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Queen of Tears: Queen of Tears  Season 1, Ep 0

The queen of department stores and her small-town husband weather a marital crisis — until love miraculously begins to bloom again. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 7, 2024 - 2 comments

Movie: Anyone But You

After an amazing first date, Bea and Ben's fiery attraction turns ice cold, until they find themselves unexpectedly reunited at a destination wedding in Australia. So they do what any two mature adults would do: pretend to be a couple. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on Apr 28, 2024 - 4 comments

Welcome to Samdalri: Welcome to Samdal-ri  Season 1, Ep 0

After suffering a fall from grace, a photographer returns to her hometown and bumps into her childhood friend — rekindling an unfinished romance. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 28, 2024 - 2 comments

My Demon: My Demon  Season 1, Ep 0

A pitiless demon becomes powerless after getting entangled with an icy heiress, who may hold the key to his lost abilities — and his heart. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 27, 2024 - 4 comments

Movie: No Hard Feelings

On the brink of losing her childhood home, Maddie (Jennifer Lawrence) discovers an intriguing job listing: wealthy helicopter parents (Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti) looking for someone to "date" their introverted 19-year-old son, Percy (Andrew Barth Feldman), before he leaves for college. To her surprise, Maddie soon discovers the awkward Percy is no sure thing. (On Netflix) [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo on Dec 29, 2023 - 8 comments

The Matchmakers: The Matchmakers  Season 1, Ep 0

A young widow moonlights as a successful matchmaker, and is joined by a young widower prince. The two reluctantly join forces to marry off the eligible singles in their society, but perhaps the greatest match is the one they don't expect. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 28, 2023 - 1 comment

What's Wrong with Secretary Kim: What's Wrong with Secretary Kim  Season 1, Ep 0

A high maintenance, narcissistic CEO takes his hard-working secretary for granted. When she decides to quit, he realizes how much he depends on her. As he attempts to change her mind, the relationship between them evolves, and they also learn more about their traumatic childhoods. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 31, 2023 - 3 comments

My Lovely Liar: My Lovely Liar  Season 1, Ep 0

A woman has the special ability to detect lies from truth, but she sees her special gift as a curse, and she's unable to trust anyone. When she meets a music producer who's gone into hiding while being suspected of murder, the two get entangled. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 20, 2023 - 1 comment

Heartbeat: Heartbeat  Season 1, Ep 0

Seon Woo Hyul is a vampire who wants to become a human but ended up becoming half-human when he woke up a day before completing his 100 years of sleep. Meanwhile, Joo In Hae is a modern lady who shows no compassion about him and only wanted to survive. Will they find love and learn to care for each other now that fate brought them together? [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 18, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: Legally Blonde

A fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend and decides to follow him - to Harvard Law School.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Aug 17, 2023 - 15 comments

King the Land: King the Land  Season 1, Ep 0

Amid a tense inheritance fight, a charming heir clashes with his hardworking employee who's known for her irresistible smile — which he cannot stand. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 8, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: The Truth About Cats & Dogs

[TRAILER] A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem (Janeane Garafalo) asks her model friend (Uma Thurman) to impersonate her when a handsome man (Ben Chaplin) wants to see her. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 18, 2023 - 17 comments

Movie: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. [more inside]
posted by gofordays on May 15, 2023 - 3 comments

Kokdu: Season of Deity: Kokdu: Season of Deity  Season 1, Ep 0

A drama about what happens when a death god, Kokdu who comes down to the earth every 99 years to punish humans, works as a visiting doctor. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 26, 2023 - 0 comments

The Heavenly Idol: The Heavenly Idol  Season 1, Ep 0

A fantasy-romance drama about a High Priest from another world who body-swaps with a K-pop idol to fight a demon king on this world. (Based on the webnovel High Priest Rembrary) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 26, 2023 - 1 comment

