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Beautiful Mind, Third Week

What is normal, anyway? Why it matters to you, Lee Young-Oh? As Beautiful Mind enters its third week, the tension…

Beautiful Mind, Second Week

How would you define “a good doctor”? And whose definition matters? Or does it matter as long as the doctor…

Beautiful Mind, First Week

This is another attempt to follow ‘Beautiful Mind’ while it’s still airing. As usual in Korean drama, ‘Beautiful Mind’‘s first…

Mirror of The Witch, Episode 16

It’s about time to address the elephant in the room, or the zombie in the white robe. But first, let’s…

Mirror of The Witch, Episode 15

It’s been long established that Hong Joo’s problem solving skill is questionable. Why anyone would believe her words is one…

Currently Watching: July 2016

A little note on what I’ve been watching in July 2016…

The “Rational” Yours TrulySignal (시그널, tvN 2016)

I could not help musing about the aspect ratio used in “Signal”. Is there a significance to it?

Midway Impression & Thoughts — “Answer Me 1988” (응답하라 1988) Up to Episode 14

Jeong-hwan or Taek?

When a show messes up your mind, you ramble…

Revisiting Thank You (고맙습니다, MBC 2007)

It is probably not a drama that you want to visit frequently. Like Sting’s song “Fragile”, it is a profound but emotionally tiring journey. But it is a mark of a good craft that whenever I revisited Thank You, I found something new or rediscovered important things once forgotten.

Records and priorities set straightThe Producers, Week 3

Just when you thought the end of episode 4 might have moved things into certain direction, this happens…

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