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…

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: Secretly, Greatly (2013)

Won Ryu-hwan (Kim Soo-hyun) was trained as a spy by a North Korean secret military unit called the 5446 Corps and was dispatched to the South. He poses as a village fool Bang Dong-gu who works in a small neighborhood grocery store. His cover seems flawless. He gathers all sorts of information about everything and…

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…

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…

Best Actors and Actresses of 2020

We finally reached the last category of our year-end specials. This time, we picked our top actors and actresses who performed their best in this year’s K-dramas. Maknae's Choice Park Seo-joon (Itaewon Class) Park Seo-joon’s defining moment in Itaewon Class happened earlier in the series. Its premiere episodes already showed how much effort and preparation…

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay | Series Review

There's one particular scene in this drama that I would not be able to forget for a long time. Remember when Go Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji) took her dad to a walk and instead of a loving daughter-daddy time, what we got was a very disturbing choking scene? It's just one of the antics of this…

Five Sad Beautiful Rejections in K-dramas

“And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you…” Listening to Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore has made a lot of us vulnerable. Or were you the lucky ones who weren’t affected by her heart wrenching lyrical masterpieces? But if you’re like me whose heart was once again crushed into pieces by Tay’s new…

First Impression: It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

It's Okay To Not Be Okay premiered this week! It's Kim Soo-hyun's comeback drama after his military discharge. And after teasing us with some memorable cameos in recent dramas, it's time for him to reclaim the limelight as one of the top Hallyu stars of his generation. The hype is real with this one, especially…

In Spotlight: Kim Soo-hyun Filmography

Our love for this star can transcend across the whole universe. Kim Soo-hyun captivated us not just with his adorable smile but with his passion for acting. He makes sure to showcase a new him in his every project and characters. To celebrate his upcoming comeback, let’s take a look at this shining star’s filmography!…

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…

Kim Soo-hyun books small screen comeback via tvN’s “Psycho But It’s Okay”

Following the release of tvN's mega teaser for their 2020 line-up, the cable channel has finally confirmed that Kim Soo-hyun will lead its upcoming romance drama “Psycho But It’s Okay” (working title). This will mark the actor's first drama since The Producers in 2015 and after his military discharge in 2017. “Psycho But It’s Okay”…

Chinito: Top 10 Monolid Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Some may go far as having surgeries to have double eyelids but these oppas prove how handsome and charming monolids are. Name: Lee Jun-ki Birthday: April 17, 1982 Upcoming Drama: Criminal Minds (tvN, July 26, 2017)Ahjumma's Chinito Character Pick: The cold and sexy chinito Wang…

His Highness: Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas

This was originally posted in 2017 on our Facebook Page. Oppas in hanbok is one of my guilty pleasures and because of them, watching saeguks (Korean historical dramas) became more enjoyable. Meet our Top 10 Hottest Royal Oppas whose looks will make you want to travel back in time. So, who among these royalties made…