Guest Stars and Supporting Characters Shine in Goblin as the Drama Integrates All Characters Seamlessly

Everything feels connected in Goblin in ways both substantive and logical within its fantasy narrative. Supporting characters tug at the heartstrings or make one seethe with anger, and guest starring roles are memorable and meaningful. The leads have the lions share of screen time but long after this drama is over I will also remember all the seemingly minor characters and moments involving them that were beautifully integrated into the central story line.

Kim So Hyun and Kim Min Hae‘s role as Kim Sun and Wang Yeo was sweetly rendered so that present day Sunny and Reaper could feel so three dimensional in their sudden romance. Park Hee Bon as Eun Tak’s mother was the first to make me cry in episode 1, and Nam Da Reum showed us how Goblin lived his 900 years with purpose to help those who understood how to gave back. Jung Hae In‘s oppa was more than just a jealousy trigger plot device, and all the ghosts around Eun Tak made me root for their exit from limbo in a way that mirror’s Kim Shin’s quest to die. Continue reading

Three Musketeers Holds Bromance Press Conference and Releases Long Preview

Hot on the heels of cable network tvN announcing that it would hold its own year end awards, the network trotted out the cast of its upcoming sageuk Three Musketeers for the obligatory press conference. If this drama is as … Continue reading

Three Musketeers Rebounds With Better Graphic Design on Second Set of Posters and Character Stills

A second batch of official posters arrived this weekend for Three Musketeers and are significantly better than the pictures that appeared on the official website pages. Those looked like something produced in the basement by a bored and lazy first … Continue reading

Three Musketeers Confirms Love Triangle Leads Jung Yong Hwa, Seo Hyun Jin, and Lee Jin Wook

I’m taking a fifty thousand feet high up approach when viewing the upcoming ambitious cable network tvN sageuk drama Three Musketeers. It is indeed an adaptation of the classic French novel into a Joseon era story involving a crown prince … Continue reading