Drama Recaps
Three Musketeers: Episode 12 (Final)
by | November 4, 2014 | 116 Comments
All for one, one for all! I hope everyone’s taken this past week to emotionally prepare, because this is an ending that throws a lot of things our way—some of them fun and interesting, others bittersweet. I admit I didn’t quite know how a multi-season format would work out, but... More »


Drama Casting & News
Mr. Back’s presto abs and bathtub full of gold
by | November 4, 2014 | 57 Comments
I’m not entirely sure that this drama has thought through anything beyond its logline — grandpa becomes young again — but at least Shin Ha-kyun (All About My Romance) seems to be enjoying the hell out of playing up the transformation. MBC’s newest Wednesday-Thursday drama Mr. Back premieres tomorrow, and... More »


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Birth of a Beauty: Episodes 1-2
by | November 4, 2014 | 84 Comments
SBS is taking a lighter, funnier approach to its weekend programs right now, with the newly premiered rom-com Birth of a Beauty joining the ridiculously goofball Modern Farmer on Saturdays and Sundays. When this drama was first announced, I wondered how they’d take this makeover premise and make it fresh,... More »


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Secret Door: Episode 13
by | November 3, 2014 | 14 Comments
It definitely feels like we’re at the peak of the first half of our story, as every single conflict comes to a head in one gruesome trial, with one side willing to die to expose the truth, and the other determined to kill if they have to, to keep it... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 7
by | November 3, 2014 | 88 Comments
The playing field gets a shake-up and the dynamics get turned all upside-down and around, in a fun way that makes for some significant character movement. I love to see the orchestra coming to the fore and becoming, rather than an albatross around your neck to drag you down, something... More »


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Bad Guys: Episode 5
by | November 3, 2014 | 44 Comments
Multiple murders are scary enough when a victim type or a motive can be identified, but what if neither is at your disposal? That’s the latest case that Team Crazy Dogs has on their hands with a spree gunman at large, taking down anyone and everyone within range. The good... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yeon-hee up for historical palace melodrama
by | November 3, 2014 | 23 Comments
With Dae Jang Geum 2 dead in the water (Or is it? Will MBC ever let Dae Jang Geum die?) the network is scooping up Lee Yeon-hee (Miss Korea) to headline their next historical drama, called Splendid Politics. It’s funny how a few years ago, this would’ve been reason enough... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Yeon-seok courted to be bloodthirsty vampire doctor
by | November 3, 2014 | 39 Comments
Well, if 2015 is going to be the Year of the Vampire, we might as well have a doctor vampire among them… right? *nervous laugh* I have no idea how they’re going to make a vampire doctor drama work, but I’ll admit I care a lot more now that they’re... More »


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Misaeng: Episode 5
by | November 3, 2014 | 100 Comments
It’s another great installment looking into the incomplete lives of our favorite office workers and our newbies, who get their first taste of workplace politics. This time it’s an episode with a focus on the women, all about what women sacrifice to balance their work and personal lives and what... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Hae-jin in the running to become a Joseon vampire
by | November 2, 2014 | 65 Comments
Ooh, exciting — casting rounds have begun for the rumored vampire manhwa drama adaptation Scholar Who Walks the Night, and in-demand actor Park Hae-jin (Bad Guys, Doctor Stranger) has been offered the leading role. The drama was first announced with a quickly squashed rumor that his You From Another Star... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 5
by | November 2, 2014 | 61 Comments
It’s County Olympiad time! The Hadurok-ri team goes up against Sangdurok-ri for the trophy and permanent bragging rights, but even more important things hang on this victory. Will Yoon-hee get to keep her position as village head? Will the EXO boys be allowed to stay in town? Will any cabbage... More »