[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Goblin" Episode 16 Final
And so "Goblin" ends on a mostly pleasant note. Once Kim Sin went and died without actually dying ,...More
[Video] New action video released for the Korean movie 'Confidential Assignment'
New action video released for the Korean movie "Confidential Assignment",...More
[Orion's Drama News] Grand Returns and Jailed Amnesiacs
It has been a troubled and tumultuous week and today is a day of unrest for many, but life in Dram,...More
Korean has been added to the foreign languages French school-leavers can choose for their baccalauréat, the academic test that prepares them for university...More
It has been a troubled and tumultuous week and today is a day of unrest for many, but life in Dramaland carries on as usual. First up I bring you new goodies from "Saimdang: Light's Diary", including Lee Young-ae's thoughts on the series, her character and her own career. I also talk about drama specials and bring you new posters and a video from "Defendant"...More
And so "Goblin" ends on a mostly pleasant note. Once Kim Sin went and died without actually dying it was pretty impossible to take any stated conflict in this drama seriously anymore, so the ensuing contortions necessary to get us the happy engaged couple of Kim Sin and Eun-tak don't bother me so much. Even the as-usual railroaded nature of the not-romance between the Grim Reaper and Sunny isn't much of an issue anymore. Nor, for that matter, do I care all that much about the rules regarding magical memory attention being rewritten yet again...More
So the recap this time is just the Goblin's full death scene from episode thirteen. Admittedly, it looks pretty great. The fading away to light particles was a nice touch, and the acting truly heartfelt. For all the flaws "Goblin" has a complete story, the direction is pretty consistently top-notch. But there are limits to how far the occasional excellent scene can go. Aesthetic excellence notwithstanding, I'm at a bit of a loss as to why "Goblin" is reminding us of Kim Sin's death when he didn't actually die...More
Once, long ago, Kang-sik (played by Cha Seung-won) committed a horrible crime. Ever since that day, he has lingered in prison, mostly dead on the inside, with no hope or expectation of mercy or forgiveness. Realizing Kang-sik is not a threat to anyone in this state, prison authorities grant Kang-sik a single day to go home. There he finds an old woman (played by Kim Ji-yeong) and a young student (played by Ryoo Deok-hwan) who are supposed to be family yet feel, in reality, like hopeless distant strangers...More
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