Which Top Stars Starred in the School Series? 2017/07/23, Source,
The famous School Series is back! Starting from 1999 to 2002, and then from 2012 to 2013, and restarting the legacy in 2015, the School Series accompanied my generation's school years. Having 7 different seasons, some episodes have similarities considering the limit of the genre but nevertheless, it is still the program that attracts all the young viewers, and still the program that every young actors and actresses wishes to take part in,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 17 Final 2017/05/24,
The callousness never ends for our villains, who fight until the very end to turn things around for themselves and take one another down. Yeong-joo and Dong-joon's work is not done after his arrest, because there is always the trial. The time has come for everyone to pay for their sins and merits and we all know which ones owe the most. Meanwhile, Tae-gon makes a new friend in prison,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 16 2017/05/22,
One of the governing elements of standard villains is their refusal or even inability for remorse and redemption. "Whisper" makes this inescapably clear as Jeong-il and Soo-yeon try to one-up each other in being horrible until the very bitter end. Dong-joon and Yeong-joo can taste victory, but this victory comes at a price. As Dong-joon comes collecting dues, his own cannot be overlooked,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 15 2017/05/17,
The fight on all sides continues in episode fithteen of "Whisper" as alliances keep changing and new tools for manipulation keep appearing. Soo-yeon gets a taste of her own medicine as everything she has helped inflict upon others now appears at her doorstep. Things cannot end quite yet, so secrets start to surface which give different players leverage against their enemies. What will happen when all of it explodes is the question,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 14 2017/05/16,
Things are getting complicated and tiresome for everyone involved as Il-hwan's arrest makes Jeong-il the next target for our heroes. Our villain fights tooth and nail for his safety and that means trying to out-bid Dong-joon for Soo-yeon's good will. Soo-yeon on the other hand is after the safety of Taebaek for the sake of her father and her choices are limited,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 13 2017/05/09,
With our heroes closing in on Il-hwan, things get heated as the two villain sides try to help or stop them. Tae-gon makes his choice on which side to place his life on while Jeong-il is backed into a corner as plans Il-hwan's downfall from the sidelines. Meanwhile, Soo-yeon is running the show for her father and our villainess becomes crueler by the minute as things before more dire,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 12 2017/05/02,
Chang-ho's death means that we now have no good fathers left to speak and it seems like it is about to spark a wave of abandonment, starting in episode twelve of "Whisper". Dong-joon and Yeong-joo use everything and everyone they need to in order to get ahead of Taebaek and Bogook's masters. The time has come for our cowardly key figure,Tae-gon to face the reality of his importance,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 11 2017/05/01,
There is no friendship or loyalty between monsters and our villains are met with some tough decisions on which carrot to drop in favor of their survival. Jeong-il has to free his pursuer to trap Il-hwan and Il-hwan's enemies just keep piling up outside and inside of his doors. Yeong-joo and Dong-joon take some bold measures, but a very tough choice has to eventually be made for Yeong-joo's future,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 10 2017/04/26,
Being seen close to a body in Dramaland is never a promising event for one's future and in a series like "Whisper", the outcome is always predictable. Yeong-joo and Dong-joon now have two enemy sides to fight against, but those two sides are also fighting each other, complicating things for everyone. Tae-gon becomes the most important pawn for all sides while Soo-yeon finds herself in a familiar situation highlighting a theme of the drama,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 9 2017/04/25,
The status quo comes crashing down in episode nine of "Whisper" as Il-hwan makes a daring move that changes the game for everyone permanently. Baek Sang-goo becomes a key witness and he is taking bids from everyone, including Dong-joon and Yeong-joo. Meanwhile the "justice pair" start planting the seeds of distrust among Jeong-il and Soo-yeon's supporters,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 8 2017/04/18,
The hinted rift between our lovebird antagonists cannot stop expanding and it is aided by Yeong-joo and Dong-joon's actions, but also by the two elders who want to win over their rival. The desperate villains are starting to change their mind on their loyalties and this yields importance evidence for our heroes' case. At the same time, the shift of alliances creates new dangers and the suggestion for an unwelcome compromise,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 7 2017/04/17,
