Yours truly has had a great time with these weekly pieces, but my (not) superpowers are needed elsewhere on the site. In my last news roundup, at least for now, I bring you the loss and rediscovery of hope through "Angel's Last Mission: Love". Join me for a divine romance and other drama goodies...More
Yeong-woo (played by Kang Ye-won) is a put-upon woman in her late thirties who works in an office building. Even though it's almost Christmas, it's also crunch time, so she has to spend a lot of time at work after hours. This attracts the attention of younger security guard Joon-ho (played by Lee Hak-joo) who keeps engaging her in mildly creepy conversation. Then there's all those edited in shots we get of somebody paying very close attention to everything that happens in the building via CCTV...More
The backstory of "Memories of a Dead End" reads like a typical romance. Korean girl Yoo-mi (played by Choi Soo-young) goes to school in Japan, meets the man of her dreams, and they promise to get married when she comes back. But alas, a fairy tale ending is not forthcoming. Once Yoo-mi's dreams are shattered, she's left wandering Nagoya by herself, wondering what to do with a life that no longer has a plan, until finally settling in at a guest house appropriately named End Point...More
The film marked Lee Chang-ho's return from a ban he had "acquired" from making films between 1976 and 1979. His success had not wavered though, and "A Fine, Windy Day" ranked third in the films released in 1980, while it also won a number of local awards, particularly for the direction (Bae Chang-ho was assistant in this film btw) and Ahn Sung-ki, who did his first steps as an adolescent actor in this movie...More
TvN's latest, the newly announced "Black Dog" is joining the 'educational fever' dance of dramas, and it's not fooling around with the casting. The series is currently courting Seo Hyun-jin and Ra Mi-ran for a story following the concept 'for all of us', looking into the real stories of schools from an intimate perspective...More
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