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…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 15

"It's not up to me to ponder whether or not this is something worth crying about. If someone close to you is crying, you should just cry with them." ~ Park Ki-hoon The Earnest Ahjussi has been constantly proving how kind of a soul he is. My Ahjussi Episode 15 centers on how Park Dong-hoon is…

K-Drama Reaction: My Ahjussi | Episode 13

"The people of this world think that outside things cause discord within their hearts and that outside things fill their hearts with joy...that is a delusion." ~ Monk Gyeom-duk The beauty that is My Ahjussi continues in Episode 13. Let me share with you five of my favorite moments from this chapter. When Park Dong-hoon defended…

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 9

"But what's so important about the truth? Our hearts are not ruled by reason, after all." ~ Choon-dae My Ahjussi Episode 9 is like the falling off and building up of the Earnest Ahjussi and the Stoic Agassi's friendship. I'll give some snippets of how this happened and other note-worthy moments in this chapter, but…

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…