by: Raine — When I found out they were remaking Nodame Cantabile as a K-drama I was beyond excited. Unfortunately, life intervened and I was unable to indulge. Finally, I decided to just watch and I’m glad I did. I’m on episode 8 of 16, that pivotal episode in K-drama where a love is actualizedContinue reading “Cantabile Tomorrow, Episode 8: A Musician’s Reaction”
by: Raine — It’s taken me awhile to think of how I wanted to present my take on episode 6. There are so many psychological issues broached that I had a hard time figuring out what angle I should take. I am NOT an expert on feral children although my psych studies did tell meContinue reading “Good Doctor: The side effects of artistic license (Episode 6 Review)”
by: Raine — Writer Park Jae-bum has started to use Si-on’s autism as a story tool rather than represent the disability sincerely. This is because there is no other way for the plotline to advance in the manner that Jae-bum ssi wishes it to. He wants people to start to see Si-on for who heContinue reading “Good Doctor: The manipulation of autism (Episode 5 Review)”
by: Raine — Less Si-on and more politics is not a good direction for this show. While it’s all good and well to see the good guys fight the bad guys, it sucks when we have to watch all the tedium that comes with political battles. However, I will admit that one aspect of theContinue reading “Good Doctor: How to explain autism (Episode 4 Review)”
by: Raine — Good Doctor. The title of this show can mean so many things. It can mean that Park Si-on is an untapped “good doctor”. It can ask the question, “Can he be a good doctor?” It can also ask, “What is a good doctor?” I want to add in there, does addressing anyContinue reading “Good Doctor: How to create a good doctor (Episode 3 Review)”
by: Raine — Episode 2 dealt with autism head on and I can’t say…that I’m totally pleased with how it was handled. But when has television ever handled a subject like medicine or law with perfect accuracy?
by: Raine — Good Doctor’s premise had me hooked. I’ve worked with children and adults with autism and it’s one of my passions in life. I’m no expert by any means, but I know a thing or two about autism and people with autism. So I decided to review Good Doctor and its portrayal ofContinue reading “Good Doctor: First Impressions (Episode 1 Review)”