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Shhhh! It’s a secret! The best secret hideouts in drama land

Shhhh! It’s a secret! The best secret hideouts in drama land

What kind of evil mastermind or masquerading hero can get by without a secret hideout? Um, only the unsuccessful ones. I just finished watching Joseon Gunman’s eighth episode and I had one of those moments – “OH, so that is Yoon Kang’s super-secret hideout. Hah! Really? I have seen so much better. Pffft.” Because, yes, … Continue reading

Korean Drama 2013: The Interpreters

Korean Drama 2013: The Interpreters

By interpreters I am not talking about scriptwriters or subbers or reviewers or critics. No, I am talking about characters. “It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep … Continue reading

By the Book: Gu Family Book Series Review

By the Book: Gu Family Book Series Review

This week marked the end of MBC’s hit Monday / Tuesday drama Gu Family Book. Consistently grabbing the top spot in ratings for its timeslot GFB’s critical reception was mixed. This drama was much anticipated due to the cast (Lee Seung Gi, Suzy) and the director (Secret Garden, A Gentleman’s Dignity). Such pre show buzz … Continue reading