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Lee Min-ho: ‘The King’ of K-drama is here

Three years, we waited for three years for the comeback series of Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun. We just did not predict that they would do one together—“The King: Eternal Monarch.” We practiced physical distancing when we interviewed the two actors and their fellow cast members Woo Do-hwan, Kim Kyung-nam and Jung Eun-chae on April …

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Love lasts forever

Super K recommends 10 Japanese dramas to binge on

Japanese dramas deal with themes that are often taboo in K-dramas.  This is what makes them addicting.  J-dramas are unafraid to portray a woman whose hobby is to have sex with multiple partners, a boy and a girl who turn to each other for physical comfort because their real loves are in a relationship, and …

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What you need to know about the cast of ‘Crash Landing on You’

“Crash Landing on You” has become such a sensation that the acronym for the k-drama—“CLOY”—has gained a life of its own. Coming from tvN and Netflix, “CLOY” has become the 2nd highest rated cable k-drama of all time behind only JBTC’s soap operatic “Sky Castle” (still first) and now ahead of revered tvN neighborhood portrait …

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Crash Landing on You

Love conquers all in “Crash Landing on You”

There are “Crash Landing on You” spoilers in this article. Love knows no borders and it takes literal meaning in the drama “Crash Landing on You.” The drama that has captured the attention of viewers and maintained it for nine weeks came to a conclusion on Valentine’s weekend.   Director Lee Jeong-hyo said that the drama …

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What ‘Parasite’s’ Oscar victory means

We dared to hope. Ever since Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” first began being screened in 2019, we dared to imagine this could win an Academy Award. The Korean director had amassed an impressive body of work, from the psychological urban drama “Barking Dogs Don’t Bite” to his Hollywood environmental romp “Okja” as a visionary and a …

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Park So-dam, Bae Doona and the women in Bong Joon-ho’s films

Whether or not he wins an Academy Award, Korean director Bong Joon-ho is the most talked about director right now. That’s because his 2019 film “Parasite” is an extraordinary genre-defying work that brings a larger, more diverse audience to Bong’s similarly extraordinary earlier works. A story of families and societal stratification, “Parasite” won big at …

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5 crazy ‘Kingdom’ questions and answers

So, the first season of Netflix’s zombie epic “Kingdom” has dropped. The six episodes end of a ridiculous cliffhanger that leaves so many questions unanswered. So Super is going to provide crazy answers to five of the crazy burning questions. Take note that this article assumes that the reader has already seen all the six …

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