PrettyCarEye


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Words that describe me:

Outspoken, Straightforward, Compassionate, Wondering. 

PLEASE NOTE: I'm always open to new friendships, but I'll politely decline your request if upon checking your news feed I see that you have a tendency to flood your wall with spoilery screen grabs. Nothing personal against you, I just don't want to know anything about a drama/movie before I watch it. Thanks for your kind understanding.

Preferred Genres:

Arthouse

Crime 

Thriller (esp psychological)

Drama (esp with strong romantic elements)

 Horror 

Drama watch:

50% Korean, 25% Japanese, 15% Taiwanese, 10% Chinese, 0% Hong Kong / Thai

Drama like:

* Dramas that are mentally stimulating and believable. Complex, multi-dimensional characters. Anti-heroes. Tortured heroes. Bromance.

Proper, open mouthed, passionate/romantic kissing. This is very important. Eyes wide open dead fish 'Park Shin Hye' type kissing is a big NO-NO for me. Skinship on a whole is preferable.

* Dramas with a  mature cast and mature themes & vibes

* Female leads with a personality! I've grown so weary of overly innocent, naive, no backbone women.

Drama dislike: 

* Dramas about noona romancesschool, flower boys & young adults, as well as slapstick romcoms.

*Dramas that infantilize women and dramas with a dated worldview on matters of sexuality & intimacy.

 * Tragedies and disease dramas. I generally prefer dramas with positive, happy or optimistic endings. Real life is depressing enough.

* Dramas that are makjang and melodramatic beyond the point of reason. These shows insult people's intelligence with stupid, nonsensical, arbitrary plot developments and character behaviours. 

* Childish, immature, whiny characters. Clingy, intrusive secondary leads and love triangles that persist throughout the drama.

*Pointless, dumb misunderstandings that are easily resolvable. Noble idiots and sacrificial lambs. Excessively meddlesome parents/relatives/siblings

*I generally will not watch the dramas and/or movies of anyone on my BLACKLIST, with some exceptions. 


How I rate:

* Based on perceived quality of most or all creative and technical functions. BUT, even if my work in the film industry gives me a trained eye, I'm no film critic & my reviews or commentaries are mostly for my own recollection rather than a guide (or recommendation) to other viewers. With that said ...

* Dramas, entertainment value is the outcome. As such, my evaluation of quality is mostly and sometimes only focused on the story/plot, how well developed, sensible & well-paced it is. I tend not to focus too heavily on other technicalities like acting, direction or music (unless they're so glaringly bad or good that I have to comment). 

NOTE: Dramas will usually get a higher score (8 & above) when they smash, challenge or completely deviate from standard formula. It's not enough to simply introduce new scenarios while keeping the same general framework of overused tropes & cliches.

Movies, I take every detail into account as movies for me are not just about entertainment, but also their potential to be works of art. Arthouse films are after all my favourite of all genres. 


Dramas To Watch:

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Fermentation Family
Padam Padam (9)
Ten
The Servant - miniseries (8)
A Tree With Deep Roots
Ojakgyo Brothers (8)
Protect the Boss
Gye Bæk*
The Princess' Man (8,5)
I Need Romance
City Hunter
Lie To Me (8)
The Greatest Love (7)
Can You Hear My Heart? (6)

2010

Chuno
Life is Beautiful*
Giant*
Once Upon a Time In Sængchori
Athena: Goddess of War*
Secret Garden (6)
The King of Dramas
Can We Get Married? (6)
My Daughter Seo Young (6)
Hæundæ Lovers*
Reply 1997 (9)
I Need Romance 2
The Chaser
A Gentleman's Dignity (9)
Queen In-Hyun's Man (D)

A Wife's Credentials
Unexpected You (4)
Salaryman
Miss Korea
You From the Stars (7)
The Heirs (3)

King's Daughter Soo Bæk Hyang(6)
Secret (6)
Two Weeks
Who Are You?*
Golden Empire (9.5)
Cruel City (7)
Ugly Alert (5)

Birth Secret*
When A Man Falls In Love (6)
Nine (9)

That Winter, The Wind Blew
Incarnation of Money
Iris 2*
Virus
Ten 2
Punch
Maids
Healer (6)
Liar Game
Bad Guys
The Three Musketeers (6)
Secret Door*
Misæng*
Fated To Love You
Grandpas Over Flowers
Can We Love? (6)
Ghost Seeing Detective*
Cunning Single Lady (D)
Wonderful Days (5)

Yoona Street
It's Okay, That's Love (8.5)
Temptation (1)
+ 9 Boys (6.5)
The Lover
Heard It Through the Grapevine*
Heart to Heart (6)
Kill Me, Heal Me (6) 
Life Tracker Lee Jæ Goo
My Love Eun Dong*
Falling For Innocence
High Society
Descendant of the Sun
Missing Noir M


The Alphabet of Dramas (as of 03.05.15)


All in - A Tree With Deep Roots - A Wife's Credentials - Alone in Love

Bad Guys

Cruel Romance

Date

Engine

Freeze

Great Teacher Onizuka

Hiruago

I Need Romance

Juunen Saki mo Kimi ni Koishite

Kamisama Mou Sukoshi Dake - Kazukogari

Lady & the Liar

Miss Korea

Nankyoku Tairiku - Kami no Ryouiki ni Idomunda Otoko to Inu no Monogatari

One Warm Word, One Million Starts Falling From the Sky

Punch

Quartet

Rondo

Special Affairs Team TEN

The Chaser - The Devil - The King of Dramas - Too Late To Say I Love You

Umareru

Volleyball Lover

Wakamono Tachi

X

Yoona Street

Zannen no Otto

Drama Statistics
  • Times (Days) 81.9
  • Currently watching2
  • Completed87
  • Plan to watch232
  • On-hold5
  • Dropped5
  • Total Entries331
Movie Statistics
  • Times (Days) 14.7
  • Currently watching1
  • Completed166
  • Plan to watch447
  • On-hold17
  • Dropped5
  • Total Entries636
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    December 16
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  • Join Date:

    October 18, 2012

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