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
Designated Survivor: 60 Days is the latest remake in Korean dramaland starring Ji Jin Hee (Misty) in the lead role. The show’s American original is a political thriller headlined by Kiefer Sutherland. It aired first 2 seasons on ABC, but after its cancellation was announced, it was picked up by Netflix which is airing its third season now. Continue reading
We already had one robot romance drama a few months back, I’m Not A Robot, and now we have another, though with gender reversed for the robot character. Seo Kang Joon leads the new KBS show Are You Human Too? along with Gong Seung Yun, Lee Joon Hyuk and Kim Sung Ryung. Not too interested in the basic premise, I’m open to giving it a try in case it gets good word of mouth! Continue reading
A 2 episode drama is coming soon on JTBC called Han Yeo Reum’s Memory (which means A Midsummer’s Memory) and it looks quite thoughtful and melancholic. Starring Choi Kang Hee in the titular role, the show is about a radio program writer, played by her, who was once quite popular and had lots of luck in love but now she Continue reading