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.
Normally every month brings new Korean dramas for us to savour but this March seems especially flooded with many drama premieres and all seem very interesting for a variety of reasons. Good thing is, there is something for everyone, if you are choosy with the genre and the actors. Best way to keep a track is to make a list and hopefully the following list would be helpful: Continue reading
Last week saw premieres by all major networks except one. KBS is bringing its new drama this week with Matrimonial Chaos (also, The Best Divorce/ The Greatest Divorce). Let’s see how the final ranking turns out. The other Monday-Tuesday dramas are Bad Papa (MBC), Where Stars Land (SBS) and Beauty Inside (JTBC), with 100 Days My Prince (tvN) being an older Continue reading
A completely pre-produced drama can have a double-edged sword as far as its promotion is concerned — since everything is ready, one gets a chance to show as much goodies as one can before the show hits the airwaves. On the other hand, there is a thing called too much publicity. Overall, I think it’s a positive step to film and complete dramas before they air. Forest Of Secrets is the last of the new bunch of shows to screen, a thriller with an aim to target the deep-rooted corruption in society. Continue reading
Yayyyy! Jo Seung Woo is back! I already loved him after his mesmerizing act in movie Classic but my love grew by leaps and bounds after watching him being awesome again in 2014 drama God’s Gift – 14 Days (and I would have said the love thing about this show as well but that ending!!!*big sigh*). Hence, of course I’m grinning like a Cheshire cat after hearing the news that he has confirmed upcoming mystery thriller for tvN, Continue reading