Month: December 2010

Recap: Sungkyunkwan Scandal Ep. 20 (extended remix)

In the immortal words of Natalie Cole, “I miss you like crazy, I miss you like crazy…”

And so it has finally come to this. But before we say our goodbyes, it’s time for our fair heroes to be put through the wringer one last time as Yoon-hee faces up to the consequences of being outed.  (more…)

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First Impressions: Athena – Goddess of War

I was in two minds about watching this one and decided to give it a shot because Kim Min-jung and Choi Si-won were so adorable on Running Man’s Christmas special. If you haven’t already guessed, I’m extremely impressionable.

First things first. I didn’t watch IRIS so I know nothing about that show. I am also not familiar with the cast in this one, except for Lee Jia (though this doesn’t win the show any brownie points because I wasn’t crazy about her performance in Beethoven’s Virus). So to get straight to the point, I am coming into this with zero expectations. I’m not expecting an Oscar-worthy performance from anyone or a story from Martin Scorcese. All I want is to be entertained.

Does Athena succeed?  (more…)

Recap: Sungkyunkwan Scandal Ep. 19

To quote the lyrics of a certain Rick Astley song: Together forever and never to part / Together forever we two...

As the story hurtles to a close, our fair heroes find themselves each facing a personal trial as they try to save Seon-joon and restore Sungkyunkwan’s honour. More importantly, this is the episode where yours truly officially joined the Cult of Gu Yong-ha. (more…)

Running Man is ♥

Okay, it’s official. I am on such a Running Man high right now that if the regular members were cast in a sitcom together I’d be on it in a minute. Actually, with the kind of chemistry they have, I think it would be really interesting to see them in a comedy sketch show together. (more…)