dangermousie: (Goong by gasmask)
Five Fingers is really really so good! (Don't get me started on it being beaten in the ratings by brain-dead May Queen). I've liked it from the start, but with the latest batch of episodes, I am officially "I want to binge on everything" obsessed.

It helps that in these latest episodes, Ji Ho has finally found what a cave of sharks he has been living with and giving his soul to and I am confident he can take them on and win. Joo Ji Hoon is rocking the role - he excels in these moments of stillness where you can tell a million thoughts are going on under the facade. When he finds out his mother tried to ruin him (and his later revelation about the rescue night) - I get genuinely scared by him. Because Ji Ho is a good person but you get the sense that he is good by choice and he is more than capable of ruthlessness and darkness and unleashing hell. Choi Sira is more and more excellent (of course) as Ji Ho's mother - their scenes are Oedipal in their complexity and longing and loathing. Young Ran is a monster but a pitiable one - her life with her abusive husband has broken her and she chooses to act out her darkness by getting revenge on Ji Ho, whom she sees as her husband's representative.

Some mother and son scenes )

I expected to be fascinated by the mother-son dynamic. What I did not expect was to fall deeply and madly in love with the romance. Jin Se Yeon has improved tremendously from Gaksital and her Dami is such a shining soul of light and hope in this. I have every hope that Ji Ho will emerge from the darkness because he has her. She and Joo Ji Hoon have gorgeous chemistry together - it is not passionate but it is romantic beyond words. I turn into a pile of pink goo any time they are within ten feet of each other. They are so sane together, so compatible, so right. I especially love how she can make him happy even on worst days, even when his world is crashing around him.

Some of the amazing Ji Ho/Dami scenes )

Dami is smart, kind, compassionate, but also with unshaken self-respect and common sense. If anyone could have saved In Ha from his pathetic jealousy and darkness, it would have been her, but I love that she does not want to - she loves Ji Ho and makes it unmistakable to In Ha any time he steps out of line. In Ha is my least favorite character in this, because I want him to stop acting like a spoiled 5-year-old but he is interesting and, ironically, much more like his father, Young Ran's hated husband, than Ji Ho ever was. The way he obsesses over someone who doesn't want him is a pretty good example.

In Ha the Stalker )


Here for the pretty )
dangermousie: (Goong by gasmask)
Five Fingers is really really so good! (Don't get me started on it being beaten in the ratings by brain-dead May Queen). I've liked it from the start, but with the latest batch of episodes, I am officially "I want to binge on everything" obsessed.

It helps that in these latest episodes, Ji Ho has finally found what a cave of sharks he has been living with and giving his soul to and I am confident he can take them on and win. Joo Ji Hoon is rocking the role - he excels in these moments of stillness where you can tell a million thoughts are going on under the facade. When he finds out his mother tried to ruin him (and his later revelation about the rescue night) - I get genuinely scared by him. Because Ji Ho is a good person but you get the sense that he is good by choice and he is more than capable of ruthlessness and darkness and unleashing hell. Choi Sira is more and more excellent (of course) as Ji Ho's mother - their scenes are Oedipal in their complexity and longing and loathing. Young Ran is a monster but a pitiable one - her life with her abusive husband has broken her and she chooses to act out her darkness by getting revenge on Ji Ho, whom she sees as her husband's representative.

Some mother and son scenes )

I expected to be fascinated by the mother-son dynamic. What I did not expect was to fall deeply and madly in love with the romance. Jin Se Yeon has improved tremendously from Gaksital and her Dami is such a shining soul of light and hope in this. I have every hope that Ji Ho will emerge from the darkness because he has her. She and Joo Ji Hoon have gorgeous chemistry together - it is not passionate but it is romantic beyond words. I turn into a pile of pink goo any time they are within ten feet of each other. They are so sane together, so compatible, so right. I especially love how she can make him happy even on worst days, even when his world is crashing around him.

Some of the amazing Ji Ho/Dami scenes )

Dami is smart, kind, compassionate, but also with unshaken self-respect and common sense. If anyone could have saved In Ha from his pathetic jealousy and darkness, it would have been her, but I love that she does not want to - she loves Ji Ho and makes it unmistakable to In Ha any time he steps out of line. In Ha is my least favorite character in this, because I want him to stop acting like a spoiled 5-year-old but he is interesting and, ironically, much more like his father, Young Ran's hated husband, than Ji Ho ever was. The way he obsesses over someone who doesn't want him is a pretty good example.