Dong-joon's newfound confidence and rediscovered sense of justice make him determined to take down Jeong-il and set things right for Yeong-joo and her family. The several antagonists of "Whisper" are starting to feel the pressure of their power games and cracks have begun to form in their mighty facade. Everyone has reasons to fight which are important to them and this means that backing down indefinitely is not something they are willing to do,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 6 2017/04/11,
With the addition of time to the list of everything going against Yeong-joo's efforts in "Whisper", our heroine is stuck in limbo as our antagonists play their little games. Il-hwan wants to cut Yoo-taek off from Taebaek, but his frenemy has quite the hefty request in return. Meanwhile Jeong-il and Soo-yeon are trapped between their families and rely on a very important document, which becomes an item currently desired by all,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 5 2017/04/10,
The cat is out of the bag and now four leads get to engage in backstabbing pleasantries for episode five of "Whisper". Dong-joon is looking for allies in an effort to keep himself safe and conquer Taebaek. Il-hwan tries to help for his own revenge, but his pull is limited by his daughter's affiliations. Yeong-joo is pushed into a corner and makes some desperate decisions upon receiving bad news regarding her father's health,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 4 2017/04/04,
There is justice in the world after all, or at least the world of Park Kyeong-soo. Dong-joon gets a rude awakening about his importance in Taebaek which changes the terms of his collaboration with Yeong-joo. The newly discovered deadly lover duo gets serious with its scheming and spares no one in order to protect their better half. With Yeong-joo's identity compromised, the time has come for alliances to be reassessed,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 3 2017/04/03,
Yeong-joo continues to dig deeper and Dong-joo continues to become more and more disgusting in episode three of "Whisper". Soo-yeon has picked up on the fact that Dong-joon is being blackmailed and she tries to weasel the culprit's name out of him. Meanwhile Jeong-il has his own revelations and things become clearer regarding the different alliances and conflicting interests within Taebaek,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 2 2017/03/28,
Our heroine has no time to lose in involving the man who doomed her father. Dong-joon finds himself forced to help her look for the killer through his new masters. Episode two of "Whisper" throws us right into the dirty world of Taebaek and its top lawyers, who all seem knee deep in its criminal activities. With Yeong-joo's father feeling ill and time running short, our protagonist takes desperate measures,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Whisper" Episode 1 2017/03/27,
Episode one throws us ruthlessly into the dark world of "Whisper" and shoves all the things to be expected from such stories right into our collective faces. There are victims, evil perpetrators and corrupt officials who create more victims, including their own conscience. At the same time, the drama's eagerness to cut right to the chase leaves me with little to no time for connecting to the characters at the moment,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Preview] "Whisper" 2017/03/25,
The critically acclaimed and much beloved PD and writer duo of "Punch - Drama" is back for more twisted goodness in the legal thriller "Whisper". A straightforward story of revenge and justice on paper, "Whisper" sounds much more interesting when we look at the names attached.
Detective Sin Yeong-joo (Lee Bo-young) wants revenge against the people who wronged her father. She enters a troubled partnership with judge Lee Dong-joon (Lee Sang-yoon), the man who convicted her father for murder. The pair seeks out the truth and becomes romantically involved in the process,...More
[Funcurve Review] "Beautiful Mind" 2016/10/15, "Beautiful Mind" is a medical melodrama about a doctor who suffers from the inability to feel emotions, and a cop who is working towards justice. Their paths cross through their mutual involvement in the mysterious deaths happening at the hospital. Through their interactions, they learn to look at the world through each other's eyes. Overall, despite the episode truncation at the end, "Beautiful Mind" left me with a good impression of the acting, writing and general plot,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2015/01/10, K-Films Coming Soon: ★★★★ "Today's Love": An unlikely and delicate romance blooms when a tough weather caster and hopeless romantic cross paths. (01/15) ★★★★★ "Lost Flower: Eo Woo-dong": A love triangle unfolds within Joseon's upper class that exposes the hypocrisy of high society. (01/15) ★★★★ "The Cat Funeral": A broken-up couple reunite for the funeral of their cat and are then confronted with past passions. (01/15) ★★★★★ "Chronicle of a Blood Merchant": A factory worker wants to marry the most beautiful woman in the village but first has to sell his blood as a sign of good health. (01/15) ★★★★★ "Mira Story": A documentary that follows a young woman, Mira, as she heads to Gangjung village to help hand out books to the community. (01/15),...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Fashion King - Movie" 2014/12/13,
