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Save Me 2
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16 of 16 episodes seen
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Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 10

A very unique and interesting experience

The story was very unique for me. It was not like other dramas at all. In some scenes based on music and experience as a drama watcher you expect something huge to happen but nothing special happens, and there are scenes that something important happens out of the blue, which by the way, were very lacking in music.
The story was consistent and slow, but fulfilling for me. some characters behaved a little illogical sometimes, however in my opinion it was interesting because it made the show more realistic.
In total the series was very interesting for me and had many unexpected happenings, The story surprises you and is sometimes irrational and some scenes don' have any apparent lesson or guidance to offer and are seemingly redundant, which is very refreshing for me. I believe this is a unique flavor that I only encountered in some Korean movies and for the first time in a drama here.
Finally I believe the story is trying to convey just one important message, and that is:
"Don't doubtlessly believe in something"
And it is very in sync with my personal belief. Unfortunately we see the opposite point of view in most of the people around the world, which is the main cause of many conflicts globally, despite the modern era. My favorite quotation which describes this message perfectly is:
"Before having faith be a servant of doubt"

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Ongoing 4/16
My Country: The New Age
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4 of 16 episodes seen
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Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 10
I M JUST IN THE EP FOUR BUT I FEEL LIKE DYING FROM WAITING FOR THE NEXT EP I VE ALREADY REWATCHED THOSES FOUR EPISODES I JUST LOVE IT EVERYTHING THE ACTORS THE STORY THE ACTION WOW CAN WE TALK PLZ ABOUT THOSE ABS LIKE HELL YEAH I CANT STOPNSTARY AT THEM THE ACTORS ARE WELL BUILT AND SEOLHYUN IS AMAZING IN THIS ONE SHE DOESN T LOOK LIKE THE CUTIE LEAD ACTRESS THAT WE ALWAYS SEE IN KDRAMAS BUT SHE TOUGH SMART AND I REALLY LIKE THAT AND WE GET JANG HYUK AND SEO DO HWAN AND YANG SEJONG WE DON T USUALLY GET THIS SPICY COLLECTION I LOVE IT SO BAD AND THE FRIENDSHIP WAS SO ADMIRABLE IN THIS ONE SALUTE.

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Goblin
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1 hour ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
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Overall 9.0
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 7.0

Burden of the Past

There is no doubt that Korea still holds a major position in dramas in Asia in spite of the rise of China in this industry. This story is very interesting and well-developed - with the story spanning across centuries. The twists in the story were unexpected and very craftily woven. The two lead actors are good looking. Good looking actors and actresses often help.

In comparison to Chinese dramas, the male characters in Korean dramas tend to be more chauvinistic in behaviour. This may because Chinese dramas have been under scrutiny not to portrait certain values or indeed Chinese society especially in the larger cities have become a lot more receptive to women's status in the society.

The English title of this drama, however, was very poorly translated. A goblin is an ugly dwarf-like creature. But the lead character is handsome and tall - a complete mismatch. Wonder whether the translator knew this. A better title could be Immortal, Demi-god, Burden of the Past or the like of these.

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The Flame's Daughter
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2 hours ago
52 of 52 episodes seen
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Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 7.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 6.0
The story could have been interesting - an immortal seeking his reborn former love. Acting was generally good but there was no chemistry between the lead actor and actress. All the romantic save the damsel-in-distress scenes by the lead actor did not work as it should. Strangely the crippled prince in the story seemed to have more chemistry with the actress instead. The chemistry between the lead actor and actress often play a major part in the success of the drama and this had fallen through miserably.

The ending is rather poorly developed and explained. Mysteriously the hero of the story returned with the heroine waiting for him in this place of a different time dimension.

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The Eyas
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4 hours ago
36 of 36 episodes seen
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Overall 8.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
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I'll be honest. I watched this because of Kris Fan! LOL
Anyway, the beginning of the story was actually interesting. I had high hopes! But as the series continues, I found myself disengaged and skipped some scenes.
This is not a new "concept" of a story. This is very similar to Takes a Real Man and I feel like that's more realistic than this series. The Captain was strict, but still full of compassion. I feel like if they're training for military/air force, then rules should be stricter, right? Is it just me?
This focused more on the characters' lives, their family and personal issues, overcoming trials and lastly friendship.
I still liked this series though, but I won't rewatch anytime soon.

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Miss Devil: HR's Devil Mako Tsubaki
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4 hours ago
10 of 10 episodes seen
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Overall 6.5
Story 6.0
Acting/Cast 7.5
Music 5.0
Rewatch Value 6.5
It's an interesting show that follows a unique plot line - you don't see many dramas about people who work in HR.