In Ha the Stalker )


Here for the pretty )
dangermousie: (Goong by gasmask)
Five Fingers is really really so good! (Don't get me started on it being beaten in the ratings by brain-dead May Queen). I've liked it from the start, but with the latest batch of episodes, I am officially "I want to binge on everything" obsessed.

It helps that in these latest episodes, Ji Ho has finally found what a cave of sharks he has been living with and giving his soul to and I am confident he can take them on and win. Joo Ji Hoon is rocking the role - he excels in these moments of stillness where you can tell a million thoughts are going on under the facade. When he finds out his mother tried to ruin him (and his later revelation about the rescue night) - I get genuinely scared by him. Because Ji Ho is a good person but you get the sense that he is good by choice and he is more than capable of ruthlessness and darkness and unleashing hell. Choi Sira is more and more excellent (of course) as Ji Ho's mother - their scenes are Oedipal in their complexity and longing and loathing. Young Ran is a monster but a pitiable one - her life with her abusive husband has broken her and she chooses to act out her darkness by getting revenge on Ji Ho, whom she sees as her husband's representative.

Some mother and son scenes )

I expected to be fascinated by the mother-son dynamic. What I did not expect was to fall deeply and madly in love with the romance. Jin Se Yeon has improved tremendously from Gaksital and her Dami is such a shining soul of light and hope in this. I have every hope that Ji Ho will emerge from the darkness because he has her. She and Joo Ji Hoon have gorgeous chemistry together - it is not passionate but it is romantic beyond words. I turn into a pile of pink goo any time they are within ten feet of each other. They are so sane together, so compatible, so right. I especially love how she can make him happy even on worst days, even when his world is crashing around him.

Some of the amazing Ji Ho/Dami scenes )

Dami is smart, kind, compassionate, but also with unshaken self-respect and common sense. If anyone could have saved In Ha from his pathetic jealousy and darkness, it would have been her, but I love that she does not want to - she loves Ji Ho and makes it unmistakable to In Ha any time he steps out of line. In Ha is my least favorite character in this, because I want him to stop acting like a spoiled 5-year-old but he is interesting and, ironically, much more like his father, Young Ran's hated husband, than Ji Ho ever was. The way he obsesses over someone who doesn't want him is a pretty good example.

In Ha the Stalker )


Here for the pretty )
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)
I am still in the middle of the episode but just wanted to share this scene because it's so adorable that puppies and kittens were spontaneously created when it happened!



Scene here - warning - terminal cuteness overload )

I mean!!!! They are so darling! And I love that she is worried for him and finds him, and that he asks her to make him laugh (one of my favorite things is that he is a bit prickly but ultimately very open with her). And she drags him to a manga library and they are being silly and she does make him laugh on what is surely one of the worst days of his life, and there is teasing. Oh, and the thing with the food OMG - you'd have to be extremely comfortable with someone to be OK with them sticking food and/or fingers in your mouth, not to mention it's pretty huge for someone like Ji Ho to do that - he is so closed off normally. Oh, they are totally perfect. Make adorable perfect pitch babies now!

Btw, the reason I don't post as much on FF isn't because I don't adore it (it's my favorite along with Faith and Arang) but because I tend to hoard episodes and then binge on a bunch of them at once, preferably on the weekends when I am semi-awake.
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)
I am still in the middle of the episode but just wanted to share this scene because it's so adorable that puppies and kittens were spontaneously created when it happened!



Scene here - warning - terminal cuteness overload )

I mean!!!! They are so darling! And I love that she is worried for him and finds him, and that he asks her to make him laugh (one of my favorite things is that he is a bit prickly but ultimately very open with her). And she drags him to a manga library and they are being silly and she does make him laugh on what is surely one of the worst days of his life, and there is teasing. Oh, and the thing with the food OMG - you'd have to be extremely comfortable with someone to be OK with them sticking food and/or fingers in your mouth, not to mention it's pretty huge for someone like Ji Ho to do that - he is so closed off normally. Oh, they are totally perfect. Make adorable perfect pitch babies now!

