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Stranger, simply put, is a drama about a prosecutor solving a murder. What makes it notably refreshing — apart from the excellent writing by Lee Soo Yeon, which dares you to keep up with the reveals — is how Hwang Si Mok (Cho Seung Woo, effectively understated) the…

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In my recent review for True Beauty, I had mentioned how Cha Eun Woo’s recent characters have positively impacted the popular male lead archetype of the cold, handsome, rich man. However, upon watching She Would Never Know (and the recently watched Romance is a Bonus Book also came…

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Since publishing my review for One Spring Night, I have often regretted not mentioning anything about Jung Hae In’s character as a single father. Performance aside, the drama shone a non-judgemental spotlight on the figure, giving him a chance to tell his own story and create his own…

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To date, tvN has had a pretty good track record of producing fantasy/supernatural dramas. Despite a mixed-bag, the dramas are usually quite entertaining, and if not, for fans of the genre like me, it can introduce you to another facet of Korean mythology and Shamanism. However, as I…

Soundarya Venkataraman

I write Korean and Japanese Drama reviews.

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