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Dr. Romantic: Doctor's Principles and Saving Lives as a Form of Revenge

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  Due to the hospital prioritizing to treat a patient with higher social status, a boy from poor family lost his father. The bitterness from losing his father turned into ambition when a doctor reprimanded about his misdirected hatred. “Isn’t the best revenge,” the doctor said, “is proving that you are not the same people as they are?” Holding onto those words, KANG DONG-JOO worked his ass off to become the top medicine student, enter the best hospital in the country, and get to be the best doctor anyone has ever seen. But the world is not that easy nor that kind. Due to his temper, less favourable background, and a certain lack of judgement, instead of becoming the best doctor, Dong-joo was kicked out to a countryside hospital that he had never heard of before: Doldam Hospital. Located on the mountain with lack of proper facilities and workers, Dong-joo found himself in a predicament. He was determined to go back as soon as possible to his previous workplace, but Doldam Hospital

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: Gratitude, Positive Thinking, and Surrounding Yourself with Loved Ones

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Alexander's family does not believe in bad days. They are convinced that every day has some good in it—all they have to do is to find it. Every night, while having dinner together, each of the family's members will share positive things that happened to them that day. Unfortunately for Alex, he rarely has any to boast about. So on the night of his birthday, he makes a wish upon the candle, praying for his family to experience one terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. And when morning comes, his wish comes true. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is a family comedy movie that I watched in one of my insomnia-filled nights. The story is very light-hearted and uplifting as Alexander's family gives their best effort to support each other even amidst the chaos that Alexander's wish brings upon them. From the baby seemingly ruins the father's job interview, the mother's not-going-according-to-plan company event, the brother getting dumped