama Reaction: Be Melodramatic | Episodes 1-4

It's been a while since we wrote a K-drama reaction piece!!!! But since I'm quite hooked with this new romcom series, I thought it's the perfect way to get back into the groove of writing K-drama content. I hope this ahjumma's penchant for watching "slice of life" K-dramas would also magically bring back my eagerness…

Seo Kang-joon, Chun Woo-hee offered to lead new romcom by “Full House” PD

Seo Kang-joon (Are You Human Too) and Chun Woo-hee (Argon) are in talks to star in the upcoming JTBC romantic comedy The Third Charm (literal translation). Both of the actors' agencies confirmed that they are considering the offers. No specific details have been released on the plot of the drama, but The Third Charm will reportedly be depicting…

Namgoong Min signs up for SBS legal drama Falsify

Trendy actor Namgoong Min accepts offer for upcoming SBS legal drama Falsify. His agency, 935 Entertainment, confirmed that the star chose the project after much consideration. Namgoong Min will shed his comedic Chief Kim character for the said drama that will center around prosecutors and journalists uncovering corruption. The actor will play the role of…

Lee Joon-ki’s girlfriend Jeon Hye-bin considers role for upcoming SBS legal drama Falsify

Following Defendant's success, it looks like SBS will continue it's legal drama journey with Falsify. The show that will revolve around prosecutors and reporters fighting corruption has officially issued it's offer for Jeon Hye-bin (Joseon Gunman, Another Oh Hae-young). The actress is now considering the role and if she accepts, Jeon Hye-bin will potentially join…