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”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 8

  If the last episode of Descendants of the Sun was about the small moments, this one was about the small windows of time that allows our characters and those around them to see the world more clearly. The world is also seeing this drama quite clearly as it shot up 0.5% to 28.8%, mereContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 8”

HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 7

Descendants of the Sun rode atop romance and angsty separations for its first six episodes, but this episode saw a sudden turn. It began to look inward, to inspect the minutiae of humanity and the beauty found in the smallest of human connections. Perhaps the lack of intense romantic interaction is what kept the showContinue reading “HanCinema Review: Descendants of the Sun Episode 7”

Dramaland in Review #2

by: Raine — Hello universe.┬áLet’s check out what I’ve been watching and hear a couple of rants and raves. This week we’ll be looking into Descendants of the Sun, Moorim School, One More Happy Ending, Come Back, Ahjusshi, and Cheese in the Trap. I don’t want this to just be about my not-so-humble-opinion, but I’veContinue reading “Dramaland in Review #2”