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King’s Face: Episode 1
by | November 21, 2014 | 41 Comments
What a solid and stylish premiere for King’s Face, KBS’s latest addition to the sparse Wednesday-Thursday lineup. With solid directing and an intriguing setup based on the idea that you can judge a book by its cover, there’s no shortage of conflict to mine here and plenty of promise for the future. After all, what... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 10
by | November 20, 2014 | 220 Comments
This is a really dense episode, packed with character revelations and plot twists that are actually revelatory and truthfully twisty, and even though it calls for every ounce of attention you can dedicate to it, it doesn’t fail to reward you for time well spent. So much happens this hour that it’s near impossible to... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 9
by | November 19, 2014 | 124 Comments
A hero without confidence is a scary, scary thing, especially when he’s the only one even remotely capable of stopping a villain that’s as deviously bent on spreading anarchy and chaos as Kang Do-young. At least our heroine does an admirable job at filling the void left by Woo-jin’s wounded pride, but soon it’ll be... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 8
by | November 13, 2014 | 191 Comments
This episode will get under your skin in the best of ways. Our hero and his archenemy have a battle of wits and wills, which simultaneously manages to be as nail-bitingly intense as it is deeply unsettling. And heartfelt. And fun. But still pretty unnerving. Do-young just seems to have that effect on people sometimes/all... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 7
by | November 12, 2014 | 129 Comments
It’s a new week, which means a new round to entice our characters to sell their souls for sweet, sweet dollar bills. We even get an extra dash of intrigue and amusement when everyone’s favorite debt collector gets to participate in the actual game instead of being relegated to the sidelines, not to mention when... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 6
by | November 6, 2014 | 255 Comments
So good. SO GOOD. This is a deceptively touching episode of Liar Game as well as for humanity, since Da-jung’s kindness finally yields some positive results. Of course she had to lie a little to achieve said results, but I wouldn’t call that selling out as much as growing up. Or growing wise(er)? Da-jung could... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 5
by | November 5, 2014 | 145 Comments
It’s our heroine’s first round fending for herself, and she’s got a thing or two to learn about when to cut people off. While she takes a pummeling this hour, our hero finds himself on the brink of a major discovery that could change everything. He’s not just a conspiracy theorist with a tin foil... More »


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Three Musketeers: Episode 12 (Final)
by | November 4, 2014 | 115 Comments
All for one, one for all! I hope everyone’s taken this past week to emotionally prepare, because this is an ending that throws a lot of things our way—some of them fun and interesting, others bittersweet. I admit I didn’t quite know how a multi-season format would work out, but if this first outing is... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 4
by | October 30, 2014 | 120 Comments
To trust or not to trust, that is the question. For a show that’s as much about the fallibility of man as it is about the vampiric bloodsuckers who capitalize on our suffering, there’s a surprising amount of human connection to be found. Even in a setting where you wouldn’t think trust and cooperation could... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 3
by | October 29, 2014 | 91 Comments
Time for the next round, which packs a wallop even if it seems more tame than what our heroic duo endured last week, at least on paper. But if this episode is any indicator, then each week will likely focus on a different round of the game, which means there’s endless opportunities for fun and... More »


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Three Musketeers: Episode 11
by | October 28, 2014 | 111 Comments
If there’s one perk to this whole once a week format, maybe it’s that we can watch the penultimate episode and get a whole seven days before having to face the… well, I won’t say it here. As far as this hour goes, it’s a gratifying watch for fans of Yoon-seo, Sohyeon, and Dal-hyang, even... More »