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Celebrity News
Min Hyo-rin’s autumn glam shoot for Bazaar
by | November 9, 2011 | 25 Comments
Min Hyo-rin (Romance Town, Sunny) has pretty much become a magazine fixture in her short career as an actress. But when the camera loves you, the camera loves you. Here she is in a fall fashion spread for Harper’s Bazaar, sporting a much more mature look than her usual fare. Tags: Min Hyo-rin, photo shoots... More »

Drama Recaps
Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Episode 4
by | November 8, 2011 | 164 Comments
I already loved this drama, but this episode took it up a notch. It’s the first one where I feel like it does something clever and meaningful thematically and humorously at the same time. It takes one metaphor and weaves it through every possible meaning, joke, and insult, to deliver one satisfying comeuppance after another.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Cha Tae-hyun in period costume for Gone With the Wind
by | November 8, 2011 | 19 Comments
Here’s a look at Cha Tae-hyun (Hello Ghost, Speed Scandal) in his first historical costume for a role, looking every bit the Joseon-era fool. It’s hard to believe that this is the funnyman’s first foray into the sageuk biz, since he looks right at home, and perfectly suited for the transformation. In fact, I think... More »

Drama Recaps
Thousand Day Promise: Episode 7
by | November 7, 2011 | 40 Comments
Ji-hyung faces the firing squad for his decision, and some of the bullets veer left and hit Seo-yeon instead. But when my heart isn’t breaking for them, mostly I’m spending the episode laughing my ass off because of Hyang-gi’s parents and their bizarre ideas about what is and is not right. I’m pretty sure it’s... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Haneul’s minimalist shoot for Vogue Girl
by | November 4, 2011 | 35 Comments
Sometimes my favorite shoots are the simple ones — no frills, no crazy high-fashion concepts, no bird’s-nest hairdos. Here’s a sneak peek at Kim Haneul‘s latest photo shoot for Vogue Girl, looking the best I’ve ever seen her. It’s what any girl will confess is the hardest look to pull off — appearing effortlessly, naturally... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cha Seung-won considers medical drama
by | November 3, 2011 | 71 Comments
Will Cha Seung-won be returning to dramaland as Doctor McSwoony? (Though I really want to name him Doctor McMustache…) The action-drama heavyweight who transformed into comical leading man in this year’s hit rom-com Best Love may be making a quick foray back to television, this time as a doctor in the medical drama The Third... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Joo-hyuk returns to television
by | November 3, 2011 | 19 Comments
Actor Kim Joo-hyuk will be making his big return to the small screen for the first time in four years, after 2008′s Terroir. He’s been a leading man fixture in Chungmuro for a while, but lately he’s also been making fairly regular appearances on variety show Running Man, where he’s proven to be hilarious, sensitive,... More »

Drama Recaps
Flower Boy Ramyun Shop: Episode 2
by | November 1, 2011 | 139 Comments
I freaking LOVE this drama! Why didn’t anyone tell me in the promos that it would be Biscuit Teacher Redux?! That’s one of my favoritest dramas Of. All. Time. Screw the ramyun shop. Please don’t leave high school. Please don’t leave high school. I don’t even care that I’ll probably end up in the ninth... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Shin Eun-kyung and Kim Jung-tae star in new film
by | November 1, 2011 | 36 Comments
Shin Eun-kyung (Flames of Desire) will be making a comeback to the big screen opposite one of my favorite rising stars of late, Kim Jung-tae (Can’t Lose, Miss Ripley). I say rising not because he’s new, since Kim has been a supporting actor for many a moon, but because his star is rising only now... More »

Drama Recaps
Thousand Day Promise: Episode 5
by | October 31, 2011 | 71 Comments
This episode just about killed me dead. It’s D-day, otherwise known as fan-hitting time for le shit. I love how quickly we get here, how raw the emotions are, and as always, I’m madly in love with Jae-min. He really ought to just dispense with that silly car and ride around on a white horse.... More »

Drama Recaps
Vampire Prosecutor: Episode 5
by | October 30, 2011 | 55 Comments
The team investigates a bizarre case at an all-girls’ high school, bringing out the ghosts, the scandals, and the drama. What better setting than going back to high school to develop a good old-fashioned crush on the cute vampire in your class? Tags: cable programs, featured, Lee Won-jong, Lee Young-ah, Vampire Prosecutor, Yeon Jung-hoon... More »