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My Princess: Episode 16 (Final)
by | February 24, 2011 | 326 Comments
So I never would’ve put my money on this, but this finale rocks. It’s not only adorable and as cute as always, but there’s actual conflict, and it’s good. (I KNOW!) So weird. What the hell were you doing for all those episodes, Show? Saving your wad for the big finale? What’s nice is that... More »


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My Princess: Episode 15
by | February 23, 2011 | 183 Comments
SO MUCH CUTENESS in this episode. It’s like the good ol’ days, which I wasn’t expecting so late in the game with all the monarchy stuff nearing resolution, but which I found refreshingly welcome. True, it’s a little low on story movement, but when you pit story movement against some majorly adorable Kim Tae-hee/Song Seung-heon... More »


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Dream High: Episode 15
by | February 22, 2011 | 355 Comments
I liked Hye-mi from the start, despite her surly behavior, but now I LOVE her, and totally because of her surly ‘tude. Is it me, or did she transform into someone awesome, right under our noses? In this episode she faces not one, but two dilemmas: classical or pop, and Hottie No.1 vs. Hottie No.2.... More »


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Dream High: Episode 14
by | February 21, 2011 | 396 Comments
Aw, what a tearjerker of an episode, but in the best possible way — not because it’s been overstuffed with tragedy, but because there’s so much touching, heart-stirring goodness baked into the crust. Also: We were right! I was pretty sure about Baek-hee’s situation at the end of last week, but not convinced the drama... More »


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ATHENA: Episode 13
by | February 19, 2011 | 38 Comments
Ack! Jung Woo knows! He knows! I’m so proud – our Jung Woo is not as dumb as we think he is! Or is he? I felt that this episode was a step back from the build-up of the previous three. When you have so much plot and excitement going into this episode, the writers... More »


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ATHENA: Episode 12
by | February 18, 2011 | 28 Comments
I know I’ve said all kinds of things about Athena. Mostly bad things. Okay, all of them were bad. Let me tell you, though, that this episode is full of win. Maybe it’s some kind of Stockholm Syndrome, or maybe it really was the most entertaining episode since it begun. Either way, Athena found its... More »


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My Princess: Episode 14
by | February 17, 2011 | 232 Comments
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The Cute has returned! All hail the return of The Cute! Someone please, throw us a royal ball in The Cute’s honor. It’s the least you could do for dragging us through such nonsense and boredom. I mean, what’s a princess gotta do for a royal party up in this house?... More »


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My Princess: Episode 13
by | February 16, 2011 | 256 Comments
We’re playing with some of the same plot points in this one, but at least we get some snuggle-bunny times for our princess and her bodyguard. Not a whole lot, but hey, I’ll take what I can get, since this couple’s cuteness is more than half of the drama’s sustaining life force. The remainder (for... More »


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Dream High: Episode 13
by | February 15, 2011 | 380 Comments
This drama gives me the warm and fuzzies, but even more than that, it fulfills that hole left by so many dramas where style and fanservice are swapped in as stand-ins for actual plot or continuity. With so many idols, Dream High could so easily devolve into a nonstop fanservice extravaganza, but instead it’s working... More »


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Dream High: Episode 12
by | February 14, 2011 | 239 Comments
If I could write a song about how much I love Dream High, I’d perform it in my own showcase called “Ode to Dreaming High,” and it’d have background dancers, a laser show, confetti cannons, and fireworks. It would have a dance interlude by Yang Jin-man in Hammer pants, and then it would close with... More »


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ATHENA: Episode 11
by | February 11, 2011 | 24 Comments
After quite a bitter response to the last episode, I’m in terms with this drama’s pace and tone (at least for now?). Not that there’s too much here that screams QUALITY, but there are some reversals that were rather interesting to see. At last, the political mumbo jumbo is finding a clearer way than “now... More »