Mini Reviews: Sly And Single Again, I Need Romance 3, and Nine: Nine Times Time Travel

I’m all backed up on reviews, so here go some mini reviews on a few of the shows we’ve finished in these lazy days of summer. It’s kind of an odd mix of shows, but I gotta shake things up sometimes! Mini Review #1: Sly And Single Again/Cunning Single Lady A mini review in text messages: …And that pretty much sums it up. Even from the first episodes, Coco was way more complimentary than I was, but the show did grow…

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New Dramas: King of High School, Joseon Gunman, and Trot Lovers

…;m also a sucker for Lee Jun Ki, so this started out with a stacked deck in my book. Although it might be odd to compare this to King of High School, they’re both similar in that they have male leads who start out as immature, but kind and caring. I think the pacing on this drama is pretty smart, as well. We know that the heavy stuff is coming, but they started with some absurdly cute and romantic scenes to carry us through the inevitable m…

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Mini Reviews: A Werewolf Boy, Boys Before Friends, and Shut Up Flower Boy Band

…my time until I could get my hands on a subtitled version of this film.  Thanks for making all of my dreams come true, Netflix! General thoughts: I loved it.  Loved it.  LOVED IT.  The premise (a teen girl finds a handsome-but-feral teen boy with secret powers) sounds a lot like Korean Twilight, but aside from superficial plot comparisons (fine, okay, and some runnin’ through the woods scenes), they aren’t very si…

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Drama Review: Witch’s Romance (2014)

Grade: B- Category Workplace noona romance What it’s about Years after being left at the alter by her globe-trotting photographer boyfriend, Ji Yeon is a hard-charging career woman and dedicated journalist. But it isn’t until she meets a much younger part-time worker that her heart begins to heal—which is exactly when her ex-fiance returns to Korea and decides he wants Ji Yeon back. (Surprise!) First impression I was a little reluctant to…

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Fashion Face-off Friday: Trendy Tracksuits

In our last Fashion Face-off, Kim Tan and his Cookie Monster turtleneck were able to hold off some stiff competition from the Yzma lookalike on Miss Korea. This time around, we’re going to look at Kdrama tracksuits, which I secretly love. I mean, it’s like wearing pajamas, but outside of the house. What’s not to like? My only complaint is that Kdramas rarely allow women to take off their absurdly high heels and lounge around in…

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