Terrace House Review | From The Corner Table

Drama review: Terrace House

Japanese Reality Show | 2012-2020 A Japanese reality show with a global following and a cult-like status, Terrace House’s focus on a select group of youth is endearing, addictive and complicated.  A reality show following the seemingly mundane lives of a group of six Japanese youth living together in one house, the Terrace House series is at once serene and…

Business Proposal Review | From The Corner Table

Drama review: Business Proposal

2022 | South Korea | Rom Com A series that’s been trending since its release, and for the right reasons. The Business Proposal is a wholesome entertainer, a rom-com that celebrates all the tropes we crib about but secretly love! What’s it about? Shin Ha-ri (Kim Se-jeong) goes on a blind date in place of her bestie Jin Young-seo (Seol…

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Drama Review: Midnight Diner (Tokyo Series)

2009-19 | Japanese | Food, Slice of life | Netflix Tucked away in a lane, far from the bustling noise of Tokyo, lies Meshiya – an izakaya, a type of informal Japanese bar. The Master opens the doors at the stroke of midnight, every night, to a variety of people – some regulars, some not – all from different walks…

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Drama review: When the Camellia Blooms

2020 | Korean | Romantic comedy-thriller | Netflix India Each one of us has at least one person who has unflinching, unwavering faith in us – a faith that is undeterred at the worst of times, even when we have lost faith in our self. Because it is that faith that will help you find that lost self again and…

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Drama Review: Hospital Playlist

2020 | Season 1 | S Korea | Medical, romance, life, comedy | Netflix India I’ve apparently been watching a lot of drama involving the medical fraternity. Descendants of the Sun, Doctor John, Hospital Playlist, It’s Okay Not To Be Okay – four of the dramas I watched recently revolve around doctors, psychiatrists and men in the military. And the…

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Drama review: Cinderella with Four Knights

2016 | S Korea | Romantic Comedy | Netflix India & Viki Rakuten Guilty pleasures thy names are Korean romance dramas! And Cinderella with Four Knights is among the cream of this category! A stellar cast and sparkling chemistry make this girl-meets-3-boys-finds-true-love drama a great watch on days when you want a break from the dismal world. Cinderella with Four…

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