Drama Casting & News
Murim School’s foursome invites you to its mysterious school
by | November 26, 2015 | 8 Comments
I still can’t tell what in the heck they teach at this school, but the posters are out for KBS’s new youth action romance drama Murim School and it looks pretty Hogwartsy to me. I mean, I don’t think they’re wizards, but these are not regular students learning “virtue and... More »

Drama Recaps
Bubblegum: Episode 9
by | November 26, 2015 | 15 Comments
Crisis has a way of bringing out people’s bests and worsts, sometimes at the same time. Get ready to have all your heartstrings pulled, as the shadows of foreboding gather around them all. Everyone questions Haeng-ah’s place at the family’s side, and she has to decide whether she will stay,... More »

Drama Recaps
Village: Secret of Achiara: Episode 14
by | November 25, 2015 | 23 Comments
You’ve gotta hand it to Village—it sure doesn’t lack for twists. Some of them are more surprising than others (and some aren’t very surprising at all), but I respect the drama for stocking the show up to the brim with plot, secrets, and ever-changing directions. The characters continue to develop... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh My Venus: Episode 3
by | November 25, 2015 | 101 Comments
Oh My Venus continues to be sweet and funny, but a bit more backstory on our characters reveals a dark underbelly of lifelong hurt and betrayal. The show is turning out to be deeper than expected, though not at all in the ways you’d expect. While a physical makeover is... More »

Drama Recaps
Imaginary Cat: Episode 1
by | November 25, 2015 | 45 Comments
Charming, adorable, and sweet. If you were wondering if the newest webtoon adaptation Imaginary Cat would deliver the cute, you were absolutely right. It serves up a dollop of cute and a hefty serving of smiles in its first few minutes, which means it won’t take long for you to... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Jung Woo, Jo Jung-seok headline new season of Youths Over Flowers
by | November 25, 2015 | 68 Comments
Aw, now I feel better about Jung Woo not being able to join the Answer Me 1994 crew for their season of Youths Over Flowers, because now he gets to go too, and with Jo Jung-seok! Na PD’s bromance travel variety show began in 2014 with 40-something musicians Yoo Hee-yeol,... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Ramyun of revenge and rice cakes of death
by | November 24, 2015 | 72 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Actors playing actors A few years ago my mother was watching this drama and I only got a few glimpses. Apparently there are two girls who want to be actresses. One... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Jung-woo, Bae Doo-na headline new thriller Tunnel
by | November 24, 2015 | 23 Comments
The cast has been confirmed for the newest project from award-winning writer-director Kim Sung-hoon of the gritty crime thriller A Hard Day. His new film, called Tunnel, is kind of self-explanatory once you hear the plot: A man gets trapped inside a tunnel when it caves in on him, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
JTBC pushes Madame Antoine, rebroadcasts Padam Padam
by | November 24, 2015 | 31 Comments
Hm, interesting decision. It had been previously reported that JTBC was intending to air Madame Antoine, its psychiatrist-fortuneteller rom-com starring Han Ye-seul and Sung Joon, as its next Friday-Saturday drama following disaster drama D-Day, which wrapped this past Saturday. Instead, JTBC has decided to rebroadcast an old drama, 2011’s fantasy-romance... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho and cat co-star at press conference for Imaginary Cat
by | November 24, 2015 | 79 Comments
Okay, how in the world did they get that cat to go to a press conference??? My cat would NOT stand for that, not even a little. I mean, I could probably get him there, but someone would be losing an eye. Either that is the most well-behaved cat in... More »

Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 19
by | November 23, 2015 | 21 Comments
In the aftermath of loss, Hye-sung proves his resilience as he faces more of Director Park’s ridiculous antics. It comes as no surprise that our persistent villain tries to get rid of Hye-sung yet again, but his efforts are curtailed this time. The return of electricity marks the return of... More »