My Liberation Notes | Series Review

In a society where they’d either expect you to be happy or unhappy and lie about what you really feel, a person – at some point – would wish to be liberated from it all. That’s what My Liberation Notes is about. It tackles human emotions in their truest form and how different types of…

First Impression: My Liberation Notes

Drama Profile Title: My Liberation Notes (English Title) / My Liberation Diary (literal title)Main Cast: Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Suk-ku, Lee ElWriter: Park Hae-young (My Mister)PD: Kim Suk-yoon (Law School)Timeslot: Saturday and Sunday 22:30Network: JTBCOTT: NetflixEpisodes: 16Genre: Drama Plot Synopsis: Three siblings, exhausted by the monotony of day-to-day adulthood, seek to find fulfillment and…

Lee Min-ki,  Kim Ji-won, Lee El, Son Seok-ku team up in new drama

Lee Min-ki (Oh! Master), Kim Ji-won (Lovestruck in the City), Lee El (When the Devil Calls Your Name), Son Seok-ku (Be Melodramatic) are all confirmed for the upcoming JTBC drama “Will This Be My Liberation” (literal translation). The drama will revolve around the encounter of three siblings with a mysterious stranger who arrives in their hometown of…

First Impression: Oh! Master

Cheers to another romantic comedy that will brighten our gloomy days! Drama Profile Title: Oh! Master / Oh My LadylordMain Cast: Lee Min-ki, Nana, Kang Min-hyukWriter: Jo Jin-kuk (Fated To Love You)PD: Hyun Sol-ip (You Drive Me Crazy), Oh Da-youngTimeslot: Wednesday and Thursday 21:20Network: MBCEpisodes: 16Genre: Romantic comedy Plot Synopsis: A star thriller screenwriter, who doesn't date, and a top romcom actress, who…

Lee Min-ki, Nana team up in new rom com

A new onscreen couple will entertain us as Lee Min-ki (The Lies Within) and Nana (Into The Ring) are now both confirmed as the lead stars of the upcoming MBC romantic comedy series “Oh! Master” (literal title). Lee Min-ki is cast as the thriller drama writer Han Bi-soo, who chooses not to date while Nana will appear as Oh…

Love in Lockdown: Top Cohabitation K-dramas

At a time when the whole world is on quarantine, I can't help but think of one notorious K-drama trope that's been with us since the beginning. Whatever generation you may associate yourself with, you can always think of one specific drama that tackled this one -  cohabitation. Whether it's forced or not, it's a…

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…

2018 Favorites: Maknae’s Choice

A Plot Twist You Never Knew You Needed Wishing for a plot twist in our real lives suddenly became a social media thing that we carelessly imitate and re-post. Some people long to experience something different from their usually mundane lives. Some unlucky ones, though, complained about the so-called plot twist they experienced; ranting that…

The Beauty Inside drama version completes main cast

Ahn Jae-hyun (Reunited Worlds) and Lee Da-hee (Mystery Queen 2) are now confirmed to join Seo Hyun-jin (Temperature of Love) and Lee Min-ki (Because This is My First Life) as the main leads of the upcoming JTBC drama adaptation of The Beauty Inside. The drama will be loosely based on the hit 2015 romantic comedy film of the same name…

Lee Min-ki, Seo Hyun-jin accept offers to star in The Beauty Inside drama version

Lee Min-ki (Because This is My First Life) and Seo Hyun-jin (Temperature of Love) have both been confirmed as the leads in the upcoming JTBC drama The Beauty Inside. The drama will be loosely based on the hit 2015 romantic comedy film of the same name which starred Han Hyo-joo. The drama version revolves around the love story…

Ahn Jae-hyun offered to join drama version of The Beauty Inside

Another name has popped up in the list of the potential (and good looking) cast of the upcoming drama version of The Beauty Inside. Ahn Jae-hyun (Reunited Worlds) has reportedly received the offer to join jtbc's adaptation of the hit movie, and is positively reviewing it, as confirmed by his agency HB Entertainment. Earlier reports…

Lee Min-ki offered to star opposite Seo Hyun-jin in The Beauty Inside drama remake

Lee Min-ki (Because This is My First Life) has been offered to star in JTBC's drama version of the hit movie The Beauty Inside. The actor's agency confirmed that Lee Min-ki is currently considering the casting offer, but quickly clarified that the drama is just one of the projects he is reviewing, and that nothing has…

Because This is My First Life | Series Review

We are all guilty of pretending we know it all. In high school, we scoff at freshmen who are excited about campus activities. In college, we shun juniors who dreaded their thesis proposals. And when we are already the sunbae at work, we roll our eyes to the enthusiasm of the newbies. All because we…

Movie Review: The Spell That Made Us All Fall for Spellbound (2011)

Having the ability to see what normal people don't like ghosts and other unworldly things, is it a curse or a gift? Well, it depends on how you look at it. If you'd consider this as something that could save lives or bring justice to restless souls, then it's a gift. But if you'd see this…