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All About The Smile and Sweetness

SHKSMILE

All About My Romance should be renamed – All About The Smile or All About Shin Ha Kyun’s smile. Because if not for the man’s increasingly charming lovely deadly gorgeous and sincere smiles in this drama, this drama would have been binned a long time ago. This drama wouldn’t have been NOTHING. The romance wouldn’t have worked at all. At least for me (you know how much I love the man).

My knees and heart are weak before this man, and this especially so when he flashes that shy-ish genuine smile of his. It’s so Shin Ha Kyun, with the most earnest angelic and sincere warmth it almost doesn’t fit into the drama (it’s just too lovely sugary sweet). Reminds me too much of the real man himself. I came in thinking Kim Soo Young would be a dead-ringer repetition of Brain’s Lee Kang Hoon, and while they do share the same confidence and similar screaming habits, they are vastly different when it comes to dealing with their inner feelings and affections for the people they love. Brain had him treating the woman he loved like crap (yes literally like crap). But in AMMR? Gosh, can I have my own Kim Soo Young please? Or rather, can I be Min Young instead?:P

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QIHM Writer appreciation post

I think many have already squealed and swooned enough (or not) watching the last shot of QIHM10. I thought I was prepared for it, but no, it surprised and shocked me all the same. That stalled moment between BD and HJ, the interspersing of their electrified gazes and look at each other, imbued with such sweetness from BD and wondershock from HJ, their yearning and longing for each other, PERFECTION. Drama’s already 10 episode in, more than halfway through, but it only gets better, funnier (in spite of some angst in between) and lovelier. BD’s as ideal a human as ever, and HJ’s as lovely and endearing as ever. The side characters, they’re an awesome pack of fun. What did I do to deserve such a drama haven of awesomeness?!

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Boong Do-Hee Jin: Lovely OTP Heaven <3


If anyone isn’t watching Queen In Hyun’s Man, that anyone, yes YOU, YOU! You better get your arse over here! Watch this drama RIGHT AWAY and RIGHT NOW!

Because if you don’t, you’ll be missing out on one of the loveliest and heavenly K-drama OTPs EVER, in AGES! For once, we have an OTP which is entirely functional and normal. An OTP which defies every single cliche and stereotype we know of in K-drama land. An OTP who is just ideal PERFECTION together. With unbelievably sizzling and heart palpitating chemistry, akin to fiery sparks of fire incapable of being doused off by water. The way they interact makes other K-drama OTPs look stupid and ridiculously immature. The level of comfort and natural ease they have with each other, it’s almost next to none in K-drama. Who says love cannot work without bickering, conflict and angst? Who says drama OTPs can’t be all but cuteness and genuine affection? If there were rules, Boong Do and Hee Jin broke all of them.

I’ve raved about how awesomesauce Ji Hyun Woo is in his role of scholar Kim Boong Do earlier. But it seems like I cannot stop, he’s nailing scholar Boong Do’s idealistic bf/hubby traits so fucking good that I cannot fucking stop thinking about how fucking amazing he is in here *forgive me for the expletives, just trying to make a point you get me*. But in the latest ep, it’s Yoo In Na‘s Hee Jin who made me squeeee like a loony. Her performance isn’t mindblowingly WOW or anything near, but the cuteness and adorableness that she’s injecting into the ingenue character  is totally loads of win. So winning and unassumingly affecting that she gets to you and makes you break into smiles. So lovely that she makes you want to squish and pinch her and keep her in your pocket (usually it’s the main guy I’d want to keep in my pocket, but here I’m totally craving for a Hee Jin in my pocket, she’ll make me squee and die of cuteness). She’s cute without being OTT, spunky without being annoying and totally bringing it on with her daebak straightforwardness. Who says the guy has to say it first? Who says the girl can’t do the head-grabbing kiss first? They’re equals together (not literally but you get me), nobody is above the other, and respect and honesty come first. What more can you want from a couple?

