FIRST IMPRESSION: WITCH’S COURT EP 1 & 2

vlcsnap-2017-10-13-22h33m02s432Hello everybody~

There’s a new drama on the Mon-Tue timeslot, Witch’s Court, and it seems promising! I’ve been in a drama slump for quite some time 😩 There hasn’t been anything really good lately.

Anyway, Witch’s Court is about Ma Yi Deum, a prosecutor who resorts to tricks to win cases. Before we get there, we get a short portion where we see a younger Ma Yi Deum with her mother. Her dream was to be a doctor. However, one day her mother went missing and we get a time jump where she is now a prosecutor.

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[POV DISCUSSION] CRIMINAL MINDS (K-VER)

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I was excited for this because I love the casts and I personally like crime dramas. I didn’t watch the original series, so I’m not sure about how the story goes or how good it is. I did hear that it was pretty good from friends, but I probably won’t be watching it for myself.

Anyway, after watching K-Criminal Minds, my personal opinion is that it could have been better. I wouldn’t say the story is bad – in fact, the story is pretty solid. I do like the crime stories involved – it’s pretty good stuff.

However, I’m not a fan of how the story plays out – the story flow or the directing. Each episode felt longer than it should and the drama lacks the suspense of a crime drama. There are also many long lifeless redundant dialogues.

It’s kind of disappointing but I’m still sticking with it. I guess the crime stories are worth the pain.

SERIES REVIEW: FIGHT FOR MY WAY

I know this was a little bit delayed but anyway here are my thoughts on the series Fight For My Way, which ended recently.

It started out great – witty, funny and i just love the friendship between the four main casts. However, somehow along the way, I got a little bored – the story felt stagnant. It felt as though it didn’t get any more interesting that it already was. It just felt…hmm… sort of dull?

I wished that it got more intense or at least interesting but somehow it didn’t really happen. I wouldn’t call the series boring, it just felt like it could have done much more.

I love Joo Man and Sul Hee. Their relationship is somehow relatable in certain ways, and they’re so cute ❀

Aera is a gem and I really wanted more of her sass. Pity that we couldn’t see more of it.

While it started out cute and fun, I think that overall the drama is easily forgettable. There wasn’t any particular strong subplots in it – just some funny moments which is engraved in my memory like Aera calling herself crazy at the police station and Joo Man saving Sul Hee who choked on strawberry dipped in yogurt. Yup the two best moments for me.

Worth a watch? Well – if you have time to spare, why not. It’s at least worth a try because sassy Aera is worth it.

SERIES REVIEW: MAN TO MAN

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I started on this pretty late but I managed to finish it within 3-4 days? I wouldn’t say that it’s mind-blowing awesome, but it was indeed enjoyable and addictive.

It’s different from most of the dramas I’ve watched and it has a good balance between action and comedy. Personally, I wouldn’t have complained if we had more action because Park Hae Jin is so hot. And even more so when he’s in action.

Rather than the plot, I was more interested in watching the characters because I find them adorable and unique. If I would say… it’s the characters which makes the whole drama much more enjoyable. The plot on its own wasn’t exactly anything special to scream about.

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SERIES REVIEW: TUNNEL

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I know this is long overdue but I had to do a write up on this because I really enjoyed it a lot.

First of all, I am impressed at how OCN always delivers their crime/thriller dramas so well. And their newest addition to it is Tunnel.

Basically, it’s about how Park Gwang-Ho, a detective, who accidentally travels through time (to the future, 2017) while chasing a serial murderer. There he meets Kim Sun-Jae, his previous partner, Sung Sik, and Shin Jae-Yi and they work together through a series of crimes, while trying to find the serial murderer of the past.

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POV DISCUSSION: The Liar & His Lover

vlcsnap-2017-04-10-22h07m23s723Okay – So I finally started on The Liar and His Lover! (and I’ve already finished the 6 episodes…) 

I took some time to start this for various reason – one of it was because I wasn’t keen on the casts and secondly was I had no time!

Anyway, firstly, I had been unhappy over the casting but despite it, I would say the drama didn’t turn out as bad as I thought it would. In fact, I actually kind of like it. I guess that’s the power of a good story.

Well – I never doubted the story in the first place since it is after all an adaptation of a manga.

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POV DISCUSSION: Missing Nine Ep 7 – 10

vlcsnap-2017-02-18-12h14m53s544And boy look what do we have here….it’s weird but Missing Nine continues to keep me on my toes because I never know what to expect.

It’s funny how weird it seems but I didn’t really like the drama that much at the start but I would have to admit that with each new episode, it gets better. First of all, I’ll say this straight, all of the 7 survivors are alive!

Now that it’s been revealed that Joon Oh is alive, I can’t wait to see what is lying ahead in future episodes.

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[FINAL REVIEW] Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo

vlcsnap-2017-01-12-07h03m30s168And it’s time to say goodbye to Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo!!! I’m so going to miss this so much.

It’s been such a long time since I’ve last watched a really good youth drama. Everything about the drama screams PERFECT to me. I loved every single thing about the drama! Given that in recent years, most dramas will have a certain degree of angst included, but this drama does not have any heavy angst and yet managed to be addictive and compelling to watch.

There’s a lot of youth dramas available but this really stands out the most to me right now because of how smooth the story actually flowed from beginning to the end. And not forgetting how each character totally owned their roles and no one stick out as a sore thumb.

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First Impression: OH MY GEUM BI

vlcsnap-2016-11-23-14h20m30s497This is so good! I didn’t really had any plans to watch this but I read some positive reviews on it so I decided to give it a try and I’m glad I did.

Basically it’s about Geum Bi who goes to find her dad after her Aunt leaves her on her own. It’s her first time seeing her dad, and Hwi Chul has no idea who’s Geum Bi or who her mother is.

The story seems simple enough – irresponsible parents and Geum Bi, a smart child, who will be diagnosed with dementia later on.

Part of the reason why I didn’t want to watch this was because its inevitable that it would make me shed a lot of tears – and I’m already regretting my decision but I guess shedding tears for a good drama is a good thing. No Pain No Gain.

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