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Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 5
by | October 27, 2014 | 90 Comments
It’s a day of emotional conflict for our heroine, which I think comes not a moment too soon. While I’ve been able to enjoy the role of Nae-il without feeling upset about the aspects of her character that disappoint me, I can see the reasons others feel dissatisfied, so it’s a welcome move for the... More »


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Bad Guys: Episode 4
by | October 27, 2014 | 44 Comments
This is the episode I’d been waiting for; I’d known that each of our convicts is strong in their own right, but as it turns out, they’re an even stronger team in the face of a common enemy. Not only does an illegal trade run deeper than any of our cops and criminals team could... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 3
by | October 26, 2014 | 55 Comments
Love is in the air, along with a few other things like suspicion, sabotage, and revenge. We meet a few more characters, and at least one mystery woman, as the guys start to settle into village life. But of course it won’t be easy, and Min-ki and his bandmates are going to have to learn... More »


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Misaeng: Episode 3
by | October 26, 2014 | 122 Comments
Hey guys, I’m just filling in for today, but I’m happy to pick up an episode of Misaeng, which is fast becoming one of my favorite shows of the year. It’s clear now why the original webtoon is so beloved—this show takes the most mundane minutiae of office life and turns it into something universal... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 2
by | October 23, 2014 | 88 Comments
This show is so smartly paced it honestly blows me away, and this episode leaves us wanting for nothing. The unlikeliest of alliances forms between our jaded hero and naive heroine in an hour that intersperses edge-of-your-seat thrills and questionable moral choices with humor, heart, and one of the best villains ever to grace the... More »


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Liar Game: Episode 1
by | October 22, 2014 | 132 Comments
I love it. I absolutely, positively love it. Liar Game premiered earlier this week on cable channel tvN, boasting an intriguing premise, solid production team, and a winning combination of cast members I wouldn’t have necessarily pegged for a perfect storm of success the minute they came together–but everything comes together with a surprising level... More »


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Misaeng: Episode 2
by | October 22, 2014 | 177 Comments
The interns aren’t the only ones who have to worry about their status in the company — the department heads have their own headaches to deal with. For Department Chief Oh, that headache is named “Geu-rae,” and it’s a long day at the office as Geu-rae attempts to prove that his efforts are sincere. But... More »


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Secret Door: Episode 10
by | October 21, 2014 | 44 Comments
This episode is all about parenthood, and in particular, the fraught territory of the father-son relationship. And yet it’s not even about Yeongjo and Sun’s increasingly conflicted relationship—at least, not directly. Everything’ll lead to that relationship in the end, but on the surface today’s plotlines are about other characters’ parental relationships, which then serve as... More »


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Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 4
by | October 21, 2014 | 186 Comments
Our hero learns the hard way that assembling an orchestra and being given a chance to conduct is just the beginning of his journey, and that there’s an entire component to leading an orchestra that never occurred to him before—the people playing the instruments, and all of their very human foibles and individual problems. For... More »


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Three Musketeers: Episode 10
by | October 21, 2014 | 99 Comments
In what might be the best episode yet (again), our boys race against the clock to save their friend and their princess, who may or may not have totally owned this hour with her strength of will and ultimate display of courage in the face of almost certain doom. Same goes for our three musketeers... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 2
by | October 21, 2014 | 51 Comments
Well I asked for wacky hijinks, and I certainly got them. The boys get to the farm and find that country life is a lot more difficult than they thought, and that’s not including how bad things can get when you start stealing from the locals. But they may have some friends in unexpected places,... More »