Acting was average. Nanao did a good job being 'Miss Devil'. It was a near expressionless role to be honest, but her makeup and dressing style were so on-point that the character's lack of expression was worth overlooking HAHA. Sato Shori acted as a rookie employee. His naivety can be irritating but it is completely relevant and understandable of his character. After a while, he comes to complement Miss Devil. They make a pretty unusual yet comedic duo.

The music itself was nice to listen to. I must say though, whoever was in charge did a terrible job in transitioning music between two different scenes - music was literally just CUT OFF when a new scene came on screen. It was jarringly obvious and painful to notice.

I think what was interesting about the show was that behind the unrealistic and over-the-top acting and portrayals of work ethics in the show, you'll unexpectedly realise that a lot of it is based on the actual reality of work-life in Japan. It also subtly covers some very relevant issues regarding Japan's workplace concerns, such as the implications of the "work-style reforms" that were introduced to reduce overtime work in the country.

All in all, it's a show with a heavy focus on mystery, and you won't know much until the last 2 episodes of the show. Nonetheless, it ties up quite nicely, and has a fitting end for a mysterious but misunderstood woman like Miss Devil. It's worth a one-time watch I guess, but I'm not sure if I'd watch it again. Maybe I would, just to see Nanao looking bomb and kicking butt.

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Graceful Family
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5 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
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Overall 9.5
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 8.0
I loved this drama ..perfect one I saw in recent times
I’ll tell u why
Writing :The premise is not unique ,power struggle in rich family . What makes this Spl is the way writers have written it , the screenplay is fantastic . Expect the unexpected.
Characters: there are a handful of excellent characters. The best three for me are Wan soo
Suk hee and Han jae gook . Others are great too but these 3 deserve spl mention . U will love hate and cry for them .
Actors : they did a great job . Everyone suited their role perfectly . Lee kyu Han hats off to u . He dialogues are best of all
Perfect drama . A must must watch
Highly recommend this

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Bloody Romance
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6 hours ago
36 of 36 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 6.0
The story has a great start but a lousy finish. The story starts with a great deal of mystery and suspense. But the twists in the story and ending were rather poorly developed. As the Chinese saying goes: head of a tiger but tail of a snake.

The scheming good-looking prince was a key attraction to the drama but it ends there. As usual, there is a love triangle but the chemistry between the lead actress and her assistant was quite poor.

How the girl was lured to becoming an assassin and who was behind the assassin cult were interesting. But how her lover turned out to be yet another prince and how he conducted the affairs of a battle were a little lame - almost a case of a lose-lose situation.

If the story was better developed, it could have been a great drama.

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Guardian
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6 hours ago
40 of 40 episodes seen
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Overall 8.0
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 7.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
Hmm... generally very good but not awfully impressive. I would not rate it among the top league but nevertheless give it a good rating.

The earth star mutants seem to be of an ancient Chinese culture coincidentally, given the hundreds of different cultures in the world. A little limited in originality - appears to be more of an extension of xianxia (fairytale/fantasy) story into a science fiction.

The actors and actresses acted well. The story is interesting although it lacks originality and creativity. The bromance is a little stretched - it seems to be the fad of the time to have suggestions of homosexuality in dramas in the like of the Untamed.

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Graceful Family
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6 hours ago
16 of 16 episodes seen
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Overall 10
Story 9.5
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.5
Rewatch Value 10
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Well, part of me is sad because it’s already ended. But I can say that I’m so satisfied and happy with the ending. I will definitely miss the cast as I enjoyed all their characters they give me all the feels and they did a great job for portraying it.

The story is great, the cast is amazing and settings is simple but good and the OST will make you LSS.
As the story progress you will feel that you are with them through out the story like how to deal with the situations and definitely will make you think! I would like to give my applause to the writer for giving us the unpredictable plot twist we could think of! Seriously! And kudos to the director and producers of this drama for not disappointing me..

The last episode made me cried so much and it was because of Wan soo as he is one of my fave till the end I was really hoping he is not but yeah it happened. I still feel sad for him he just wanted to feel loved and accepted by his mother T_T

To make the story short I will miss all scenes with Mo Suk Hee how badass she was, the way how she dressed ( I really loved her everyday wardrobe in the drama), how she shrug, wink and her whatever & duh-face face ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

It will be one of my fave drama for year the 2019 <3

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Legend of the Phoenix
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6 hours ago
32 of 41 episodes seen
Dropped 1
Overall 6.0
Story 6.0
Acting/Cast 7.0
Music 6.0
Rewatch Value 5.0

Dull...

I watch this drama because it was recently produced, just to keep up with new drama releases. But it was quite disappointing. The story line is unrealistic and quite weak. Acting is good but not outstanding. By episode 32, I would have skipped to the end if it is available. It should have ended at this episode as it was getting repetitive.

