Category Archives: Drama Reviews

REVIEW: The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)

The King: Eternal Monarch is a classic case where the combination of hottest stars, magnificent sets, production quality, intriguing premise and top writer doesn’t result in a satisfying ride. One of the most anticipated dramas of the year, it fails big time in terms of writing and execution. Of course, there are some good bits and pieces but that doesn’t outweigh the numerous shortcomings.

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REVIEW: Forest Of Secrets / Stranger (2017)

It’s been 3 years since critically acclaimed as well as popular thriller Forest Of Secrets (also known as Stranger) aired but I only got a chance to catch up with it recently and wow, mind officially blown by its brilliance. Story, characters, subject, acting — everything is top notch. It’s a good thing I just finished this series as I wonder how I would have waited for three years for the second season, arriving this August.

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REVIEW: Itaewon Class (2020)

 

Itaewon Class is a strange amalgamation of dramatic revenge saga and entrepreneurial journey of a man. Ultimately, it’s a satisfying, heart tugging and emotionally thrilling journey of a righteous man. The show is based on a popular webtoon and has gained lots of love from viewers and critics alike.

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REVIEW: Crash Landing On You (2019)

Crash Landing On You has all the ingredients of making a successful recipe — two of the hottest stars opposite each other, story revolving around star-crossed lovers, high production budget and top writer. Result — a delectable dish, but not without flaws. It makes for an enjoyable watch with some golden moments and delightful characters. Continue reading

REVIEW: Her Private Life (2019)

Her Private Life is all about hearts, kisses, hugs and sweet candies. More than anything, it is witnessing the journey of two people falling in love and surmounting the complications on the way with their thoughtfulness and maturity. And yes, there is fangirling — so gloriously relatable! Plus, Kim Jae Wook 💖 Continue reading