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”