Stranger 2: Episodes 5-6 Review

Things keep getting more complicated, as Yeo-jin and Shi-mok are pulled further in opposing directions by their superiors, and the web of corruption surrounding the Police-Prosecution Council continues to expand. Our protagonists have to gauge what they're willing to lose in the cause of justice—and what choices they even have. Anisa: This week's episodes were... Continue Reading →

Stranger 2: Episodes 3-4 Review

Along with the first full meeting of the Police-Prosecution Council, Shi-mok and Yeo-jin also have to contend with unsolved cases, unexplained deaths, and metamorphosing chaebols. As old friends, frenemies, and new adversaries assemble, battle lines are drawn (or at least implied), and our heroes find themselves reluctantly facing off. Saya: It’s surprising how gripping you... Continue Reading →

Stranger 2: Episodes 1-2 Review

Anisa: We've been waiting long and impatiently for the follow-up to 2017's epic, dense, and cerebral thriller Stranger, or as we're used to calling it, Forest of Secrets, which is a beloved show around here. It's the first drama we'll  be reviewing weekly on the blog, and we're super excited to have some friends of... Continue Reading →

K-drama Premieres: August 2020

It's a new month! And as you can see from the extremely biased header, there's only one premiere that matters to us in August. Shi-mok and Yeo-jin, get on my screen already! 1 | Don’t Let Go of Your Mind / 놓지마 정신줄 MDL Aug 6, Thu, 10 eps, JTBC Family sitcom   Stars: Jung Sang-hoon,... Continue Reading →

64. The Spoiled Yak – Hospital Playlist

We're excited to bring you another Spoiled Yak, this time on the feel-good spring hit Hospital Playlist. Paroma and I were joined by my sister, Zaynab, for this spoilery deep dive into this warm, slice-of-life drama that we all loved, if to various degrees. Find us on Twitter @dramasoverflow and Instagram @dramasoverflowers_podcast. Email us at dramasoverflowers@gmail.com. Our... Continue Reading →

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