TV Review: Confession (Spoilers!)

If you have been following this blog for a while, then you would know that 2PM’s Lee Junho has a very special place in my heart as he is the actor/Kpop idol that pushed me back into watching Kdramas and into listening again to Kpop. Aside from this, he is an extremely talented actor who gets better and better in the various and different roles … Continue reading TV Review: Confession (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Children of Nobody (Spoilers!)

One of the unique things about storytelling in any medium is that it can also be a powerful venue and springboard to talk and delve into issues and topics that are important and serious but are too uncomfortable to normally talk about. While darker and more serious topics and issues have been cropping up in Korean dramas recently, it’s definitely a feat if it the … Continue reading TV Review: Children of Nobody (Spoilers!)

TV Review: My Secret Terrius (Spoilers!)

Sometimes, mashing up two genres together, combined with the right talents both acting and the creative department, can give us something new and refreshing. Rom-com meets spy thriller has definitely been done before both on the small and big screen alike, but “My Secret Terrius’”” script, self-awareness, adventures in babysitting, its great cast and characters that you end up getting invested in, made it a … Continue reading TV Review: My Secret Terrius (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Your House Helper (Spoilers!)

I admit, I have a soft-spot when it comes to slice of life stories that feel very grounded, has a lot of life lessons in it, and really uses the entire show to explore how our main characters grew throughout the show, even though it may get emotional at some point. That’s the reason I loved “Miss Hammurabi”, and in the same vein, this is what I … Continue reading TV Review: Your House Helper (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Life on Mars (Korea) (Spoilers!)

In the past few years, there have been several Korean remakes of American and British television shows, but it looks like they are on a remake spree this year, and it doesn’t look like they’ll stop anytime soon. To be honest, I haven’t seen all the remakes, but from what I’ve seen with the Korean version of “Suits”, and now, with this remake of “Life … Continue reading TV Review: Life on Mars (Korea) (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Lawless Lawyer (Spoilers!)

Lawyers, gangsters, rogue agents, detectives and judges are several things that Korean dramas have been rife with recently. When it comes to the legal/thriller/crime genre, many times, we try to look for something new, whether it be a new concept or a tightly written plot that surprises the audience all the way until the end. However, it does say something about a show when it … Continue reading TV Review: Lawless Lawyer (Spoilers!)

TV Review: I’m Not A Robot (Spoilers!)

More often than not, regardless of whether it is a Western or Asian movie or a Western or Asian television show, we viewers are often presented with premises or synopsis that, on paper, make you wonder if it’ll be any good or if they’ll be able to pull it off well. And sometimes, the title of the piece makes you wonder the same thing as … Continue reading TV Review: I’m Not A Robot (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Signal (2016) (Spoilers!)

Every now and then, amidst the myriad of Korean dramas that crop up every year, there are a handful that are good solid dramas that are not only timeless, but a precursor of things to come and that mark a milestone in the evolution of Korean dramas. tvN’s “Forest of Secrets/Stranger” was definitely one of those kinds of dramas; and from 2016, alongside KBS’ “Descendants … Continue reading TV Review: Signal (2016) (Spoilers!)

TV Review: Switch- Change the World (Spoilers!)

It takes a special kind of cast and crew to pull off a successful movie about a heist or a con, and it takes guts to be able to pull off an entire series based solely on the premise of different cons. In recent years, there has been USA’s “White Collar”, with an infamous white collar con man partnering up with an FBI agent to … Continue reading TV Review: Switch- Change the World (Spoilers!)