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Review: Breakup Probation, A Week [Mini Series]

THE SHORT VERDICT:

A short little mini series that is a little rough around the edges, but that does turn out to be more thought-provoking and poignant than one might first expect.

The rough edges include some less than amazing acting, writing that can feel a little patchy, and directing that feels less than elegant.

On the upside, the overarching theme emphasizes important things like appreciating the time and the people that you have, while you have them, and I find that wholesome and meaningful.

Some lens adjustments are necessary, but this one’s reasonably solid, for a short little show with only 10 half-hour episodes.

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Review: Bossam: Steal The Fate

THE SHORT VERDICT:

Show’s draw is more about its characters and their relationships, as well as our OTP’s (One True Pairing) slow-burn romance. The court politics really is just set-dressing.

The downside is that the court politics is also the thing that drives our story forward, so Show can’t ever leave it behind for too long.

The upside, however, is that our key characters really do tend to grow on you in a solid way, and Show teases out the growth of characters and the progression of their relationships, in a manner that feels natural and believable, for the most part.

Jung Il Woo shows depth even in his character’s quiet melancholy, and Kwon Yu Ri is absolutely regal as our Princess who gets accidentally bossamed by our male lead.

Show has its fair share of flaws, but I thought the gentle, heartfelt romance between our OTP made it worthwhile.

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Open Thread: Kill Me, Heal Me Episodes 19 & 20

Welcome to the Open Thread, everyone! Can you believe we are at the end of our journey?? Thanks for sticking with me through this one, y’all. 🥲

Do Hyun and Shin Se Gi’s fist bump is headlining our post today, because it’s just such an iconic moment, to me. It feels like what we’ve been working up to, for the entire 20 episodes.

I have put up the announcement post for our group watch brainstorm, which you can find here. Do pop on over, to share your thoughts!

Without further ado, here are my reactions to this set of episodes; have fun in the Open Thread, everyone! ❤️

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