Park Dong Hoon and Lee Ji An’s relationship is the most beautiful thing that I have seen in a Korean drama. I never thought I would see the day when I would be able to completely “feel” a relationship between two individuals – without the overly dramatic skinship that seems so shallow to me nowadays. There are no love confessions here – no kisses, hugs and hand holding. But somehow it feels more real to me than anything I have seen. Their relationship is something so unique from anything I have experienced, something that we as viewers cannot box into any stereotype.

Dong Hoon’s relationship with Ji An is not like family (his bond with his brothers and mother is not comparable to this); nor is it that of a colleague (as we see the dynamic with his co-workers in a different light). It is not like a spouse (contrast this to the broken relationship with his wife). I wouldn’t say that their relationship is strictly friendship either (like him visiting Sang Hoon once in a while, and catching up on each other’s lives). What Dong Hoon feels for Ji An is not romantic, no, that cheapens the depth of their relationship. His feelings for this girl roots from the depth of his entire being. It is as if he has been finally found. It is as if he cannot breathe without her. He just needs her by his side forever. As viewers, if we notice the subtle details in the story, we realize the uncountable times Dong Hoon looks for Ji An, waits for her, worries and thinks about her. Earlier in one of the episodes, he says, “There is someone who knows a lot about me. And I think I know a lot about her too. I’m sad, I’m sad she knows who I am.” Who I am. As humans, our most basic desire is to know and be known by another. Strangely, this is the most difficult and miraculous thing. But Dong Hoon has found his other half. And what he has found is irreplaceable – no other human (no wife, family, friends, children) can provide him this pure love that Lee Ji An has shown him.

I just want to cry as I think about all of this. I’m so overly emotional about their relationship. What is so absolutely beautiful to me is that these two people come from different backgrounds. They have grown up in different generations. Dong Hoon grew up with his family – he has a wife and a kid, a full time job. He is an average middle aged man. But then we have Ji An who grew up as a poor orphan, without any stable source of income. She is merely a kid who had to grow up too fast. Yes, I understand that there is a huge age gap and social taboo which I’m glad is mentioned quite a few times in the drama. But none of that matters. None of the social identities define the relationship between Park Dong Hoon and Lee Ji An. Their love is beyond anything of this world. And that is why it is the most beautiful thing to me.

Sometimes I think about Ji An as a character and I get so sad. This girl can’t catch a break, but she is so strong. And finally, after all these years, she is validated and adored by a man who wants to stand beside her forever. Someone who doesn’t judge her social status. Someone who sees through her complex actions and difficult personality. Someone who wants to see her grow and experience happiness together. Nothing, and I mean, nothing, is more beautiful than this sincere bond. The way these two broken people are able to comfort each other, and provide love without seeking any ulterior motive, without the end result of being a couple or whatever. It’s not about “will they get together? will they not?” It’s way more than that. It’s about fulfilling a basic desire that most humans never get to experience. It’s about finding true understanding and happiness from love. Not just any kind of love. But a deep love that is so completely pure and boundless. Love is such a complex emotion. It doesn’t care about social identity, age, gender, wealth, race, ethnicity etc. It’s about the deep feelings we share with someone who can finally get us. Love which helps us to cure the ultimate loneliness and pain of living. Love which helps us to find meaning in life. Love which helps us to keep going. To be honest, I have learned so much about true love from the relationship between these two. In the truest and most pure sense. I’m so happy that this love story exists.

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  • 🌹 Pride and Prejudice ♡ (2005 – 1995) ✔
  • Becoming Jane ✔
  • Pride and Prejudice and zombies ✔

 

  • Sense and Sensibility
  • North & South
  • Emma
  • Mansfield Park
  • Persuasion ✔
  • Jane Eyre ✔
  • Lost in Austen
  • Austenland
  • Northanger Abbey 

그냥 영화

  • 23 Blast (2014)
  • Generation War (2013)
  • Stronger
  • Midnight Sun (2018) ✔
  • Mamma Mia 2 (2018)
  • Un Bacio
  • Restless
  • Corpse Bride
  • Mulan
  • About time
  • Inception
  • Shutter island
  • The Danish Girl
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Mr. Nobody
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Gifted
  • The Libertine
  • Waiting for Forever
  • A Warrior’s Heart
  • That’s what I Am
  • Peace, Love & Misunderstanding
  • Where The Heart Is
  • Everything, Everything
  • As You Are
  • Kiss and Cry
  • 23 Blast
  • The Thinning
  • Descendants
  • Tuck Everlasting
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • The Exception (2017) ✔
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • Stronger
  • Breathe
  • I Am Heath Ledger
  • The Current War
  • Darkest Hour
  • Wuthering Heights

