First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Nirvana in Fire 2: The Wind Blows in Chang Lin

As promised, I dramathoned 6 episodes of Nirvana in Fire 2: The Wind Blows in Chang Lin over the holidays and am now ready to share my unfiltered thoughts on both the drama and how it compares to the original Nirvana in Fire. Continue reading

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First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts on I’m Not a Robot

When Kmuse and I heard Yoo Seung Ho would be starring in a new drama, we were both hopeful, but feeling cautious. Will this be another drama that showed glimmers of Yoo Seung Ho’s potential, only to dash our fangirl dreams with poorly constructed plots and more chemistry with the animal co-stars than the leading ladies? Read on to see Kdrama Jen’s first impressions and, as always, unfiltered thoughts! Continue reading

First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts about Oh, the Mysterious (Doubtful Victory)

Sometimes it takes a few episodes to get drawn into a drama. I accept this about Korean dramas. The slower pace allows us to explore characters and relationships more deeply. I will usually give a drama four episodes, but it did not take even a full episode of Oh, the Mysterious before I was completely drawn in and intrigued. Here are my first impressions and unfiltered thoughts: Continue reading

A Spooky Movie Review: Vampire Cleanup Department

OK, before you think we went totally crazy in our choice of movie review, I would like to come clean that this was a recommendation from my Chinese and Japanese drama discussion group.  Who in their right mind would look at the title and think, “Wow, this is going to be a great movie”?  That said, this was a really fun movie!  So come join Clkytta and I as we chat all things Vampire Cleanup Department. Continue reading

5 Reasons We Are Loving the Chinese Vampire Drama The Journey

DramaKimchi18When Kmuse starts a text message to me that says, “Have you seen the Chinese drama…” I know I should just delete that message without looking, but like a vampire obsessed with the sunrise, I just can’t avoid it even though I know it may not be good for me and my productivity.  So began my recent fall into the quirky, yet surprisingly addictive Chinese drama called The Journey.  I am now watching it without subs.  Yes, it sucked me in so completely!  So, read on to discover why Kmuse and I think you should cancel your plans and binge watch The Journey. Continue reading

Kmuse’s Musings: Filipino Movie & Drama Streaming Site TFC Review

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Many of our readers know that Clkytta and I have been dipping our toes into the drama/movie waters of Southern Asia. Specifically Philippine movies and dramas. This experience has been both a positive and a negative. The positive being we have found a whole new level of fun romantic movies to delve into. The negative is the lack of English subs and availability of content to foreign viewers. Which brings me to today’s topic. The Filipino TV streaming site TFC. Is this the answer to my content problems? Come join me as I review the various aspects of the site and let you know if it is worth the money.  Continue reading

First Impressions/Unfiltered Thoughts Regarding King’s Woman 

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If there was a part of you that kind of fell for the Demon Lord from Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms or if you enjoyed the brief glimpses of KO from Love 020, then King’s Woman (Starring Zhang Bin Bin) might put you in your happy place.  Kdrama Jen jumped down the Chinese drama rabbit hole and is ready to share first impressions of this currently airing Chinese drama. Continue reading