recap: Jang Ok Jung, Live in love Episode 9

Damn. Didn’t see this coming with all the lovey dovey stills that SBS released prior to the broadcast. By the end of the episode, we had a wild horse, a bloody LS, a… Continue reading

brief translation: Jang Ok Jung episode 9 preview

Dying. JOJ is gonna gut me through and through…I can so see it coming. I always thought previews for upcoming episodes were like 30 seconds max, but if you combine these 3 clips… Continue reading

dramas to do: life after Jang Ok Jung

I’m thankful that Jang Ok Jung is only less than half underway, which means I have good stuff to satisfy my drama cravings for the next couple of months. Before JOJ, the last… Continue reading

brief movie sidetrack: Olympus Has Fallen

I am so going to watch this. My dad was rambling away about the action goodness of this film and was giving me a summary of the plot, which I found just so… Continue reading

not-so-subtle preview: Jang Ok Jung episode 9

I wrestled between squealing and rolling my eyes in laughter when I read the second half of the written preview. So.Not.Subtle. SBS is certainly pulling all stops to secure a higher viewership, but… Continue reading

kiss says it all…Kim Tae Hee does it again in Jang Ok Jung

Everyone’s who hooked onto Jang OK Jung have been goin’ all swoony over Yoo Ah In and Kim Tae Hee’s frenzied kiss in the pouring rain at the end of episode 8. I… Continue reading

for hong kong…it’s movies only

I never watch HK dramas.Not ever. And I don’t think I ever will. I’ve caught a couple on TV eons ago and connected to none. Language isn’t the problem as I understand a… Continue reading

brief recap: Jang Ok Jung, Live in Love episode 8

Just the thought of re-living this fantastic hour of drama brings on such a dose of sublime satisfaction. Here goes. LS dashes to IK’s quarters, with OJ following close behind. When he steps… Continue reading

just sooo darned addictive…Jang Ok Jung, Live in Love

I haven’t had time to recap Episode 8 yet, but I just had to share how fab the drama is. Firstly, Yoo Ah In and Kim Tae Hee are totally nailing their respective… Continue reading

brief recap: Jang Ok Jung, Live in Love episode 7

This drama shows no sign of slowing down and I’m glad. Another rockin’ episode. I won’t do full recaps for three reasons: 1) Recaps will probably be done using raw episodes, without subtitles.… Continue reading

dial ‘7’ for bravery: Saving General Yang

Ah. I forgot how utterly satisfying a Chinese historical film can be when done well. The last I watched was Red Cliff, and since I’m allergic to Ip Man-ish flicks, there hasn’t been… Continue reading

all asian….all different

So I just watched the long preview of episode 7 of Jang Ok Jung and it looks sad, but good. But sad. Ok Jung’s life in the palace is just gonna steamroll from… Continue reading