Lee Gang Doo (Lee Joon-Ho) dreamed of becoming a soccer player, but an accident ended those dreams. His father died in the accident and he broke his leg. Gang-Doo spent 3 years in rehab. Now, he doesn’t have anything and just wastes his days. Gang-Doo then meets Ha Moon Soo.
Moon Soo (Won Jin-A) makes architecture models, she also endured an accident that killed her younger sibling. Moreover, she has suffered from the guilt that she survived. She has lived her life earnestly while suppressing her feelings. After meeting Gang Doo, Moon Soo begins to express her hidden feelings.

Just between lovers is an excellent drama, with a lot of emotions. It played completely my heart by showing the tragic events of our protagonist and their connection to the other characters as well.  They have approached the love in a realistic manner where a kind of relationship you will fall for. It was delicate where two people grow individually and together.

The storyline hit me for sure, feeling all sorts of sentiments. The cinematography was beautifully combined with alluring OST.

Character-wise, it was deeply developed, never leave any small details to emphasize the intent. There weren’t really any “good or bad” characters. They just simply describe kinds of people struggling with life and their fears and that what makes the story more compelling.

Acting-wise, for both relatively amateur, it was beyond expectation. Their chemistry also was perfect, they just totally killed it emphasizing their vulnerability and sincerity.

A must watch drama, a real melodrama actually. I cried but ended up incredibly in love.

Verdict: 10/10

“Because we survived… it’s a relief.”


“I really like right now—when today is becoming tomorrow and not much is going on.”


TWO COPS (Kdrama 2017)


Cha Dong-Tak is a detective in pursuit of justice. A swindler’s spirit takes possession of his body. The detective and swindler’s spirit cooperate to solve cases. The detective falls in love with a reporter.

Two Cops is about an upright detective Cha Dong-Tak (Cho Jung-Seok) who ends up having his body possessed by the spirit of a con artist Gong Soo-Chang (Kim Sun-Ho). Two souls swapping in one body delivered some fresh air in the story and the mystery behind it becomes the ultimate reason for me to finish the series.

Story-wise, it was not so bad and not so really good.  It was engaging in the early episodes, became little draggy and boring in the middle, but got better towards the finale.

Acting-wise, there is no doubt about our two cops.  Their characterization is quite appealing and fun to watch. They bromance from hate to love is admirable and the teamwork was created fundamentally. I believe most of the viewers enjoyed more of their bromance relationship than with the female lead.

Two cops is a decent drama to watch, much the lessons to learn about to mend fences and be a better person.

Verdict: 8/10

Last Minute Romance (Web-drama 2017)


Baek-Se (Han Seung-Yeon) lives an ordinary life. She is a big fan of a top star. One day, Baek-Se is diagnosed with a terminal disease and she doesn’t have much time left to live. She decides to have a contract date with Dong-Joon (Lee Seo-Won) who looks just like the top star she likes.

The sweetest two hours of my life. This drama is super cute and emotional. Though it was short, the plot combines everything you needed; fun, happiness, sadness and acceptance, it was wrapped up well. Yet it would really hit your heart, but this drama portrays how life really is. It is heartwarming and heartbreaking.

I like the characters and enjoyed the chemistry between the two leads. I was kinda touched by the friendship that one friend is enough who will be by your side during the hardest times in life. Overall, this drama is entertaining and it ends realistically.

What I don’t like this drama is very short  🙂

Verdict: 9/10



Nam Se Hee is a single man in his late 30’s. He has chosen to not marry. He owns his home, but he owes a lot on his mortgage.

Yoon Ji Ho is a single woman in her early 30’s. She does not own a home and envies those that do. She has given up on dating due to her financial struggles. Yoon Ji Ho begins to live at Nam Se Hee’s house. They become housemates.

I simply love this drama. It felt so surprisingly fresh in so many ways. I find most of the realizations are sensible and mature.  I like the chemistry of the main actors, where the cold fact Nam Se Hee (Lee Min-Ki) and the naive dreamer Yoon Ji Ho (Jung So-Min) face together with their differences and how they compromise the complications of their “marriage contract”.  They have played their roles dramatically which made me want to have both of their characters in my life; being naive and realistic.

I could still feel the intensity and emotions they have held for each other in a long time and just burst out of nowhere when they couldn’t control it anymore. There are some cliché monologue, metaphors and thought-provoking lines that will rip your heart and made you think for a minute.