2 daebak main characters, imagine the buckets of awesome?

Have an awesome, a brilliantly made MV (spoilers from Ep 1-8):

credits:

And oh, did I mention that I adore Han Dong Min to bits too? XDDDDDD He’s such a self-assured narcissist. But I love him all the same, for being so harmlessly fun and silly <3333

Queen In Hyun’s Man & Ji Hyun Woo

Short and random swooning post.

Saw Ep 1 of Queen In Hyun’s Man, and it’s grabbing me attention pretty damn good so far. Definitely like it A LOT more than Rooftop Prince, it’s slicker, more quick-paced and isn’t too sugary cheesy cliche. Editing is somewhat dizzying and annoying, but plot and acting are palatable enough. I like that the time travel reveal is out in the front right away and we’re going back in time to see how it happened.

Plus, I get to see Ji Hyun Woo alternate between ancient times and the modern world, YUMMMM!~~

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Ready for upcoming (HIT) Hong Sisters OTP?

Hell yeahhhhhhhh!

We’re talking about CHA SEUNG WON the Sexy and GONG HYO JIN the Charismatic. Can anything (possibly) go wrong with this couple? Just seeing them laugh so comfortably together during the script rehearsal of upcoming Hong Sisters’ drama The Greatest Love already gave me stomach butterflies and flutters ❤ <3.  If the script manages to strike gold, I will forever pay respect to the drama gods. And I will probably die of gratitude.

The Hong Sisters have always been favs of mine, regardless of their lack of originality. They’re not great scriptwriters or anything. Their patterns range from “Cliche. Typical. Redundant. OTT.” to “Cliche. Typical. Redundant. OTT.” Same.  You name it, they have it. And they probably tick off a lot of serious drama watchers who want quality writing.

But I’m weird when it comes to my dramas. If a drama can make me laugh hysterically along with the stupid cranky jokes. And at the same time, make me cry like a baby over the tug of heartstrings and angst-y interactions. I AM ALL for this drama. If a drama can combine fun, zany and crazy and still maintain a certain level of approachability to the audience, what’s not to like? “Cliche. Typical. Redundant. OTT.” What? I’m willing to throw all of that in the can. The Hong Sisters just have the magic to do that right for me.

The Greatest Love (or formerly known as The Discovery of Love/ Discovery of Affection – uhh.. which are all MEHHHH titles to me) is inspired from the concept of hit reality show “We Got Married”  and revolves around Cha and Gong’s characters  who are at odds against each other but slowly fall for each other thru the fake-make-believe show. Cha plays celebrity top star whilst Gong plays almost-forgotten idol star. They bicker they fight and ta-da, they fall in love. Like we know nothing about the Hong Sisters’ patterns huh? Yeah right.

So like all Hong Sisters dramas, we need 2 love rivals to complete the equation. I have watched enuff to know the obvious – their male leads are usually pine-ers for their exes and their female leads  subject of affection of another equally good looking (or maybe even better) man (eg. Chun Hyang, My Girl, Gumiho?) No different here. Yoo In Na plays the ex and Yoon Kye Sang the competitor for Gong’s affection.

Yoo In Na is one damn lucky actress. Having after worked with Hyun Bin and Ha Ji Won in Secret Garden, now she’s got Cha Seung Won and Gong Hyo Jin to learn from! Okay, and there’s Yoon Kye Sang too (whom I think can be a hit or miss depending on the material given to him). I’m excited to see if she’ll be able to hold her own against the “veterans”. What with her newcomer status?  If she doesn’t learn something from them, she’s gonna miss the boat forever. Lucks girl.

Some piccies from the rehearsal session they had a few days ago:-

Gong Hyo Jin and Cha Seung Won looked kind of misty eyed in the pics? Sad scene in the first ep already? haha.. I’m babbling.

SO EXCITED.

The Greatest Love is set to premier early May this year, replacing Royal Family (which is my current fav on-going drama). Bring the WGM fever on man!!!