Okay so after two days of waiting me and Jae have finally finished Hyung or My Annoying Brother and we just decided to do a little review, so here goes!
Jaefairy’s Review on Hyung: “Hyung is a very sweet film about blind Kyungsoo and that dude from Legend of the Blue Sea and how he gets ass cancer and has to help blind Kyungsoo get over his fear and para judo since he can’t use his powers cause he’s not on exo planet no mo. Very funny, much sad. 8 out of 10 visuals. "On a serious note, this movie was really good. I feel like Kyungsoo and Jungsuk’s performances were very good. I enjoyed the story and cant relate to it. I lost my grandmother to stage 4 cancer and I still aim to make her proud, like Do Yeong did his brother. Also this movie was funny af. The only criticism i do have is the music choices felt very..generic and that the first half was mostly comedy and the second mostly drama..i was hoping for more fluidity but the performances made up for it. Please go see this film! It’s really good! 8 out of ten visuals.”
Gilfairy’s Review on Hyung: “I won’t be spoiling anything, but Hyung is a great movie man, the trailers made you think it was something completely different, but watching it was something else. Way more emotional than I thought it’d be and I shed a bunch of tears towards the end. The acting by everyone was amazing! I already knew how good of an actor Kyungsoo was and this movie just enhanced that, like portraying a blind character must’ve been so hard but he pulled it off so well and just the way he was able to express emotion agh! I only knew Jungsuk from his cameo in Legend of the Blue Sea but his acting in that was amazing too and it makes me wanna watch Oh My Ghostess and Jealousy Incarante like asap, but the acting between the two felt real and made you think they were actual brothers which is just an A+ to me. Jungsuk’s character development was also a highlight for me (I was hoping for this so much when I talked to Jae about it lmao) and it was just really great to see the character’s change in that short period of time. Park Shin-hye and Kim Kang-hyun were also amazing to watch! I loved Kang-hyun in My Love From Another Star and had no idea he was in this movie and again just stellar character development between his character dae-chang and Jungsuk’s character (Doo-shik). Overall I thought this movie was amazing and I have no complaints or criticisms. I definitely recommend that you guys check out this movie though! Just 10/10 everything!”
Anyways this has been the Hoe bros review of Hyung, we outcha. -Admin Gilfairy
I may have been destined to go to the mud flat and act like a total fool for you. You’ll be the subject of my curiosity forever. I will be curious about you and love you forever. I will be curious about you and live with you forever. Being more jealous means you love the other person more.
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Valentine’s day is coming up, so here are my 10 favorite Korean drama couples. (in no particular order)
Hong Nan Hee & Byung Hyung Tae - 9 Ends 2 Outs
If I had to choose my favorite couple of all time, Nan He and Hyung Tae would take the title. These two best friends turned lovers are still making my heart pound whenever I watch 9 Ends 2 Outs. Their knowledge and understanding of one another, as well as their constant need to protect each other was wonderfully portrayed. And Soo Ae’s chemistry with Lee Jung Jin was so on point I wondered if they didn’t date in real life.
Ban Ji Yoon & Yoon Dong Ha - A Witch’s Romance
Noona Romance are not new in kdramas but this one is probably my favorite. It was heartbreaking to watch Ban Ji Yoon fight her feelings for Dong Ha because of their 14-year old gap, but the mature take on the subject made it worth it. Plus, their kiss scenes were just too hot.
Na Bong Sun & Kang Sun Woo - Oh My Ghost
These two are just too cute. Introvert Bong Sun and top chef Sun Woo didn’t look like they were ever going to fall in love but thankfully our ghost Soon Ae helped a little. I particularly love how Sun Woo just can’t resist Na Bong cuteness.
Kim Bok Joo & Jung Joon Hyung - Weightlifting Fairy, Kim Bok Joo
A fan favorite and probably the best couple of 2016, Bok Joo and Joon Hyung have brought to light a realistic portrayal of a couple and their relationship. From strangers, to friends, to lovers they’ve showed us how a relation based on respect, communication and trust can work.
Cheon Song Yi & Do Min Joon - You Who Came From The Stars
If these two aren’t the definition of opposites that attracts I don’t know who could be. Using one of my favorite trope, neighbors/cohabitation, Cheon Song Yi and Do Min Joon’ love story was stellar.
Choi Hee Jin & Kim Bong Do - Queen In Hyun’s Man
Another opposite attracts kind of story, Choi Hee Jin and Kim Bong Do made my heart pound and break and pound again. The idea that love is timeless and that 400 years of distance is not such an issue was one of my favorites out of all the love stories.
Yoon Myeong Joo & Seo Dae Young - Descendants of the Sun
Set in the military, the obstacle they faced wasn’t just your usual parents disapproval. Seo Dae Young’ struggle to follow orders while trying to keep Yoon Myeong Joo from hurting was heart wrenching. But it’s Yoon Myeong Joo’ stubbornness that made this couple so lovable. This and their beautiful theme song.
Jang Dan Bi & Lee Do - Splash Splash Love
It was only two episodes but these two gave me feelings that some couples haven’t been able to do in 20 episodes. Their love story was short lived but so sweet that it will be remembered for eternity.
Grim Reaper & Sunny - Goblin
Definitely the couple with the most painful story on this list, Wang Yeo and Sunny made cry like a baby. To be exact, it’s the innocent and slow approach this couple took only to find out the ugly truth that made cry. Like hurting in one life is already awful but can you imagine it being your destiny? Granted their reincarnation did get a happily ever after but it wasn’t the same.
Go Eun Chan & Choi Han Gyeol - Coffee Prince
I love these two because not only did they do the romance but they also did the bromance. Their love story was really one that transcended genders, which was quite a feature for Korean drama. Han Gyeol struggle to understand his feelings for Eun Chan, followed by his acceptance of the situation gave me so many feelings.
One thing all these couple have in common is how much they loved each other, they might not have made the best decisions all the time but their love is so big that it blinded me several times.
On this note, I wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day whether you are in a relationship or single. For those of you who are in relationship, enjoy your time with your significant other. For those you who are single (like me) don’t feel desperate and just enjoy the day with yourself or your friends. Finally for those of you who don’t celebrate/care about Valentine’s Day…have a wonderful tuesday :)