Btw, the reason I don't post as much on FF isn't because I don't adore it (it's my favorite along with Faith and Arang) but because I tend to hoard episodes and then binge on a bunch of them at once, preferably on the weekends when I am semi-awake.
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)
I am still in the middle of the episode but just wanted to share this scene because it's so adorable that puppies and kittens were spontaneously created when it happened!



Scene here - warning - terminal cuteness overload )

I mean!!!! They are so darling! And I love that she is worried for him and finds him, and that he asks her to make him laugh (one of my favorite things is that he is a bit prickly but ultimately very open with her). And she drags him to a manga library and they are being silly and she does make him laugh on what is surely one of the worst days of his life, and there is teasing. Oh, and the thing with the food OMG - you'd have to be extremely comfortable with someone to be OK with them sticking food and/or fingers in your mouth, not to mention it's pretty huge for someone like Ji Ho to do that - he is so closed off normally. Oh, they are totally perfect. Make adorable perfect pitch babies now!

Btw, the reason I don't post as much on FF isn't because I don't adore it (it's my favorite along with Faith and Arang) but because I tend to hoard episodes and then binge on a bunch of them at once, preferably on the weekends when I am semi-awake.
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)


I continue to love Five Fingers, mainly for Joo Ji Hoon. I can't wait for him to find out his evil family is EVIL and go after them (though Mom more than the brother - Mom is clearly deceiving him by claiming Ji Ho is evil, wants his stuff etc. So there is some hope for him).

Most of the caps and thoughts below are about Ji Ho/Dami because I find their scenes such a breath of fresh, hopeful, sweet air in the darkness and evil of the rest...

Anyone want to team up with me and buy Ji Ho a flame-thrower? )

You know, by now I don't even notice the haircut!
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)


I continue to love Five Fingers, mainly for Joo Ji Hoon. I can't wait for him to find out his evil family is EVIL and go after them (though Mom more than the brother - Mom is clearly deceiving him by claiming Ji Ho is evil, wants his stuff etc. So there is some hope for him).

Most of the caps and thoughts below are about Ji Ho/Dami because I find their scenes such a breath of fresh, hopeful, sweet air in the darkness and evil of the rest...

Anyone want to team up with me and buy Ji Ho a flame-thrower? )

You know, by now I don't even notice the haircut!
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)


I continue to love Five Fingers, mainly for Joo Ji Hoon. I can't wait for him to find out his evil family is EVIL and go after them (though Mom more than the brother - Mom is clearly deceiving him by claiming Ji Ho is evil, wants his stuff etc. So there is some hope for him).

Most of the caps and thoughts below are about Ji Ho/Dami because I find their scenes such a breath of fresh, hopeful, sweet air in the darkness and evil of the rest...

Anyone want to team up with me and buy Ji Ho a flame-thrower? )

You know, by now I don't even notice the haircut!
dangermousie: (Mawang otp by miss-dian)


I confess to watching large parts of FF through my fingers - to see Ji Ho be so nice and trusting to people who are planning to ruin him is giving me the utter creeps (especially when you add into account my fondness for Joo Ji Hoon). Realistically, whatever the outcome of the evil plans themselves, something like this would make a person unable to trust for life - the woman he views/calls Mom and who pretends to treat him as one, has been set to ruin him from childhood. That's decades of therapy. I can't wait for him to find out and go Mawang on their ass.

Thoughts and caps )

In conclusion, for the love of all that is holy, Ji Ho get a haircut please!
dangermousie: (Mawang otp by miss-dian)


I confess to watching large parts of FF through my fingers - to see Ji Ho be so nice and trusting to people who are planning to ruin him is giving me the utter creeps (especially when you add into account my fondness for Joo Ji Hoon). Realistically, whatever the outcome of the evil plans themselves, something like this would make a person unable to trust for life - the woman he views/calls Mom and who pretends to treat him as one, has been set to ruin him from childhood. That's decades of therapy. I can't wait for him to find out and go Mawang on their ass.

