Monthly Archive: April 2017

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 8

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year AfterHalfway through the series, the aftermath of the disastrous event which hit Uruk becomes more evident and makes episode 8 difficult and painful to watch in general. Select Scenes from Episode 8 1. “I Miss You” Yoo Shi-jin:...

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 7

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year AfterIf episode 7 has a title of its own, it would be Decisions and Sacrifices. Due to the earthquake that greatly devastated the construction site, there were a lot of casualties, but on the bright side, there were...

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year AfterRelationships can be complicated and much twisted. Kang Mo-yeon makes Yoo Shi-jin apologize over the kiss and gets separated from him again . But that is not the end of their love story; a disaster strikes Uruk and reunites the...

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year AfterThe start of the fifth episode catches us off guard when Yoo Shi-jin reaches to Kang Mo-yeon and finally kisses her. This passionate kiss hints to the overall romance theme of the episode—the budding romance of the...

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Weekly Ratings Update: April 10 – 23, 2017

Note: We missed publishing the update for April 10 to 16 period so we are integrating it in this post. For four consecutive episodes (episodes 4 to 7), Whisper consistently gained 15 % in viewer ratings but finally broke that record when it achieved a whopping 16 % for its even episode...

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My top 3 favorite dramas in my three years of watching

Exactly three years ago today, I finished binge-watching my very first Korean drama. Back in the summer days of 2014, I didn’t really imagine I could enjoy watching this kind of TV show that rarely attracts the male audience. But on April 21 in that year, out of sheer boredom...

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“Man to Man” achieves highest premiere rating, breaks “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’s” record

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon started about two months ago and hit the headlines when it recorded the highest first episode rating among all previous JTBC dramas, at 3.829 %*. Now that it has finished its run, its successor is setting another records for the cable network. Man to Man...

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Park Hae-jin considers “Man to Man” role his most natural drama performance

On his 11th year in the entertainment industry, actor Park Hae-jin  assumes a leading role in JTBC’s upcoming drama Man to Man. He plays the role of Kim Seol-woo, a black ops agent who works as a bodyguard to a longtime celebrity while completing national secret tasks assigned to him. This is different...

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Big Small Things About ‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon finally ended on Saturday, April 15. Although it did not break through the 10 % mark in viewership ratings, its record is by no means ordinary and so-so. Its finale achieved 8.96 % according to nationwide data from Nielsen Korea, making the average ratings of its...

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 4

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year AfterThis episode starts with a scene filled with tension and fear. Although that gets resolved halfway through the show, it caused a conflict between our heroes that once again tests their budding romantic relationship. Fortunately, the episode ends...