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Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 19
by | January 15, 2015 | 59 Comments
Okay, all caught up and one to go! We get a strong lead-in episode to the finale, with a surprising twist and a good dose of emotional development and character growth. Now that they’re close to getting justice for all mom-related crimes and misdemeanors, Dal-po, In-ha, and Beom-jo have to face the consequences of their... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 18
by | January 14, 2015 | 75 Comments
This episode is our big windup before the final pitch, where all our characters choose sides and reveal their true colors. Some are more conflicted than we might’ve anticipated, while others are far more principled than we gave them credit for. Well, when you start the show a soulless vulture who feeds off of other... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Myung-min takes on a new case as Joseon’s greatest detective
by | January 14, 2015 | 24 Comments
Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf) is back as Joseon’s Great Detective, perhaps better known as Detective K, the Sherlock-Holmesy crime-solver who first appeared in 2011’s historical comedy Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow. This year the brilliant-but-bumbling sleuth is returning to the big screen in the sequel Detective K: The Laborer’s Daughter. There are about... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hyde, Jekyll, Me teases fleeting fanciful romance
by | January 13, 2015 | 49 Comments
I love the bright colors in this new poster for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Hyde, Jekyll, Me — I have no idea what a comic book style has anything to do with the premise whatsoever, but I guess we’re in for a whimsical romance of sorts, the way the drama is setting up the main... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me series to go back to 1988 this summer?
by | January 12, 2015 | 137 Comments
The third series from the creators of tvN’s hit throwback dramas Answer Me 1997 and Answer Me 1994 has pretty much been in the works since the the end of 2013 (when Answer Me 1994 wrapped). Pre-production stalled for a considerable length of time this past year, but now with Misaeng in the rearview mirror,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-suk rivals Song Jae-rim in Unkind Women
by | January 9, 2015 | 56 Comments
The main love triangle is complete for KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Unkind Women, due out next month: Kim Ji-suk (Angel Eyes) has been cast to rival Song Jae-rim (Surplus Princess) for the affections of Lee Hana (High School King of Savvy), who plays the granddaughter of three generations of not-so-nice women living under one roof.... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 17
by | January 8, 2015 | 136 Comments
The tension has admittedly gone down in recent weeks (Hyung’s arc kind of topped us out as far as suspense goes), but today’s episode actually brings back some of the stronger heroine-centric elements that we’d seen before, like when In-ha dared to publicly confront her mother about the kind of reporter she really was. Today’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Wonderland romance on ice in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | January 8, 2015 | 81 Comments
When you set your drama in a theme park called Wonderland, I guess you never run out of pretty romantic backdrops for your scenes. More teasers, character posters, and stills are out for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday romantic comedy Hyde, Jekyll, Me, featuring a sweet romance between Hyun Bin and Han Ji-min… and the other personality... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 16
by | January 7, 2015 | 96 Comments
Back to cute! We get a heaping dose of romance and comedy today, because we’ve been good little beans. In place of denial comes a refreshing wave of honesty and understanding, and a nice growth spurt for our rookie reporters too—when they speak up for what they believe in, they find that they might actually... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin and Jo Yeo-jung pair up in new rom-com
by | January 7, 2015 | 31 Comments
Contracts aren’t finalized, but it looks like we’ll be getting a new romantic pairing between Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) and Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers), who are looking favorably at the SBS weekend drama Divorce Lawyer in Love. First of all, I’m glad that Yeon Woo-jin is getting some recognition for his comedic acting and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shine or Go Crazy’s royal love triangle
by | January 6, 2015 | 53 Comments
Two half-brother princes vying for the throne and falling for the same princess? What could possibly go wrong? Im Joo-hwan finally gets his turn to shine (…or go crazy) as the romantic spoilsport in the epically doomed/cursed/fated love between Oh Yeon-seo and Jang Hyuk, in their new MBC fantasy historical drama Shine or Go Crazy.... More »