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Drama Casting & News
Unemployed Romance’s adorable poster shoot
by | September 13, 2013 | 94 Comments
They make a cute couple. Here’s a peek at Lee Young-ah (Vampire Prosecutor) and Namgoong Min (Gu Am Heo Jun) in their upcoming romantic comedy drama for cable network E Channel called Unemployed Romance. The poster was released along with a whole collection of B-side cutesy couple shots, which made me wonder why every drama... More »

Drama Recaps
Two Weeks: Episode 12
by | September 12, 2013 | 140 Comments
There’s twist upon twist in this episode, and just when we’re starting to rejoice that our hero is getting smarter, the baddies step up their game. I suppose there’s no use in flailing about ineffectually when tension is the name of the game, but aaagh, I can’t help it: What’s it take for a guy... More »

Drama Recaps
Two Weeks: Episode 11
by | September 11, 2013 | 103 Comments
Things are starting to look up for our man on the run. Well, as up as they can be when you’re on the run for murder with an assassin on your tail. Tae-san gains a little more faith from the people around him, and even begins to call a few shots instead of always reacting... More »

Drama Casting & News
More Heirs: the Kim Woo-bin rendition
by | September 11, 2013 | 124 Comments
I guess now that we’re done with the marathon round of casting for this drama, we’re starting the marathon round of promo stills. Not that I’m sitting here complaining about pictures of Kim Woo-bin, of course. That would be silly and full of lies. Here’s a look at the first shoot for Heirs’ second lead... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jong-seok and Seo In-gook swim for gold
by | September 10, 2013 | 128 Comments
Aaaaaaand, that right there is why I’m watching this movie. As if I needed any other incentive, right? The first posters, teasers, and stills for swimming movie No Breathing are out, and they don’t disappoint — Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice) and Seo In-gook (Master’s Sun) lead a cast of pretty boys stripping down... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye’s first shoot for Heirs
by | September 10, 2013 | 220 Comments
Here we go. It seemed like the day would never come, but cameras are rolling. Here’s a sneak peek at stills from the first shoots for SBS’s fall Wednesday-Thursday show Heirs, the trendy drama about the lives of the uber-rich and underage from Secret Garden writer Kim Eun-sook. Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye lead the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Chun Jung-myung and Kim Min-jung’s new rom-com
by | September 9, 2013 | 26 Comments
Boy am I happy this turned out to be a comedy. Based on the early descriptions of the new Chun Jung-myung (Man of Honor) and Kim Min-jung (Third Ward) movie Queen of the Night — a husband discovers that his perfect wife has a not-so-perfect past and becomes obsessed with finding out the truth —... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers: Episode 10
by | September 8, 2013 | 46 Comments
EPISODE 10. Broadcast on September 6, 2013. javabeans: We rejoin the crew with the grandpas (minus Soon-jae halbae) and the newly arrived Seo-jin and Sunny, as they prepare to head out. The halbaes want to eat mango shaved ice, and Sunny gets right on it, scrolling through her smartphone, which triggers this hilarious comparison to... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Jung Yumi courted for big screen romance with Yoochun
by | September 7, 2013 | 73 Comments
Jung Yumi (God of the Workplace, I Need Romance 2012) is having quite the busy year in film and TV, and it looks like she’ll be going right from romancing Yoo Ah-in in Kkang-chulie to being paired with Yoochun (I Miss You) in his big screen debut. She’s still considering the role, but I hope... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Jong-seok and Park Shin-hye in fall fashion
by | September 6, 2013 | 87 Comments
Go figure, pretty people take pretty pictures. Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice) and Park Shin-hye (Flower Boy Next Door) got together for a fall/winter campaign for clothing line Jambangee, which is nothing new since they’re the brand’s models, but I really love the series of close-ups of Lee Jong-seok. He’s working the eyebrows, and... 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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