Police University | Series Review

Police University has made good of its promise of being a youth drama filled with admirable friendships and mentor-mentee bonds. In the premiere week, they clearly established that the series will revolve around honest cop Yu Dong-man (Cha Tae-hyun) and the hacker-turned-police-in-trainee Kang Sun-ho (Jung Jin-young). The first arc of the series was really about how…

Movie Review: Sweet and Sour (2021)

Sweet and Sour is one of the numerous films that didn't quite make it into theaters last year. Thanks to Netflix, the film is now available to all – but don't expect a sweet tale with a cast you're likely to adore. https://www.youtube.com/embed/2CFeVRhzi_g Sweet and Sour begins with Da-eun (Chae Soo-bin), an overworked nurse, ministering…

Kim Jae-wook, Krystal Jung cast in new romance drama

Kim Jae-wook (Her Private Life) and Krystal Jung (Police University) are both confirmed to star in the upcoming KBS2TV's drama "Crazy Love" (working title). Crazy Love will revolve around the "crazy romance" between a top math instructor who pretends to have amnesia after receiving a death threat and his introverted secretary who's living on borrowed…

First Impression: Police University

Drama Profile: Title: Police UniversityMain Cast: Cha Tae-hyun, Jung Jin-young, Krystal JungWriter: Moon Jung-min (Matrimonial Chaos)PD: Yoo Kwan-mo (Drama Special: A Jaunt)Timeslot: Monday/Tuesday 21:30Network: KBSEpisodes: 16Genre: Youth drama Plot Synopsis:  The series portrays life at the Korean National Police University (KNPU). The story revolves around Yu Dong-man, a violent crime police officer who got relegated…

Cha Tae-hyun, Krystal Jung, Jung Jin-young to solve cases together in new police drama

Cha Tae-hyun (Unexpected Business), f(x)’s Krystal Jung (Search), and B1A4’s Jung Jinyoung (My First First Love 2) are set to join forces in the upcoming KBS 2TV drama “Police Class” (literal title). “Police Class” revolves around a former detective-turned-professor who will work alongside his students in investigating a case. Cha Tae-hyun leads the cast as the Police University professor Yoo…

K-Lookbook: Make-up Trends

If you’re also obsessing with Hospital Playlist every Thursday, you probably encountered this lovely autumn doctor named Chu Min-ha (Ahn Eun-jin. Every week, she delights  us with her genuine self and overall awesomeness. One reason why I love this character is her weekly make-up looks. This Army doctor keeps up with the trend and she’s…

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…

OCN confirms new action drama starring Song Seung-hun, Krystal

Cable channel OCN officially announced that Song Seung-hun (Black) and f(x)’s Krystal Jung (Wise Prison Life) are cast as the main leads of the upcoming action drama Player (formerly known as Hustle/Pan). Player revolves around the adventures of four elite con artists. Song Seung-hun is courted to portray the main character, veteran conman Kang Ha-ri (to be…

Song Seung-hun, Krystal offered lead roles in new drama

Song Seung-hun and f(x)’s Krystal Jung have been offered to star in the upcoming action drama Hustle (working title). The Korean title is reportedly Pan. Krystal's agency SM Entertainment confirmed that she has received a casting offer for Hustle and is currently reviewing it with a favorable outlook. Media outlets also reported that Song Seung-heon…

Shin Jae-ha, Jung Hae-in from While You Were Sleeping book follow-up drama

If you are watching While You Were Sleeping, these two rising young guns may have already caught your finicky fangirl eyes! Actors Jung Hae-in and Shin Jae-ha from the ongoing SBS drama While You Were Sleeping have both signed on to be part of tvN's upcoming miniseries Wise Prison Life. The drama will be under…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Finale

This series had a promising beginning, did it live up to my expectations? The Water Deity's Final Mission Ha Baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) has shown he deserve to be the king of the Realm of God in this finale episode. The haughty and insensitive Water God was suddenly willing to give up his life for the…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Episode 15

"If something fades in the sun, it becomes history. If something gets bathed in the moonlight, it becomes a myth. That means or story will become a myth." - Yoon So-ah, Bride of the Water God episode 15 A Relationship with Expiration I've seen it before but it doesn't lessen the pain seeing these two…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Episode 14

There is always another side to the story. Bi Ryeom's Story I will never look at Bi Ryeom (Gong Myung) the same way again. I thought he was just a happy-go-lucky guardian god but it turns out he is one sensitive deity. He has gone through a lot but he never confided to anyone for…

K-Drama Reaction: Bride of the Water God | Episode 13

"Even if we have to part ways, I want to be able to convince myself that I loved enough." - Ha Baek, Bride of the Water God episode 13 A Proper Goodbye Ha Baek (Nam Joo-hyuk) left the divine realm to properly say goodbye to Yoon So-ah (Shin Se-kyung). I've already seen such things before…