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Drama Recaps
Master’s Sun: Episode 9
by | September 4, 2013 | 266 Comments
The romance really kicked into high gear with last week’s episodes, and today doesn’t disappoint. Feelings start to interfere with the business arrangement, so our hero starts to look for creative ways to balance his books and his heart. Because math solves everything, right? The denial, it is strong with this one.   SONG OF... More »

Drama Casting & News
New KBS melodrama Secret prepares to wring tears
by | September 4, 2013 | 75 Comments
It’s kind of strange, but amongst all the time-travelers, aliens, and super-powered folk in dramaland these days, the conventional melodrama is becoming the rarer species. Not that I’m one to complain about that, since my melodrama tolerance is lower than most. But KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Secret has two things going for it: a solid... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Seung-gi to be Na PD’s next luggage boy
by | September 3, 2013 | 122 Comments
Ermagerd. You guuuuuyssss, Na PD and Seung-gi, together again! WHO’S EXCITED? Lee Seung-gi has confirmed that he’ll be teaming up with PD Na Young-seok for the next season of tvN’s Grandpas Over Flowers, except this time, it’ll be with four actresses instead. It’s being called a Part 2 of his travel backpacking series, so we’ll... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Bae Doo-na and Kim Sae-ron team up for new film
by | September 2, 2013 | 23 Comments
Chungmuro is lighting up with director-producers these days. Director Lee Chang-dong (of Poetry) is producing a new film called Do-hee-ya, about a young girl surrounded in mystery and the small town police officer who tries to save her. It stars Kim Sae-ron (Queen’s Classroom, Ajusshi) as the titular Do-hee, along with Bae Doo-na (Cloud Atlas),... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Chae-ah completes love square in Mi-rae’s Choice
by | September 2, 2013 | 52 Comments
This is shaping up to be a pretty good love square. Han Chae-ah (All About My Romance, Oohlala Spouses) will be joining the cast of KBS’s fall time-slip drama Mi-rae’s Choice, starring opposite Yoon Eun-hye as her rival for both men’s affections. That’d be Lee Dong-gun and Jung Yong-hwa, of course, and it looks like... More »

OST giveaway winners!
by | September 1, 2013 | 43 Comments
Thanks so much for all the colorful, zany, expressive entries we received for our OST Giveaway Hootenanny. You guys sure know how to show your love for a drama, and some of you had some epic journeys in your lives as these shows were airing. We had a lot of fun reading them all (yes,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo’s new surrogate family in Suspicious Housekeeper
by | August 31, 2013 | 92 Comments
Production is underway on SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Suspicious Housekeeper, starring Choi Ji-woo (Can’t Lose) as a strange stoic housekeeper who arrives to fix a broken family. The remake of the Japanese drama Kaseifu no Mita (I Am Mita, Your Housekeeper) has an interesting set of descriptors — it promises to be a “mystery healing... More »

Drama Recaps
Two Weeks: Episode 8
by | August 29, 2013 | 166 Comments
Awww yeah. This episode delivers the goods. It’s go go go from from start to finish, and we get satisfying confrontations, dramatic near misses, and every character learns a crucial piece of the puzzle. I’m watching with my heart in my throat and a skip in my step, and I must not be the only... More »

Drama Casting & News
Daniel Choi and BoA’s sweet romance in Anticipate Love
by | August 29, 2013 | 44 Comments
There’s a new rom-com headed to KBS that’s the best of both worlds: it’s short and sweet. The two-episode “situational drama” Anticipate Love will be a drama special-esque miniseries that stars Daniel Choi (School 2013) and pop star BoA in what’s described as a fresh take on contemporary dating issues. I still don’t know what... More »

Drama Recaps
Two Weeks: Episode 7
by | August 28, 2013 | 130 Comments
The happy flashbacks in this drama, I swear. They break my heart each time, just knowing how horribly things go awry and just how far Tae-san falls on his way to the present. There’s something really satisfying about watching Past Tae-san’s decline as the backdrop against Present Tae-san’s struggle to climb out of the depths... More »

Drama Casting & News
Three leading actresses and counting for Thrice Married Woman
by | August 28, 2013 | 34 Comments
I’ll be calling this drama Thrice Cast Heroine from now on, that is, IF they can actually get this one to stick. So far, things aren’t looking so good. Hit writer Kim Soo-hyun’s new weekend drama Thrice Married Woman is going through some serious drama before the drama, with conflicting reports that the third possible... More »

How would you rate this episode?

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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