Characters are rather stupid. The key character Wei Guang is supposed to be very smart and cunning and yet loyal. But when I look at his strategies, many are more of a gamble then well thought out and coordinated. He was lucky to have them ended well. Felt too much of another run off the mill production - good but dull. I left the drama when the villain escaped again - that is a really lame way to extend the number of episodes.

Also, the Chinese title of the drama is more accurately translated to Game of the Phoenix instead of Legend of the Phoenix. Every other Chinese drama is called a legend these days.

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Love and Destiny
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7 hours ago
60 of 60 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 9.5
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 9.5

Wow!

I can understand why more mature actors and actresses are chosen for certain dramas - few young ones would be able to pull off the expressions of emotions and chemistry that Ni Ni, Zhang Zhen and Ethan Li could. There are not that many Xiao Zhen and Wang Yibo - even these two took a while to warm up to their roles in the Untamed.

I knew Ni Ni from the Rise of Phoenixes but I knew nothing about Zhang Zhen. Before I started watching the drama, I did for a moment wonder whether he could measure up to some of the popular drama actors like Hu Ge or Wallace Huo, but he did. He acted the character of JiuChen very well - a mature, serious, responsible, canny God of War who protected the world and capable of harsh action when required. He is equally capable of showing extreme tenderness as well as giving cold, angry or fierce looks.

Ni Ni acted very well a young girl who eventually grew into a mature woman, capable of capturing the heart of a cold stern God of War. The lead characters have this amazing chemistry. It was heart warming to see how they relate to each other, and how NingXi would coyly seduce JiuChen, and how JiuChen fell hard for her.

The idea of a peach garden, God of War, fighting the demon king are all ideas from the Ten Mile Blossom. For these, it lacks a bit of originality. But this drama has its own story line entirely different from the former. It has all the ingredients for a great drama - story, acting, costume, music, computer graphics, directing. And in spite of the serious emotional settings, there are some humorous moments which make me laugh real hard.

I would certainly re-watch this drama.

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Over Drive
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9 hours ago
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 7.5
Acting/Cast 7.5
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 7.5
A good movie for an entertainer. Very bromance heavy and I loved the way they fight their demons. But I feel like it's nothing special. It had the potential to have a stronger story but every time you feel okay maybe now they'll get more deeper but it remains on the sidelines of the deeper issues regarding the brothers and even though that line 'I'll fix it right up for you' was really the best part of the script, again, there was a lot lacking in the way they showed the brothers bond. This is what I didn't get. If you're making a movie about brothers without romance then the bromance should be Winchester level strong because without it, it's just a movie about cars. But this wasn't even 50 percent of Winchester level more like 25 at best because whether it was the acting or the direction or the script, it seemed to fall short of real emotional depth. But there's hot men, and workout shots, and cars so like I said entertaining but not remarkable.

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2 Moons The Series
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9 hours ago
12 of 12 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 10
Rewatch Value 10
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Absolutely love it! This is perfect! The story line stays exactly how it started except when it develops the love between Phana and Wayo. I love it when Phana teases Wayo and he just turns shy. GOD DAMN IT!! This is the perfect story for a nerd guy that have a crush on the hottest guy in the campus. The umbrella scene is to die for!! Seriously, if you are watching this in public, please control your voice because you will scream so loud. I like it when Phana becomes jealous too. It shows that the top could get jealous too!

For side pairing. MUAHAHAHAHA. Ming & Kit. Ah. Love-Hate Relationship. I love it. Ming is more like bubbly and friendly guy and Kit could be very playful but he turns serious when Ming wants to date him and that's what make its even cuter.

Overall, The first series that i watch before jump into Fujoshi fandom is SOTUS but now i recommend if you are still new, you need to watch SOTUS, 2MOONS & Love By Chance. These 3 series are going to give you a heart attack. Trust me!

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What the Duck: Final Call
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9 hours ago
8 of 8 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 5.0
Story 4.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 4.0
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The title says it all. After I watch the ending, I legit just scream "WHAT THE FUCK?!". The season 1 is meh and here i thought the second season will make it up for all the lack in 1st season but boy am i wrong. The season 2 is much more worse. The ending is... very disappointing. I don't understand why Oat chose to become a monk to let Pop pursue his career as steward. Like dude, you could just let him be steward and support him. You guys can go see each other once he is back to Bangkok. I really don't understand like ??????? The ending for this pairing got me questioning this series with a lot of question mark.

For the side pairing ( Pree & Rambo ) is damn disappointing. This Pree.. god.. he keep on insisting he couldn't get back with Rambo even when he is begging Pree. Like come on! This isn't how it suppose to happen! Plus, to be fair, Pree didn't take a good care of Rambo so maybe that's why he got into this wild sex slash gang bang slash idk lmao.

Conclusion, I don't even want to watch it for the second time because it's a waste of time.

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