 


 

Bring It On Series

  • Bring It On (2000)
  • Bring It On: Again (2004)
  • Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) ✔
  • Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007)
  • Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)
  • Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack (2017)
  • Fired Up (2009) ✔

 

 

Old but Gold♡

  • Wives and Daughters (1999)
  • Ice Castles (1978)
  • Anna Karenina
  • Zivago
  • Far from the Madding Crowd ✔
  • Atonement ✔
  • Testament of Youth
  • Love & Friendship
  • Little Women (1994)
  • Bright Star (2009)
  • Les Misérables (2012)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • Ever After (1998)
  • Men of Honor (2000) ✔
  • A Walk to Remember (2002) ✔
  • A Few Good Men (1992) ✔
  • A Walk in the Clouds (1995) ✔
  • An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) ✔
  • 🌹10 Things I Hate about You (1999) ✔
  • Sixteen Candles (1984) ✔
  • Pretty in Pink (1986)
  • She’s Having a Baby (1988)
  • Breakfast Club (1985) ✔
  • 🌹 Pretty Woman (1990) ✔
  • 🌹 Notting Hill (1999) ✔
  • Titanic (1997) ✔
  • My Best friend’s Wedding (1997) ✔
  • Jerry Maguire (1996) ✔
  • Forrest Gump (1994) ✔
  • Meet Joe Black (1998) ✔
  • Legends of the Fall (1994) ✔
  • 🌹 Ghost (1990) 
  • Child of a Lesser God (1986) ✔
  • 🌹 Dirty Dancing (1987) ✔
  • Runaway Bride (1999) ✔
  • City of Angels (1998)
  • The Bodyguard (1992)
  • The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
  • While You Were Sleeping (1995) ✔
  • You’ve got Mail (1998) ✔
  • Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
  • Say Anything (1989)
  • Reality Bites (1994)
  • Can’t hardly Wait (1998)
  • She’s All That (1999) ✔
  • She’s the Man (2006) ✔
  • The Proposal (2009) ✔
  • 500 Days of Summer (2009)
  • Think like a Man (2012) ✔
  • Out of Africa (1985)
  • Up, Close & Personal (1996)
  • Point Break (1991) ✔
  • My Own Private Idaho (1991)
  • The Crow (1994) ✔
  • Autumn in New York (2000) ✔
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
  • Now is Good (2012)
  • Restless (2011)
  • Keith (2008) ✔
  • Amazing Grace (2006)
  • The Edge of Love (2008)
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
  • Sissi (1955-1958) ✔
  • Rebels without a Cause (1955)
  • Heathers (1989)
  • Steel Magnolias (1989)
  • For Keeps (1988)
  • Mystic Pizza (1988) ✔
  • Can’t buy me Love (1987)
  • Flashdance (1983) ✔
  • Footlose (1984)
  • Save the Last Dance (2001) ✔
  • Ladyhawke (1985)
  • Dances with Wolves (1990)
  • Dogfight (1991)
  • The Thing Called Love (1993)
  • Before Sunrise (1995)
  • Armageddon (1998)
  • The Green Mile (1996) ✔
  • Erin Brockovich (2000) ✔
  • 🌹 Pearl Harbor (2001) ♡ ✔
  • Mona Lise Smile (2003) ✔
  • The Notebook (2004) ✔
  • King Arthur (2004)
  • Tristan + Isolde (2006)
  • Romeo + Juliet (1996)
  • 🌹 The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) ♡ ✔
  • The Lake House (2006)
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)
  • Candy (2006)
  • 🌹 Cinderella Story (2004) ♡ ✔
  • 🌹 Love, Rosie (2014) ♡ ✔
  • 🌹 One Day (2011) ♡ ✔
  • Dear John (2010) ✔
  • Cloud Atlas (2012)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) ✔
  • Before We Go (2014)
  • If I Stay (2014) ✔
  • Me Before You (2016) ✔
  • Suite Française (2014) ✔
  • Le Silence de la Mer (2004)
  • The Piano (1993)

