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Good Ol’ Review: With Some Investment and Strong Performances from Jang Ki Yong and Nana, OCN Drama “Kill It” Results in a Thoroughly Rewarding Experience

Kill It (킬잇) is a compelling example of a series that requires an upfront investment that will lead to a surprisingly emotional and satisfying conclusion. The 2019 OCN drama series starring Jang Ki Yong and Nana starts off with some intrigue before settling into a sort of oddly flat succession of disjointed stories. But that aforementioned investment and being able to stick with the series through to its almost abruptly exhilarating final minutes results in what ends up being a rewarding television experience.

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Good Ol’ Review: “A Stray Goat” a Fascinating, Melancholic Film
Good Ol’ Review: Kim Myungsoo and Shin Hye Sun Carry the Bewildering “Angel’s Last Mission: Love” On Their Shoulders
Good Ol’ Review: Ji Il Joo and Lee Elijah Are Irresistibly Charming in Warm-Hearted “My Bossy Girl”
Good Ol’ Review: Interesting, but Unfocused KBS drama “Born Again” Carried by Excellent Performances from Jang Ki Yong, Jin Se Yeon and Lee Soo Hyuk
Good Ol’ Review: Incredible Performances from Lee Soon Jae and Jung Ji Hoon Solidify “Stand By Me” as an Emotional and Sincere Film
Good Ol’ Review: tvN’s “Signal” a Breathtaking, Unforgettable Experience
Good Ol’ Review: KBS Drama Special “To My Assailant” Offers a Unique Perspective on Familiar Themes

The KBS Drama Special has been home to some of Korean television’s most envelope-pushing and experimental storytelling. And being on a national public broadcast network as opposed to a cable network, that’s a pretty big feat to accomplish. The 2020 slate of the KBS Drama Special again features some unique stories. And To My Assailant (나의 가해자에게) is one of them. Though tackling a familiar theme, the episode brings to light a different side of an all too familiar issue in a way that is enlightening and engaging.

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Good Ol’ Review: “P1H – The Beginning of a New World” Not Only an Epic K-pop Debut, but Easily an Epic Film As Well
Good Ol’ Review: Kang Insoo and Lee Sang Have Strong Chemistry in “Wish You”
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