This drama offers also the other side love stories. We have here Soo Ji’s (Esom) rebel character,  incapable to commit a relationship except for physical attachment, where Mr. Ma (Park Byung-Eun is the ideal guy who wants to have a normal relationship with her.



Sim Won Seok (Kim Min-Suk) and Yang Ho Rang (Kim Ga-Eun) portray are the most relatable characters as couples who love each other very much but have struggled to learn each other’s wants.  They have to embark on a course of decision making of what is more important in their relationship.

I love the OST too. It entwines so well in every dialogue and helps the tone of the drama more credible and touching.

The plot is awesome, though it became slow in the middle of the episodes, still turned out its best, why? because it was full of moments that people could relate to. There is no alien feelings, its all about needing to love and be loved.

Of course, who will forget this adorable cat who stole my heart through the series? Woori knows everything that had happened between the two main leads inside the house! wink wink! 


Verdict: 10/10

BLACK (K-drama 2017)


A drama about the angel of death that lives in the human body and falls in love with a woman. His love is against the rules of heaven and ultimately the death angel will be erased from everyone’s memories.

Black (Song Seung-Heon) is a detective possessed by a death angel. Ha Ram (Go Ara) is a girl who can see the shadows of death. Both are united to save people from death, breaking all the rules of heaven.

BLACK is the master of a plot twist. They turned the puzzle on your head which makes it so compelling and at the same time, you gonna hate it for its craziness and complexity. See, got a mixed feeling of this thrilling drama, but I just couldn’t ignore it.

In this drama, you have to pay close attention, because the story is lying not into the obvious up front, but there are more of deeper events, connections, and people that are going to reveal as the episodes turned into beautiful messiness. Meaning, there are a lot of things and people to keep track in every episode and when you thought everything is gonna to be solved, boom! another twist will appear.

I love everything about it; the story, the actors, and even their plot holes. Even with the flaws, it is one of the best stories I have ever watched. The complex and the intertwined storyline makes the ride worth watching. It’s a thrilling adventure for me more than just a viewer, I feel like I was part of the show, solving the mysteries with them.

Be Black, be thrilled.

Verdict: 9/10

ROOFTOP PRINCE (K-drama 2012)


After the death of the Crown Prince Lee Kak’s wife, the Crown Prince transports 300 years into the future and arrives in 21st century Seoul, South Korea with his retainers. In the present day Seoul, the Crown Prince meets Joo Se-Na, who has an uncanny resemblance to his deceased Princess.

Rooftop Prince has always been my FIRST LOVE.

The story is indeed full of surprises, u-turns and even revelations that would soak your heart with excitement and attention. Happy scenes are overwhelming too, it was full of passion, sweet and the romance was epic.

I would love to take some notes of the scenes that I think is poignant and unforgettable.

The Crown Prince and his gang.
The time when the Joseon boys time traveled from 300 years back to modern life.  It was all then started their various misadventures.
Who would forget this funny scene inside the elevator? It was so hilarious!
The two people brought by FATE even it would take a hundred years.

  He was looking lovingly, right at her, while in the same moment, she was stunned speechless as she watched him fade in and out of sight.

This got me right in the heart.

Some people say that the ending is vague, as they let the viewers find their own thoughts and conclusion. For me, Although the Prince thought his mission was to solve the princess’ murder, it was really to meet Park Ha in another dimension. The story has just ended up really being about the love between a Joseon prince and his true love lady.

I would love to watch this drama again.

Verdict: 10/10

Love Rain (K-drama 2012)


It’s love at first sight when Seo In-ha (Jang Keun-suk) and Kim Yoon-hee (Im Yoon-ah) meet as shy university students in the seventies. It takes time for the hesitant pair to finally voice their feelings, but circumstances beyond their control send them down different paths. In 2012, In-ha (Jung Jin-young) is now unhappily married to Baek Hye-jung, one of Yoon-hee’s former best friends. He has never gotten over his first love, and when he runs into Yoon-hee (Lee Mi-sook) after so many years, the two reconcile and look forward to making up for lost time.

In-ha’s son Seo Joon (Jang Keun-suk) is a photographer, and he bumps into Yoon-hee’s daughter Jung Ha-na (Im Yoon-ah) by chance. Unlike her mother, Ha-na is a cheerful and vivacious girl, and though they initially find each other troublesome, even as they argue, they can’t help but be drawn to each other. Gradually their feelings develop, and Joon and Ha-na fall in love.Unaware that their children are dating each other, Seo In-ha (Jung Jin-young) and Kim Yoon-hee (Lee Mi-sook) announce that they are getting married, which will make Joon and Ha-na step-siblings. As both couples deal with the shock, Joon and Ha-na struggle with sacrificing their love for their parents’ long-aborted happiness

Love Rain starts very well and ends with a satisfactory appeal.

