REVIEW: Awaken Episode 16 (Finale)

Episode 16 of Awaken ends up having most of the elements I look for in a finale: the characters teaming up, high stakes, and bringing…

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REVIEW: Awaken Episode 15

Episode 15 of Awaken is a lesson in hiding things in plain sight. White Night’s president, Jung-woo and Jamie’s biological mother, and even the fourth…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 14

With only 2 episodes left, episode 14 is just as fast-paced and shocking as 13. As expected, Jung-woo is a step ahead of Oh Jung-hwan…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 13

Episode 13 starts off with a cool fight sequence between Jung-woo and Jae-woong. The lights flicker as they toss each other around the room in…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 12

There’s a lot going on in this episode. The good news is Jung-woo prevents Oh Kyung-min’s murder. Recounting how will be one of my yeses,…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 11

In episode 11 we find out more important details, and watch the characters make some tough choices. Hye-won quits the force, so she can help…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 10

There are many suspense/thrillers out there. Some of them tell stories so convoluted, you wonder if the screenwriter got confused, while others have no story…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 9 (With Full Series Breakdown)

This episode is all about information. We get information on the serial killer, and how White Night currently finds kids to experiment on. It’s a…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 8

In episode eight, we learn White Night experimented on the kids to create humans who could beat aging and cheat death. The genius intellect and…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 7

This episode opens with more details on what lead Jung-woo to recruiting Hye-won. While looking for Kim Min-jae (one of the other surviving White Night…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 6

Watching episode six of Awaken is liking going on those rollercoasters that take crazy pictures of you when you’re plummeting down a drop. You know…

Review: Awaken Episode 5

Once again, episode five teaches me something I didn’t know, and tries to make me eat my words! But I’m holding fast to my beliefs.…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 4

I didn’t think it’d be possible, but I liked this episode more than the first three. Which is saying a lot, because episodes one through…

REVIEW: Awaken Episode 3

Episode 3 is riveting! We catch a glimpse of how Jung-woo’s team was formed and answers I didn’t think we’d be given until episode 14!…

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!…

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.