Category: Good Ol’ Review

DryedMangoez Good Ol’ Reviews written after a television series has completed its premiere run.

Good Ol’ Review: Despite Missed Opportunities, “18 Again” is a Fun, Heartwarming and Relatable Series
Good Ol’ Review: Im Siwan and Lee Dong Wook Deliver Masterful Performances in OCN’s Stunning Psychological Thriller “Strangers from Hell”

OCN’s 2019 series Strangers from Hell (타인은 지옥이다 / Hell is Other People) is a psychological thriller to end all psychological thrillers. Ten fast-paced episodes explore the often-tumultuous depths of people’s minds and often-frightening depths of today’s society. It serves as a reminder about not ignoring those reaching out for help and how there may always be something lurking beneath an innocuous surface.

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Good Ol’ Review: Tonal Imbalance and Plot-Driven Story Undermine the Potential in “My Strange Hero”
Good Ol’ Review: Relatable and Sincere, Kim Young Kwang and Park Bo Young’s “On Your Wedding Day” a Heartfelt Coming of Age Story
Good Ol’ Review: “Hit The Top/The Best Hit” a Fun, Nostalgic Slice of Life Adventure
Good Ol’ Review: Cast and Characters Make “While You Were Sleeping” a Worthwhile Series
Good Ol’ Review: Lee Na Young and Jang Dong Yoon Power the Quietly Affecting “Beautiful Days”
Good Ol’ Review: “Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger” Gets It Right in Strong Team-up Movie

I’ve definitely expressed my apathy to Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger many times before. But similar to my pleasant surprise from the Zyuohger returns film, this latest Sentai crossover film, Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger manages to almost erase what I disliked about LuPat and instead focus on what worked. And unlike many crossover team-ups, the blending together of the two (or three in this case) teams worked seamlessly and actually added to the overall enjoyment of the movie.

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Good Ol’ Review: Live-action “Mulan” Falls Short of Epic Potential

Disney’s 2020 live-action remake of the classic animated film is not a bad movie. However, in trying to distance itself from the original by finding its own, more mature voice, Mulan falls far short of being a truly epic event. The potential is there and the foundation is solid. But by never truly committing and following through on what it wants to be, the film feels undercooked and underdeveloped.

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Good Ol’ Review: Ra Mi Ran and Lee Sung Kyung Kick Ass in Fun “Miss & Mrs. Cops”
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