Category Archives: Movies

K-Drama Review: The Attorney

Loosely based on real life events in Korea in the eighties. From Wikipedia: “With only a high school diploma, legal attorney Song Woo-suk (Song Kang-ho) is somewhat of an outcast in Busan society ruled by university connections. Determined to become economically affluent, he accepts cases that colleagues shun, and with his business acumen and appetite […]

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Bollywood Movie Review: Daawat-e-ishq

Daawat-e-Ishq- Basically family friendly, IMO, although you may feel differently. Director Habib Faisal Cast Aditya Roy Kapur Parineeti Chopra Anupam Kher Karan Wahi One sentence summary: Rom Com Bollywood with a strong anti-dowry message. Synopsis: The lead female character has been disappointed time and again in marriage talks which consistently break down when it comes […]

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K-Drama REview: Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice:  Nothing to do with Jane Austen.  Choi Jin Hyuk (papa Gumiho in Lee Seung Gi’s Gu Family Book), Baek Jin Hee (the female love interest in Triangle) are prosecutors in a Seoul office.  They both have been investigating a child-murder of the past- unbeknownst to him at first, the child was her […]

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The Hobbit Movie

I did not go to the theater to watch the first two hobbit movies with the rest of my family for various reasons.  For one thing, whenever the rest of the family goes to the theater at the same time, we either take the Cherub or I stay home with her.  The Cherub doesn’t enjoy […]

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K-Drama Review: When It’s At Night

From Dramafever: When It’s At Night (밤이면 밤마다) Starring Kim Sun Ah (I Do, I Do; Scent of a Woman; City Hall; My Name is Kim Sam-Soon) and Lee Dong Gun (Sweet 18; Marry Him If You Dare) “After her treasure-hunter father is branded a thief by Korea’s Cultural Heritage Administration and disappears, Heo Cho […]

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Bollywood- Three Movies (and growing)

Edited and updated: This is going to be the new home of several short and quick Bollywood reviews. Check back from time to time for updates. Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon: Not a favorite. Sanjana is a recent college grad whose mother wants her to marry and has somebody in mind. Through a series of […]

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K-Drama Review: Emergency Couple and Cunning Single Woman

Emergency Couple and Cunning Single Woman- these are two dramas with similar plots- a couple gets married young, goes through a rancorous divorce, and a few years later they run into each other again. Older, more mature now, do they fall in love again? Did they ever fall out of love in the first place?  Will it […]

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Thai Drama Review: Cubic

I have branched out and am watching a Thai ‘Lakorn,’ so not a K-drama at all.   What is Lakorn?  This one is called Cubic, and the title refers to a Rubik’s cube and is explained in the show. I’m kind of shaking my head over this one, or over myself because I keep watching.  It’s so […]

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K-Drama AND Thailand Drama Review

Full House- this is a totally different story than the American television show from the 80s featuring widowed dad, dad’s hawt bro-in-law, and their best friend raising three adorable daughters.  Not the same story at all. This story was originally a web story. It was made into a drama in Korea.  Recently, there was a […]

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Taiwanese Drama Review: Just You

Just You – a Taiwanese drama, rom-com genre.  I started this review early on in the drama when I could say with a clear conscience that cuteness and quirkiness abound.  I wanted to tell you that what  really makes this drama is primarily the actors, the main characters, and a few of the side characters […]

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