Drama Reactions & Reviews
Odds and Ends: Today’s half-finished love
by | April 25, 2015 | 36 Comments
javabeans: So, last weekend girlfriday and I sat down for a rare movie-watching session, which we hardly ever do, which I guess is kind of odd given how many hours of our lives are devoted to watching our screens full of pretty Korean people. girlfriday: It’s just that movies always... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 25, 2015
by | April 25, 2015 | 17 Comments
Jung Yong-hwa (Three Musketeers) will be the first Korean actor to make a guest appearance on the popular Chinese web sitcom Diors Man. The cameo’s already been filmed in a Beijing nightclub, and in it, he plays the friend of Da Peng (the variety show host famous for emulating Conan... More »


Drama Recaps
Girl Who Sees Smells: Episode 7
by | April 25, 2015 | 210 Comments
The deeper we get into the psyche of our killer, the more things make sense — which is exactly as creepy as it sounds. We learn a few things about what make him tick, and a few things that reveal exactly how cold and calculating he can be. But there’s... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 243
by | April 24, 2015 | 41 Comments
It’s time to take a trip down memory lane with the rising stars in varietyland, playing games that remind them of their old haunts. All five of our guests each have different charms to bring to the table, and it won’t be long until we fall for their quirky humor,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Angry Mom’s breakout rookie Ji-soo joins youth movie
by | April 24, 2015 | 57 Comments
Agh, I love this kid. So, so much. I know that rookie actor Ji-soo’s charm is ninety-five percent Go Bok-dong, his tough-on-the-outside, gooey-cookie-on-the-inside high school badass character in MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday drama Angry Mom. My brain knows this, but the drama is still current and I haven’t really worked out the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hello Monster confirms leads and gets a new title
by | April 24, 2015 | 71 Comments
I Remember You is the new title for the drama formerly known as Hello Monster, which is a change I’m not too excited about, since at least Hello Monster was distinctive. Generic is what I think of when I hear I Remember You, which sounds more like an amnesia melo... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #392
by | April 24, 2015 | 285 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 12
by | April 24, 2015 | 13 Comments
This episode is a daddy-daughter affair that tugs at my heartstrings and brings a genuine smile to my face. Yeol does his best to step up as Single Dad, but finds he’s got big shoes to fill, as being both dad and mom to Sa-rang comes with more challenges than... More »


Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 12
by | April 23, 2015 | 65 Comments
The thing about a secret identity is, you kinda have to try and keep it secret to use it to your advantage. As the group of people in the know grows larger by the second, Kang-ja’s situation becomes even more precarious with every move she makes. Thankfully there’s also an... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Yeon-seok tempts Im Soo-jung with the Perfect Proposal
by | April 23, 2015 | 42 Comments
I don’t know why it always trips me up to see Yoo Yeon-seok as a dark character, since that’s pretty much the type he always plays in movies. It’s just that Answer Me 1994 and Youths Over Flowers left such a strong impression that the sadistic bad guy characters feel... More »


Drama Casting & News
Makjang writer makes grand exit from dramaland
by | April 23, 2015 | 83 Comments
Remember the hilariously outlandish case of Aurora Princess? The one with the crazy writer and the nonsensical plots and drama-filled behind-the-scenes antics? Go on, I’ll wait for you to finish catching up on that story; it’s worth it, I promise. Well, writer Im Sung-han is at it again, and by... More »