Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sry about it

Sry that we are and will be “missing” for a while as examinations are around the corner and we have to cut down the time spent watching dramas and blogging. 😦

I will try to post something when I can. 2 highly recommended Korean Dramas will be Hello Monster/ I remember you and Oh my Ghostess which I haven’t finished watching. I am currently also occasionally watching Singapore Drama The Journey our Homeland. Thanks for your support! Hope that I can review something soon. 🙂

Lucky JM

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Korean Drama Review Mask

Mask (2015) 假面

Genre: Mystery, Romance, Melodrama

Enjoyment: 9/10  Pace: 9/10  No. of times I watched it: 2

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starring Soo Ae as Byun Ji Sook / Eun Ha, Joo Ji Hoon as Choi Min Woo, Jun Jin Seo as Min Woo (young), Yun Jung Hoon as Min Suk Hoon, Yoo In Young as Choi Mi Yun

 

Liked the chemistry between the lead couple a lot! Enjoyed how they often repeat lines said by each other to show their care and concern and how cheesy they are at times. The relationship is extremely romantic as the drama progresses haha. I have a soft spot for dramas that involve marriage before there is real love. As I am someone who treasures relationships between family members, I just like dramas that try to work out love of the couple by letting them be family members first which is the case for this drama. It is fun to watch Min Woo slowly falling in love with Ji Sook, acting and saying things that he usually would not, like initiating to sing the birthday song for her and giving many excuses for not buying another bed or saying comically that he is emotional at night.

The scene that he carries her to the bed and his look when she wraps her arm around him is just perfect. Haha. Their divorce counselling is quite engaging. I liked how the twist is put in place with Ji Sook finally stepping up for Min Woo instead of continuing to follow Suk Hoon’s plan. Soo Ae acted the contrast in the character very well from weak and defenseless to being able to see through Suk Hoon’s plan, giving him a shocking retaliation. Liked the last episode but Min Woo and Ji Sook’s child does not look like them…haha.

Impressed by Suk Hoon who is such a good liar that is not even the least affected when he tell lies. This makes him such a powerful villain who can easily manipulate others even at the times that his lies are almost being detected or exposed. He does succeed in trying to ruin the family in a way. However, he also throws away his own happiness as a result. He could have lived a fulfilling life with Eun Ha whom he loves instead of using her as part of his revenge. It is a pity that Eun Ha passes away because of that. I feel sorry for Mi Yun who only yearns for Suk Hoon’s love. Her struggle in the drama to be happy and loved made her departure more heartfelt. Although I dislike her for indirectly leading to a few deaths, I liked how her character adds depth to the drama as she struggles to choose between protecting Suk Hoon and her stepbrother, Min Woo.

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Mask quotes (Korean Drama)

If you wear a mask, you can never be happy.
If you don’t wear a mask, you can never survive.

~Seo Eun Ha

 

The world is created for us so don’t be scared.

To climb up the tall mountain called life, we all think about the top and struggle all our lives. We could have looked to the side at the flowers and smell the scent of happiness.

~Byun Ji Sook

 

I don’t care who you are. I am happy to be with you. Don’t leave me in order to save me. If you disappear from my sight, it will be the same as killing me.

~Choi Min Woo

 

For the last time, can you say you love me? It’s okay even if it is a lie.

~Choi Mi Yun

 

I have worked hard to gain power to create the heaven.
What the ones with power say is true. What the ones with no power say is false.

~Min Suk Hoon