Category: Good Ol’ Review

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

Good Ol’ Review: Yoon Chan Young Shines as ENA’s “Delivery Man” Easily Delivers a Fun, Satisfying Experience
Good Ol’ Review: Strong Cast Carries Netflix’s Flawed, but Enjoyable “Black Knight”
Good Ol’ Review: Jeon Do Yeon Captivates in Pulpy “Kill Boksoon”
Good Ol’ Review: Lack of Depth, Short Format Hinders Potential for “Blue of Winter”
Good Ol’ Review: “To Every You I’ve Loved Before” and “To Me, The One Who Loved You”

Right off the bat, if you’re wondering which of these two connected anime films to watch first, here’s what I think based on my experience. I decided to watch the “blue” movie (color based on poster) first. That is To Every You I’ve Loved Before. Then watched “To Me, The One Who Loved You” (the “red” movie) second. And it was fine. But if you are looking for a more chronological and perhaps easier-on-the-brain experience, definitely go with To Me, The One… first. Ether way, you’ll still get the same conflicted, bittersweet climax for our main characters.

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Good Ol’ Review: Solid Ideas Hindered by Lack of Depth in Part 2 of TVING’s “Duty After School”
Good Ol’ Review: “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always” an Unexpected Treat
Good Ol’ Review: Warmth and Sincerity Make “Crash Course in Romance” a Must-Watch

tvN’s Crash Course in Romance (일타 스캔들/Ilta Scandal) is an unexpectedly delightful, dramatic, but sincere series. Led by excellent performances from Jeon Do Yeon and Jung Kyung Ho, Crash Course in Romance takes a refreshingly bold approach to familiar stories. And it does so in a way that is both emotionally affecting and fun to watch. Its excellent balance of tone immerses you into a fully realized world of character-driven stories.

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Good Ol’ Review: tvN’s “The Heavenly Idol” a Refreshing Mix of Fantasy and Character-Driven Story
Good Ol’ Review – Part 1 of TVING’s “Duty After School” a Perfect Example of Mindless Fun
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