Pachinko | Season 1 Review

“A woman’s life is endless work and suffering. There is suffering and then more suffering” this particular quote from the best-selling novel written by Min Jin Lee was what struck me the most as I’ve leaped through pages after pages of her multi-generational epic. Because amidst all the other engaging subplots in her book, everything will…

Movie Review: Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020)

[This review contains major spoilers] It started with a bag.  The whole violent web of events in this movie started with just one bag, albeit, a bag full of money. It serves as the plot device to connect the individual stories in Beasts Clawing at Straws.  The film started in the future timeline with the money…

K-Variety Shows You Can Watch In-Between Your K-Dramas

When you like watching ongoing K-dramas, there will always be this lull time in-between episodes when you would always feel lost and don’t know what else to do with life (er, or at least your precious free time). Instead of scrolling endlessly on your streaming app, we list down Korean Variety Shows that you could…

What you should know about AppleTV’s Pachinko adaptation

Since October of 2020, news about Apple TV's adaptation of the best-selling novel Pachinko has been making rounds on the internet. Earlier confirmations were about the lead stars, Lee Min-ho (The King: Eternal Monarch) and Youn Yuh-jung (Minari). Pachinko, which is written by Min Jin Lee, revolves around the multi-generational saga of a Korean family…