Author Archives: Alison

TV Review – Itaewon Class

Co-posted at Heroic Cinema TV Series – 16 episodes I really didn’t want to love this so much. I didn’t even want to watch it. Let me explain… It started with a song. I’d never liked Park Seo-jun, but a … Continue reading

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Gaho, Ha Hyun-woo – Itaewon Class OST

30 seconds of this song made me watch a 19 hour TV series. That’s a pretty good ROI, don’t you think? This first song is so damn inspiring, it could make you stride out into the street to lead a … Continue reading

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Taemin – Criminal

Taemin’s back in the bondage closet, being dark, dangerous, and ever so enticing. In this MV Taemin becomes the poster boy for the B&D community, and possibly the S&M community as well. It does make you wonder what was going … Continue reading

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BIBI – Life Is A Bi***

Glorious BIBI – Ulysses would have had himself lashed to a mast to hear this voice. But then, given her predilection for singing about uncomfortable topics, he might have ended up lashing her to something afterwards. And by uncomfortable topics, … Continue reading

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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

Update: I’ve had to remove the Ben MV as it’s no longer available – not sure why this is happening, but it’s probably a copyright issue also. Something a bit different this week – I’ve got a review for a … 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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