Drama Recaps
Discovery of Romance: Episode 1
by | August 20, 2014 | 24 Comments
So fun! The premiere episode of Discovery of Romance really delivers, in just about every area you want a good rom-com to deliver: great leads with fantastic chemistry, hilarious best friends and witty banter, and no small amount of kissing and skinship (oh, and abs. Lots of abs). If the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Young-ae eyes comeback with sageuk drama (not Dae Jang Geum 2)
by | August 20, 2014 | 25 Comments
Lee Young-ae may finally be making her comeback to dramaland—and to acting in general—and as this news has no relation whatsoever to MBC’s ill-fated Dae Jang Geum 2 project, I’m actually inclined to believe it might happen. Reports are out that Lee Young-ae is in talks to star in a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cantabile Tomorrow has its Masumi character
by | August 19, 2014 | 59 Comments
So the Masumi role isn’t to be left out of the Korean Nodame Cantabile remake, which is good news since I (and many fans, I’m sure) was quite fond of the character who loved the hero unabashedly and often challenged the heroine (in a harmless sort of way) for his... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 3
by | August 19, 2014 | 17 Comments
girlfriday: We catch up to the boys in the aftermath of being abandoned by the entire crew in the middle of the night. Hee-yeol says he saw the letter and expected it to be a gift, and thought to himself, “Young-seokie [Na PD] isn’t such a bad kid.” Then we... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Roaring Currents continues to smash records
by | August 19, 2014 | 54 Comments
Roaring Currents is on its way to breaking every Korean box office record possible. Greatest opening? Check — 680K people went to see it on opening day. Highest mid-week attendance? Yes, the movie handily broke earlier records, with 980K folks seeing it on a weekday. Greatest number of tickets sold... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Sisters, computers, unhappy endings
by | August 19, 2014 | 59 Comments
  Can you name these dramas? As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments. Happy Lemon has an older show on her mind, the description of which makes me laugh (unintentionally?): This is an old drama from late ’90s. It’s the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Solid ensemble gathered for heartwarming family movie Jang-soo Company
by | August 19, 2014 | 10 Comments
Han Ji-min, Jo Jin-woong, Chanyeol Hitmaking film director Kang Je-kyu (Shiri, Taegukgi) has lined up a pretty robust cast for his next movie, which is titled (for now) Jang-soo Company, which sounds like a heartwarming multigenerational relationship drama that revolves around the redevelopment of a small neighborhood store, Jang-soo Mart,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door’s prince in action
by | August 19, 2014 | 17 Comments
This show is being pretty stingy with the stills for such a large cast, but I can forgive a lot for Lee Je-hoon’s return to the small screen. Here he is in action for SBS’s fusion sageuk Secret Door, where he’ll play a very different Crown Prince Sado from the... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Musketeers: Episode 1
by | August 18, 2014 | 126 Comments
Great summer fun! Three Musketeers kicked off its first episode (and first season, of three planned) yesterday, and I’m hooked already: The show has a swift storytelling style, a delightfully cheeky sense of humor (which often dips into the refreshingly deadpan), and a set of characters with heart. And you... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Joo-hyuk and Sohn Ye-jin to reunite on big screen
by | August 18, 2014 | 11 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin (Shark) ended up turning down the fusion historical drama The King’s Face in favor of a movie, and has now confirmed that she’ll be starring in the thriller House Full of Happiness. And because not even one project in film and television this year can be reunion-less, Kim... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo’s Parisian date
by | August 18, 2014 | 71 Comments
My god they’re pretty. We’ve been getting tiny glimpses here and there of this Vogue photo shoot that caused all kinds of dating rumors to surface between Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo, but now that I see the full set, I kinda want it to be true. The co-stars play... More »