The setting from 1970’s, the customs, the hair, the clothing is fantastically perfect for me. Jumping to the year 2012, the storyline made me smile. Despite the low rating presented and negative reviews, for me, It has a warming style and quite nostalgic. What I like about this drama is the romantic excitement from several episodes which gladdens my heart and tickled my bone. This matters to me most.


Love always has two different sides – sadness and happiness.


Overall, I enjoyed the show a lot and definitely recommend it for you to watch. I love rain and I love you.

Verdict: 8/10

I Miss You (K-drama 2012)


My first Korean drama that I have never expected to be a teary filled ride.

“I miss you” is an emotional story with very serious issues and ended up too much tragedy. There were too many complications to handle and I feel like carrying the burdens too while watching it.

I don’t consider the plot amazingly written, but the chemistry between the actors, the portrayed characters, the cinematography, and costumes are all wonderfully set. I wouldn’t watch this drama again because of this excessive emotional ride I had to experience, but overall, it was still good and the finale was pretty satisfying, everyone deserves a new life.

Verdict: 8/10

PLAYFUL KISS (K-drama 2010)


Based on the popular manga, Oh Ha Ni is a clumsy student who falls for the perfectionist, Baek Seung Jo. However, Seung Jo is indifferent towards her and rejects her love. When Ha Ni’s house collapses, she and her father move into his long-time friend’s house. It turns out that Seung Jo is the friend’s son and Ha Ni is given the opportunity to be near the guy she loves.

There really isn’t much I can say about this drama other than the plot is shallow, but the characters were fun and cute. I think it was enough to justify the show when you expressly enjoyed only the pretty faces of the actors.

In this drama, all you can do is just sit back, don’t mind the empty shell of the story, feel the spirit of being young at heart and enjoy some of the exciting lovely moments.

Verdict: 7/10

GO BACK COUPLE (K-drama 2017)


Choi Ban Do(Son Ho-Jun) and Ma Jin Joo(Jang Nara) are both 38-years-old and a married couple. Choi Ban Do has been burdened with being the breadwinner and Ma Jin Joo is a housewife with low self-esteem. Even though they loved each other when they married, they now hate each other. They both regret marrying at such a young age. The couple travels through time and finds themselves as 20-year-old university students when they met for the first time.

This travel drama is not like an ordinary one where you had to travel back in the past and change your future. Unexpectedly, the approach was beautifully realistic. As we all know, the struggles and challenges of marriage are not as simple as we think, there is always a possibility of sad endings, and in this drama, they stress out the painful reality of it and chances to resolve the relationship in a very truthful manner.

The story hits me right in my heart. In the best way, it gives a  whirlwind of emotion. It has everything from romance, family, friendship, and comedy.  Every character plays a significant role that gives appeal to the viewers.  Most importantly, this drama shows a high quality of lessons to be learned; to know your value, communication and family lives.

Verdict: 10/10




A supernatural romance about a woman who can see the future in her dreams, and a prosecutor who fights to stop these future events from happening. The heroine has dreams about unfortunate events that will happen to other people, and the hero is a prosecutor who runs around trying to prevent her tragic visions from coming true.

Plot – I like the originality of the story.  I believed that the Writer knew exactly what she wanted to do with this drama. The thread of the story-line, the inserts of flashbacks, the major twist, the justice system, the romance which was not overbearing and the everyday life conflicts have been linked and incorporated in well-paced timed.

Characters – I am not surprised how Lee Jong-Suk portrays his character as a rookie prosecutor. He’s always been typecast in this field, so acting wise, he’s still the same; good and effective, I have nothing to complain.

I was totally surprised by Bae Suzy. Honestly, I don’t buy her acting skills, but in this drama, she perfectly acted out of her character. Her story was complexly written because she has to deal with tragedy and fear, and in fairness, she absolutely has done a good job.

Jung Hae-In, my god, his character was loved by everyone and I love him too more than Lee and Suzy. He is charming and loyal second lead that you will never ever hate. He doesn’t have to act all the way because his smiles and innocent look compels his character with outstanding morals despite uncertainties.

