Tag: Chuno

Frights of fancy

An unbridled imagination, it goes places. Just ask me. So three days ago I was watching Episode 5 of Tree With Deep Roots. Rather listlessly, I confess, because I was still bummed about a certain someone’s exit the previous episode. Friends raved about Han Seok-kyu’s acting and how it was helping them to be, you… Read More ›

When we disagree: K-bones of contention

It began innocently enough. Someone tweeted, and also clucked disapprovingly, that Kim Bum had been added to the cast of the upcoming Noh Hee-kyung drama, Padam Padam. That announcement set off a twitter debate that Serendipity has aptly christened The (Fifth) Noona Wars. Poor Kim Bum’s ears must have itched like crazy yesterday as we… Read More ›

What makes a good drama?

In the last few days I have watched dramas so fine I don’t feel worthy, and dramas so farcical* they make a mockery of the whole genre. *(In case you’re wondering, no, I’m not referring to Boys Over Flowers.) Whether a drama is brilliant or a piece of crap, it affects me. I may feel… Read More ›

Mid-Year Report Card (Part 1)

With just a few days left in July 2010, I thought it would be fun for us to take stock of the dramas that have aired so far.

Sageuk Awards

Was it six years ago? A man and a woman at night, she bleeding from a wound on her shoulder, he tending so gently to the wound. Their voices are as soft as the breeze is light. As they walk home afterwards, cherry blossoms flutter around them, like a million pink and white lights aglow… Read More ›