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Tag Archives: Padam-padam

The Drama Year So Far

7 Aug

Ah, this is my second year watching dramas (to think I only started last year!) and so far I’ve almost completed or completed thirteen dramas and less than halfway on at least two or three dramas. My goal this year is to watch at least 25 dramas this year and provide meaningful discussion about them. Thankfully, Dramabeans have been a huge help in separating the things I ought to watch and the things I should avoid. Hence, I’m not watching Dr. Jin or Operation Proposal because they’re both deemed terrible.

Since there are only so much hours in a day and only so much free time in a while, I obviously won’t and can’t watch all of the dramas that aired. My attention span for Korean dramas are much much shorter than my attention span for American shows since they’re two different things. Hence, I don’t watch shows that have more than (+ or -) 20 episodes. In other words, I’m only here to watch short-term dramas.

So this post here is to give you guys my brief (by my standards, at least) take on each of the dramas I’ve seen or I am currently watching. I have to leave some of my other analysis for my late-year listings and stuff.

I didn’t rate dramas where I’ve seen too few episodes to actually make a serious rating.

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What I Liked About Padam Padam

12 Dec

Korean cable dramas have been delivering such beautiful, well-crafted material that it’s hard not to liken them to cable shows here in the US. Here, primetime channels ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX produce shows that are far less avant garde, easily digestible, and almost always

What a fantastic introduction to a show that has potential to be one of the greatest I’ve seen so far. Not only does it contain a great premise but on a shot-to-shot basis, this is one tightly directed, intelligently crafted, and beautifully filmed show. Not all aspects of the show are impressive but nevertheless, “Padam Padam” is worthy of the intense hype that preceded its debut.

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Kim Bum Transforms For “Padam Padam”

3 Nov

Now, I’ve always been a huge fan of Kim Bum. He was cute in “Boys Over Flowers”, amazing in “Woman Who Still Wants To Marry”, and pretty hilarious in “Unstoppable High Kick”. He has an adorable baby face, which I always thought was cute, but, you know, not really my thing.
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Kim Bum is Coming Back!

10 Aug

And then the whole world stopped to pause…Maybe? Today, some Boys over Flowers fans (and I know there are many) are rejoicing as Yi Jung aka F4 Member aka Cassanova is coming back in our drama lives! I’m so so excited.

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