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Open Thread #374
by | December 19, 2014 | 55 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Shine or Go Crazy’s cursed and fated lovers
by | December 19, 2014 | 12 Comments
Here’s a peek at Jang Hyuk and Oh Yeon-seo on the set of their new series Shine or Go Crazy, the novel adaptation fantasy historical drama that’s headed to MBC in January. Oh Yeon-seo has been in a number of historical dramas before, all set in Joseon (Dong Yi, Merchant... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 12
by | December 18, 2014 | 88 Comments
Pain paaain go away, come again another day! Turns out yesterday’s episode wasn’t the worst of the heartbreak, not by a long shot. Our hero decides that he doesn’t deserve to be happy anymore and seems determined to spread the pain around while he’s at it. This plan is good... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cast of Hyde, Jekyll, Me gathers for first script read
by | December 18, 2014 | 49 Comments
So I guess we’re back to calling it Hyde, Jekyll, Me? Maybe I’ll just call it Two Binnies Walk Into a Bar. Production is underway for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama known for some time as Jekyll and Me, the romantic comedy about a hero with a split personality and the... More »


Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 18
by | December 18, 2014 | 134 Comments
Sales Team 3 throws its heart and soul into the executive director’s China project, but when it starts to feel like something’s not quite right about the deal, they wonder if they should continue. Failure could mean the end of Sales Team 3, as well as the end of Geu-rae’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 11
by | December 17, 2014 | 180 Comments
I wish I could tell you that learning the truth meant that everyone got a happy fluffy holiday reunion, but that would be a big fat lie. It’s time for our hero to face the music about everything he’s been dreading and denying about his past, even if it means... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2014 Blue Dragon Awards
by | December 17, 2014 | 97 Comments
As one of the biggest awards ceremonies in the industry, the 35th Blue Dragon Awards turned out a number of stars and covered a pretty good spread of titles in its winners list—a few films took home multiple trophies, but there wasn’t a single movie sweeping every category. It was... More »


Drama Casting & News
Blushes and belly laughs in Heart to Heart
by | December 17, 2014 | 47 Comments
Here we go with the official poster and teasers for tvN’s quirky romantic comedy Heart to Heart, which stars a heroine who suffers from uncontrollable blushing, and a hero who apparently suffers from uncontrollable ego. A match made in heaven, somehow? This drama marks the anticipated reteaming of the writer... More »


Drama Casting & News
SBS cuts drama programming, reshapes weekend lineup
by | December 17, 2014 | 39 Comments
SBS is cutting its weekend drama programming in half in the new year, taking its current Saturday-Sunday lineup of back-to-back dramas down to merely one drama hour each night. Wow, I’m surprised at the move, because I’ve just expected that weekends would forever be the day when the broadcasters do... More »


Drama Recaps
Punch: Episode 1
by | December 17, 2014 | 49 Comments
So intense. I guess we should’ve expected nothing less from the writer who brought us The Chaser and Empire of Gold, since both were exceptionally well-written character dramas—the former having more elements of action than the latter, and the latter having pretty much invented its own brand of excitement when... More »


Drama Recaps
Healer: Episode 4
by | December 16, 2014 | 84 Comments
Healer continues to hit all the right buttons for me—there’s fun, humor, style, cuteness, and a touch of longing. So far the show has done a great job balancing the parts we care about with the necessary evils—you know, the politicians, the media bigwigs, the news-related stuff—and being careful not... More »