2014 Drama Reviews: Enjoyment in the Good and the Inexplicably Bad

Year end drama reviews always starts off like a looming chore, telling me to wash the dish one more time even though I’ve washed it thoroughly already. But then I grow to appreciate it, the added step may yield a dirty spot I missed before, or even the chance to slow down and enjoy the process rather than bemoan the redundancy of it. I write because I love it, so why not look on the brighter more useful side and believe I have one more burst of energy left to wrap up drama writing for 2014.

Tackling this year’s crop of dramas watched didn’t yield any opinion changes due to the passage of time. Things really were what was offered and the good and bad all combined into a rather uneventful year for me. I watched a lot less than usual and was quite content without any worry that I was letting things slip by, even punting promising fare for eventual rainy day marathons depending on my mood. Going with my own flow felt particularly assuring and that likely contributed to this feeling of accomplishment with the ones I did watch. Overall I enjoyed this drama year, did you? Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Bring the Glamour for the 2014 SETTV Drama Awards

It’s a bit of a downer to feel so nonchalant about the T aiwan idol dramas of 2014. SETTV dumped a lot of drama hours but overall the buzz seems to have died down. Despite producing one of my all-time … Continue reading