I am sorry to announce that I have made a decision to officially close Cypsis' Blog.

All the reviews stay up as they are, but I will not write more reviews. Cypsis' Blog had many ups-and-downs during those 7 years and I have tried to give the best I could, but unfortunately my life has moved on so much that finding time for reviewing has become more and more difficult. Closing the blog is breaking my heart, but I have thought a lot about it and understood that it is for the best. I am very thankful to everybody who have enjoyed reading my reviews.
(PS. I am still continuing to watch Asian dramas and you can always find me on

Thank you for all these 7 years. I hope that those 240 reviews made you happy. I truly had unforgettable time writing them!

Sincerely, Cypsis

Monday, March 16, 2015

Tazza ~the hidden card~ (2014)

Country: South-Korea
Format: movie
Genre: action
Cast: T.O.P, Shin Se Kyung, Kim Yun Seok, Yu Hae Jin, Lee Ha Nui, Kwak Do Won, Lee Kyoung Young, Yeo Jin Go, Ko Su Hee, Park Hyo Joo, Oh Sung See, Lee Dong Hwi, Kim Joon Ho,
Synopsis: The nephew of Go-Ni follows the steps of his uncle by having a talent to gambling. Dae Gil has being gambling for all his life starting from game tokens for children and finishing with big money. After a deal gone wrong incident he must flee his childhood city and enter to the underground world where people are not meant to be trusted, money has the biggest value and life can be as easily lost as a game. 
Rating: 5/5
I watched it in the plane while travelling to Japan and because I fall asleep on plane really easily I was unable to watch more than one movie on this 12 hour flight.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Dakishimetai (2014)

Also known as: I just wanna hug you
Counrty: Japan
Format: movie
Genre: drama, true life
Cast: Nishikido Ryo, Kitagawa Keiko, Kamiji Yusuke, Saito Takumi, Hirayama Aya, Sato Eriko, Sato Megumi, Kubota Masataka, Kunimura Jun, Fubuki Jun,
Synopsis: Yamamoto Tsukasa is left into wheelchair after car accident at age 17. She is still suffering form the aftereffects, but she is trying to live her life as fullest as she can. She meets with taxi driver Koyanagi Masaki and they fall in love. Despite all the difficulties they decide to create their own happy family.
Rating: 4/5
I was a bit disappointed with the movie, but I give credit for one of the sweetest kiss scenes I have ever seen. The movie is based on true events and there was a documentary on real couple in 2011.