Category Archives: Character Analysis

Kdrama Women’s Week | Day Four: Work x3

Yoon Hye Jin, La Dolce Vita (2008) Oh Yun Soo’s Yoon Hye Jin is a perennial favorite for me, a perfect combination of an actress at the top of her game and writer who makes his women as rich and

Kdrama Women’s Week | Day Four: Work x3

Yoon Hye Jin, La Dolce Vita (2008) Oh Yun Soo’s Yoon Hye Jin is a perennial favorite for me, a perfect combination of an actress at the top of her game and writer who makes his women as rich and

Nice Guy (Innocent Man) Episodes 9-12 Part II: Reflection

   Quote (or, Ma Ru, Silence, and Identity) Were you waiting for Seo Eun Ki all this time? You thought Seo Eun Ki would come back, that she would come back to find you, so you couldn’t move? – Jae

Nice Guy (Innocent Man) Episodes 9-12 Part II: Reflection

   Quote (or, Ma Ru, Silence, and Identity) Were you waiting for Seo Eun Ki all this time? You thought Seo Eun Ki would come back, that she would come back to find you, so you couldn’t move? – Jae

Nice Guy: Han Jae Hee Character Analysis (Through Episode 4)

I was just going to include a section on Jae Hee in this week’s post on Nice Guy, but the conversations I’ve been having regarding her on tumblr and Dramabeans have been so insightful, so absorbing (and so freakin’ long, let’s

Nice Guy: Han Jae Hee Character Analysis (Through Episode 4)

I was just going to include a section on Jae Hee in this week’s post on Nice Guy, but the conversations I’ve been having regarding her on tumblr and Dramabeans have been so insightful, so absorbing (and so freakin’ long, let’s

Nice Guy (The Innocent Man) Episodes 3-4 Reflection

[TW: domestic violence & abuse]    Quotes “If I were to explain it, would you understand? How bright, as luxurious as a dream, so beautiful it makes you want to stop breathing. If I were to explain it to you,

Nice Guy (The Innocent Man) Episodes 3-4 Reflection

[TW: domestic violence & abuse]    Quotes “If I were to explain it, would you understand? How bright, as luxurious as a dream, so beautiful it makes you want to stop breathing. If I were to explain it to you,

Nice Guy (The Innocent Man) First Impressions

[TW: .gif, epilepsy warning] Drama Overview Nice Guy premiered last week with two excellent episodes. Sleek, gorgeous, and well-paced, the show managed to capture my imagination and spark my anticipation for next week. And the acting is so. good. It’s

Nice Guy (The Innocent Man) First Impressions

[TW: .gif, epilepsy warning] Drama Overview Nice Guy premiered last week with two excellent episodes. Sleek, gorgeous, and well-paced, the show managed to capture my imagination and spark my anticipation for next week. And the acting is so. good. It’s

I Do I Do…like Ji An and Tae Kang

Waxing Poetic Tae Kang I’ve watched all the way up to Episode 12 of I Do I Do and I am definitely on the Tae Kang ship. He is so honest and respectful which are qualities I really admire. And

I Do I Do…like Ji An and Tae Kang

Waxing Poetic Tae Kang I’ve watched all the way up to Episode 12 of I Do I Do and I am definitely on the Tae Kang ship. He is so honest and respectful which are qualities I really admire. And

Queen In Hyun’s Man Episode 6 Reflection

[Spoilers through episode 8!] Drama Overview Queen In Hyun’s Man is gorgeous.  Yes, like most kdramas, and TV in general, it has good looking actors, but it’s more than that. It’s wonderful to look at, so much so that it

Queen In Hyun’s Man Episode 6 Reflection

[Spoilers through episode 8!] Drama Overview Queen In Hyun’s Man is gorgeous.  Yes, like most kdramas, and TV in general, it has good looking actors, but it’s more than that. It’s wonderful to look at, so much so that it

What’s Up, Fox?: An Introduction

I’m back! And slowly emerging from a tumblr-fueled, Glee-induced hiatus during which I watched all three seasons in two weeks, fell in love with Ms. Mercedes Jones (and Amber Riley), became closely acquainted with the fandom…and then slowly backed away,

What’s Up, Fox?: An Introduction

I’m back! And slowly emerging from a tumblr-fueled, Glee-induced hiatus during which I watched all three seasons in two weeks, fell in love with Ms. Mercedes Jones (and Amber Riley), became closely acquainted with the fandom…and then slowly backed away,

The Equator Man

The first episode was a shaky, but intriguing beginning to the story of two men who grow up as friends and rivals. It stars Uhm Tae Woong as Kim Seon Woo and Lee Joon Hyuk, of City Hunter prosecutor fame

The Equator Man

The first episode was a shaky, but intriguing beginning to the story of two men who grow up as friends and rivals. It stars Uhm Tae Woong as Kim Seon Woo and Lee Joon Hyuk, of City Hunter prosecutor fame

On Ji Wook & Mr. Darcy

There is a tendency in what we call “trendy dramas” to identify the typical cold chaebol hero as being inspired by Fitzwilliam Darcy from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Some kdrama heros who have been compared to Darcy in the recent

On Ji Wook & Mr. Darcy

There is a tendency in what we call “trendy dramas” to identify the typical cold chaebol hero as being inspired by Fitzwilliam Darcy from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Some kdrama heros who have been compared to Darcy in the recent

Fine Motion-Portraits: A Thousand Days Promise

A drama of fine motion-portraits In this drama “character is King.” I found that all the characters in TDP were memorable in their own right because they each had a distinct identity, but a few really stood out. They are

Fine Motion-Portraits: A Thousand Days Promise

A drama of fine motion-portraits In this drama “character is King.” I found that all the characters in TDP were memorable in their own right because they each had a distinct identity, but a few really stood out. They are