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Answer Me 1988: Episode 20 (Final)
by | January 16, 2016 | 584 Comments
In true Answer Me fashion, this final episode is a farewell to youth as much as it is a farewell to this series and the characters who’ve burrowed deep in our hearts and taken up residence there. There’s always something about the portrayal of youth in this franchise that makes me wish I could bottle... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 19
by | January 15, 2016 | 687 Comments
Here at last, here at last, finale week with answers to be had! Between the last episode and this one, I’m surprised I have any emotions left to feel—Show took them all from me, and now I’m spent. That bastard. The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here: Our heroine reveals her heart,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Hwang Jung-min, So Ji-sub, Song Joong-ki team up for prison break
by | January 15, 2016 | 37 Comments
Hit writer-director Ryu Seung-wan (Veteran, Berlin) is re-teaming with Hwang Jung-min (Himalaya, Veteran) for his next project, an occupation-era film about an attempted prison break from a forced labor camp on Hashima Island. With these two involved, it’s pretty much a guaranteed box office success. The movie, called Battleship Island, has also cast twice the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Sang-woo courted for All’s Well With a Happy Home
by | January 15, 2016 | 30 Comments
Oh wait, is Lee Pil-mo not the lead of this drama? You’d think when a guy gets cast to play Kim So-yeon’s husband, he’d be the hero. There’s no telling how the lovelines will actually go, but apparently marital status is nothing to fall back on, because now an offer is out to Lee Sang-woo... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-woo, Yoon Jin-yi join weekend drama All’s Well With a Happy Home
by | January 14, 2016 | 14 Comments
Leads Kim So-yeon (Falling for Innocence) and Lee Pil-mo (Who Are You—School 2015) have been confirmed for MBC’s new weekend drama All’s Well With a Happy Home, about a family that runs a Chinese restaurant and gets into lots of fights, but always makes up over a warm bowl of jajangmyun. And now we’ve got... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan becomes a daddy for new MBC drama
by | January 13, 2016 | 28 Comments
This new drama sounds like it’ll probably be a comedy, so it could be a fun new project for Kang Ji-hwan (Big Man), an actor I much prefer in comedic roles. He’s good at dramatic stuff too, but he’s got a particular zing when he’s playing something for laughs, and the more outlandish the comedy,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park So-dam courted for You’re the First opposite Jung Il-woo
by | January 12, 2016 | 54 Comments
Park So-dam, Jung Il-woo I was bracing myself for them to pair Jung Il-woo with someone disappointing, but I couldn’t be happier with this news. I really like up-and-comer Park So-dam, who was the big breakout actress in film this last year (Black Priests, Veteran, C’est Si Bon, Sado, The Silenced, The Royal Tailor). She’s... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Byun Yo-han up for fantasy melodrama opposite Kim Yoon-seok
by | January 11, 2016 | 57 Comments
This movie sounds cool, and if Byun Yo-han (Six Flying Dragons) signs on, I’m there. The in-demand actor is currently in talks to star in Will You Be There, the Korean film remake of the eponymous French novel by Guillaume Musso, about a 60-year-old man who travels back in time and confronts his 30-year-old self... More »

Drama Casting & News
UEE considers contract marriage to Lee Seo-jin
by | January 11, 2016 | 65 Comments
It looks like it might be a return to weekend dramas for UEE (High Society), because she’s entertaining an offer to headline Hundred-Day Wife, MBC’s new weekender starring Lee Seo-jin (Wonderful Season). I can’t really picture them as a romantic couple, not because of the age gap, but because he just has a weightier, more... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 18
by | January 9, 2016 | 783 Comments
Our gang is all grown up in some ways… and still exactly the same in other ways. But now that they’re a little bit older and maybe just a tiny bit wiser about life, they know what it means to have regrets and start to do things differently this time around. To what effect remains... 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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