K-Drama Reaction: Penthouse | Season 2

It's been a crazier second season, and I think this is the only show wherein all character developments are for the worse. Every episode seemed like confirmation of fan theories from previous events. It's as if the writer was reading the comments section of every article written about the drama or all the audience's social…

First Impression: Penthouse 2

Drama Profile Title: Penthouse 2 / The Penthouse: War in Life 2Main Cast: Eugene, Kim So-yeon, Uhm Ki-joonWriter: Kim Sun-ok (The Last Empress, Temptation of Wife)PD: Kim Min-kyung (The Last Empress, Return)Timeslot: Friday and Saturday 22:00-23:10Network: SBSEpisodes: 12Genre: Makjang, Revenge Plot Synopsis: After her release from prison, Oh Yoon-hee returns to Hera Palace to find out the real murderer behind Shim Su-ryeon's death and…

K-Drama Reaction: Penthouse | Season 1

[Warning: Too many spoilers and unnecessary bad words in this review but who cares, right?] After a treacherous ride, we finally reach the end of Season 1! This series is so exhausting to watch honestly, but I just couldn't drop it. Maybe it helped that I'm super tolerable when it comes to makjang dramas, and…

First Impression: Penthouse

Drama Profile Title: Penthouse / The Penthouse: War in LifeMain Cast: Eugene, Kim So-yeon, Lee Ji-ahWriter: Kim Sun-ok (The Last Empress, Temptation of Wife)PD: Kim Min-kyung (The Last Empress, Return)Timeslot: Monday and Tuesday / 22:00Network: SBSEpisodes: 20Genre: Suspense, Melodrama, Makjang Plot Synopsis: Set in an extremely luxurious 100-story apartment called Hera Palace, three powerful women live their lives surrounded by a thirst for revenge…

Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-yeon, Eugene join forces in “Penthouse”

Lee Ji-ah (The Ghost Detective), Kim So-yeon (Mother of Mine), and Eugene (All About My Mom) have all been confirmed as the main cast of the upcoming SBS drama “Penthouse” (literal title). Joining them are Uhm Ki-joon, Shin Eun-kyung, Bong Tae-gyu, Yoon Jong-hoon, Park Eun-seok, and Yoon Joo-hee. The drama will revolve around the lives…

Together Forever: Top 10 Married K-Celebrity Couples Who Met On-Screen

Starting the month of love the right way! Check out our top picks of K-celebrity couples who met during the filming of their respective dramas, and fell in love with each other (for real) behind the scenes! 1. Eugene and Ki Tae-young (Creating Destiny) Wedding: Seoul Central Church in Anyang, Gyeonggi-do (July 23, 2011) 2. Gu…

K-Drama Reaction: Secret Mother | Episodes 9-10

"Can you stop confusing me? Can you stop making me feel sorry? Can you please just show up now, eonnie?" - Lisa Kim Just when I thought I have the right criminal in mind, this drama proved me wrong by making every character suspicious. Lisa Kim (Kim So-yeon) is definitely not the show's antagonist. Lisa…

K-Drama Reaction: Secret Mother | Episodes 7-8

"Just because you can't cry doesn't mean he can't." - Lisa Kim Everyone has a secret he or she doesn't want revealed. And when faced with the risk of being exposed, some would go an unimaginable length to just to keep it hidden. Giving up We can't blame Kim Yoon-jin (Song Yoon-ah) if the news…

K-Drama Reaction: Secret Mother | Episodes 5-6

"You should've kept your nose out of my business." - Kim Yoon-jin Color me confused. Although I'm still enjoying the mystery element of this show, I'm really having a hard time figuring out what really happened to Kim Yoon-jin (Song Yoon-ah)'s daughter. Did someone take her away and vanished completely? Did she die after getting…

K-Drama Reaction: Secret Mother | Episodes 3-4

I... I killed her. I killed her. I killed her. - Kim Yoon-jin I am quite surprised at how quickly things in this drama are starting to unravel. The web of connections between the characters has gone clearer, and surely, in no time, we'll be able to point out who the bad guys are. Lisa Kim's…

K-Drama Reaction: Secret Mother | Episodes 1-2

When coincidences repeat themselves, you tend to believe it's fate. I didn't know back then that the fate was created by that woman on purpose - Kim Yoon-jin We've got another female-centric thriller in dramaland following the premiere of OCN's Mistress. Though the two share a lot of similarities, I find Secret Mother more mysterious…

Song Yoon-ah, Song Jae-rim, Kim So-yeon to lead weekend drama Secret Mother

All is set for upcoming SBS weekender Secret Mother. SBS has secured Song Yoon-ah (The K2), Kim So-yeon (Happy Home) and Song Jae-rim (Our Gap-soon) to lead its series, Secret Mother. The said drama will take a look at the highly competitive education system in South Korea. Song Yoon-ah will take the role of Kim…