The Hymn of Death

The Hymn of Death (aka Praise of Death, He Hymn of Death, and Death Song) which is based on the life, love, and death of Kim U-Jin (a Korean poet and playwright) and his sweetheart Yun Sim-Deok (Korea’s first soprano) is one of the most emotionally stirring short dramas I’ve ever seen. The perfect way … Continue reading The Hymn of Death

Mr. Sunshine

This historical fiction drama is nothing short of a 10; a really, really big 10 – the first one I’ve given in 2018. I sincerely hope you don’t miss Mr. Sunshine, a Kdrama which is both heart wrenching and uplifting at the same time. Nine year old Choi Yoo-Jin watches as his slave father is … Continue reading Mr. Sunshine

My Sassy Girl

If you are hoping this drama is a remake of the 2001 film My Sassy Girl, starring Jun Ji-Hyun and Cha Tae-Hyun, only set in ancient times, you’re in for a sorry awakening. I saw the movie they claim the drama is based on and, to me, other than the title, there are no similarities whatsoever. … Continue reading My Sassy Girl