Stranger 2: Episodes 13-14

It’s not finale week, but why does it already feel like it is? WE HAVE ONE MORE WEEK. A week we badly, desperately need after everything this week has dealt us—the biggest of which has been answers, so many answers. And of course therefore, even bigger questions. This show has never felt like it was... Continue Reading →

Record of Youth: Episodes 3-4

The second week of Record of Youth continues to add layers to its already layered relationships. I’m surprised by just how much ground the show covers in two hours—meaning that a whole lot of change has happened since opening week (also whoops, we're behind, but we still haven't decided whether to run full cover on... Continue Reading →

Stranger 2: Episodes 11-12

The disparate pieces of the puzzle are beginning to come together, but there's still no sign of a breakthrough. Everyone's feeling the strain as the investigation leads to another dead end, and human life once again takes a backseat to politics. At least Shi-mok and Yeo-jin get to share a few moments of camaraderie this... Continue Reading →

Stranger 2: Episodes 9-10 Review

As time keeps passing and our missing prosecutor's chances of survival fall, those who are searching for him feel increasingly desperate. But the lies that surround this case are becoming very obvious, at least to our resident laser-eyed prosecutor, and it's only a matter of time before this cover-up begins to crumble. As some troubling... 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 →

365: Repeat the Year [Drama Review]

I haven’t had the time or energy to watch much lately, but I’d been planning to watch this one for Lee Joon-hyuk, and Saya’s positive reviews made me feel confident that it would be a satisfying ride. I had hoped for a drama in which I would not need to fear death or dismemberment for Oppa—alas, this... Continue Reading →

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