Lee Sang-Yeob , the main villain who truly highlighted his character to the end.  Every action of his greediness and wickedness makes so much sense on how the story drives into perfection.

The cinematography was astounding. Music was quite good. The chemistry of the two main leads is refreshing. Character development was consistent.

Since this drama has the element of fantasy, there some plot holes that have never explained which serves as the ground of understanding where was the fantasy begins and how it will end.

Nevertheless, this drama is one of the best. It gives us the message about the choices we made in our lives and how it affects to people around us. It signifies also the lesson that help begets help. The best and easiest way to help is to be of help.

Verdict: 9/10

REPLY 1988 (K-drama) 2015

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Five childhood friends, who all live in the same Ssangmundong neighborhood of Seoul, lean on each other to survive their challenging teen years and set a path for their futures.

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Sung Deok Sun (Hyeri) struggles for attention as the middle child in her poor family while also carrying the burden of her 989th ranking in school. She is everyone’s trusted gal who shares her bright personality to all and shows her caring nature.


Jung-Hwan (Ryoo Joon-Yeol) is the second son of the Kim family. His brother Jung Bong was born with a weak heart, so he decided to help him fulfill his dream, whatever that might be. As a typical teen, he grumbles and complains a lot, and it will take time to convinced him to say yes. He can’t seem to empathize and is always blunt with his words, but he has a good heart and always loyal to his family and friends.


Sun-Woo(Ko Gyung-Pyo)is a model student at the school, good son and good brother at home. Sun-Woo’s mother has raised him and his younger sister alone after his father passed away.  Became a man of his house, he’s quite dependable, mature and responsible among his friends. He always tries to do right by everyone. He is considered as the ideal son of the neighborhood.


Ryu Dong Ryong(Lee Dong-Hwi)is a geek who knows more about girls and life than the rest of his friends, but his poor academic score prevents him from being able to go to college. Though he is not an achiever academically, he is the wisest of all.  He’s the neighborhood counselor and the joker of the group.


Choi Taek (Park Bo-Gum) is a famous BADUK player known as Master Choi, god to the world. But for his friends, he is simply as an idiot in Ssangmundong. Since he dropped out of school, Duk-Sun, Jung-Hwan, Sun-Woo and Dong-Ryong are his only friends.  They protected him as their National Treasure. They always shield him as the youngest one, the baby, and no one could touch and hurt him.

“That might be why youth is beautiful. Because it shines, blindingly bright at a brilliant short moment. But you can never go back to it.”

Certainly, we couldn’t return to our youth because everything just passes by and ages. And this drama makes you remember everything. It has this certain charm where you can always feel that you are part of their family household, that their parents are yours. You grew up with them lurking with memories of good and bad times. In that neighborhood, you waited for your secret crush to pass by,  dreaming of your first love, the walls that witness your first hug, first kiss, and even your first heartbreak.

In this drama, I have cried, laughed and fell in love instantly. I missed my family, my childhood friends, my all old memories.  Though I can still go back to my street where I grew up old, I cannot find the same faces, the familiar laughter, the nooks and corner where we used to play and the arguments we have solved. What has just left in that old street is the warm feeling of nostalgia, the sense of belongingness and the image of my precious child and youth memories.

Reply 1988 is a perfect drama for me. It tackles not only about the journey of their friendship but it showed problems of their families facing every day, the ups and downs of their lives. They truly emphasized the relationship between the parents and children and every emotion was raw and genuine.

Characters are perfect in this drama, truly are the heart of the entire show. Each of them is written well with so much thought.  They all have distinct personalities that are real and allows you to relate.

The Plot is uniquely presented in one setting and yet the development is spontaneous.  It does not become boring or trite, it’s not draggy at all. It was just so enjoyable to watch slowly while savoring each of their laughter and tears.

If you’d love to watch a drama about family and friendship, this surely is for you.  I recommend it with a full blast of assurance that you will totally get a whipped of laughter, tears and bittersweet aftertaste.


“The reason I miss that time and that street is not only because I miss my younger self. It is because my parents’ youth, my friends’ youth – the youth of everything I loved was in that place. I regret not bidding a final farewell to the surrounding of my youth that can never be brought back together again. To the things that have already gone, to the time I can’t return to… I bid my belated farewell. Goodbye, my youth. Goodbye, Ssangmun-dong” – Deok Sun

Verdict: 10/10

HOSPITAL SHIP (K-drama) 2017


A story about young doctors that provide medical care to the locals who live in rural villages via hospital ship that sails around the little islands.

