Monthly Archives: August 2021

TV Review – Love In The Moonlight

Co-posted at Heroic Cinema TV series – 18 episodes A historical entry in the “I fell in love with my eunuch” category, lifted above the ordinary by the quality of the whole cast. Kim Yoo-Jeong plays Hong Ra-on (or Hong … Continue reading

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Sandeul, Ben – Love In The Moonlight OST plus promo teaser feat. Park Bo-gum

Something a bit different this week – I’ve got a review for a K-drama series going up on Heroic Cinema today, so I thought I’d dig up a couple of songs from the OST for your delectation. And just to … Continue reading

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B1A4 – What’s Happening?

Wildly boppy hyper-pop with a hippy trippy MV that makes you wonder whether the whole art department were hallucinating – anything that opens with songwriter Jinyoung’s apparently disembodied head singing in a box trips my weird-o-meter. The song’s just a … Continue reading

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Shinee – Ring Ding Dong

You know those trashy magazines with headlines like “ALIEN worms CRAWLED in my EAR and ATE my BRAIN!!!”? They’re talking about this song. From Jonghyun’s first powerfully belted “Baby”, through the hypnotic bridge of “Rocka rocka rocka rocka rocka rocka … Continue reading

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Taemin – Advice

Not many artists would be brave enough to finish their music video posing like a paint-splashed Christ, but you can always count on Taemin to go the extra mile. The fact that he spends a portion of the MV wearing … Continue reading

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Film review – Pandora

Co-posted at Heroic Cinema Director: Park Jong-woo Cast: Kim Nam-gil Cast: Jung Jin-young Cast: Kim Dae-myung Cast: Kim Joo-hyun Prepare to be gruelled. This film will take every tender feeling you possess and run them through the mincer, then stomp … Continue reading

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B1A4 – 10 Times

This one is almost guaranteed to make you feel nostalgic. The MV was released on 23rd April 2021, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary since their debut. Production is sensibly subtle – a good strong beat to keep the rhythm but … Continue reading

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Taemin – Move

Be honest – nobody watches Taemin’s music videos for the biting social commentary, do they? I love the way he starts the video wearing a t shirt with the slogan “Take a small bite” – sorry, mate, but I’m not … Continue reading

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Ukulele Death Squad – Misirlou

You’ve seen their cover of Nancy Sinatra’s Bang, Bang and their awesome original Not Afraid – well, their cover of Dick Dale’s version of Misirlou, that old surf classic which some of you might know as the Pulp Fiction theme, … Continue reading

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Super Junior – Burn The Floor

The director deserves to be bathed in warm chocolate for this one, because it’s the most mesmerising MV I’ve seen. From the opening, with apparent multiple versions of Sadako from Ring crawling over a light box, to the close, with … Continue reading

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