K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 6

There’s no doubt that this episode felt like receiving a warm hug after a dark and rainy day. Episode 6 Recap The episode starts with Hansel and Gretel, er, I mean Yun-bok and Hong-do buying iced hot americano at the second floor café on their first day as medical interns (see hospital positions at the…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 5

Time surely flies fast in Yulje, quite literally. Episode 5 Recap Episode 5 opens with Lee Ik-jun mulling over his phone conversation with his sister Lee Ik-sun. Ik-sun finally confirmed that she dated Jun-wan (darn, I hate using past tense with their relationship status). In their conversation, Ik-sun also vaguely told Ik-jun that they broke…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 3

February has arrived and the status of our favorite doctors’ hearts was shown. One is happily single while the other is totally in love but both of them are sure of their feelings. The remaining three, however, are having a hard time diagnosing their hearts.  Episode 3 Recap The episode starts with a very angry…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 2

Mido and Falasol reclaims Thursdays as season 2 starts to settle in the usual storytelling pace of its show-runners. They showed ordinary days inside and outside the hospital but they were told in a very special way that warms every viewer’s heart. Episode 2 Recap The second episode started with Jang Gyeo-ul and Choi Sung-young…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist 2 | Episode 1

After more than a year of waiting, we’re finally back in Yulje! Our favorite doctors are back with a promise of heartwarming stories and ordinary yet special days ahead. The premiere episode feels like we’re finally coming home. Episode 1 Recap Season 2 starts where Season 1 ended: Christmas night of 2019, Professor Yang Seok-hyeong…

In Spotlight: Shin Hyun-been Filmography

Most of us are familiar with Shin Hyun-been through her role as Jang Gyeo-ul in the 2020 hit series, Hospital Playlist. But she’s been in the biz for quite some time before she was cast as this cold yet charming GS resident. Shin Hyun-been is an art theory major from the Korea National University of…

Favorite K-drama Couples of 2020

Whether or not you’re a true-blue shipper, one can’t deny that there are K-drama characters who are definitely match-made in dramaheaven. These one-true-pairs have either keep us on the edge of our seat waiting for their happily-ever-after to happen after weeks of watching their push-pull dynamic. Some though have the stamp approval of dramacupids from…

Movie Review: Sunset In My Hometown

Sometimes we have to look back so we can move forward. Sunset In My Hometown started in unfamiliar territory for me: the world of rap music. The movie’s main character Hak-soo (Park Jung-min) is a rapper who has participated in popular TV show Show Me The Money for six consecutive years. He’s considered good in…

K-Drama Reaction: Hospital Playlist | Season 1

Please bear with me as I spill 12-weeks’ worth of piled-up feels and love for this series! Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms I wanted to start my series review by saying HOSPITAL PLAYLIST IS THE BEST K-DRAMA THIS YEAR!!! Now that’s out of the way, I could peacefully proceed on why I’m obsessively in…

K-Lookbook: Make-up Trends

If you’re also obsessing with Hospital Playlist every Thursday, you probably encountered this lovely autumn doctor named Chu Min-ha (Ahn Eun-jin. Every week, she delights  us with her genuine self and overall awesomeness. One reason why I love this character is her weekly make-up looks. This Army doctor keeps up with the trend and she’s…

OCN’s Mistress remake completes line-up

The mistresses are complete! Han Ga-in, Shin Hyun-been, Choi Hee-seo, and Goo Jae-yi have been confirmed as the leads of OCN’s upcoming drama adaptation of the BBC mystery thriller Mistresses. The Korean remake has a working title Mistress. Mistress explores the lives of four women - a cafe owner, psychiatrist, teacher, and law firm secretary -…

KBS announces cast and crew shake-up for Mystery Queen 2

Ooops, calm down everyone! Choi Kang-hee and Kwon Sang-woo will be returning for Mystery Queen 2 as the ahjumma detective and her brusque partner duo we all love. The reported shake-up will be on the show's crew and supporting cast. PD Choi Yoon-seok (Chief Kim) will now be taking over Mystery Queen 2 after the first season’s director,…