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Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 7
by | March 24, 2014 | 185 Comments
You thought you had the story all figured out, and then God’s Gift goes and pulls out the rug from under your feet. Again. The story takes another turn in this episode, when you get to the bottom of one mystery, only to have that open up the doors to about three new ones. I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Suits and car chases in KBS’s Big Man
by | March 24, 2014 | 50 Comments
The next batch of shows are heading into production, and with that come first stills: Here’s our first glimpse at KBS’s Big Man (which I keep hoping will change its name—I know it’s late but a girl can hope), which is the rags-to-riches-to-revenge story starring Kang Ji-hwan and Daniel Choi. With both of them playing... More »


Meta
Odds & Ends: Pop culture freeze
by | March 22, 2014 | 112 Comments
javabeans: Well, I must have had a boring week since I keep thinking of things to say for this Odds & Ends post and rejecting them because they’re incredibly boring. You didn’t come here to hear me ramble about my grocery shopping trips or laundry episodes. girlfriday: Only if you turned all your socks pink.... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #335
by | March 21, 2014 | 379 Comments
  Andrew Choi – “노래처럼 (World About U)” [ Download ] Open Thread #334 Open Thread #333 Open Thread #332 Open Thread #331 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sang-joong faces off with Kim Myung-min in A New Leaf
by | March 20, 2014 | 40 Comments
Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas) has indeed confirmed his new drama role in A New Leaf, and the show has lined up another charismatic lead to act alongside him in casting Kim Sang-joong (The Chaser, Gold Rainbow, City Hunter). Woohoo. Now this should make for a pretty great duo. Kim Myung-min is the cold-hearted ace... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Song Seung-heon’s anguished love affair in Obsessed
by | March 20, 2014 | 83 Comments
Well, that certainly is eye-catching. Song Seung-heon’s erotic (and 19+ rated) melo film Obsessed (Korean title Human Addiction) is preparing for its release later this spring, and has released a trailer and stills as it begins its promo push. Coming from the director of Bang-ja Chronicle and Untold Scandal, it’s no surprise to see this... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 5
by | March 19, 2014 | 71 Comments
And I’m back in the rotation! Just in time to catch a sharp upswing with this episode, which really amped up the intensity and made me care about what happens to people (even if I still can’t care about the timeline in which it happens, whether it’s three days or three years). We find out... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Killer on the loose
by | March 19, 2014 | 29 Comments
One more poster’s just been released for Gap-dong, the upcoming tvN thriller about a serial-killer cold case that turns not-so-cold that I wish would just start airing already. At this point I’m just about tapped out of words to write about the show since I’ve already said everything previously. Luckily, I hear a picture is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jun-ki positively considering Joseon Gunman
by | March 19, 2014 | 111 Comments
Ooh, this is good news. It’s not finalized, so let’s all start wishing on stars and things. It looks like I jumped the gun (…badum-ching) when I heard Han Joo-wan was cast as a lead in Joseon Gunman and thought that meant he was THE lead. Apologies for the error; that was totally my fault.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Jin-hyuk to play young Lee Soon-jae
by | March 18, 2014 | 27 Comments
So Choi Jin-hyuk (Emergency Couple) will be making a cameo on the upcoming tvN drama Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit, which is that drama where everybody’s favorite grumpy gramps Lee Soon-jae (Grandpas Over Flowers, Potato Star 2013QR3) plays a former petty cop who starts poking his nose into investigations with a couple of grandpa buddies. And... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jaejoong eyes drama return in Triangle
by | March 17, 2014 | 122 Comments
Are we going to have a JYJ-filled spring season in dramaland? Yoochun’s got Wednesdays and Thursdays sewn up for the foreseeable future, and now Kim Jaejoong is in talks to join the MBC production of Triangle, a Monday-Tuesday melodrama that has already cast Lee Beom-soo (Prime Minister and I) and Im Shi-wan (Equator Man) as... More »