Thoughts and caps )

In conclusion, for the love of all that is holy, Ji Ho get a haircut please!
dangermousie: (Mawang otp by miss-dian)


I confess to watching large parts of FF through my fingers - to see Ji Ho be so nice and trusting to people who are planning to ruin him is giving me the utter creeps (especially when you add into account my fondness for Joo Ji Hoon). Realistically, whatever the outcome of the evil plans themselves, something like this would make a person unable to trust for life - the woman he views/calls Mom and who pretends to treat him as one, has been set to ruin him from childhood. That's decades of therapy. I can't wait for him to find out and go Mawang on their ass.

Thoughts and caps )

In conclusion, for the love of all that is holy, Ji Ho get a haircut please!
dangermousie: (Chuno - hottie Dae Gil by scanky-chops)
1. The reason I am obsessed with Five Fingers in a nutshell:



I can't wait until he snaps - nobody can portray contained, fractured darkness like JJH. (And, let's face it, even now, he does have a dark streak - see him lashing out at Dami in ep 6, where In Ha becomes the white night).

2. I ship them SFM it's unreal. Also, it's by far the shippiest thing airing right now (though once Nice Guy starts, it won't probably retain the title).



3. This BTS makes me glee. I mean, it's such a heartwrenching scene and then the cameras go off and this happens:



(all the above gifs were from soompi, btw).

4. I love love LOVE this Arang and the Magistrate vid:

dangermousie: (Chuno - hottie Dae Gil by scanky-chops)
1. The reason I am obsessed with Five Fingers in a nutshell:



I can't wait until he snaps - nobody can portray contained, fractured darkness like JJH. (And, let's face it, even now, he does have a dark streak - see him lashing out at Dami in ep 6, where In Ha becomes the white night).

2. I ship them SFM it's unreal. Also, it's by far the shippiest thing airing right now (though once Nice Guy starts, it won't probably retain the title).



3. This BTS makes me glee. I mean, it's such a heartwrenching scene and then the cameras go off and this happens:



(all the above gifs were from soompi, btw).

4. I love love LOVE this Arang and the Magistrate vid:

dangermousie: (Chuno - hottie Dae Gil by scanky-chops)
1. The reason I am obsessed with Five Fingers in a nutshell:



I can't wait until he snaps - nobody can portray contained, fractured darkness like JJH. (And, let's face it, even now, he does have a dark streak - see him lashing out at Dami in ep 6, where In Ha becomes the white night).

2. I ship them SFM it's unreal. Also, it's by far the shippiest thing airing right now (though once Nice Guy starts, it won't probably retain the title).



3. This BTS makes me glee. I mean, it's such a heartwrenching scene and then the cameras go off and this happens:



(all the above gifs were from soompi, btw).

4. I love love LOVE this Arang and the Magistrate vid:

dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)
Ep 5 of FF is where I finally checked in. Anyone reading this LJ for any length of time knows I have absolutely zero interest in childhood scenes of any sort so, while I was watching the earlier eps to keep up with the story, I was pretty checked out. But now we have Joo Ji Hoon, Ji Chang Wook and Jin Se Yeon and I am verrrry interested.



FF reminds me a lot of Baker King (substitute pianos for pastries - I prefer the former as I love classical music, so this is a bonus), complete with Ji Chang Wook doing his best to steal the drama as the tormented, dark younger brother (he'd succeed too, if the 'good brother' was acted anyone but Joo Ji Hoon, who brings his trademark contained intensity and manages to make my heart stutter even with that crazy haircut).

Some caps and thoughts )

Basically, I really like this drama. A lot!
dangermousie: (JJH smile by miss_dian)
Ep 5 of FF is where I finally checked in. Anyone reading this LJ for any length of time knows I have absolutely zero interest in childhood scenes of any sort so, while I was watching the earlier eps to keep up with the story, I was pretty checked out. But now we have Joo Ji Hoon, Ji Chang Wook and Jin Se Yeon and I am verrrry interested.



FF reminds me a lot of Baker King (substitute pianos for pastries - I prefer the former as I love classical music, so this is a bonus), complete with Ji Chang Wook doing his best to steal the drama as the tormented, dark younger brother (he'd succeed too, if the 'good brother' was acted anyone but Joo Ji Hoon, who brings his trademark contained intensity and manages to make my heart stutter even with that crazy haircut).

Some caps and thoughts )

Basically, I really like this drama. A lot!

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