The Color Of Depression: How ‘Project S: Skate Our Souls’ 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 The Color Of Depression: How ‘Project S: Skate Our Souls’ Uses Color To Depict A Teenager’s Struggle With Mental Health

Drama Battle: ‘Penthouse’ vs. ‘SKY Castle’ (*Updated*)

*Update as of 6/6/2021: I wrote this post when Penthouse had just begun airing. Some viewers were comparing it (in a negative light) to SKY Castle, so I thought I'd go ahead and write objectively about the similarities and the differences between the dramas. This post is not an in-depth analysis of the two dramas, … Continue reading Drama Battle: ‘Penthouse’ vs. ‘SKY Castle’ (*Updated*)

Is ‘Extracurricular’ Worth The Hype?: Honest First Impressions Of The Netflix K-Drama

Whatever you're expecting out of Extracurricular, chuck it. This drama will obliterate your expectations as effortlessly as it sucks you into its story. It's deviant, dark, and incredibly addicting. And after getting about halfway through, I realized I have many thoughts on this baby that I need to sort out. So, another session of writing … Continue reading Is ‘Extracurricular’ Worth The Hype?: Honest First Impressions Of The Netflix K-Drama

Closure At A Bittersweet Cost: ‘Nobody Knows’ Final Episode Review

Nobody Knows is the best drama I've seen in a long time -- and its final episode does not disappoint. It maintains pace and character consistency while wrapping things up satisfactorily -- all of which can be a challenge to nail down in any finale. Keep reading to find out which moments stand out above … Continue reading Closure At A Bittersweet Cost: ‘Nobody Knows’ Final Episode Review

‘Nobody Knows’ First Impressions: A Perfect Blend Of Murder, Mystery, And Family Drama

The first four episodes of Nobody Knows are out, and I'm already having to talk myself down from ravenously binging each episode the second it airs and is subtitled. This is much easier said than done -- and it's not going well, by the way. In fact, I was so excited to begin the drama … Continue reading ‘Nobody Knows’ First Impressions: A Perfect Blend Of Murder, Mystery, And Family Drama

Korea’s New Favorite Bad Boy: A Look At Rookie Actor Lee Jae Wook’s Short (But Impressive) Career So Far

Not long ago, one of my friends emphatically recommended I watch Extraordinary You. I agreed to give it a shot, but mostly to pacify her; I honestly had no intention of finishing the drama simply because I was expecting yet another high school love story. I got sucker punched by a K-drama. Hours after graciously … Continue reading Korea’s New Favorite Bad Boy: A Look At Rookie Actor Lee Jae Wook’s Short (But Impressive) Career So Far

Hyuk Proves His Acting Ability With A Surprisingly Serious Role In “The Great Show”

After politician Wie Dae Han (Song Seung Heon) falls from grace in the eyes of the public, he takes in four siblings to boost his image: quick-thinking eldest Da Jung (Roh Jeong Eui), moody Tak (Jung Joon Won), mischievous Tae Poong (Kim Jun), and clever little Song Yi (Park Ye Na). (clockwise from left) Kim … Continue reading Hyuk Proves His Acting Ability With A Surprisingly Serious Role In “The Great Show”

Why “Moment of Eighteen” Is The High School Drama We’ve All Been Waiting For

Oh, another cute but predictable high school drama? Sounds great, I need a filler anyways. That's what my brain thought as I aimlessly clicked on episode 1 of Moment of Eighteen. Those who've seen the drama know how very wrong my brain was. Ong Seong Wu and Kim Hyang Gi in "Moment of Eighteen" Right … Continue reading Why “Moment of Eighteen” Is The High School Drama We’ve All Been Waiting For