Lee Do-hyun stars with Ra Mi-ran a new Netflix Korean Drama, The Good Bad Mother. This Kdrama captures the journey of a mother and her ambitious prosecutor son along life’s tragedies, strained relationship, and healing. If you’re a fan of Kdramas and heartwarming family stories, then you won’t want to miss out on The Good Bad Mother. Check out my full first impression and find out why I think this drama is a must-watch!
It is a very rare thing to see a male K-Pop artist covering a female artist’s song, much more a girl group as famous and as powerful as Black Pink. Yet, this is something that Gaho constantly slays. Since his debut, he has made four highly lauded and amazing covers of Black Pink that would make the girls run for their money! Check out the best of Gaho’s BlackPink covers here.
The Glory is a gripping Korean drama that tells the story of Moon Dong-eun (Song Hye-kyo), a victim of high school bullying, who returns years later to seek justice and revenge. In this full Kdrama review, we explore how The Glory offers a satisfying redemption story, as Dong-eun transforms her dark past into a weapon to claim what she had lost. Discover the themes, characters, social issues, and more that make The Glory a must-watch for fans of K-drama and revenge thrillers.
I was heartbroken when I saw the nominees of the 58th Baeksang Awards. Move to Heaven and Taxi Driver were not on the list. Story-wise and performance-wise, these two dramas deserve recognition in South Korea’s biggest award giving body for film and TV shows. As a fan of Korean drama and award shows, it felt like a robbery.
K-Pop comebacks are always something to look forward to especially when a group has been on a hiatus for a long time as in the case of Big Bang- one of K-pop’s and perhaps the greatest pioneers of the K-Pop genre. However, their latest music release, their comeback song Still Life, comes at an underwhelming feeling for a non-VIP like me.
Netflix’s new Korean Drama series Bulgasal: Immortal Souls is a narrative that is straight-up from Korean Myth and Folklore. It explores the concepts of curses, monsters and demons, reincarnation, vengeful spirits, and immortality. With the first 2 episodes already shown in the mega streaming platform, Bulgasal showed a promising and intriguing plotline. Its ratings in nationwide South Korea (6.346% for episode 1) and (5.826% for episode 2) proves how viewers are interested with this storyline. It is not yet in the top 10 shows on Netflix here in the Philippines, but with a promising story, it sure will rise to the most watched drama soon.
Set in 18th century Joseon, The Red Sleeve narrates the affair between the Crown Prince Yi San (2PM’s Lee Junho) and the court lady Sung Deok-Im (Lee Se Young). The Red Sleeve can easily become a binge worthy drama as Lee Junho and Lee Se Young perfectly fit into their roles. Check out 4 things to love in K-drama The Red Sleeve!
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, the newest Korean RomCom flick on Netflix which stars Shin Min-A and Kim Seon-Ho offers a light and refreshing story that is set in a peaceful provincial town of Gongjin. With characters that are completely opposite in upbringing and life values, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha is a drama that promises ‘kilig’ and chemistry that Korean dramas are known for…
Episodes 7 and 8 of the K-drama ‘The Devil Judge’ have shown us interesting interactions of the show’s characters, especially how these interactions are rooted in each other’s pain, brokenness and suffering. In episode 7 we saw the conversation between Kim Ga On and Elijah where Ga On opened up about the tragic demise of his parents. By breaking this wall on his pain, an emotional bridge was established between them two as Elijah also is haunted by the tragic death of her parents.
After a year of waiting, the narrative that explains how the zombie attack in the Kingdom of Joseon started is finally unveiled in ‘Kingdom: Ashin of the North’. Helmed by the same director and writer, Kim Sung-Hoon and Kim Eun-Hee respectively, that brought the international success of the first two installments. The special episode was well crafted in providing the missing piece of the puzzle by showing Ashin’s background story. Driven by mad vengeance, Ashin’s character answered the questions left by the first two seasons and at the same time creating a portent of an exciting narrative extension and continuation to the story.