Category: tv reviews

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Gloria – Ep01-Ep12

Gloria’s first 12 episodes (of a lasting 50) are a light drama story with comedic moments and a bit of music. It tells the story of four characters — Na Jin Jin, Dong Ah, Kang Suk, and Yoon Seo — and how their lives change when they meet.

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Gloria – Ep13-Ep25

In the next 12 episodes of Gloria, the story starts to grow into the crescendo of drama that is essential in all telenovelas! Gloria is slow without being boring, and lacks a lot of the “cheese,” which makes this feel mature.

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Gloria – Ep26-Ep37

From this point on, Gloria turns from self-aware soap opera into a melodrama, as the relationships between Jin Jin, Kang Suk, Yoon Seo and Dong Ah get more problematic with the cliché evil bad guy Ji Suk.

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Gloria – Ep38-Final

The last 13 episodes of Korean drama Gloria focus all their forces in taking older half-brother Ji Suk down. As a new alliance from a forgotten relative is formed, she will do anything in her power to hunt the fox down.

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Going my Home

When his father suffers a stroke, Ryota goes looking for mysterious creatures known as ‘Kuna’.

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Grace and Frankie – Season 1

A high-strung high-maintenance ex-beauty-product-CEO housewife and a hippy-dippy environmentally-conscious earth-mother-loving housewife who can’t stand each other become friends after their husbands leave them for each other.

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Hannibal – Season 1

Hannibal overturns expectations of crime procedurals and Lecter incarnations by focusing on the first-hand and secondhand effects of murder on the mind.

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Hemingway & Gellhorn

Hemingway & Gellhorn is the story… the view of Hemingway through the eyes of travel writer and journalist Martha Gellhorn. Their sporadic love/hate relationship through the years of historic turmoil and then some…

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High School Teacher (2003)

Koukou Kyoushi is about a high school teacher who is dying of an inoperable brain tumor. Then one night he meets Hina. They end up in his apartment, even though nothing happens. The next day, she discovers he is her new high school teacher.