Why is there this sudden influx of thriller dramas in the new year? Is it because one of the most lauded shows of last year was Signal, a thriller? Well, whatever maybe the reason but I’m interested in all of them. Joining the list (including Missing 9, Voice) is one more show — Defendant. I just hope there is no overdose of thrills! Defendant stars Ji Sung in the lead role and centers around the often used but always exciting Continue reading
It was love at first sight for me when it comes to Yeon Woo Jin, from the moment I saw him for the first time in that lovely, sunny opening track of Marriage Not Dating and since then, I always get excited to see him in something new. His follow-up show Divorce Lawyer In love just went under the radar and I couldn’t find time to start it but I’m bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, all set to watch his newest drama Introverted Boss. It looks funny and encompasses one of my favourite tropes — workplace and romance-comedy.
OCN is a network known for giving us dark and gritty thrillers one after the other — Bad Guys, Vampire Prosecutor, Special Affairs Team TEN, Neighborhood Hero etc — and now it’s bringing a new show to add in this list. The show is titled Voice and stars Jang Hyuk and Lee Ha Na in the lead roles. I’m really happy to see Jang Hyuk in this drama as this will be new for me to see him in a modern, serious thriller after watching him in Continue reading
Age Of Youth is like a breath of fresh air in this world of tired tropes and clichés., with a solid heart, realistic characters and celebration of female friendship. Continue reading
New year, new crop of dramas! MBC is starting off its Wednesday-Thursday slot with mystery thriller Missing 9, which bases the plot on survivors of a plane crash on a missing island. This story has been told a lot of times through the medium of novels, TV shows and movies, but never gets old. I instantly get interested for such stories and hence, I’m totally looking forward to this show. It is giving me And Then There Were None (one of my favourite novels!) and Lost vibes. Continue reading