Shooting Stars | Series Review

Shooting Stars is a romance-comedy series set inside an entertainment company. Looking at the premise alone, this series might come off as that ordinary rom-com filled with a trite love story and overly ridiculous comedic sequences. But it turned out, it was a rom-com done right. Like most romance stories, Shooting Stars banked on its…

First Impression: Shooting Stars

Drama Profile Title: Shooting Stars / Sh**ting StarsMain Cast: Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-daeWriter: Choi Young-wooPD: Lee Soo-hyun (The Witch’s Diner)Timeslot: Friday and Saturday 22:40Network: tvNOTT: Viu, iQiyi, Viki, TVINGEpisodes: 16Genre: Romantic Comedy Plot Synopsis: Shooting Stars is about people in the entertainment industry who take care of top stars. They bleed, sweat, and shed tears…

K-Lookbook: Iconic K-drama Styling You Can Wear as Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner. Even though most of us will probably celebrate it via online parties, it’s not a reason to be lazy about your costume. Gone are the days that Halloween costumes should look horrifyingly scary. These days you just need to personate anyone you like. Most of the time it’s a…

Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-dae confirmed to star in new tvN rom-com

Lee Sung-kyung (Dr. Romantic 2) and Kim Young-dae (Penthouse 3) are sworn enemies turned to lovers in the upcoming tvN rom-com entitled Shooting Star. The two have been confirmed to star in the series which will tell the story of people working in the entertainment industry. Lee Sung-kyung takes on the role of Oh Han-byul, 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…

In Spotlight: Lee Sung-kyung Filmography

Do you like Messi? I’m not sure. But I definitely like Lee Sung-kyung! For K-Drama lovers who first saw her in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, she’s undoubtedly adorable and cute, but do you know that she started in roles that we (love to) hate. Here’s model turned actress, Lee Sung-kyung. Lee Sung-kyung’s first ever drama…

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-Lookbook: How not to be awkward on your Instagram photos

The background is perfect. Your OOTD is flawless. Your make-up is stunning. But your photos still look stiff and unnatural. If you often find yourself standing awkward in front of the camera, this article will surely save your life, or at least your social media feed. Goodbye Akwardness 101 These Korean celebrities have mastered these…

K-Drama Reaction: About Time | Episode 12

This drama just keeps going in circles that I've found myself just saying the same things over and over in my reviews. CAN WE GET THE PLOT MOVING PLEAAAASE!!!! Nasty Bae Soo-bong Wow, Bae Soo-bong (Im Se-mi) is getting worse and worse as she desperately tries to force Lee Do-ha into marrying her. I thought…

Who Are You? Pre-debut Pics of our Fave Actresses

Before they even become the sassy Cheon Song-yi or the adorkable Kim Bok-joo, these actresses certainly did not lack in the visuals department. Let's take a look at some of the pre-debut photos of our favorite leading ladies. ❤ Jun Ji-hyun (born Wang Ji-hyun) ❤ Song Hye-kyo ❤ Ha Ji-won (born Jeon Hae-rim) ❤ Gong Hyo-jin…

K-Drama Reaction: About Time | Episode 11

The frustrating push and pull between our two leads continue and by the look of things, it seems like it will take a little longer before our couple can finally sort things out and go back in each other's arms again. Do-ha against all odds If Choi Mi-ka (Lee Sung-kyung) is having a hard time…

K-Drama Reaction: About Time | Episode 10

Am I the only one dreading to watch another episode of this drama? I love Lee Sung-kyung and Lee Sang-yoon but the excessive problem this drama has is proving to be really overwhelming. I hope the writer has a good redeeming moment in store for us, or this would be really disappointing. Closure Can you…

K-Drama Reaction: About Time | Episode 9

Can love really conquer all? Lee Do-ha and Choi Mi-ka have faced the toughest of times and have overcome the hardest obstacles together, but when the whole world seemed to be your enemy, can love really help you through? Parting ways Now I understand what Miss Oh (Kim Hae-sook) meant when she said that Do-ha (Lee…

K-Lookbook: How to style your bangs like a Korean drama female lead

We sometimes want to feel like we are Korean drama female lead. We imitate the way they eat a meal, the way they dress, or the way they look. One hairstyle that is seemingly common in K-dramaland is a good pretty bangs. No matter the length and the style is, adding bangs can change the…

K-Drama Reaction: About Time | Episode 8

This drama has gone melodramatic full circle in this episode as it zoomed in on Yoon Do-san's life story. The news of his impending death tested not only him as well as his younger brother Lee Do-ha. Get your tissues ready for this heart-wrenching episode. Goodbye Hyung If it's tough for Do-san (Jung Moon-sung), Do-ha…