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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 »


Chungmuro/Film News
Posters and teaser for ghostly rom-com Chilling Romance
by | October 30, 2011 | 64 Comments
Here’s a sneak peek at Chilling Romance, the upcoming romantic comedy with a supernatural twist, starring Sohn Ye-jin and Lee Min-ki. I didn’t know what to expect with the tone of the film, given that it’s about a woman who sees ghosts after a near-death experience and a magician who conjures ghosts, but now that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Vampire Prosecutor scores high ratings for cable
by | October 27, 2011 | 39 Comments
With a growing wave of original cable programming in the works and a few new cable upstarts ready to launch at the end of this year, the tv landscape is changing rapidly day by day. The good news is, it looks like gambling on bigger productions and bigger stars is paying off, at least in... More »


Celebrity News
Elle photo spread features ajusshi stars
by | October 27, 2011 | 50 Comments
Aw, how cute are they? November’s issue of Elle is going with a fun novel concept, featuring some of the big and small screen’s most charismatic actors, in a downright adorable set of photos. Who would’ve thought “ajusshi” and “cute” would go together so well? Choi Min-soo, who’s just come off yet another standout performance... More »