도깨비 ♡

“Life is a mixture of all sorts of genres. What genre was your day today? Rom-com? A strange but beautiful fantasy? A sad melodrama?”
“Every moment I spent with you… shined. Because the weather was good, because the weather was bad and because the weather was good enough. I loved every moment of it.”
“On that desert, he was so lonely that he sometimes walked backwards (because) he wanted to see the footsteps in front of him.”
“In our next lives, I hope the wait is short and our time together is long.” 
“I’m saying this because today is just about right.
I’m saying this because you’re still blindingly bright.
I’m saying this because you were that first love.
On another day that’s just about right,
will you be this Goryeo man’s bride?” 
“Have you heard this? Humans have four lives: a life of planting seeds, a life of watering the seeds, a life of harvesting and a life of cherishing the harvests”
“Mass isn’t proportional to volume.
A girl as small as a violet, a girl who moves like a flower petal – is pulling me toward her with more force than her mass.
Just then, like Newton’s apple, I rolled toward her without stopping until I fell on her with a thump.
My heart keeps bouncing between the sky and the ground.
It was my first love” 
“The ones left behind should live even harder. We might cry from time to time but we should smile a lot and cheer up. You are obligated to do that in return for the love you received” 
“To the one who thought that oblivion would bring me peace of mind, the moment our eyes met I knew that you too retained your memories. Hence in this life, we”ll have to live in each of our happy endings and ignore this tragedy. I pray that in our next life the wait will be short and the meeting will be long. That we won’t need an excuse to see each other – entitled with our own dearest names so we would greet each other when we accidentally run into each other with out love always be the solution. I pray we can meet like this.” 
“Do you remember what I said before? The person left behind has to live (his life) to the fullest. You’ll cry sometimes but you’ll also laugh & live bravely – that’s the proper response to the love given to you”
“Some people shine later on in life”

 

Gay couples (☆´3`)

from tv-shows or movies.

 

  • Skam ♡ Isak and Even ●
  • Hit the Floor ♡ Jude and Zero ✔
  • Queer as Folk ♡ Brian and Justin ✔
  • The Night Shift ♡ Drew and Rick ●
  • Animal Kingdom ♡ Deran and Adrian ●
  • Versailles ♡ Monsieur and Chevalier ✔
  • Shameless ♡ Micky and Ian ✔
  • Freier Fall ♡♡♡ Mark and Kai ✔
  • Freier Fall 2 ♡♡♡
  • Die Mitte der Welt ♡ Phil and Nicholas ✔
  • Alexander ♡ Alexander and Hephaestion
  • Troy ♡ Achilles and Patroclus
  • Jongens (2014)
  • Akron
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005) ✔
  • Pride ✔
  • A Kiss in the Snow (short movie)
  • Get Real 1998
  • Edge of Seventeen 1998
  • Moonlight
  • No Night is Too Long (2002)
  • Private Romeo (2011)
  • Prayers for Bobby (2008)
  • Out in the dark (2012)
  • The Way He Looks (2014)
  • Holding the Man (2015)
  • The Normal Heart
  • Before the Fall (2004)
  • Like Minds (2006)
  • Kill Your Darlings (2013)
  • Weekend (2011)
  • North Sea Texas (2011)
  • Pihalla (2017)
  • Call Me By Your Name (2017) ✔
  • Love, Simon (2018) ✔
  • Front Cover (2016)
  • God’s own Country (2017)
  • Gewoon Vrienden (2018)
  • Something Like Summer
  • Before the Fall (2016)
  • Burning Blue (2014)
  • Steel (2015)
  • Handsome Devil
  • My Own Private Idaho (1991)
  • The Danish Girl (2015)
  • Maurice 1987 ✔
  • Another Country (1984)
  • Carol (2015)
  • Show me Love (1998) ✔
  • First Girl I loved
  • Blue is the Warmest Colour ✔

Tom Cruise’s Movies

  • Risky Business 1983
  • The Outsiders 1983
  • All the Right Moves 1983
  • Top Gun 1986 ✔
  • Top Gun 2
  • The Color of Money 1986
  • Cocktail 1988 ✔
  • Rain Man 1988
  • Born on the 4th of July 1989
  • Days of Thunder 1990 ✔
  • Far and Away 1992 ✔
  • A Few Good Man 1992 ✔
  • The Firm 1993
  • Interview with the Vampire 1993
  • Jerry Maguire 1996 ✔
  • Magnolia 1999
  • Eyes Wide Shut 1999
  • Vanilla Sky 2001
  • Minority Report 2002 ✔
  • The Last Samurai 2003 ✔
  • Collateral 2004 ✔
  • Lions for Lambs 2007
  • Valkyrie 2008
  • Knight and Day 2010 ✔
  • Rock of Ages 2012 ✔
  • Jack Reacher 2012
  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back 2016
  • Oblivion 2013
  • Mission: Impossible 1996 ✔
  • Mission: Impossible 2 2000 ✔
  • Mission: Impossible 3 2006 ✔
  • Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 2011 ✔
  • Mission: Impossible – The Rogue Nation 2015 ✔
  • The Mummy 2017 ✔
  • M:I 6 2018