Youth of May

I was three-quarters of the way through Youth of May before I discovered that, although the drama is a fictional love story, it’s based on actual events that happened in Gwangju South Korea in May of 1980. “Every disaster is preceded by warning signs.” – Hwang Hee-Tae Medical student Hwang Hee-Tae arranges for his critically … Continue reading Youth of May

Move to Heaven

Just two short weeks ago I happily placed the beautiful Navillera on my perfect score list so I was slightly hesitant to add another drama too quickly. However, after thinking about it, I realized that not rewarding this amazing drama with a perfect 10 would make my review disingenuous. So, after careful consideration I’m pleased … Continue reading Move to Heaven

Navillera

The second perfect ten of 2021 goes to a heartwarming drama called Navillera (which means “like a butterfly”). It turned out to be so much more than I expected! I’ll never be able to listen to the music from Swan Lake again without fighting back a tear. After his dear friend passes away, never having … Continue reading Navillera

Love Alarm 1 & 2

Yippee! The long-awaited Love Alarm 2 is now a reality which means Jo-Jo has made a choice. Does she want Hwang Sun-Oh, Lee Hye-Young, or neither? I remember watching the first season of Love Alarm, having no idea the drama had a cliffhanger ending. I got to the end of the eighth, and final episode (of season one) … Continue reading Love Alarm 1 & 2