Recaps, Reviews, and Interviews

by: Raine — Here is a handy-dandy list of all of my drama recaps, drama reviews, HanCinema reviews, film reviews, Interviews, Korea Joa coverage, and Soompi Articles! — Recaps   Big 1, 2, 3, 4 Character Introductions   Bride of the Century 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Character Introductions Cheongdam-dong AliceContinue reading “Recaps, Reviews, and Interviews”

Raine’s 2011 Year-End Review!

by: Raine — Welcome to the end of another eventful K-drama year. The end of 2011 marks the end of my first full K-drama loving year. I watched ten 2011 dramas and I will give you my highly unbiased opinion. (Yes, those two words are inherently opposites. I know. I know.) Included in this reviewContinue reading “Raine’s 2011 Year-End Review!”

Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Thoughts on Episodes 3 & 4

by: Raine Flower Boy Ramyun Shop has exceeded my expectations. What began as a hokey high school drama has turned into a show makes use of extremes and juxtaposes them in subtle ways. It may seem like a contradictory statement, but normally one finds that when extremes are used for comedic effect, it often losesContinue reading “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Thoughts on Episodes 3 & 4”

Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Review of Episode 2

by: Raine I avoided watching the second episode for a few days. My hope was that it would redeem the show. My fear was that it wouldn’t. Even if it didn’t, I know some dramas take a while to find their stride. If this episode didn’t uphold my desire for greatness, I promised myself toContinue reading “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Review of Episode 2”

Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: First Impressions

by: Raine After the first episode aired on Monday, I had to wait for it to be subbed. During that unbearably long waiting period, I avoided reviews and recaps to keep my opinion unbiased. Whilst haunting dramabeans (and desperately avoiding spoilers), I did see that my fellow OT members dubbed the drama “Flower Boy RAWRyumContinue reading “Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: First Impressions”