Recap of Queen Seondeok Episode 4

Background – King Jinpyeong rules over Silla while contending against the wiles of Mishil. His firstborns were twin girls – Cheonmyeong and Deokman. An ancient prophecy claims that when a king shall give birth to twins, the royal male line shall disappear. Jinpyeong, fearful of offering Mishil any ammunition against himself, bundles away Deokman (the …

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Beat (1997)

To finally experience an iconic larger than life character, I had to meet Min. Introduced by Jung Woo-sung’s soft voice, Min is a master brawler, pulled into one unfortunate incident then another when tagging with his friends in their quest for mastery over their fate. It is through Min’s soothing steady narration of his life that …

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Kim Jong-hyun

There was a strong refusal to believe it, to accept that something so dire could end what I deemed to be perfect. It was astonishing that a seemingly happy and cheerful person could be suffering so deeply. It had to be a hoax. Like a story unfolding in front of my eyes, a work of …

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A prodigious voice profiler and a ‘mad dog’ detective team up to nab the serial killer who killed their loved ones. Her – Kang Kwon-joo (Lee Ha-na) is rational, determined and unflappable, almost to the point of being tranquil – a transformation forged from sorrow, injustice and helplessness. Intelligent and worldly wise, while possessing an unjaded compassionate …

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High School King of Savvy

A high school hockey player moonlighting as a corporate director at a real estate firm finds love at the workplace. Her – She’s socially awkward yet caring, mature yet playful, innocent and wise, generous with her love while setting boundaries and rules. Jung Soo-young (Lee Ha-na) is like an alien adjusting to earthly life, but she’s …

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