Love to Hate You: 10 episodes (2023)  Season 1, Ep 0

A new battle-of-the-sexes drama has just dropped [2/10/2023], and while it boasts all the K-drama tropes we know and love, they’re packaged in a slightly more mature box. Love and silliness are still at the forefront of this rom-com, but it also addresses sexism and misogyny from the lens of a woman who has made it her mission to stomp on the patriarchy in whatever small way she can. DramaBeans, rating 9.2 [more inside]
posted by kbar1 on Mar 10, 2023 - 4 comments

Crash Course in Romance: Crash Course in Romance  Season 1, Ep 0

A mother with a heart of gold navigates the cutthroat world of private education when her daughter tries to join a celebrity math instructor's class. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 5, 2023 - 5 comments

Movie: Somebody I Used to Know

On a trip to her hometown, workaholic Ally reminisces with her first love Sean, and starts to question everything about the person she's become. Things only get more confusing when she meets Sean's fiance, Cassidy, who reminds her of the person she used to be. [more inside]
posted by box on Feb 20, 2023 - 2 comments

Touch Your Heart: Touch Your Heart (aka Reach of Sincerity, aka Jinsimi Dadda)  Season 1, Ep 0

An actress trying to recover from a scandal takes on the job of a secretary at a law firm in order to prepare for a future role. Her prickly attorney boss has little patience for her, but as the two get to know each other, they come to an understanding. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 19, 2023 - 4 comments

Movie: You've Got Mail

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent bookshop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet, both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business. [more inside]
posted by COD on Jan 22, 2023 - 14 comments

Movie: Kiss Me Goodbye

Three years after the accidental death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiance Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also Jolly's ghost, who doesn't approve of her new mate. Invisible to anyone but Kay, he tries to prevent the wedding. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Dec 1, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Falling for Christmas

A newly engaged, spoiled hotel heiress (Lindsay Lohan) gets into a skiing accident, suffers from total amnesia and finds herself in the care of a handsome, blue-collar lodge owner and his precocious daughter in the days leading up to Christmas. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 18, 2022 - 13 comments

Movie: Grosse Pointe Blank

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to the Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 14, 2022 - 16 comments

Movie: Roxanne

C. D. Bales, the witty local fire chief, falls for astronomer Roxanne Kowalski. But Roxanne is more interested in the conventionally attractive Chris McConnel. C.D. believing Roxanne could never fall for him because of his appearance agrees to help Chris woo Roxanne. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 2, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: Mack & Rita

A 30-year-old (Elizabeth Lail) spends a wild weekend in Palm Springs and wakes up to find she has magically transformed into her 70-year-old self (Diane Keaton). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 14, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Mannequin

A newly employed window dresser accidentally finds the mannequin he made is cursed. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Sep 7, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Pretty Woman

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain. [more inside]
posted by box on Aug 28, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Wedding Season

Pressured by their immigrant parents to find spouses, two Indian-Americans pretend to date in order to survive a summer of weddings but find themselves falling for each other as they struggle to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be. [more inside]
posted by Literaryhero on Aug 7, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Anything's Possible

A modern Gen Z coming-of-age rom-com that follows Kelsa (Eva Reign), a confident high school girl who is trans, as she navigates through senior year. When her classmate Khal (Abubakr Ali) gets a crush on her, he musters up the courage to ask her out, despite the drama he knows it could cause. Directed by Billy Porter. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 25, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: The Lost City

A reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure. Full of 80s adventure movie tropes, a glitter jumpsuit and Daniel Radcliffe proving he is both a silly actor and a serious one. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten on Mar 31, 2022 - 17 comments

Movie: I Want You Back

Peter and Emma thought they were on the precipice of life’s biggest moments — marriage, kids, and houses in the suburbs — until their respective partners dumped them. Horrified to learn that the loves of their lives have already moved on, Peter and Emma hatch a hilarious plan to win back their exes with unexpected results. [more inside]
posted by chrchr on Feb 14, 2022 - 6 comments

With Love: Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Siblings Lily and Jorge Diaz are each on a mission to find love and purpose during the holidays. [more inside]
posted by the primroses were over on Dec 31, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Love Hard

An LA girl, unlucky in love, falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for the holidays, only to discover that she's been catfished. This lighthearted romantic comedy chronicles her attempt to reel in love. Stars Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang, Harry Shum, Darren Barnet.
posted by rednikki on Dec 20, 2021 - 13 comments

