Kdrama Podcast 62: THE CROWNED CLOWN overview

Poke a stick into your ear (it’s fine! it didn’t even hit anything important! don’t even worry about it!) and go completely crazy, before being usurped by a doppleganger who is in love with your wife, because this week on the show Lee Evie is ranting about the 2019 Korean historical drama THE CROWNED CLOWN. Starring Yeo Jin-gu as both the stick-poking mad king of Joseon and his clownish look-alike, as well as the always beautiful Lee Se-young as his very confused queen, this is both a wonderful sageuk filled with secret identities and plot twists, as well as an ethically confusing conundrum. Well, at least that was the case for Lee Evie, listen to her ranty waffle to find out why! … More Kdrama Podcast 62: THE CROWNED CLOWN overview

Kdrama Podcast 61: TRAIN is the best show ever!!!! (Lee Evie reckons)

Be a handsome (yet tortured) detective, find some bodies at a train station and then solve that parallel-world serial killer sh*t like a pro, because this week on the show Lee Evie is discussing the 2020 OCN crime thriller (with an otherworldly twist) Korean drama called TRAIN. This kdrama stars the always perfect Yoon Si Yoon, is moody, atmospheric and dark, filled with murders and creepy dopplegangers, and is just so emotionally engaging! Lee Evie absolutely adored this show, however, she also admits she is very biased as it really does tick all her personal taste boxes! … More Kdrama Podcast 61: TRAIN is the best show ever!!!! (Lee Evie reckons)

Kdrama Podcast 60: Looking for something to watch? Try THE GAME: TOWARDS ZERO and HOW TO BUY A FRIEND

This week, let’s solve some mysteries! Lee Evie suggests you watch some dramas that, through tragic circumstances (sob sob, her internet was really slooow!!!), she did not get to finish. But she recommends them anyway! Try out the 2020 mystery thriller Korean drama THE GAME: TOWARDS ZERO, which stars Taecyeon, Lee Yeon-hee and Im Ju-hwan. Also check out the gritty youth 2020 mini kdrama HOW TO BUY A FRIEND. Both shows are really good! … More Kdrama Podcast 60: Looking for something to watch? Try THE GAME: TOWARDS ZERO and HOW TO BUY A FRIEND

Kdrama Podcast 59: Historical drama time with HAECHI!

Get drunk, solve some crimes and then become the king of Joseon, because this week on the show Lee Evie is discussing her feelings around the 2019 Korean historical drama HAECHI. Starring Jung Il-woo (who basically carries this entire show on his shoulders … wow!) and Go Ara, as well as a whole heap of stellar side character performances, this story is based on the true history of Prince Yeoning, a Korean prince born to a lowly court maid. This show is fast-paced, filled with edge of your seat plots and twisty conspiracies, and also features a wonderful performance from Jung Moon-Sung as a despot power craving prince. Lee Evie throughly enjoyed this wonderful sageuk! … More Kdrama Podcast 59: Historical drama time with HAECHI!

Kdrama Podcast – 58: THE SECRET LIFE OF MY SECRETARY overview

What do you do if you are a frazzled secretary with a boss who can’t see faces (wut!)? You hoodwink him into falling in love with you … while believing you are someone else, of course! This week on the show, Lee Evie is chatting about the 2019 romantic comedy Korean drama THE SECRET LIFE OF MY SECRETARY! What a cute, fluffy and quirky show, with a charm factor that belies its simple premise and plot. This kdrama is definitely not rocket science, but if you are in the mood for something silly and fun, this is a surprisingly solid little show that really hits the spot! … More Kdrama Podcast – 58: THE SECRET LIFE OF MY SECRETARY overview

Kdrama Podcast: Explore the gothic fairytale of IT’S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY

Live inside a modern gothic fairytale, and then fall in love and face your fears, because this week on the podcast Lee Evie is talking about the gorgeous 2020 romance Korean drama IT’S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY, also known as PSYCHO, BUT IT’S OKAY. Starring the blindingly pretty Kim Soo-Hyun and Seo Ye-Ji (Lee Evie needed to shield her eyes because these two are so shiny!), this kdrama has it all – swoony kisses and romance, dark secrets and hidden trauma, found family and healing (and a truly wonderful performance by actor Oh Jung-se), all wrapped up in a dreamy storybook aesthetic that makes this show gorgeous to look at! Did Lee Evie mention she loved it? … More Kdrama Podcast: Explore the gothic fairytale of IT’S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY

Kdrama Podcast: 56 – CRASH LANDING ON YOU overview

Be a rich and successful (yet emotionally damaged) South Korean lady and fly to North Korea (oops!) in a parachute, only to crash land on a random (handsome) soldier’s head, because this week on the show Lee Evie is discussing her feelings on the 2019 mega-hit kdrama CRASH LANDING ON YOU. This Korean drama stars Hyun-Bin and Son Ye-jin, and just the largest cast of absolute scene-stealing side characters Lee Evie has ever seen! From the second lead couple to the gaggle of idiotic soldier boys, through to the mother-in-law and the village ladies, this show’s side character’s were absolute gold! Also, the rest of the show is excellent too! … More Kdrama Podcast: 56 – CRASH LANDING ON YOU overview

Kdrama Podcast: Enjoy the products on display in THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH

Grab a lip balm, a mad futuristic face care mask, a cool sports car, a foundation stick, a ziplock kimchi bag and a whole heap of BBQ fried chicken, because this week Lee Evie is discussing one of the most anticipated kdramas of 2020, THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH. This Korean drama stars a smorgasbord of cool actors, including Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun, Woo Do-Hwan and Kim Kyung Nam. It also stars a whole heap of fried chicken. And also those delivery apps you use to order fried chicken when you are too far from the fried chicken shop to just walk there and order fried chicken yourself. Lee Evie has complex feelings about this drama, both loving aspects of it and feeling a bit ‘meh’ about others. So you are warned! … More Kdrama Podcast: Enjoy the products on display in THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH

Kdrama Podcast: MELO IS MY NATURE and Chinese movie BETTER DAYS

Grab your best friends and tackle life with enthusiasm and zest … or alternatively, get bullied relentlessly and fall in love with a street thug, because this week on the show Lee Evie will be discussing both the 2019 romantic ensemble kdrama MELO IS MY NATURE (also known as BE MELODRAMATIC), as well as the 2020 award-winning Chinese movie BETTER DAYS, described as a melodrama crime romance. The Korean drama of the week is fun, fluffy, quirky and an achingly moving portrait of grief (oh my gosh!) and the random Chinese movie Lee Evie is covering (even though this is a kdrama podcast! WTF!) is a slow-burn exploration of adolescent bullying and two broken people discovering a lifeline in each other (SWOON!). Lee Evie recommends both! … More Kdrama Podcast: MELO IS MY NATURE and Chinese movie BETTER DAYS

Kdrama Podcast: HOSPITAL PLAYLIST season 1 overview

Be a hospital show with a huuuge cast that is basically about nothing (doctors do doctor stuff and then play music) but also somehow is THE BEST SHOW IN THE WORLD, because today Lee Evie is discussing the 2020 kdrama HOSPITAL PLAYLIST. This drama is moving and charming and immersive, it will make you laugh and cry and swoon! It stars a hell of a lot of people, including the wonderful Yoo Yeon-Seok, Cho Jung-Seok, Jung Kyoung-Ho and literally a million other people. This show is absolutely beautiful! (Did Lee Evie mention that she likes it?) … More Kdrama Podcast: HOSPITAL PLAYLIST season 1 overview