Top 5 Kpop MVs: Strong Artists

It’s so satisfying to watch artists be what seems to be completely themselves. They’re stronger and perform better, in my opinion. From the wackiness of Peakboy and the Wooga Squad to Kim Woojin’s artistic debut, come check out the strong artists who caught my eye in this week’s Top 5 Kpop MVs. 

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First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung

When this drama popped up on my radar, I was reluctant to give it a try.  After all, it’s a period historical and those type of dramas are usually relegated to the bottom third of my watch list.  However, Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung has managed to mix cute and fluffy with the usual palace politicking, resulting in a ‘sageuk lite’ that is absolutely delightful.  Read on, to see if you should add this drama to your watchlist too!

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My ID is Gangnam Beauty: First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts

It is a common trope throughout storytelling: the ugly duckling becomes a beautiful swan. American movies in the 80s certainly used this approach a lot, geeky guy takes off his glasses and gets some new clothes and suddenly…hot, hot, hot. Overlooked girl gets her hair cut and styled and tosses her glasses (note the glasses theme here) and suddenly…instant popularity. My ID is Gangnam Beauty takes this idea, but instead of a simple makeover, a young girl completely transforms herself through plastic surgery. Reality creeps in, however, when it becomes clear that surgery cannot immediately transform a timid personality or erase the years of pain experienced. In fact, even beautiful people can get bullied. Read on to discover our first impressions and unfiltered thoughts about My ID is Gangnam Beauty. Continue reading