Main Cast: Ha Ji-won as Song Eun-Jae / Kang Min-hyuk as Kwak Hyun Lee Seo-won as Kim Jae-geol / Kim In-sik as Cha Joon-young.

I really like the premise of this drama; the adrenaline and the setup, as well as the introduction of the characters, were quite interesting. I cannot ignore the excitement for the whole team in the ship and was looking forward to their very own adventure.

However, forty episodes (30 mins. per episode) were too long for this drama, my excitement dies after facing some major flaws; unmoving short love triangle, the unnecessary comeback of retard ex-lover, and some hospital politics.  I would love to like the story if they just concentrate more about life on the ship which will accomplish the story itself to be unique and appealing.

Good points are; beautiful settings of the sea and island, their service for elderly patients, family matters resolved, the friendship, teamwork and pretty faces.

The hospital ship is now to disembark. Thank you.

Verdict: 8/10

The Taxi Driver (K-movie) -2017


In May 1980, German reporter Peter (Thomas Kretschmann) works on an assignment in Tokyo, but the news is slow there. He hears from a colleague that something ominous is occurring in Gwangju, South Korea. The phone lines have been completely cut off to the city. Peter decides to go there.

In Seoul, South Korea, Kim Man-Seob (Song Kang-Ho) struggles to make ends meet as a taxi driver, while also taking care of his daughter. He needs money to pay his rent. At a restaurant, Kim Man-Seob overhears that a foreigner is offering to pay a lot of money to be driven to Gwangju. The drive would cover Kim Man-Seob’s rent. He dashes out of the restaurant to pick up the foreigner.

Soon, Peter and Kim Man-Seob head for Gwangju from Seoul. They don’t know what is going on there or the countless lives that will soon be lost.

This film shows the underline brutality inflicted on the people of Gwangju where the highly trained military troops firing the bullets to their own people instead of protecting them. It impressed me the moment when Kim Man-Seob struggled to follow his conscience or not, further, the breathless escape which packed with a bang shouldn’t be missed.

Without a second thought, Taxi Driver is one of the best South Korean films I have seen to date. From the narration, presentation, and execution, everything is almost perfect. Thanks to Kim Man-Seob (Song Kang-Ho) who connects our emotions through his versatility as the film progresses. And of course, bravo to the rest of the supporting cast, who spices the story into a more memorable experience.

Verdict: 10/10

BECAUSE I LOVE YOU (K-movie 2017)


On the way to meet his girlfriend, Lee Hyung(Cha Tae-Hyun) gets into a car accident. He wakes up to find himself in a different body and with no memory of his life.  He then met Scully(Kim You-Jung), a high school student, who helped him when his spirit has been switching into the body of random strangers: a high-school pregnant girl, a middle-aged busy detective, a grandmother who has dementia, a lonely teacher, and a music producer. Well, I found the story with the elderly people the most moving and heartfelt. (spoiler)

In short, our protagonist plays Cupid in this fantasy drama.  Each of his encounters gives him the experiences to love at all ages. He supports comfort and redemption to love for each character which made this movie interesting, heartwarming and sweet.

The plot is quite unusual in a good sense and even though it was a slow-paced movie, I still appreciate it even with their limited time because it was played relatably for pleasure. The actors were great though I have seen some new faces, acting was not too bad and the music was so cool.

I will recommend this movie because they presented it in a very beautiful manner. Enjoy!

Verdict: 8/10

The Battleship (K-movie) 2017


During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island to mine for coal, attempt to escape.

I’ll be straight,  the film was breathtaking. It was very engaging and I was speechless until it ends.  Honestly, I don’t know anything about Hashima Island and the coal mines that were operated by the Japanese during the 1940s, but I wasn’t surprised of the brutality shown during this occupational era.  Throughout the show, you can see the distressing situation of many Koreans ended up in a forced labor camp where men do hard toil in the mines while the women end up as comfort women for the Japanese.

I define this movie in the sense of power against the weak and poor, the betrayal and patriotism.  The hopelessness of people and the struggle for survival. This film gives us the image of what a devastating and triumphant escape looks like by those Korean workers who just wanted to be released and set home.

Admirable performances were delivered by Hwang Jung-Min, So Ji-Sub and Song Joong-Ki. They have played their roles perfectly. The most memorable part of the story is the father-daughter relationship between a bandleader (Hwang Jung Min) and his daughter (Kim Soo An). 

