I’ve had this quick post sitting in my draft list for awhile. I thought of combining all Asian dramas but then it would have been harder to come up with just 10. So, to make life easier, I’ll split the posts. Here are my top 10 favorite Korean period dramas (so far). Continue reading “My Top 10 Favorite Korean Period Dramas”
It has been awhile whereby I have been able to watch a saguek drama from start to finish and not only not be bored; forgo fast forwarding and even enjoying the ending. Top that off with the fact that watching the drama makes me immediately write a blog post about it. What can I say more that will convince you how well I thought the drama, Maids was put together? Continue reading “First Saguek Drama for 2015 – Worth the Watch ~ “Maids””
New stills have been released for the upcoming MBC Drama, Shine or Go Crazy.
Continue reading “First Stills for the Korean drama ‘Shine or Go Crazy’ slated for January 2015”
Excellent post for us Saguek watchers out there! That’s me!!
So there was this discussion going on my twitter timeline, and I got frustrated with twitter 140 character limit. So here it goes. About ‘Sageuk’
What it literally means: It literally means ‘historical drama.’ ‘Sa’ for history, ‘geuk’ for drama.
How it is actually used: Basically, you see a K-drama and guys have long hair, and people are wearing somewhat colorful clothes, and people wield swords around, and people die a lot, and there’s class difference, and…ok I’ll stop.
Anything ancient-ish looking is called sageuk in K-drama world these days.
DF mentioned she’s reading stuffs about historical fiction, period drama, costume drama, etc. But they are all called sageuk, lol. I hate it, but that’s how people use the term, and language follows the way people use whether you like it or not. So I guess I’ll have to just accept the fact that they are just allll called sageuk, and will…
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