Fangirl Movie Review: Shining for One Thing

Way back in 2022 (what?? It’s 2024. I can say that!), an amazing time travel romance drama hit iQIYI. Shining for One Thing was filled with self-discovery and longing and the best kind of angst. Karlina Zhang and Qu Chu Xiao turned in memorable performances, so I was HIGHLY intrigued when I heard a movie version was coming to theaters. Come see if I thought the experience was worth the time!

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Kmuse’s Musings: Three Dramas That Will Give You All The Feels During the Holidays

It is the holiday season, which means there are a ton of extra stressors in our lives. For many of us, we use dramas to escape the holiday chaos, but finding dramas that are going to give you positive feels can be hard. So I compiled a list that is guaranteed to help you see the best in humanity and leave you with a smile on your face.

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4 dramas to watch on blustery fall evenings

Those of you who follow the podcast know that I am a huge fan of fall. And the second the fall vibes roll in, I start watching mystery/suspense TV chock full of serial killers, murder, and angst. I am an equal opportunity watcher and will watch anything (from any country) that gives me that murder mystery feel, but this list will specifically be some of my recent favorites from South Korea.

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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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Drama Geek’s Summer Romance Recommendations

When we were young, summer was a time to be lazy, and have way more hours to ride our bikes, and swim in the pond, or just swing on the tire swing. Yeah, I’m dating myself! Now it’s a brief time when I can stop worrying about the school emails and driving the kids everywhere and just relax into a good romantic drama. Thankfully, dramaland has followed through on bringing me the romance that I’ve been longing. Here are the top 5 romance dramas that I’m watching right now, and why you might want to check them out. They are in no particular order.

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4 Dramas Perfect for a Comfort Rewatch Binge

We are two years into a global pandemic, and there is a lot of stress in the world. So what do we Fangirls do when things get tough? Watch more dramas, of course. However, sometimes you just don’t feel up to experiencing something new, and that’s where this post comes into play. Come find out which dramas Kmuse and Drama Geek think are the best comfort rewatches to get you through the rough patches of life.

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Fall is for Urban Fantasy

When the air starts getting cooler and the world slows down, my mood shifts. And since, like all good kdrama fans, I let my mood dictate the dramas I watch, my craving for urban fantasy dramas gets stronger. Come see the nine urban fantasy dramas I recommend for fall, and the one urban fantasy drama that gets a hard no from me no matter what.

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Four Reasons to Watch One the Woman

My crack drama right now is Honey Lee’s new show, One the Woman, about a crooked prosecutor and a chaebol daughter-in-law who look alike and are mistaken for each other. She is a lot like her character in The Fiery Priest, but this time she is funny. It is also funny that the title in Korean can be pronounced either as “One the Woman” or as “Wonder Woman.” We have four reasons why you should watch this show.

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