Hidden Gem: The Matchmakers

The Matchmakers went under the radar for a lot of us when it aired last year. It’s a sageuk (historical drama) and I don’t watch many of those. I got interested in this one because I heard it was fun, with a lighter tone and fewer men in scraggly beards than usual. So did it live up to the buzz?

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What to Watch While You’re Waiting for Alienoid 2

My favorite Korean summer movie of 2022, Alienoid, was a brilliant blast of sci-fi and time travel and the many facets of Kim Woo Bin, Ryu Joon Yeol, and Kim Tae Ri. It left me wanting more, so while I’m *very* patiently waiting for the sequel to appear, I’ll be keeping myself entertained with other dramas to fill the void. Come see what I think will keep the fires stoked for Alienoid 2

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Hidden Gem: Avengers Social Club

One of my favorite dramas this year was Avengers Social Club aka Buam Dong Avengers Social Club. It came out a few years ago, but not too many people saw it because it wasn’t easily available. It’s a girl power story about three women who decide to avenge themselves of rankling injustices, and a teenage boy who tries to worm his way into the action. Come see for yourself if this is a hidden gem you need to watch.

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