HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 10

With the romance firmly cemented by episode 9’s romantic antics and kisses, episode 10 introduces some major plot points to yank the drama back into action. Not that its ratings need more action – they’re consistently on the rise. This episode clocked in at 31.6%, 1.2% higher than last night’s episode. Descendants of the SunContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 10”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 9

If there is one thing that can almost always bolster ratings it is a good kiss…or two! Hello 30% ratings – 30.4% to be exact. The Song-Song couple not only shared two very romantic kissing scenes (and a good roll in the hay,) but the episode was bolstered by the high-intensity romantic moments between Song-SongContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 9”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 5

Despite its lack of action, the romantic play of Descendants of the Sun has earned it another record-breaking rating: 27.4%. I find this rating rather incredible, but Song Joong-ki is a strong lead with the skills and the looks to carry the show along with Song Hye-kyo. The show also knows just how to pullContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 5”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 4

Descendants of the Sun shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. It is only in the second week and it is pulling in ratings of 24.1%. A mixture of the hype, the star power, the whopping budget, and the intensity of the plot and romance is the reason for its success. Writer Kim Eun-sook alwaysContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 4”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 3

After a long week of waiting, Descendants of the Sun has graced us with another episode that came in at an unheard of 23.4%. Again, I can’t iterate enough how slick and gorgeous it is or how fantastic the actors are in their roles. Song Joong-ki, despite his pretty face, is 100% masculine and inContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 3”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 2

If episode one of Descendants of the Sun was about introductions, episode two, coming in on top at 15.5%, fleshed them out and added the rest of the teams that support Si-jin and Mo-yeon. Romance was the priority, but it didn’t feel like the show was beating us over the head with it. Instead, theContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 2”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 1

It’s finally here, folks! KBS‘s first pre-produced, star-studded drama Descendants of the Sun. The drama dominated the charts at whopping 14.3%. It’s Song Joong-ki‘s first drama after his mandatory military service, which is all too fitting. He as Soldier Yoo Si-jin is joined by Song Hye-kyo as war doctor Kang Mo-yeon, Jin Goo as SoldierContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 1”