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.
The King: Eternal Monarch, the highly anticipated drama with top writer Kim Eun Sook at the helm and hot stars like Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun and Woo Do Hwan, has finally premiered and has aired 4 episodes, and is well in its third week. It’s airing on SBS as well as Netflix on Fridays and Saturdays. I have mixed feelings about it, with more issues than praise. Continue reading
Angry Mom is a well-loved drama and still on my plan-to-watch list. It aired in 2015 and now its writer is coming up with a new drama for MBC titled Special Labor Inspector Jo. The show stars Kim Dong Wook in the titular role — so glad to see him finally playing lead roles after many Continue reading
A new daily is on its way to MBC as Secret And Lies is premiering next week. The drama stars relatively new actress Seo Hae Won (she has acted in supporting roles in shows like Man Who Dies to Live and Miss Korea) in the lead role, along with former member of Kpop group Rainbow, Oh Seung Ah (Sea of the Woman), as her rival. Seo Hae Won plays a bright and Continue reading