Life on Mars continues to bring us more questions than answers in episode 2. As Han Tae Joo struggles to find his bearings in 1988, we also get tiny hints of what is happening on the other side. Let’s talk about how Tae Joo’s adjusting to old-school crime investigation as all of us try to figure out just what is going on here. Continue reading
Not much changed in this episode. Secretary Kim is still quitting. Her handsome boss is still freaking out. And the show is still hitting a sweet spot. Let’s talk about why.
I miss the sugar rush from the first episode as our couple settles into the monotony of everyday life. Getting a job. Dealing with unfriendly coworkers. Shooting underwear ads. Just a regular day at the office. Continue reading
We had great progress this episode as we watched our two dragons fight against society’s concepts of forgiveness and what it means to stay on the right path. Especially when the right path seems to be littered with those killed or hurt by society’s worst scum. It makes our anti-heroes question their vigilante motivation and makes us viewers wonder if our leads are really heroes, or only more of society’s drudges. We also get some very appreciated fan service, via a bath house scene, which helps a lot in distracting us from the fact that we are rooting for murderers. Continue reading
How do you like your Gukkie? Stoic, but smokin’ hot bodyguard? Swoony high schooler with his first crush? Suave, self-sacrificing conman?
Seo In Guk’s past roles swing back and forth from comic to drama. But has he ever swung this far? This actor just chucked his pride out the French estate window. His new character is a hapless, pathetic, unhygienic moocher. In short, he’s amazing. Continue reading