K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Finale

After a long journey of sacrifices, forgiveness, and healing, we've finally reached the end. The road was surely not easy but it taught us a lot of lessons about life, motherhood, and unconditional love. Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young)'s bid to adopt Yoon Bok (Heo Yool) was proven not easy. Just because her probation period was over doesn't…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 13

How can I write this reaction when I'm sobbing so hard right now? You guys shouldn't watch this in public or you'll end up looking like a mess. Okay, let's a take deep breath and do this. You know the saying "the calm before the storm?" That perfectly defines this episode. Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) and…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 12

One of the things that this drama successfully has done is to show the goodness in people. We've got Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) who tries to save a child and protect her as her own; Miss Clara who raises children left alone by their parents; Cha Young-shin (Lee Hye-young) who has displayed the real essence of…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 11

It's the worst idea for Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) to confront Seol-ak (Son Suk-ku) alone but I have a pretty good feeling that Dr. Jung (Lee Jae-yoon) is somewhere out there working on the sidelines. All I pray for is that Soo-jin to be able to defend herself if needed and be able to get Hye-na…

Movie Review: Let Us Talk About Venus Talk (2014)

Is 2018 in a hurry? Because just like that, we're almost done with the first quarter! And because March is the National Women's Month, we're gonna celebrate femininity and women empowerment here on K-Movie Corner with this 2014 sexy dramedy film called Venus Talk! The movie, locally known as The Law of Pleasures, stars three…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 10

The chase begins OMG Seol-ak (Son Suk-ku) abducted Yoon Bok (Heo Yool)! Though I fear for what's going to happen to our little child, I remain optimistic that Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) will find a way to trace them all thanks to the tracking device her research colleague attached to the truck. Remember it? I knew…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 9

Just when I thought I had cried so much as I could, this episode proved me wrong. The confrontations were heart-wrenching all thanks to the beautifully written script. Ja-young's story It's interesting that Ja-young (Go Sung-hee)'s story has striking similarities to Soo-jin's birth mom (Nam Gi-ae)'s. Ja-young was also abandoned by her husband after giving…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 7

We're just in the middle of this drama but it seems like every secret's now out in the open that I don't know what to expect anymore. I fear that Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) will ultimately fail in her attempt to bring Hye-na (Heo Yool) to Iceland and she'll end up in prison. Hyun-jin finds out…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 6

Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) has met her real mother and it's now about how she'll deal with the truth. She never intends to find her so stumbling upon her all of a sudden proves to be really difficult for her. Why did she leave Soo-jin? True to the words of Dr. Jin-hong (Lee Jae-yoon), Soo-jin found herself…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 5

A truth has been unlocked I knew it! The barbershop lady (Nam Gi-ae) was more than just an ordinary character but was actually Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young)'s birth mom. No wonder she's been kind to her and Yoon Bok (Heo Yool). I was holding my breath as I watched Soo-jin stumbled upon the truth and finally…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 4

Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) and Yoon Bok/Hye-na (Heo-yool) surely encountered baddies early on in their escape to Iceland, but this episode has introduced us to a lot of good souls willing to extend their hands to our mother-daughter. The journey may not be as smooth as Soo-jin wants it to be but it's been relatively quiet, but…

K-Drama Reaction: Mother | Episode 3

I'm not that really invested in this drama but I like the fact that I'm becoming drawn into the story episode by episode. The web of relationships are becoming clearer now, so it's becoming easier to empathize with our characters. Miss Clara The episode introduced us to one of the most significant characters in Soo-jin…

K-Drama Reaction: Revolutionary Love | Episode 9

We spent another hour trying to figure out how Hyuk's impulsive decisions will create an impact with the Gangsu Foods, and how will his family react to yet another trouble. I swear I am getting tired of seeing Hyuk always winning in life. It's just like when the drama tries to give him a shot…