HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Special 3

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Descendants of the Sun aired its last special today and it was full of the goodies I wished that the first two had contained. We got interviews, behind the scenes, stories, cute moments, history, and more. It was a fun hourContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Special 3”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Special 2

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) For those of you hoping for more recaps of the second OTP pairing between Myeong-joo and Dae-yeong, this second special did throw in a few of their juiciest bits. However, it mostly focused on Si-jin and Mo-yeon and on the trialsContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Special 2”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Special 1

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) For those of you dearly missing the grand romance of Descendants of the Sun, this special is for you. It recounts the key moments of Si-jin’s and Mo-yeon’s relationship from the moment they met until the moment they parted after theContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Special 1”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 16 (final)

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Descendants of the Sun has come to an end and that fact feels a bit surreal as well as its rating of 38.8%. Not just as a viewer, but as a reviewer. Not just as a reviewer, but as an internationalContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 16 (final)”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 15

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) In its penultimate episode, Descendants of the Sun tops itself with 34.8% ratings in spite of the fact that it was competing with South Korean elections. This drama suffers from too many tonal shifts, but the tone of this episode wasContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 15”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 14

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) For the second time in its fourteen-episode run Descendants of the Sun┬áhas experienced a ratings drop. It came in at 33.0%, 0.5% decrease. Perhaps it is the fact that the glamour and excitement of the foreign country was no longer present.Continue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 14”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 13

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Our crew of loveable characters has landed back in Korea and served us up another ratings hike. Episode 13 earned at 33.5% on the Nielsen Korea chart and the sheer number of adorable couple moments and character beats support it. YooContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 13”