[blog] kanji for 2017: 前進/zenshin

Zenshin aru nomi! New movies, new music in 2017.

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[blog] yes, Yonghwa. I know Heartstrings.

“Do you know Heartstrings?” Yes, Yonghwa. I know Heartstrings. It’s one of my favorite dramas. Last year, I wrote about why I love it. This year as Heatstrings marks its fourth year since broadcast, let’s look at the top four songs from the OST. Not to say there are only four songs that deserve mention…

[movie] MIRACLE IN CELL NO. 7

So I finally sat down to watch MIRACLE IN CELL NO. 7. @jhingnigami: I thought you’ve watched it? Me: I was scared of watching it. @jhingnigami: Why were you scared? It’s not a horror movie. Me: I’m scared of crying.     I hate sad movies. The world is already sad so why torture yourself…

[drama] 10 truths about PINOCCHIO

[Spoilers ahead.] “The truth is 10 times more comforting than a lie.” I’ve been really looking forward to PINOCCHIO, curious on how they will tackle the media angle. Working in the industry, media-inspired films and dramas are always interesting but tend to either end up as a poor approximation or an over exaggeration. I like…

[blog] you are beautiful and all grown-up

I watched YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL many dramas ago. But I never got to finish it. Okay, I cheated. I skipped to the ending after the first few episodes wherein I couldn’t stand Jang Geun-suk and his never blinking left (or right?) eyelid. That bothered me a lot plus the fact that I was rooting for…

[blog] do you know HEARTSTRINGS?

It used to be a drama that would bring me to an idol but it was CNBLUE’s Jung Yonghwa that brought me to HEARTSTRINGS. That was six months ago. Today, HEARTSTRINGS marked its third anniversary and while I’m new to the whole CNBLUE and HEARTSTRINGS fandom, I am amazed at the amount of love that…