More of The Master’s Sun (Updated)

This preview is NOT helping to keep my expectations in check (always useful in dramaland). To hell with that:  I’m now officially excited about The Master’s Sun. This preview gives me hope for everything I want from this drama: laughs, creeps and lots of Gong Hyo Jin. So Ji Sub looking dapper doesn’t hurt as well. In short, there’s eye candy of every kind. Continue reading

A-Bund-ant memories

When I first tumbled down the rabbit hole of drama dependency, I puzzled to make sense of why I was so thoroughly enamoured by the form. I thought back to my childhood when Hong Kong dramas were the staple viewing of my grandmother and just about every auntie on the block. This was the 80s, the glory days of the Hong Kong film industry. The first drama I remember watching was the classic The Bund starring the incomparable Chow Yun Fatt. Continue reading