Falling For Korean Dramas

Love Rain (2012) a.k.a. my current obsession

I’ve fallen in love with Korean Dramas (which is appropriate considering their subject matter). Before watching them, I’d been aware of Korean cinema for a several years – thanks to my undergraduate degree I got to study films like Bin Jip by Kim Ki-duk. I loved Bin Jip so much I quickly consumed as many of Kim’s films as I could find at my local video store (I miss you Casa Video!). And of course, I’ve seen the classic Old Boy from Park Chan-wook – I think the film is now a mainstay on the Cinephile Must Watch List, especially for those with an interest in what comes out of Asia.

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