Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food Ends with 6% Ratings But Mixed Audience Reviews

Last weekend the jTBC drama Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food (Something in the Rain) signed off with a scene in the rain, apropos for the PD to really commit to a thematic element throughout the drama. But the drama itself couldn’t commit to a narrative path whether sweet romance or family melodrama, stumbling a bit in the final episodes and probably enough to attrition audience interest and excitement in the underlying romance, myself included.

The final episode brought in 6.7% ratings so the drama averaged a very successful run for the cable network but everything seemed to wobble after the Baeksang Awards three weeks ago, perhaps a mix of settling ennui with the disapproving mom story line or minor blow back from male lead Jung Hae In‘s photo faux pas. I found myself not caring by the end and annoyed that the leads who seem to really love each other couldn’t communicate properly to work through issues that early on in the drama both appeared mature enough to have weathered. Pretty Noona ended up being best at the visuals of the two leads kissing, hugging, and walking through the rain together. Continue reading

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

Son Ye Jin and Jung Hae In are Picture Perfect OTP at Press Conference for Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food

Man, these two make me grin cheek-to-cheek. The black and white couples outfits! The cute pink and white background! Their hand holding and sweet grins! Son Ye Jin and Jung Hae In may still have to content with the ratings … Continue reading

OTP Chemistry Overflows in the Kitchen and the Rain in New Promos for Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food

Rain has been noticeably present from the very first teaser of jTBC romance Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food all the way through two of the three drama posters released showing the leads walking under an umbrella. Now the network … Continue reading

K-stars Attend Be With You Movie Premiere Starring Son Ye Jin and So Ji Sub

A weepy romance movie starring So Ji Sub and Son Ye Jin, of course the VIP movie premiere for Be With You would be bursting at the seams with celebrity guest attendees. Song Seung Heon looked his preppiest best at … Continue reading