Time travel is a common genre in the world of Korean dramas but it is very rare that this concept is dealt with in a manner that doesn't look like a caricature of science-fiction. Most of the time, K-Dramas hit the right spot when it comes to time travel but in extraordinary cases, they can blow your mind....More
Ji Soo is officially withdrawing from work in the South Korean entertainment industry, as he prepares to begin his mandatory military service sometime in October. The news follows allegations on social media that Ji Soo engaged as a bully back in school back on March 2nd...More
Now in its third week of airing on television, "Sisyphus: The Myth" has cracked the worldwide Netflix charts with a ranking in tenth place on May 5th. It is the only South Korean drama in the list, although the American television version of "Snowpiercer" is in fourth place...More
The KBS drama "River Where the Moon Rises" recently confirmed that actor Na In-woo would replace Ji Soo on the drama, following the departure of the former lead owing to controversy relating to allegations of his engaging in bullying behavior in high school. Na In-woo will make his first appearance as the lead Ondal in episode nine, which is currently slated to air on March 15th. This means that Ji Soo will still appear in the next two episodes...More
Hong Sang-soo's style has been the perfect fit for European film festivals for decades now, and "INTRODUCTION" continues the "trend", in a black-and-white movie that deals, once more, with the mundanity of "regular" human relations...More
We know that Ki-kang (played by Son Ho-jun) isn't going to have a great time straight from the opening when the older version of the character (played by Jung Ho-bin) starts a speech for a bunch of prisoners about how his time in prison filled him with regret. Then the story flashes back thirty years, to when Ki-kang was just a dumb teenager living in an obscure island off the coast of Mokpo. Right away we get contrasts. Ki-kang might be a troublemaker, but he does have heroic moments...More
Cheon-ji (played by Lee Young-ah) is a perpetually cranky and overworked civil servant who works in a district populated largely by poor old people. Don't let the descriptor "poor" fool you, as these old people are lively and a big reason why Cheon-ji is exhausted is because she has to break up their fights even as the single mom works to dole out their charity. So naturally, Cheon-ji has little patience for Ji-hoon (played by Park Sung-il), a man who claims to be a reporter but Cheon-ji's used to dealing with lowlifes...More
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