Gaetmaeul Chachacha: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha  Season 1, Ep 0

A big-city dentist opens up a practice in a close-knit seaside village, home to a charming jack-of-all-trades who is her polar opposite in every way. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 18, 2021 - 7 comments

Movie: He's All That

A gender-reversed remake of "She's All That" (1999) by the same screenwriter and the director of Mean Girls. Some of the original actors have roles.
posted by zeek321 on Aug 28, 2021 - 2 comments

Neoneun Naeui Bom: You Are My Spring  Season 1, Ep 0

A hotel concierge and a psychiatrist with traumatic childhoods form a heartfelt bond when they become entangled in a perplexing local murder case. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 26, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Sweet & Sour

After meeting in the hospital, Jang Hyeok and Jung Da-Eun endure the highs and lows of trying to make a long-distance relationship survive while facing real-world opportunities and challenges.
posted by simmering octagon on Aug 24, 2021 - 1 comment

Yi Guyeokui Michin X: Mad For Each Other  Season 1, Ep 0

Bothered to realize they are next-door neighbors and share a psychiatrist, a man and a woman find it's impossible to stay out of each other's way. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 22, 2021 - 4 comments

Feel Good: Season 2 - all episodes  Season 2, Ep 0

The second (and final) season of the series follows recovering addict and comedian Mae, who is trying to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. (Netflix, Channel 4) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 6, 2021 - 3 comments

Run On: Run On  Season 1, Ep 0

Veering off course from his preset path, a track star follows his own pace and heart for the first time after a film translator steps into his life. (Netflix, jTBC Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 20, 2021 - 1 comment

Home for Christmas: Home For Christmas (Hjem til jul) Season 2 - All Episodes  Season 2, Ep 0

When love comes knocking, would you be ready? Follow Johanne through another December as she continues her pursuit for eternal, warm, and real love. When her family and the world around her fall apart, how can she still believe in true and everlasting love? Does it even exist and will she find the one for Christmas this year? (Netflix, Norwegian) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 19, 2020 - 5 comments

Strongest Deliveryman: Strongest Deliveryman (Choigangbaedalkkun) - Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Two gutsy food delivery workers strive to overcome their socioeconomic disadvantages to achieve big goals -- and bump into love along the way. (Netflix, KBS2 Korea) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 11, 2020 - 4 comments

Start-Up: Start-Up (Seutateueob) - Full Season  Season 1, Ep 0

Young entrepreneurs aspiring to launch virtual dreams into reality compete for success and love in the cutthroat world of Korea's high-tech industry. (Netflix, tvN) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Dec 7, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: Happiest Season

Meeting your girlfriend's family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family's annual Christmas dinner - until you realize that they don't even know she's gay - is even harder. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Nov 25, 2020 - 41 comments

Dash & Lily: Dash & Lily - Season 1  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

Opposites attract at Christmas as cynical Dash and sunny Lily trade messages and dares in a red notebook they pass back and forth around New York City. (Netflix, YA book adaptation) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 12, 2020 - 11 comments

Movie: Holidate

Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way. (Netflix) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 28, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: Saving Face

A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations. (Written and directed by Alice Wu) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 1, 2020 - 3 comments

Movie: Palm Springs

In this surreal comedy produced by The Lonely Island, carefree Nyles (Andy Samberg) and reluctant maid of honor Sarah (Cristin Miloti) have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding that leads to some hi-lar-ious complications! They soon find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, each other, or the extremely angry Roy (J.K. Simmons). What a day!
posted by Going To Maine on Jul 10, 2020 - 69 comments

Movie: The Wedding Party

As their big day arrives, a couple's lavish wedding plans turn into a nightmare of exes, fighting parents, and uninvited guests. (Nigerian 2016 blockbuster, Netflix streaming) [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 13, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: Cook Off

A Zimbabwean single mother's life is turned upside down when her son enters her into a reality TV cooking competition. [more inside]
posted by the primroses were over on Jun 7, 2020 - 2 comments

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