‘School’ franchise gets a new instalment in the form of ‘School 2017’

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School 2013 was such a heartfelt drama. It was really moving and touched the deepest corners of my heart. The drama was full of new talent and went on to become springboard for budding talents like Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin. The show marked the revival of old School franchise of late 90s and early 2000s which itself formed the first step to success for many stars like Jang Hyuk, Bae Doo Na, Choi Kang Hee, Ha Ji Won, Jo In Sung, Lee Dong Wook, Im Soo Jung, etc. The last instalment was Who Are You – 2015, and now the series is back with its latest offering in the form of School 2017. Continue reading

Kim Myung Min and Byun Yo Han reunite in thriller movie ‘A Day’

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The new film A Day is reuniting powerhouse actor Kim Myung Min with amazing new talent Byun Yo Han after having worked in highly acclaimed sageuk Six Flying Dragons. The movie is a thriller with a fantasy bent to it. Kim Myung Min plays a doctor who witnesses a car accident after returning from a trip, only to find that the victim is Continue reading

Kim Sun Ah and Kim Hee Sun headline ‘Woman of Dignity’ which premieres this Friday

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I’m so happy to see that female characters are forming the fulcrum of upcoming JTBC drama. It’s quite interesting that Man To Man is passing the baton to Woman Of Dignity in the Friday-Saturday slot for the cable network. The show stars Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah in the lead roles. Continue reading

Rating Report Card: ‘Fight My Way’, ‘Ruler—Master of the Mask’ top their respective slots

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Now that the dust is settled on the plethora of premieres that were too overwhelming to receive at such a fast pace, it’s time to see how the rating chart has been shaken up. I don’t really believe that there is directly proportional relationship between a drama rating and its quality or how good it is (which is also subjective, especially in case of Kdramas), but it’s good to check out which cast and crew ruled the hearts of majority of domestic viewers — no small feat in this era of online viewing and multiple entertainment options. Continue reading