Battleship Island has some plot points that impossible to believe, but this film still an exceptional. The cinematography is stunning coupled with a solid and talented cast. You shouldn’t miss it.

Verdict 10/10



Mood of the Day (K-movie 2016)


By chance, a man and a woman meet on the KTX train and spend 24 hours in the unfamiliar city of Busan, South Korea.

One night stand is a typical story used in many dramas or movies, but in reality it will never serve a good baseline for any romantic relationship. That’s kind of the whole point. But in Mood of the Day, it drives you right into the actual scenes of the story, no confusion and no major complications.

The characters of our main cast and their relationships are developed at a great pace. I would say they’re very well much in their role. Though there are minor elements resulted in some cliché, I decided not to mind them because there’s a heartwarming scenes for all those who yearn for a bit of romance and love.

Aside from that, sceneries in this movie are no joke, it was all breathtaking. They captured the beauty of autumn perfectly in Busan. And take note, Yoo Yeon Seok is one of the best and hottest kissers among Korean actors. You will definitely enjoy seeing him kissing to Moon Chae-Won.

I recommend this movie for those who have no issue in life and just want to have a good mood for the day.

Verdict: 8/10




MANHOLE (K-drama 2017)


Tells the story of Bong Pil, an unemployed man who mooches off his parents while pretending to study for the civil service exam. Bong Pil time travels into the past through a manhole in an effort to stop the wedding of his lifelong crush, Soo Jin set to happen one week into the future.

I thought the concept of this drama will be exceptional, but sad to say, it wasn’t.  I became so frustrated with its direction, the repetitive and unnecessary scenarios. The plot has so many holes, It never captured the essence of the time travel ideas. I cannot appreciate the bottomless of his adventure, it seems shallow and dry.

The protagonist character is trying to be comical, but they miss to develop his charm. I feel the rest of the characters are obnoxious and hypocritical especially his closest friends, they are kinda exasperating.

You know, I can hardly believe that I finished this show. Honestly, I just want to know how the finale ends. Well, I got the last scene smiling and I think I’m okay with it.  Of course, I will not rewatch this drama and if you want a story with excitement and sensibility, I will not recommend this one.

Verdict: 7/10







STRANGER (Secret Forest) K-drama 2017


A brain surgery during childhood caused prosecutor Hwang Shi Mok to lack emotion, even though he is rational. Cold and lonely, he’s one of the only prosecutors not involved in corruption. He then meets Police Lieutenant Han Yeo Jin at an odd murder crime scene, and they work together to uncover a tangled web of corruption that spirals far beyond the case.

This drama keeps your attention in full in every episode until the last minute. I would say to upcoming crime and legal dramas, they should aim to be like this; mind bugling, no unnecessary fights, a smooth pace of progression, complex strategy without replications, complicated characters with passion and motives crashes, every dialogue, scenes are well executed and there are no rushed settings to the finale.

Hands down to one of the best classy legal dramas I’ve ever seen. The script was amazingly written that I couldn’t even find a single plot hole. Instead, it has twists and turns that were completely unexpected. Watch out, it will hit you curve ball out of nowhere. The cast delivers top-notch acting talent with clear role functions and even the minor characters are indispensable to the every episode.

I’m glad that I marathoned this drama and jiggled my brain.

It was confirmed that this “series was a hit with both domestic and international viewers, and gained favorable reviews for its tight plot, gripping sequences, and strong performances.”

Verdict: 10/10




CRIMINAL MINDS (K-drama 2017)


The drama follows a group of highly trained profilers in the fictional National Criminal Investigation (NCI) team who track down criminals to solve cases. The drama is based on the American television series Criminal Minds.

While some of the viewers couldn’t stop comparing this drama from the original series, I have had no expectations at all. Honestly, this show has never been able to give the suspense and action that I have been looking for.  Yes, the team are quite competitive, the cases were interesting and the discussions about the minds and characters of all the involved criminals were appealing, but then I felt something was missing.

I think this drama lacks of emotions, their dialogues, the tone, it was all cold. The execution was totally sluggish and the character development was too flat maybe the reasons why I couldn’t get the hype of the story at all.

And I hate the Reaper episodes. He was a multi-talented murderer who uses both knives and guns, a wise hacker, a photographer who perfectly plans his crime. They emphasized an extraordinary criminal who is not easy to catch, but still, I just don’t buy it.

Only Lee Joon Gi made me stay. Even so, I have no regret that I finished the 20 episodes, I just didn’t enjoy it.

Verdict: 7/10