tvN Premieres New Mon-Tues Drama Link: Eat, Love, Kill with Yeo Jin Gu and Moon Ga Young to 3% Range Ratings But Promising Buzz

This week continues the new drama premiere and Mon-Tues saw the arrival of Link: Eat, Love, Kill on tvN taking over the time slot left empty for 6 weeks after Military Prosecutor Doberman ended in end of April. That drama started with 5% range ratings and kept going up ending past 10% so it’s one of the tvN hits in 2022 but Link really has to carve out its own path and expectations. This drama with Yeo Jin Gu and Moon Ga Young reuniting as two child actors who worked together over a decade ago and now both successful adult actors getting what sounds like an interesting and meaty combo drama – romance with suspense and even fantasy all rolled together. The promos are weird in an off-kilter way but so far the reviews for the first two episodes have been positive from viewers while the premiere ratings of 3.124% and 3.098% are merely okay. I’m traveling this week so haven’t had a chance to dive in yet but I look forward to hopefully being pleasantly surprised when I do.

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Food and a Murder Mystery Form the Basis of the Striking Official Posters for Upcoming tvN Drama Link: Eat, Love, Die with Yeo Jin Gu and Moon Ga Young

I’m ambivalent towards when K-romances throw in a death, murder, mystery angle, not that it can’t work or that I’ve never liked one before, it’s just not my favorite two things to combine together. From The Girl Who Sees Smells … Continue reading

Romance Time Skip K-Film Similar Completes Cast of Yeo Jin Gu, Choi Yi Hyun, Kim Hye Yoon, Na In Woo, and Bae In Hyuk

Okay, now I’m getting annoyed and I really was fine with Kim Hye Yoon being like a supporting actress role in Snowdrop to newbie Jisoo but now it’s getting ridiculous. On what planet is she is the second lead to … Continue reading

K-netizens Assemble the Grown Up and Glowed Up Top Drama Child Stars of the Last Two Decades with Yoo Seung Ho, Yeo Jin Gu, Kim Yoo Jung, Kim So Hyun, and More

It’s one of the mysteries of K-drama land where a precocious and adorable child star will after the time jump turn into the male or female lead who looks nothing alike. I mean, pre-teen Yeo Jin Gu turned into 25-year … Continue reading

K-netizens Assemble the Perfect GIF Set of Actors Suitable to Play the Male Lead in Highly Anticipated K-drama Adaptation of Novel The Youngest Son of Sunyang

I’m sure the final casting will NOT be one of these talented and charismatic male actors but one can wish, along with appreciating the GIF and selection talents of K-netizens. The novel The Youngest Son of Sunyang (also called The … Continue reading

Twenty More Actors/Actresses Join the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List in Second Release

The KOFIC assembled Korean Actors 200 list (consisting of both actors and actresses) is already fodder for discussion with fans wondering why their faves may or may not have been included. This is definitely a movie (Chungmuro) driven list so … Continue reading

jTBC Fri-Sat Thriller Beyond Evil is a Masterclass in Brilliant Male Lead Acting and a Shaky Story Construct

I’m ambivalent about newly arrived jTBC Fri-Sat drama Beyond Evil (Monster) because it feels like it’s trying to be smarter than it actually is. Sometimes a good thriller is about following the breadcrumbs instead of feinting left, right, and all … Continue reading