Raine’s 2013 Year-End Review! The Year of Unfulfilled Potential

by: Raine

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(My mom made this opening graphic. She’s awesome. Check her shop!)

This year was the year of unfulfilled potential. So many fantastic premises came out with fantastic casting and fantastic directors and writers and huge budgets. And most of it fell flat. I won’t say that I didn’t have fun immersing myself in dramaland, I just felt like it was not up to snuff.

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2013 Polls: A Year of Unfulfilled Potential in K-dramaland

by: Raine

CM Capture 118(Kim Yu-mi as Lee Jin-sook from Heartless City)

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to assess the hours that we’ve invested into dramaland and hope that all that time was worth it. Here are some polls, so cast your vote, leave your opinions in the comments and tell me your holiday wishes for next year! Did this year’s dramas fulfill their potential or fail miserably? Continue reading

Hancinema Reviews: Goddess of Fire Jung-yi, Master’s Sun, Medical Top Team, Suspicious Housekeeper

by: Raine

I’ve been doing a lot of writing for Hancinema lately and I decided to put up fewer posts with those links. Let’s just do a few with multiple links, hm? So here are my reviews for Hancinema!

Goddess of Fire Jung-yi 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 (finale)

Master’s Sun 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 (finale)

Medical Top Team 1, 2, 3, 4

Suspicious Housekeeper 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8