tvN Drama My Ahjusshi Ends with High Ratings and Acclaim From Critics and Audiences Alike

A big round of deserving applause is due to the cast and crew of tvN Wed-Thurs drama My Ahjusshi (My Mister) which ended its 16-episode run with what I would call near universal thumbs up. The final episode 16 brought in a series high 7.352% ratings and the ending was one that everyone watching seemed to be happy with. With the PD of Signal, Misaeng, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, and Cinderella Unni paired with the screenwriter of Another Oh Hae Young, My Ahjusshi was all about the emotional highs and lows of surviving versus living and the wide spectrum in between. Lee Seon Kyun was always a beloved actor for his skills but IU is finally getting positive acting feedback that will hopefully put to rest naysayers about her decision to be an actress as well as a singer. I’m still only halfway through this amazing drama with so much richness and depth but for those who have finished hopefully it was a meal that satisfied the mind, heart, and soul as all good dramas should. Continue reading

My Ahjusshi with Lee Seon Kyun and IU Premieres on tvN Wed-Thurs Following Mother

This drama just caught up to me and without realizing it tvN drama My Ahjusshi premiered this Wednesday on March 21st taking over the time slot from Mother. The drama comes with a critically acclaimed production team of the writer … Continue reading

2017 Blue Dragon Awards Rewards Hit Movie A Taxi Driver and Shares Tearful Remembrance of Actor Kim Joo Hyuk

The just held more elite Blue Dragon Awards this weekend in Seoul celebrated the cinematic achievements of South Korean cinema in 2017 and also memorialized the life and acting works of deceased actor Kim Joo Hyuk. There were basically three … Continue reading

Three Huge Age Gap Korean Projects Coming in 2018 with Mr. Sunshine, My Ahjusshi, and Love Sling

I’m amused by the hand wringing by K-netizens on the coming 2018 romance (or romance-adjacent) K-dramas with huge age gaps. Like this hasn’t happened before, and enough times to make it just a meh reaction from me. I even loved … Continue reading

Elle Korea Highlights Four Sets of jTBC Upcoming Drama Leads in November Issue

Which of these four upcoming jTBC onscreen couplings are you looking forward to this most? For me it’s the Park-Park couple, as in Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Shik in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon airing in January 2017. Elle … Continue reading

Miss Korea Looks Amazing with Release of Full Drama Posters and Second Teaser

Okay folks, Miss Korea continues to look fantastic. We might have another worthy contender on our hands. The full slate of drama posters have just dropped and its across-the-board gorgeous. I was already salivating over the first one featuring Miss Korea … Continue reading