Drama Review 'Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People' Episode 19

Early on, there’s a nice parallel philosophical discussion between King Yeonsangun and Gil-dong where they ponder over what the true relationship and distinction is between the ruler and the ruled. The scenes are amusing less because King Yeonsangun and Gil-dong bring up interesting ideas as they are because of the radically different context. King Yeonsangun Continue Reading

Drama Review 'Saimdang: Light's Diary' Episode 21

Princess Jeong-soon (played by Lee Joo-yeon-I) is, at present, my most disliked character in “Saimdang: Light’s Diary“. This isn’t because there’s anything wrong with Princess Jeong-soon or the actress playing her. In fact, Princess Jeong-soon is one of the few people we see demonstrating a consistent interest in painting. That’s why I hate her- time and Continue Reading

Whisper: Episode 8

1 April 20, 2017April 20, 2017 Whisper: Episode 8 by odilettante Soo-yeon’s feeble attempts at manipulation seem like child’s play compared to Young-joo’s master class. But even subtle and skilled psychological undermining can’t compete with cold, hard facts. Yes, as unbelievable as it may seem, the show has reached the point where the honest Continue Reading