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
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
I’m so happy to finally see a good preview from the upcoming tvN sageuk drama Three Musketeers, which is the transplanted to Joseon version of the famous novel story for those who haven’t been keeping track of the development and … Continue reading
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
I’m not a fan of heavily photo-shopped posters whether it’s making edits to the person or editing different people onto the same shot. That’s why the first official poster for Three Musketeers is a thumbs down for me in style. … Continue reading
I finally have a cannot miss reason to watch Three Musketeers! Two more video teasers came out featuring Yang Dong Gun and Jung Hae In and wowsers did these two knock my socks off the way the first two with … Continue reading
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