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
New month, new premieres! I agree that April dramas are nothing compared to the deluge of shows that started in March but this month surely has some highly anticipated Korean dramas. So let’s check out what the current month has to offer! Continue reading
First things first — Yay! Lee Min Ho has confirmed his first comeback project, a TV drama, after completing his military service. I’m not too happy about the show itself though. It’s by top writer Kim Eun Sook, and I love the humour in her shows Goblin and Secret Garden. But this is a reunion after the actor and writer did Heirs back in 2013, which despite enjoying and liking a lot when I was watching it, I can agree that it was not a very good drama. Hence, my low Continue reading
Just finished the first episode of an action thriller (Criminal Minds, to be exact) and just thought of one of my all time favourite Korean action dramas — City Hunter. But I’m going with a cute, romantic picture from the show this time. Continue reading