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Open Thread #375
by | December 26, 2014 | 248 Comments
  Winterplay – “하얀겨울” (White winter) [ Download ] Open Thread #374 Open Thread #373 Open Thread #372 Open Thread #371 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Reindeer and hissy fits
by | December 25, 2014 | 87 Comments
  Can you name these dramas? As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   ALU’s drama feels seasonally appropriate! I saw this drama few years back. I am not sure of the year it came out. The girl is in a Rudolph outfit and the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun courted to be Kim Yoo-jung’s Angry Mom
by | December 24, 2014 | 50 Comments
Hm, this is an interesting (potential) casting—I’m not quite sure I see it yet, but I’m intrigued. Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season, Faith) is the name being circulated as the titular mother character in MBC’s upcoming drama Angry Mom, which is the drama about a mother going back to high school to help her bullied daughter.... More »


Drama Recaps
Healer: Episode 6
by | December 23, 2014 | 122 Comments
Adorable. I feel like a giddy teenage girl watching this show, in all the best ways (squee!) minus the worst ways (you know, the mean girls and crushing insecurities and parents who just don’t get you), which makes it pretty much awesomely entertaining. I thought we’d had our story well in place, but we get... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Kang-joon up for first lead role romancing Lee Yeon-hee
by | December 23, 2014 | 86 Comments
Seo Kang-joon, one of the It Boys of 2014 (for appearances in Sly and Single Again, Roommate, and What’s With This Family), looks to be expanding his repertoire with sageuk with MBC’s upcoming drama Hwajeong, which was once titled Splendid Politics before it switched to Princess Jeongmyeong. Hwajeong is a shortened form of the term... More »


Drama Recaps
Healer: Episode 5
by | December 22, 2014 | 101 Comments
I didn’t expect to love any show for a while, and not this show specifically, but I TOTALLY LOVE THIS SHOW. What a great episode for all of the things that make this show so enjoyable—the action, the intrigue, the hilarious comic relief, the budding romance, and relationship development. What’s extra exciting for me is... More »


Drama Casting & News
K-drama remakes announced for In Time With You, Chinese Style Divorce
by | December 22, 2014 | 161 Comments
Well, the remake trend surely isn’t going away, and two more overseas properties have been snapped up for Korean drama remakes: Taiwanese drama In Time With You and Chinese series Chinese Style Divorce. Both will be produced by I Will Media, as announced by the production house on December 22, and are looking at recent... More »
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Odds and Ends: Christmas in dramaland
by | December 20, 2014 | 49 Comments
girlfriday: Christmas is coming! I wish an elf would sneak into my house and make it festive and Christmassy, because I sure as hell won’t. Maybe it’s because it doesn’t snow here, but store-bought Christmas is as good as it gets. javabeans: The holidays snuck up on me, which is disorienting both because I’m not... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #374
by | December 19, 2014 | 256 Comments
  Toy (Yoo Hee-yeol) – “Christmas Card” [ Download ] Open Thread #373 Open Thread #372 Open Thread #371 Open Thread #370 No tags for this post.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2014 Blue Dragon Awards
by | December 17, 2014 | 106 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 nice to see a fair... More »


Drama Casting & News
Blushes and belly laughs in Heart to Heart
by | December 17, 2014 | 49 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 and director pair who brought... More »