Private Lives | Series Review

It's not every day that we get to watch a K-drama so convoluted yet so addicting at the same time. Private Lives did its best in terms of storytelling and acting, but the drama seemed to have failed in sustaining the interest of its audience until the end. Harsh, yes. But where is the lie? On a…

First Impression: Private Lives

Drama Profile Title: Private Lives (English title) / Private Life (literal title) Main Cast: Seohyun, Go Kyung-pyo, Kim Hyo-jin, Kim Young-min Writer: Yoo Sung-yeol (My Beautiful Bride, Heartless City) PD: Nam Geon (Temperature of Love, The Royal Gambler) Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday / 21:30 Network: JTBC Episodes: 16 Genre: Drama Plot Synopsis:  Private Lives tells…

The World of the Married | Series Review

So much had been said about this widely popular K-drama. It broke records after records. Some even expected Kim Hee-ae to win the Daesang. But what really made The World of the Married super popular in South Korea and among international Korean drama fans? The craze even transformed non-believers into K-drama fanatics. When the K-drama…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 14

"It makes me feel so lonely...the feeling that I'm the only one not rolling forward." ~ Jung-hee After Park Dong-hoon's painstaking interview with the Board and Lee Ji-an quitting her job, allow me to take you to the two major events that occurred in My Ahjussi Episode 14. Omma, Hooghye and Team Three's Pride The…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 11

"I'm forcefully holding on to a heart that wants to fly away." ~ Park Dong-hoon One thing I appreciate most about My Ahjussi is the realness of the characters, especially Park Dong-hoon. He's a good guy, yes, but he is not a saint. He controls his temper most of the time but it is inevitable…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 8

One thing I've noticed about My Ahjussi Episode 8 is that it's filled with lines that'll hit home. So instead of my usual reaction, let's look at this chapter's memorable quotes. But first, I'll give a sneak peek of the major events that happened to our dear characters. My Ahjussi Episode 8 Sneak Peek The…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 7

"People's faces usually betray what kind of people they are." ~ Park Dong-hoon There are days when you know you just had enough of all the world's crapiness, and Park Dong-hoon just had his. My Ahjussi Ep 7 showed us how the Earnest Ahjussi faced CEO Do Joon-young on his illicit love affair. Campfire Truth While…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 6

"Its difficult to be around a person who saw you so vulnerable." ~ Park Dong-hoon The 6th episode of My Ahjussi was a chapter of confirmation. First, with Park Dong-hoon having enough evidence to verify his wife's affair with CEO Do Joon-young, and second, with Lee Ji-an witnessing how much the Earnest Ahjussi is just…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 5

"It's easy for people who have money to become good people." ~ Lee Ji-an Kindness is a very powerful weapon, and My Ahjussi Ep 5 showed us how it can pierce through even a stone-like heart. Let's dive into the moments that prove Lee Ji-an is slowly softening up to Park Dong-hoon. 1. The Nudge Dong-hoon…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 2

"No matter how nice a person is, there's one thing that nobody can forgive. Seeing someone who should be below you getting ahead of you." ~ Director Park Dong-woon (Jung Hae-kyun) My Ahjussi Episode 2 tells us how things blew up after Lee Ji-an stole the bribe money which was mistakenly delivered to Park Dong-hoon.…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 1

"It’s not a story that says, ‘Reality should be like this,’ and it’s not a beautification of reality. Rather, it’s a drama that says, ‘There is this kind of reality." ~ Lee Ji-eun (IU) Dark. Grisly. Heavy. The first episode of My Ahjussi (My Mister) takes us to the bleak and tangled labyrinth of the…