jTBC Drama The Light in Your Eyes Basking in Rave Reviews and Ratings Going From 3% to Over 8% in Episode 8

The television winners continue to come from cable networks after the first quarter into 2019, and with tvN sageuk The Crowned Clown wrapped up its ratings leading run on Mon-Tues it’s time for jTBC drama The Light in Your Eyes (Dazzling) to reign supreme solo. The drama is actually 2/3rds into its run even though it’s only aired 8 episodes, with a 75-minute per episode running time there are only 12 episodes in total. The drama started off with a solid 3.185% ratings and it’s since gone up steadily and the most recent episode 8 brought in 8.447%. The viewers and critics alike agree that the drama is moving and well-produced and acted all around, with veteran Kim Hye Ja being the heart of the story and her younger version female lead Han Ji Min also excelling at the same role. Male lead Nam Joo Hyuk for once gets no criticism and everyone likes his performance so far. The drama is wonderful so check it out if you haven’t already. Continue reading

First Look at Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, Kim Hye Ja, and Son Ho Jun Filming jTBC Drama Dazzling

The four leads of upcoming jTBC early 2019 K-drama Dazzling (Brilliant) gathered together as filming has started and I’m cautiously optimistic. The younger man-older woman pairing in currently airing tvN drama Encounter (Boyfriend) is working so beautifully that I hope … Continue reading

Lee Sung Min, Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Joo Ji Hoon Take Home 2018 Korean Film Critic Acting Awards

Another K-awards ceremony came and went and this one was decided low key being from the Korean Film Critics Association┬ábut the winners merit a mention. It’s pretty serendipitous and likely a good sign that upcoming K-drama Brilliant costars Han Ji … Continue reading

Big Name Stars Descend on the Red Carpet Opening Night of the 2018 Busan Film Festival

If this week’s sad showing of mostly second and third tier K-stars at the Korean Drama Awards, then it was the exact opposite at the opening night red carpet of the 2018 Busan International Film Festival where I felt so … Continue reading

Third Time’s the Charm as Knowing Wife Wraps Drama Run and Cast Attend Party

The conclusion of tvN time-travel and do-over drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife) frees up on Wed-Thurs again after being fairly addicted for the past eight weeks. I tried to watch on the days it aired but wasn’t so engrossed that … Continue reading

Ji Sung and Han Ji Min Both Try to Change the Future Again as Knowing Wife Maintains High Ratings Through Episode 12

I haven’t been this addicted to a K-drama in awhile and couldn’t have found a more satisfying watch than currently airing tvN Wed-Thurs drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife). Leads Ji Sung and Han Ji Min have crafted characters whose fate … Continue reading