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 4

There’s trouble brewing in the heart of one of our favorite doctors. A dove wants to fly away and leave the other half of her without warning. While the others are having ordinary yet special days. Episode 4 Recap Episode 4 starts with a worried Kim Jun-wan talking to Ko Se-gyeong, Lee Ik-sun’s closest friend…

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…

Hwang Jung-min, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Yeon-seok, Park Hae-soo and more lead new Netflix blockbuster

Top actors Ha Jung-woo (Along with the Gods), Hwang Jung-min (Hush), Yoo Yeon-seok (Hospital Playlist), Park Hae-soo (Prison Playbook) have been confirmed to star in the six-episode Netflix original drama "Suriname" (working title). Jo Woo-jin (Mr. Sunshine), and Chu Ja-hyun (My Unfamiliar Family) have also recently confirmed that they will join in this new drama. The drama project is based on a true story about a Korean…

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…

Five Sad Beautiful Rejections in K-dramas

“And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you…” Listening to Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore has made a lot of us vulnerable. Or were you the lucky ones who weren’t affected by her heart wrenching lyrical masterpieces? But if you’re like me whose heart was once again crushed into pieces by Tay’s new…

K-Drama Rewind: Reply 1994

The middle child of the Reply franchise also deserves a lot of love. Seoul Rookies Creating a follow-up series from their sleeper hit drama Reply 1997 must have been a daunting task for the now-well-loved duo of Director Shin Won-ho and writer Lee Woo-jung. But it seems like they have taken the challenge seriously and…

Movie Review: Love, Lies (2015)

It’s been a while since the last movie day here on Ahjummamshies. And since I’m currently on my post-drama slump, I decided to pick up a film that has long been on my watchlist. Love, Lies instantly piqued my interest with its trailer and synopsis alone. They incorporated themes that I personally like: music, period…

The Curious Ahjumma: Coping With Post-drama Sadness

There’s an emptiness inside of you that you can’t explain. You’ll try to go on with your day-to-day life but you somehow feel lost. Every song on the radio (or shuffled playlist) will trigger a memory be it sad or happy. You can’t help but relive those memories by once again pushing the play button…

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…

In Spotlight: Yoo Yeon-seok Filmography

Saying Yoo Yeon-seok is a versatile actor is an understatement. He has been honed by his long list of diverse projects into becoming a well-rounded actor who could portray any role that comes his way. His numerous TV and movie projects are also a testament of how tough it was for him to climb out…