Coffee Prince

Impressive, entertaining, daring, thought provoking, bold, polished, emotional – that’s Coffee Prince.  This 2007 smash-hit Kdrama is one I wish everyone would see.  You don’t even need to be a Kdrama fan to enjoy it. Choi Han-Kyul is a single guy, raised in a well-to-do family.  His grandmother is the matriarch, a no nonsense business … Continue reading Coffee Prince

City Hunter

Lee Min-Ho’s character, Lee Yun-Seong, in City Hunter is a cross between John Rambo (in the first 2 episodes) and Jason Bourne (in all the remaining ones).  He’s utterly amazing!  There’s pretty much nothing that character can’t do!  There’s a cool scene in a locker room where he fights a bad guy. Maybe “fights” isn’t … Continue reading City Hunter

Blade Man

It’s a super hero love story!  Blade Man may sound a bit strange, and the first episode had me wondering if I really wanted to go through 17 more hours of what I had just seen, but I kept on going and really, really enjoyed it. Joo Hong-Bin has no idea what happens when he’s … Continue reading Blade Man

Birth of a Beauty

I was expecting a light romantic comedy but Birth of a Beauty delivers a much bigger punch than I had anticipated.  It’s packed with attempted murder, infidelity, greed, dysfunctional family situations, blackmail, spying, corrupt business practices, revenge, and yes… plenty of romance laced with some comedy throughout. This isn’t just a story about a woman … Continue reading Birth of a Beauty