‘Wannabe’ sucks viewers into the lives of its young rappers (Ep. 1 Review)

My original plan for the night was to be fast asleep at this very moment. But I made the fateful decision to begin Wannabe, and now I'm way too excited to sleep. To say the brand new Thai drama starts off strong is a heinous understatement: this first episode slaughters most drama premieres I've seen... Continue Reading →

‘Bad Genius: The Series’ would have been perfect if not for this sequence

<<This post contains spoilers for Bad Genius: The Series.>> In my previous post, I heartily praised the Bad Genius franchise, specifically the series. At the end of the post, however, I did tease me writing another post explaining the one element of the series I hated. Well, ladies and gents, the nail-biting wait is over.... Continue Reading →

First Impressions: ‘Through the Darkness’ Pulls Us Inside The Minds Of Killers

In crime dramas, the element I typically find most compelling is the criminal him- or herself and the reason behind their actions. So, an entire drama dedicated to that very idea? Forget about signing me up, I'm already there. In general, everything about this drama -- acting, cinematography, all that -- is excellent. If you... Continue Reading →

Drama Battle: ‘Solomon No Gisho’ (Japan) vs. ‘Solomon’s Perjury’ (South Korea)

<<This post is spoiler-free except where clearly marked otherwise.>> Welcome, readers! Today, I'm going to be comparing the South Korean drama Solomon's Perjury (2016) to the brand-new Japanese remake, Solomon No Gisho (2021). I have watched the original Japanese films as well, but we'll just be focusing on the two dramas because it's been years... Continue Reading →

Abusing Jun: The Way This K-Drama Deals With Domestic Abuse Hits Different

Spoiler warning: This post contains spoilers for the drama At A Distance, Spring Is Green. Trigger warning [TW]: This post contains mentions and discussion of physical abuse and psychological abuse. I wrote on At A Distance, Spring Is Green when it had a mere two episodes out -- and as much as I casually enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Familiar Yet Refreshing: 7 Reasons ‘At A Distance, Spring Is Green’ Is The Perfect Watch For K-Drama Fans

I was excited for this drama back when Seo Kang Joon was in the works for a main role. However, as the years passed, I eventually forgot about it. So, when I saw it had begun airing -- with tons of fresh new faces -- I couldn't hit 'play' fast enough. ...And I'm already head-over-heels.... Continue Reading →

The Color Of Depression: How This Thai Drama Uses Color To Depict A Teenager’s Struggle With Mental Health

Project S: Skate Our Souls (hereby known in this post as S.O.S.) is a 2017 Thai drama which presents a poignant story of one teenager's struggle with mental health and the stigma attached to it. S.O.S. is a solid drama overall. The acting is top-notch, the story is bold, and the cinematography is captivating. This... Continue Reading →

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