First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Police University

Due to the current trend in pre-show advertising, I’m going to have to reserve judgement on ANYTHING until I’ve watched at least the first two episodes. Come see why I changed my mind about Police University after two episodes and see if it’s the right drama for you, too.

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Classic Tropes and New Chinese Dramas

It has been years since I have really been sucked into a modern Chinese drama so imagine my surprise when I suddenly find myself watching two. The Day of Becoming You and My Fated Boy have both become must-watch shows for me, and I am pretty sure it is due to their observance of classic drama tropes. Namely, soul swap and Noona (yes, I know that this is a Korean term, but I don’t know if there is a Chinese equivalent, so I’m going with it.) romance. So come find out why these tropes are working so well for me and whether you should join me in watching.

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First Impressions & Unfiltered Thoughts: Devilish Joy

I think I’ve finally found a companion to Still 17! MiataMama and I decided to give Devilish Joy a whirl after hearing it described as being somewhat like 50 First Dates. Thankfully, I don’t spy anyone like Rob Schneider in this one (not a knock on the man himself — his character was just awful in that movie). Nor is the lead character stuck in the same day — he and the people around him are fully aware of his Cinderella amnesia, as they call it. The amnesia is the ONLY thing that ties the two together.  Continue reading

Your House Helper: First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts

Sometimes there is a scene in a drama that just makes your heart pound and you feel a sense of longing that just can’t be described.    I found myself taking screenshots and sending them to my Kbesties.  No, I wasn’t sending them any shirtless pictures or angsty shower scenes; I was lusting after the idea of having someone come clean and organize my house.  So, I will warn you.  This new drama might leave you feeling dissatisfied with your current situation.  Why can’t we ALL have a house helper like this one? Your House Helper does have some other features to recommend it, so read on for my first impressions and unfiltered thoughts. Continue reading