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Drama Casting & News
Marriage angst and partner-swapping in Warm Words
by | November 17, 2013 | 53 Comments
Here’s a peek at SBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Warm Words, set to take over Suspicious Housekeeper’s timeslot in just a few weeks. The 20-episode melodrama is about two married couples and one affair that threatens to unravel both households. It’s purported to be Desperate Housewives-y, but the teaser seems just straight melo to me, not... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posters for Pretty Man’s pretty cast
by | November 16, 2013 | 168 Comments
Bah, I’m not ready for new dramas to start yet, but here they come anyway. It’s like time has a mind of its own, all inconsiderate-like. KBS’s brand new Wednesday-Thursday drama Pretty Man is getting ready to premiere this week, and has released posters and more stills. The 16-episode romantic comedy stars Jang Geun-seok (Love... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1994: Episode 9
by | November 16, 2013 | 236 Comments
Un-confessed confessions still hang in the air, making it thick with unrequited feelings that nobody wants to put a name to. If that doesn’t work out for y’all, we could always get Yoon-jin drunk again. Just sayin’. Today’s episode is all about optical illusions—how nothing is what it looks like on the surface, and how... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Teaser and posters for chase rom-com Catch Me
by | November 16, 2013 | 38 Comments
Hee, I like the poster concept for Joo-won and Kim Ah-joong’s new romantic comedy movie Catch Me. There’s just inherent comedy in Joo-won grabbing Kim Ah-joong’s ankle to catch her; sure he’s the cop chasing the cat burglar, but it also has the double meaning of him being the clingy one in the relationship who... More »

Drama Recaps
Heirs: Episode 12
by | November 14, 2013 | 477 Comments
So, this is crazy, but STUFF ACTUALLY HAPPENS. I know. I wouldn’t believe me either, so I wrote it down just in case. Eun-sang makes a decision, Young-do actually begins to feel feelings (I think), and Tan takes a stand for something. I wish I could tell you that this changes everything, but let’s not... More »

Drama Casting & News
First teaser and meet-cute for Prime Minister and I
by | November 14, 2013 | 112 Comments
Here’s our first peek at KBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday show Prime Minister and I, the rom-com starring Lee Beom-soo (IRIS 2) as the prime minister and single dad, and idol-actress Yoon-ah (Love Rain) as the nanny who helps save his family and wins his heart in the process. The leads shot their first meeting (pictured below),... More »

Drama Casting & News
Uhm Tae-woong confirms JTBC romance drama
by | November 12, 2013 | 27 Comments
Cable network JTBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Mom Needs a Man has a new title and a leading man. The new project from PD Kim Yoon-chul (of Can We Get Married and My Name Is Kim Sam-soon) will now be called the more generic Could We Love. I’m a little bummed because Mom Needs a Man... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun stick with 1 Night 2 Days
by | November 11, 2013 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: The verdict is in: Sunday night variety show 1 Night 2 Days will be going ahead with Season 3 and members Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun will be staying on. Buh-bye, Yoo Hae-jin, Lee Su-geun, Uhm Tae-woong, and Sung Shi-kyung. javabeans: I’m surprised anybody’s staying behind. After the last announcement about the projected departures,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Jae-young and Daniel Choi in time slip thriller
by | November 10, 2013 | 36 Comments
And just when you thought you’d seen your last wormhole, here’s another set of time-travelers, coming your way. Jung Jae-young (Our Sunhi), Daniel Choi (School 2013), and Kim Ok-bin (Sword and Flower) star in a new sci-fi thriller movie called Eleven O’Clock, about a set of researchers who travel ahead one day in the future... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1994: Episode 7
by | November 9, 2013 | 194 Comments
I love. This. Episode. Is it that it’s set to the anthem of my drama first love? Is it because Chilbongie finally gets his spot in the limelight? Or because love begins to complicate all the friendships that have been built under one roof? It’s summer in 1994, and we finally get to the good... More »

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5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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