Gi-myeong (played by Joo Won) becomes determined to excel in fashion either to humiliate the bullies who torment him / win the affections of the girl he likes / just out of sheer love for fashion. "Fashion King - Movie" is never particularly clear about which specific motivation is actually important to Gi-myeong, and all of them are pretty underdeveloped. But that's not what the movie is about anyway. The premise of "Fashion King - Movie" is mostly just an excuse to show off increasingly elaborate and bizarre fashion setpieces, which are more about provoking reaction shots and color commentary than they are anything actually resembling a coherent point,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/11/01, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "Fire in Hell": A Buddhist monk succumbs to sin and is cruelly cornered by fate on his way to redemption. (11/06)
★★★★ "Entangled": A family of four are put under pressure after the youngest daughter's child dies as a result of the mother's deteriorating mental condition. (11/06)
★★★★ "Daughter": A woman struggles to free herself from her strict ascetic upbringing and wonders what the future holds for her own family. (11/06)
★★★ "Fashion King - Movie": A high school student plans to become a fabulous fashionista in order to attract the attention of the prettiest girl in school. (11/06)
★★★★ "Glory For Everyone": A touching documentary that follows a young soccer team and accounts their struggles against poverty and class. (11/06),...More
[Spoiler] "Good Day" ends on a happy note 2014/10/05, Source,
The final episode of SBS weekend drama "Good Day" showed Han Song-jeong (Kim Mi-Sook) getting married with Nam Goong-yeong (Son Chang-min) and finding her own happiness.
Song-jeong's first daughter Da-ae (Hwang Woo-seul-hye) cried when her stepson Eun-chan (Jeong Jae-min) called her 'mom' and Song-jeong's second daughter Da-jeong (Park Se-young) successfully gave birth. Song-jeong told Da-jeong who had been through the pain of child-birth, "You've just met the greatest friend you'll ever have, I told you how happy I am because of you three",...More
[Spoiler] "Good Day" Lee Sang-woo and Park Se-young on a date 2014/06/01, Source,
SBS drama "Good Day" showed Jae-woo (Lee Sang-woo) and Da-jeong (Park Se-young) together on a date in the park. Jae-woo had won a bet and asked Da-jeong to watch a show with him but she forgot about their date and was late. They couldn't watch the show, so he suggested something else.
They had a fun time in Daehakro, eating street food and such alike. Da-jeong asked for a recipe, saying she wanted to make them for her students and Jae-woo couldn't help but watch her being cute,...More
Yoo Gun in "Sweet Springs" 2013/04/04, Source,
Actor Yoo Gun has been cast as the main actor of the upcoming KBS 1TV drama "Sweet Springs".
This drama is about the main character reuniting with his mother and overcoming the conflict and confusion he goes through with his foster family and real family,...More
Park Se-young Warms to Craft with TV Soaps 2012/12/08, Source,
Actress Park Se-young may look cold and unapproachable from afar, but she quickly opens up and shows her warm personality as she strikes up conversation. The 24-year-old newcomer resumed her acting career last year by appearing in several TV soaps. Recently she drew attention for her role in the SBS drama "Faith". She is now starring as a nerdy student in the new KBS drama "School 2013", which began airing early this week,...More
Park Se-young's uniform fashion 2012/11/29, Source,
Se-yeong is in uniform and she looks good.
Actress Park Se-young was seen in a picture posted on her Twitter with the words, "I needed hand cream and was going to buy one but a fan bought one for me. Thank you!",...More
"School 2013" 200% realistic 2012/11/22, Source,
KBS 2TV "School 2013" digs through the lives of high school students who are tainted with lack of communication, lack of affection and suppressed ranking in the small community of a school.
The characterized students of Seung Ri High School are going to share common ground by openly revealing the current status of the schools in reality,...More
Actress Park Se-young 2012/03/21, Source,
South Korea's new actress Park Se-young is posing in front of the camera at a presentatin of her new TV drama held at Lotte Hotel in Seoul's Jamshil area on March 19, 2012,...More
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