This episode is generally fun and cheerful, with good friends, cute little kids, and snippets of romance that even show up in the music.Continue reading
Hospital Playlist: S2E2 recap
Episode 2 gives us a wide range of experiences, from being silly to comforting to holding firm. It’s largely about difficult patients and serious problems, which are handled well but take a while to resolve. All this effort results in the really touching and memorable scenes that this series is known for.Continue reading
First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Navillera
We have a drama recipe for you! Take one disenchanted ballerino (not a typo!) and one hopeful retired grandpa and mix them together. Add in a disapproving family, an absent father, and an old rival, then shake well. Put in the drama oven and cook, then sprinkle a delightfully cynical ballet mentor, an adorable college-age granddaughter, and really, REALLY bad driving skills on top, and you get the heart-warming drama Navillera.Continue reading
First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Run On
The latest cute and bubbly drama to come along is Run On, which like most of the others has a shadow side that we can only hope doesn’t take it over. Who has been pulled in so far?Continue reading
First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Kkondae Intern
Are you ready for Park Hae Jin in a new drama? He’s had bad luck in some of them lately; Let’s see if things go better for him this time around!Continue reading
First Impressions and Unfiltered Thoughts: Hi Bye, Mama!
Ever since Arang and the Magistrate, I have had a soft spot for ghost romance dramas. A promising new one in this tradition, called Hi Bye Mama is just starting up. Is it one you are ready to invest in?Continue reading
First Impressions: Chief of Staff
Chief of Staff is a back-door look at the Korean National Assembly—about the chief of staff of an assemblyman. The first couple of episodes impressed me with being really well done and fast paced.Continue reading
Trolling the Netflix Waters: What to Watch and What to Throw Back Part 5
With Kingdom only a week away from it’s premier I felt that now is the perfect time to share some more great Asian content you can binge on Netflix.Continue reading
What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim Episode 16: A sugar sweet confection
Our happy couple continues to be in love and adorable, and the finale is filled with last minute wedding details and not much else. It’s not exactly riveting plot exposition, but let’s be honest. We were watching for the cute anyway. Right?
What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim Episode 15: Will you FINALLY marry me?
How will Young Joon pop the question? Again? The poor love struck fool is running out of new ideas as he gears up for his fifth and final proposal. Good thing for us he’s got more than one person ready to provide their hilarious input.