Strong Woman Do Bong Soon

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This is a fun drama and I liked it a lot. I’ve been in a lull when it comes to watching dramas. This one caught my attention quickly.

We follow Do Bong Soon (Park Bo Young), she is an aspiring game developer and an extremely strong woman. Every woman in her family is gifted with amazing strength in order to help the less fortunate. There is a catch, however, if they ever use their strength for personal gain or to hurt an innocent then they will forever lose their powers. Though Bo Young tries to hide her powers she constantly uses them to save people. One day she crosses paths with An Min Hyuk (Park Hyung Sik) and he becomes infatuated with her. He tracks her down and convinces her to be his bodyguard as an opportunity to work at his company.  She jumps at the chance to work for his company. However, while he’s pining over her and trying to get her to notice him she only has eyes for her high school crush In Gook Du (Ji Soo).

With girls being abducted from their neighbourhood, Gook Du is busy trying to catch the culprit which makes the people around him targets. With Bong Soon’s sense of justice, she tries to help with the most that she can. Which is difficult because he doesn’t know about her strength.

The concept is cute as is the chemistry between the 2 main characters. Though, really, all of the leads have excellent chemistry. The 2 men both have Bong Soon’s best interest at heart. The over-arcing story was also interesting, it wasn’t just the normal romantic comedy. I love dramas that are a little bit darker that make you think. I will mention one thing though, Kim Won Hae stole the show for me. He plays 2 drastically different characters and I loved it. Definitely, suggest you watch it for yourself.

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A Werewolf Boy

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If you recognise the male actor in this poster… well that’s not surprise, as this is one of Song Joong Ki’s order works. This came out in 2012, well before the Descendants of the Sun aired.

We follow Soon Yi (Park Bo Young) and her family move to the country as Soon Yi has problems with her lungs. They find a strange boy (Song Joon Ki) living in the barn on the property. At first, they believe that he’s just another lost boy. Since he was so much older, no orphanage would take him in. Soon Yi’s mother decides to house them until they can find another option. As times goes on, the two teens start finding them more and more attracted to each other.

Don’t go into this movie wanting a heart warming story. It’s a tragic love story that is interesting to watch. I will say though if you want to know the calibre an actor is, cast them in a movie where they don’t say anything. Song Joong Ki’s first lines were about 10 minutes to the end of the movie. The scenes were shot beautifully and the scenery is amazing. It is worth a watch, but the ending might hurt a little.

Oh My Ghostess

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I’ll be honest, this show never really interested into watching it, but my best friend (Natalia from Soju Nights) kept telling me to watch it. So I did and I was underwhelmed.

The story follows Na Bong Sun (Park Bo Young), a promising up-and-coming chef, who has a huge crush on her boss, Kang Sun Woo (Cho Jung Seok).  She works as a very timid assistant chef at the restaurant until one day she is possessed by Shin Seon Ae (Kim Seul Gi), a virgin ghost who is hell-bent on resolving her virgin grudge. She makes a deal with Bong Sun and tells her that she’ll get her closer to Chef is she can use her body to seduce him.

I will say that I couldn’t connect to the femal leads. I did, however, love the fact that I got to see Lim Ju Hwan in a different type of role. I got to know him in Uncontrollably Fond where I feel like most of the time he looked like someone just kicked his puppy, until the very end.

Over all, I didn’t really feel the cemistry. Cho Jung Seok and Lim Ju Hwan acting was superb, but I wish I liked the femal leads more. I will like to Natalia’s review to give you a more positive view. I feel like it could be someone’s favorite show, but it just wasn’t for me.


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