Be a manly modern day chef, get sucked into the body of a noblewoman in Joseon Korea, married off to a King with a secret, and … fall in love? This week on the show Lee Evie is discussing the absolute gem of a 2020 / 2021 Korean drama MR QUEEN. Starring the glorious Shin Hye-Sun in the absolute mind-bogglingly incredible performance of the female (?) lead, as well as Kim Jung-hyun as the regal king, and many many others, including lovely newcomers Na In-woo and Seol In-ah, and always lovely Choi Jin-hyuk in a cameo role. This historical body-swap kdrama is funny, heartbreaking, exciting, hysterical and swoony, and Lee Evie couldn’t have adored it more (actually she could have, and she talks about that at length, haha). … More Kdrama Podcast 88: MR QUEEN overview
Die, get resurrected as a zombie, and then spend a year wearing flowery ahjumma pants and running on a treadmill, because this week Lee Evie is discussing the gory 2020 comedy Korean drama ZOMBIE DETECTIVE. Starring the (always) charismatic Choi Jin-hyuk, this silly yet charming kdrama is very tongue-in-cheek, very fun, and a very fast watch. Lee Evie really enjoyed it! … More Kdrama Podcast 87: ZOMBIE DETECTIVE overview
Definitely a weird slow, low-budget, dramatic family tear-fest (form 2010) which somehow was nonetheless utterly addictive and lovely. Some characters were shouty and overly hysterical at times but somehow I just thoroughly enjoyed it anyway, it was beautiful and sweet and made me feel so much! … More KOREAN DRAMA REVIEW: It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl.
Pride and Prejudice is a 2014 crime thriller drama, starring Choi Jin-hyuk, Choi Woo-shik and some other people (haha). It was twisty, dark, has a good romance, and a lot of emotion! … More KOREAN DRAMA REVIEW: Pride and Prejudice.
Travel forward in time to catch a serial killer and then realise your house is gone, your wife is dead and everyone you ever loved is completely f**ked, because today Lee Evie is discussing the 2017 kdrama TUNNEL, starring Choi Jin-Hyuk. This Korean drama is dark, thrilling and twisty and Lee Evie loved it! She also talks about the 2012 mega-hit fusion sageuk THE MOON EMBRACING THE SUN, starring Kim Soo-Hyun, and the basic plot is this: a sad crying king walks around a palace while everyone screams ‘Jeonha’ at him all day long … … More Kdrama Podcast: Waffling on about TUNNEL and THE MOON EMBRACING THE SUN!
Sell your soul to the devil in return for vengeance, and then change for mind seven years later, because today on the show Lee Evie is discussing the slick 2019 Korean drama JUSTICE, starring Choi Jin-Hyuk and Nana. If you are in the mood for some murky moral grey areas, some twisty plots and a complete psycho-killer of a villain, then you have definitely come to the right place! So strap in and enjoy this Kdrama show! … More Kdrama Podcast: JUSTICE (2019) overview
Tragic parents, weird face swaps, time travel and epic hero Lee Soon Shim, this saguek fantasy fusion Kdrama has it all. A review of the Kdrama, Gu Family Book. … More KOREAN DRAMA REVIEW: Gu Family Book