Blood, Tears, and Love Triangles in First Drama Preview for jTBC Epic Sageuk My Country

Woah momma is this going to be an intense ride. The first drama preview has dropped for jTBC sageuk My Country and it’s all about my heart. As in, rip it out and stomp on it for good measure with the pain to come. It’s full on torture porn levels of torment on male lead Yang Se Jong and his bestie turned enemy Woo Do Hwan doesn’t appear to have it any easier even if he looks less haggard and beaten. Female lead Seolhyun really has to step it up to meet these two men acting their guts out with the action scenes and tons of close ups of their anguished faces. This dramas looks great based on the preview and honestly is what I wanted from Arthdal Chronicles but that drama was hampered by being set a thousand years earlier with the weird fantasy Neanthals and their rack-rack-gak-gak language that was just absurdly laughable and their blue lips and weird super strength was just presently so silly. A good sageuk needs to be intense and still believable with the heightened angst and stakes and My Country so far seems to be primed to deliver. Continue reading

Park Seo Joon, Ahn Sung Ki, and Woo Do Hwan Promote Boxing Exorcism Movie Divine Fury in Bazaar Korea Pictorial

The summer months are more than halfway over and hopefully the heat hasn’t melted anyone yet. The South Korean box office hasn’t been sizzling for the local fare other than the award winning social commentary film Parasite but next weeks … Continue reading

Jang Hyuk Adds Veteran Gravitas to Sageuk Drama My Country with Young Leads Yang Se Jong, Seolhyun, and Woo Do Hwan

Being a veteran K-actor or actress has the additional perk of picking even supporting roles that can end up more critical to the narrative. One needn’t always be the lead to scene steal and my gut tells me Jang Hyuk … Continue reading

KBS Wed-Thurs Drama Mad Dog Saddled with Incompetently Awful Posters and Premieres This Wednesday

There is such an extreme lack of poster making talent that went into premiering this Wednesday KBS drama Mad Dog I’m actually interested in checking it out now. The drama posters look like it was made by a middle schooler … Continue reading