appId : '127538621120543', cookie : true, // enable cookies to allow the server to access You've really captured what I loved about this show. While most of Episodes 1 and 2 are concerned with the students, their jelly problems, and Eun-young’s attempts to solve them (with In-pyo’s assistance), the introduction of the threat posed by Mackenzie at the end of Episode 3 kicks the whole plot up a notch. Connect with Facebook Overall 10. cookie : true, // enable cookies to allow the server to access He was in shock, as was I. The link that @amara was sharing has translated excerpts. In that respect, even if parts were a bit rushed and even handwaved, the show was a masterpiece. He has an amazingly powerful jelly-aura that acts as a forcefield around him. I hope they get to make a second season, I really want to spend more time in this world! It made it even more hurtful when she discovered her one friend (besides InPyo) was not a true friend. Or, perhaps a better way of saying that is that it gives us all the different pieces that make up the drama’s tone. The School Nurse File’s bizarre premise and absolutely bonkers plot is what keeps it fresh and an intriguing watch. Required fields are marked *, this drama is so much weirder than i expected. " The School Nurse's Files " was pretty quirky. It was like a magical realism book that you read and you don't know what's happening most of the time. His aura is able to recharge our school nurse’s energy/powers — and she sure requires a lot of recharging once the school turns to complete mayhem. At the heart of it, it’s a story of disabled characters, queer teens, adults coming to terms with their mental health issues, and young people trying to find their feet, all while fighting against institutions that … ( Preferably, an official one). So it was a real disappointment that there was only one episode after it that didn't really feel completely conclusive. I'm obsessed with this show, it was such an intriguing breath of fresh air and I loved the indie movie/jdrama vibes as well as the great fusion of superhero and supernatural tropes and themes. Opening Shot: A girl in a school sees another girl outside. And now I'm intrigued to know more lol! xfbml : true, // parse social plugins on this page As hinted before, the swirl of dangerous activity is only getting more so, and Mok-ryun High School without Eun-young there to keep it in check, is a seriously scary place. This review of Minecraft Dungeons is based on the Xbox One version, played through the Xbox Game Pass subscription service. Daniel Hart is the Co-Founder of Ready Steady Cut and has operated as Editor-in-Chief since 2017. }); Is he on somebody's blacklist and that's the best he's been offered? I agree and the parallels between her and Eun-young were profound in multiple ways. The scene where In-pyo and Eun-Young drive Hye-min past the 5.38km radius was lovely. It turns out, this works perfectly for the storyline, because the grounding nature of In-pyo is exactly what Eun-young needs. I had no problem for his dubbing but I knew that Netflix rarely used English-dubbed for English-language markets (e.g. This Netfix-produced series veers away from the regular K-Drama mould. I also enjoyed the unspoken partnership between the two leads. It might be true that laughing is good for the soul, but the enforced laughter “exercise” that’s done at Mok-ryun is downright creepy. Minecraft Dungeons review – Mojang’s spritely dungeon crawler strikes a vein, Maneater review – something to get your teeth into, Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #1 review – competent and worthwhile, but not much more, Batman: Three Jokers #2 review – as dark (knight) as it gets, Tehran season 1, episode 7 recap – “Tamar’s Father”. He has accidentally unleashed the jellies out of containment putting the entire school and all the students in danger. I enjoyed every piece of this lovely and odd drama and I hope to see more like it. He looks different but he is still our dear Min-seong! A German born Korean multicultural actor. They were the jellies, and the nurse with the toy blade was our savior. Not that I'm aware of unfortunately. It’s only in the subtext of the drama at this point, but you get the sense that anyone Eun-young can relate to about the world that she sees is a relief to her. in this drama tbh i enjoy it, I LOVED that Japanese vibes a lot actually! Keeping the world a safe place shouldn't have to feel this lonely. Hearing actual Korean swearing in Netflix dramas (Extracurricular as well) is kind of jarring since it's absent from broadcast and even cable shows, but you're so right, it's used really effectively here with her characterization. The gat! If the first half was weirdly fun then the second was profoundly weird. version : 'v2.2' // use version 2.2 appId : '127538621120543', Jung Yumi is really great here, bringing out all the layers of Eun-young’s character, from her potty-mouthed annoyance and sarcasm, to her moments of genuine inquiry and concern over her responsibilities. Is there any other possible explanation? I wish I could give you a summary or an overall premise for The School Nurse Files — at various points, I questioned my sanity and questioned whether or not I was having a bad day — my poor, brain-fatigued self had to recap each chapter and make sense of it all. I have never liked Nam ju Hyuk before this! It doesn't remind me of any other Korean drama, at all; with the choppy rhythm, the swearing and the unglamorousness of all the characters, the bizarre things that happen I was reminded of other Netflix dramas like Locke and Key. sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna. Just a quick question: What is the war cry cum exorcism kind of chorus song which was playing in the background. They are like ghosts but not quite as they can show up even when their hosts are still alive. With only six episodes in total, there’s a lot of plot that comes together in Episode 6. At first I decided I liked the Netflix-y feel of this drama, but in the end I found it vaguely dissatisfying... like a lot of Netflix shows, ultimately more style than substance because there's a whole lotta style and yet the same cheery message as every other Netflix show. Connect with Facebook I actually embraced the weirdness and dry humor of our leads. // Load the SDK asynchronously The story goes in plenty of different directions; some absurd and others that are emotionally compelling. The School Nurse Files: Series review, part 1 by missvictrix. One has to get past thinking what the series is all about to appreciate it. This review of Netflix K-Drama series The School Nurse Files season 1 contains no spoilers. And because of EY’s wary response to her invite, I thought that the teacher may be a ghost. FB.init({ Part of me wishes the team had been given more episodes to just show us even more of these interactions (Eun Young with the kids, and In Pyo with Eun Young) because it's such an immersive world and I'd love to just spend more time there watching their relationships play out, but I also like what they did here, where, just like the jellies are a fact of Eun Young's life, the kids trusting her and In Pyo accepting her role and just popping up by her side is simply a natural progression, and we assume that there might have been some character beats in between that we didn't get to see, the same way the director edits dialogue of characters giving each other exposition directly over the action that follows. That's our problem, not theirs. Completed 0. In a nutshell, the story follows a school nurse named Ahn Eun-young who experiences extremely surreal paranormal activity at the school she works at. I just realised. The first couple episodes I tried to intellectualize it too much and then I realized it's better to just go along for the ride. I will leave aside all the symbolism of what the jellies mean, and how society is portrayed. It's hilarious. As it is natural all the ritual students follow everyday at school with the laughter and the arms. Please click the link in that email to complete the email change process.