Tag: Song Il Guk
Can a thug be a decent human being? Can kimchi save a life? Can a cable drama which left me baffled and underwhelmed at first become both crack and comfort food eighteen episodes later? You bet.
Some TP readers think I have a hair fixation since I tend to harp on the subject in my recaps or reviews. But the truth is I don’t notice hairdos unless they are weird or downright awful. Take Emperor of the Sea which I’ve been watching spellbound the last two days. Nine episodes in (and… Read More ›
Two episodes in and I know I don’t want to marathon this drama in a hurry. I want to savor it slowly, like one drinking in the view from a mountain peak. The cinematography blows me away. From the arid plains in Episode 1 to the verdant hills in Episode 2, I lose count of… Read More ›
Why an older drama like Emperor of the Sea? Isn’t that a 2004 production? Guilt, first of all. That three-volume set sitting on the shelf and looking all forlorn whenever I walk past. How many years has it sat there? And giddy anticipation. Because ever since I found this when I was looking for a… Read More ›