The Best of “Welcome to Wedding Hell”

Weddings are usually the be-all and end-all of happily-ever-afters in most romance K-dramas. They portrayed weddings as this magical new beginning for characters. And usually, we jumped from the proposal scene straight to the wedding day scene without knowing what happened in between. That’s probably because, in reality, wedding preparation can be difficult as hell.…

Lee Jin-wook, Lee Yeon-hee confirmed for Kakao TV’s new romance drama

Lee Jin-wook (Bulgasal: Immortal Souls) and Lee Yeon-hee (The Game: Towards Zero) have been confirmed to star in Kakao TV's upcoming romance drama Marriage White Paper (literal title). The 12-episode series will revolve around a couple in their 30s while they prepare for their marriage. It will capture the reality of marriage preparations from the…

Bulgasal: Immortal Souls | Series Review

First, Bulgasal: Immortal Souls’ strength lies in the story itself. It managed to sew intricate folklore into one solid plot that grips its audience from start to end. Just when you thought you have guessed it right, the next episodes divulge another layer in the story. From 1,000 years to 600 years to 50 years…

Movie Review: A Year-end Medley (2021)

“If everything in life went as planned, what fun would that be? Don’t magical things happen when least expected?”  A Year-end Medley opened with this line which perfectly set the tone for the whole movie: fun and magical. Just like its English title, this movie is a “medley” of stories that happened in the last two…

First Impression: Bulgasal: Immortal Souls

Drama Profile Title: Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (English title) / Immortality (literal title)Main Cast: Lee Jin-wook, Kwon Na-ra, Lee Joon, Gong Seung-yeonWriter: Kwon So-ra, Seo Jae-won (The Guest, Entourage)PD: Jang Young-woo (Entourage)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday 21:00HNetwork: tvN, NetflixEpisodes: 16Genre: Historical, Fantasy, Gore Plot Synopsis: Cursed since birth and exempt from death, a revenge-driven immortal sets out on a quest to reclaim his soul and…

Netflix confirms Lee Jin-wook, Lee Si-young, Song Kang, Lee Do-hyun in new drama by Mr. Sunshine PD

Netflix announced that it will team up with director Lee Eung-bok (Mr. Sunshine, Goblin, Descendants of the Sun) to produce the new original drama “Sweet Home.” It will be topbilled by Song Kang (Love Alarm), Lee Jin-wook (Voice 3), and Lee Si-young (Liver or Die). Joining them are Lee Do-hyun (Hotel del Luna), Kim Nam-hee (Search:…

From Reel to Real to Kill: Korean Celebrities Who Used to Date

Unlike most of Korean dramas we watched, not every couple get their happily-ever-after. They might have been lovey-dovey at one point but they are now just “strangers with a familiar laugh.” So if you’re looking for a way to kill all the Valentine vibes around, you’re in the right place as I list down Korean…

K-Drama Rewind: The Time I’ve Loved You

I always feel excited whenever I watch K-dramas with best friends-to-lovers story line. I know it's a pretty old trope, but when done right, it's a one heck of fun ride. I know this week's Grumpy Flashback had mixed reactions from fans, especially that it's a remake of a popular Taiwanese drama. I know some…

Lee Jin-wook, Lee Ha-na lead Voice 2

The second season of OCN's hit thriller drama Voice secured its main leads Lee Jin-wook (Return), Lee Ha-na. Lee Jin-wook will play the lead character, Do Kang-woo, who is able to tap into the minds of criminals to solve his cases. Lee Ha-na reprises her role as Kang Kwon-joo, the charismatic heroine who commands the other…

Lee Jin-wook offered to star in Voice 2

Lee Jin-wook (Return) has been offered to star as the male lead in the upcoming second season of OCN's hit drama Voice. On March 12, a representative from OCN confirmed that Lee Jin-wook indeed received the casting offer for Voice 2, and is currently reviewing the drama. Original cast members Lee Ha-na and Son Eun-seo also received…

First Impressions: Longing Heart, Return

We've got the first two official 2018 dramas and they're polar opposites, I must say. I'm hoping this year bring us more exciting and fresh contents and based on these two, it looks like we're in for a mixed bag. Longing HeartNetwork: OCNGenre: Rom-com, Time-slipNo. of Episodes: 8 (60 Minutes per episode) Longing Heart is…

​Movie Review: 5 Proofs from Miss Granny (2014) That Our Halmonis Are Angels on Earth

Better late than never! Happy ommas’ day to all moms across dramaverse and real world! K-Movie Corner would like to honor the most important woman in our lives through this edition, and Miss Granny is no doubt the perfect film choice to do that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_wDiuRu8Jw Miss Granny is a heart-warming movie about a woman in…

Movie Review: 5 Love Lessons That The Beauty Inside (2015) Teaches Us

“Love conquers all,” they say. All hopeless romantics, myself included, will surely agree with it. This is most likely the reason why romance movies are almost always a box-office hit. And for this edition of K-Movie Corner, we’ll bring you the unconventional romantic-comedy film that is The Beauty Inside. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XcK4Elpn0s This 2015 movie based on the…