REVIEW: Awaken Episode 2

There’s less action and more investigating in this episode, but the pacing is still brisk and I’m thoroughly entertained. I even learned a new word!…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 14

In episode 14 reconciliations are made as Do-san, Yong-san, and Chul-san re-establish themselves in Korea. Since Samsan Tech belongs to 2STO, it’s interesting to see…

REVIEW: Cheat On Me If You Can (Episode 2)

We start five years in the past and are privy to Woo-sung’s proposal to Yeo-joo. He proposed in the traditional way of getting a nice…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 13

Three years later, and Dal-mi and the gang are seasoned and successful. But I’m glad to see they’re fundamentally the same people. The dog-eat-dog business…

REVIEW: Cheat On Me If You Can (Episode 1)

Y’all, the main character is already laying on the ground dead in the opening scene. But he isn’t actually dead because he hobbles himself up…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 1

I previously crowned Awaken as one of my most anticipated dramas for the second half of 2020, and I must say it doesn’t disappoint. Everything from the eerie opening to the hunt for the serial killer is well done.

REVIEW: The Uncanny Counter Episodes 1 & 2 (Yes, Watch It)

Noodle shop employees by day and demon hunters by night, the Counters use their special abilities to chase down malevolent spirits that prey on humans to gain power and achieve eternal life.

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 12

Brutal. That’s the only word I can think of to describe this episode. The heartbreaks come like unrelenting waves, so you don’t even get a…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 11

Episode eleven is jam-packed with a ton of plot development. We get to see what happened with Yong-san’s brother (and it’s definitely a heartbreak), and…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 10

This episode starts with back-to-back heartbreaks, and doesn’t let up for a second! We see the fallout from the big lie, Ji-pyeong makes a surprising…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 9

This episode is all about risk (the possibility of loss). And it gets explored in many instances; business and personal. In-jae Company risks bad public…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 8

The true identity of the girl on the swings, Won-deok’s deteriorating vision, and Do-san’s letters! Episode eight of Start-Up doesn’t hold back the punches. In…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 7

This episode shines a spotlight on the love triangle between Dal-mi, Do-san, and Ji-pyeong. Because of that we get some hilarious scenes, a surprising kiss,…

Highlights & Heartbreaks: Start-Up Episode 6

Businesses aren’t just built on inspiration and wide-eyed enthusiasm. There are tough decisions to be made, and sometimes you lose people you care about on…

Heartbreaks & Hackathons: Start-Up Episode 5

Instead of Highlights & Heartbreaks, I’m calling episode 5’s recap Heartbreaks & Hackathons. Because that’s essentially what it was: back-to-back emotional scenes and fierce competition…

Mini Recap: Start-Up Episode 6 and Episode 7 Preview

Episode 6 of Start-Up was a tough one for the team. They did not understand how shares work when you have a start up which…