Go Back Spouses – A Fun, Heartfelt Time-Travel K-Drama What if you could travel back into your past during your most influential years and make different changes? Would you? Go Back Spouses shows us what just might happen with a fun, heartfelt time-travel story. THE STORY The story starts out with Choi Ban-Do and Ma Jin-Joo; a married couple in their late thirties with a marriage falling apart. Ban-Do is overworked and beyond stressed with his job. And Jin-Joo is weary with her mother’s passing and trying to raise a toddler. After reaching a breaking point in their marriage,...Read More
Author: Faith White
Newsies: The Broadway Musical 2017 Film Review I love finding a new musical to adore! And with Newsies, I discovered a musical theater treat that everyone can enjoy, especially as it’s on film! Though technically not a new musical, as it’s based on the musical 1992 Disney film starring Christian Bale (totally worth a watch as well!), the Broadway version changed a few things making the story even more fun. There is something so thrilling and fun watching a musical on stage. The Story The story begins with Jack Kelly, a New York newspaper delivery boy – or newsie,...Read More
Posted by Faith White | Sep 25, 2017 | Costume Drama - Fairy Tales & Fantasy, Fairy Tale Romance, Fantasy Romance, International, International Romance, Modern Romanticism, Old-Fashioned Romance, Paranormal Romance, Reviews, Romantic Drama, Television Reviews
Bride of the Water God K-drama Review – Fantasy Romance I’m a huge fan of K-dramas and fantasy stories. So I was very excited when I heard about this year’s Bride of The Water God K-drama! Bride of the Water God is loosely based on the manhwa (Korean comic book) about a water god, Habaek, and his romance with a human girl. With this modernized adaptation, we follow Habaek as he comes to earth to find two “god stones” to earn his right to become Emperor of the Realm of the Gods. However, when he comes to earth, he...Read More
Romance Amidst Court Room Drama Suspicious Partner tells the story of Eun Bong-Hee, a young lawyer-to-be. After a violent murder transpires in her apartment, Bong-Hee faces murder charges. A dashing prosecutor, Noh Ji-Wook, rides in to save the day – and further complicate things as Bong-Hee falls hard in love and tries to solve the murder mystery. Reasons To Love Suspicious Partner: The Leads! And fabulous cast!! I love it when a show gives us a delightful cast of characters. Plus, squad goals! What more could a girl ask for? Nam Ji-Hyun plays the lead heroine Eun Bong-Hee, a young...Read More
Fight My Way K-drama Review – Heartwarming Friends to Lovers Story I love dark-horse dramas! You don’t really have much expectation going in since there wasn’t much hype before the drama started, but then you decide to watch just one episode. And one episode soon becomes the entire series. Because you unexpectedly fall in love. Fight My Way brings that dark-horse delight with a refreshing story that breaks from the usual K-drama tropes. Instead of the poor girl, rich guy (chaebol) staple, a group of four friends struggling in everyday life greets us. And our main couple actually start out...Read More
Posted by Faith White | Jul 8, 2017 | Contemporary Romance, International, International Romance, Modern Romanticism, Old-Fashioned Romance, Romantic Drama, Romantic Moment of the Week, Romantic Mystery
Spoilers ahead! THE SHOW: Sherlock BBC (season 4) THE PAIRING: Sherlock Holmes and Molly Hooper THE ROMANTIC MOMENT: Sherlock and Molly are forced to make a romantic confession. It’s hard to believe that seven years ago BBC’s new adaptation of the beloved Sherlock Holmes’ story premiered! For those who followed the show at the very beginning, the agonizing years of waiting for a new season of Sherlock paid off every time just three episodes finally aired. After all, who didn’t love the show that managed to be brilliant, fun and full of insane talent! Just looking at the Rotten Tomatoes ratings...Read More
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Review – A Heartwarming Drama About Love and Growing Up Who doesn’t like a good coming-of-age story? There’s something so heartwarming and enchanting about getting a look into a character’s life as they begin to take their part in the world, discover themselves, and those around them. We get a chance to feel like we’re growing with them. We experience their firsts like it’s our firsts again – first job, first time to college, first serious relationship. Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo packages all of that up with wonderful doses of fun, humor and...Read More
TV writers can be both delightful and merciless with their work. They give us romantic moments that create intense OTPs in our hearts leaving us with just one desperate cry: please be endgame! But sometimes great TV show couples, or great potential TV show couples, never get that final endgame satisfaction. Sometimes, our beloved lovers break up to the outcry and pain of the fans. Or the OTP is only allowed to cultivate a silent crush until the last episode rolls by. And we’re left sobbing with our tissues wishing we had one more chance to see them confess...Read More
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Episode 15 & 16 Recap – A Hero’s Finale It all comes down to the final hour as Bong-Soon faces her archenemy! But don’t worry, we get plenty of adorable and lovely romance with our OTP before we say our final goodbye! Take-Down After the whole bomb escapade, Min-Hyuk and Bong-Soon hold hands and walk out of Ainsoft, safe and sound. Starving after all that craziness, they go eat at a restaurant. Min-Hyuk tries to invite Bong-Soon over to his place, but Dad texts Bong-Soon to hurry home. That night, they each lie in...Read More
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Episode 13 & 14 Recap – Heartbreak The stakes continue to rise as Bong-Soon and her friends must face their formidable opponent, testing not only their skills but their emotions and relationships. Great Responsibility Bong-Soon relays the kidnapper’s threats against her to Min-Hyuk. She asks him to help her find where he’s hiding the girls. Min-Hyuk assures her that they’ll find Kyung-Shim. He gives Bong-Soon a necklace (which has a tracker in it) and she promises to face the kidnapper together. RELATED | Strong Woman Episode 5 & 6 Recap – Friendship While Min-Hyuk searches...Read More
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Episode 11 & 12 Recap – Lovestruck Swoon time! Min-Hyuk’s confession has opened the doors of Bong-Soon’s heart! Meanwhile, the kidnapper makes a big move. Can Bong-Soon stop him? Falling Headfirst After Min-Hyuk’s sudden confession, Bong Soon is flustered. She tells him that she needs some time to think how she truly feels. Later on, she gets a text from Gook-Du and Min-Hyuk individually asking her to see a movie tomorrow night. What’s a girl to do! RELATED | Strong Woman Episode 1 & 2 Recap – A New Super Heroine At work, Bong Soon...Read More
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Episode 9 & 10 Recap – Sacrifice and Confession Get ready because feelings are finally coming out into the open! Bong-Soon continues to kick butt while Min-Hyuk captures hearts with his selfless love! Sacrifice Bong-Soon faces down the gangsters fearlessly. Fighting them hand-to-hand, she thrashes them right and left using her powers and the fighting skills that Min-Hyuk taught her. Min-Hyuk and Gook-Du arrive in time to see her demolishing the last of the gangsters. Gook-Du is shocked. Meanwhile, a gangster tries to sneak up on Bong-Soon with a knife! Min-Hyuk and Gook-Du race...Read More
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