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Drama Casting & News
Cuteness behind the scenes of Medical Top Team
by | September 30, 2013 | 53 Comments
If the cast looks this adorable behind the scenes, why does the poster have to look so serious? I guess we’ll just have to live with the fact that this’ll be one of those dramas where the happy happens offscreen. MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Medical Top Team is gearing up for its broadcast next week... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
TOP as undercover agent and oppa extraordinaire
by | September 30, 2013 | 71 Comments
Here’s a peek at the new undercover spy movie Alumni (also going by the international title Commitment), starring TOP as a North Korean spy who goes undercover as a high school student. Was I the only one hoping for the comedic flower boy version of this story? The trailer turns out to be quite the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Thrice Married Woman gains Lee Jia, loses PD
by | September 30, 2013 | 57 Comments
So… there’s good news and there’s bad news. The highly anticipated (and equally troubled) new weekender Thrice Married Woman from hit writer Kim Soo-hyun fiiiiiinally has a heroine and a leading cast. I think. Well let’s just hope this one sticks. Lee Jia (Me Too, Flower) is officially signing on to star, after much back... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
If You Like… Noona Romances
by | September 29, 2013 | 241 Comments
If you’re anything like me, your ideal drama hero isn’t the cold chaebol with the icy exterior or even the perfect Daddy Long Legs caretaker. He’s the hotheaded ruffian on a motorcycle with a busted lip and a one-sided love for an unattainable noona. Why always a motorcycle? I don’t know. Blame Jung Woo-sung (Beat,... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers: Episode 13
by | September 28, 2013 | 57 Comments
EPISODE 13. Broadcast on September 27, 2013. javabeans: The trip ended with last week’s episode, so this begins the 2-episode special, full of unbroadcast scenes and B-side footage. Which could be really entertaining, though I’m curious to know how they’re going to string this into any semblance of coherence. But maybe the jumping around will... More »

Drama Casting & News
So Yi-hyun to play Jeon Ji-hyun’s rival in Man From Another Star
by | September 27, 2013 | 45 Comments
It looks like So Yi-hyun is back to second lead territory after headlining recent cable ghost-seeing drama Who Are You. She’s been cast as the rival and frenemy to Jeon Ji-hyun in her new alien time travel fusion rom-com Man From Another Star, starring Kim Soo-hyun as the alien. Because yunno, those looks aren’t from... More »

Drama Recaps
Two Weeks: Episode 16 (Final)
by | September 26, 2013 | 195 Comments
I can’t tell if it it’s felt like two weeks, eight weeks, or eight years that we’ve been waiting for D-Day, but it’s finally here. Now all I need is for the hero to save the day, put all the baddies away, save his daughter, not die (ya hear), oh and get the girl. That’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Heirs releases another teaser
by | September 26, 2013 | 167 Comments
Okay, we finally get a trailer for Heirs that actually shows us what the show is like. The introduction to each character is quick, but already we know that Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye bond when they meet in LA, each getting a chance to witness the other’s painful family secrets (she’s here to see... More »

Drama Recaps
Two Weeks: Episode 15
by | September 25, 2013 | 64 Comments
It’s D-1, and you know what that means: things are going to get worse before they get better. Still, in the scheme of the last two weeks, you could call it a good day for our hero, who finally turns the tables on the baddies by fanning the flames of betrayal. Turns out when you’re... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Woo-bin and Park Shin-hye’s first meeting in Heirs
by | September 24, 2013 | 165 Comments
Not be outdone in the romance department, the second lead makes a showing in Heirs: He Who Wishes to Promote the Longest Wins the Crown. Here’s Kim Woo-bin’s first encounter with Park Shin-hye, over instant ramyun at a convenience store. I’m sensing a theme here. Is this the rich kid who doesn’t act like a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Romance via sprinklers for Heirs
by | September 24, 2013 | 139 Comments
There’s nothing like a perfectly timed set of sprinklers to send you and your honey frolicking through an orchard. Because you know, that’s so natural and all. Here’s another peek at SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Heirs, where Lee Min-ho and Park Shin-hye recently shot a picturesque date at a California almond farm. Why, don’t YOU... 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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