HanCinema Review: Jackpot Episode 23

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) The Musin rebellion is underway and In-jwa is desperate to make it happen – desperate enough to sacrifice people in order to achieve his endgoal of saving those very same people. King Yeongjo faces the same dilemma. Does he listen toContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Jackpot Episode 23”

HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 4

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Despite wavering ratings, Entertainers continues strongly. Ji Seong is just hitting this role out of the park. Kang Min-hyuk had the chance to really open up as Ha-neul truly lets himself feel the after effects of the horrors in his life. WeContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 4”

HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 3

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) As with all of the strongest dramas, Entertainers has begun to put together the one thing that always grabs at hearts and convinces the viewer to invest into it. It has created a family, a band family. A group of hurting misfitsContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 3”

HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 2

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Entertainers came in at 6.6%, but the rating does not reflect the quality of this show, its premise, or the performances of the cast. If episode 1 was dead on in its pacing and emotional delivery, then episode 2 can only beContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 2”

HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 1

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Wow. I really like Entertainers. It delivered the necessary introductory episode with panache and Ji Seong hit his character Sin Seok-ho right out of the park. Hyeri as Green, who doesn’t look like she’s just recovered from a very serious disease,Continue reading “HanCinema Review: Entertainers Episode 1”

HanCinema Review: Jackpot Episode 8

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Although Jackpot‘s rating lowered to 8.7%, it’s plot has stabilized and become much more cohesive. Save for a few moments, it has ditched the exaggerated antics that defined it in its earliest episodes. There are a lackluster backstories for our characters,Continue reading “HanCinema Review: Jackpot Episode 8”

HanCinema Review: Jackpot Episode 7

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Jackpot has calmed in its erratic plot flailings and settled into a steadier pace, which was very welcome. It came it a 9.1%, higher than the last episode, but still behind its Monday competitors. The calmer pacing allowed for the actorsContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Jackpot Episode 7”