Drama Recaps
Full Sun: Episode 13
by | April 1, 2014 | 20 Comments
You know what they say: when one bromance closes its door, another bromance blossoms anew. Okay, that might not be what they say but it’s nice to know that Se-ro’s got people on his side when the hunt for one USB drive is what it takes to bring one corrupt... More »

Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 9
by | March 31, 2014 | 115 Comments
Things are gettin’ good. The action revs up, the plot thickens, the list of baddies grows ever longer, and our characters start to make some crucial connections in the case. But most importantly (and most adorably), they start to connect to each other as well. Is it wrong to hope... More »

Drama Casting & News
Highlights and promos from MBC’s Hotel King
by | March 31, 2014 | 66 Comments
Hotel King’s premiere is right around the corner, and here are a bunch of promo shots and a highlight preview for the show, which is basically an extended teaser. I’ve been keeping an eye on this show because I like its cast—and have a particular soft spot for the reunion... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jung-seok out for Hyun Bin’s blood in The King’s Wrath
by | March 31, 2014 | 58 Comments
Woohoo, this should make for a fun face-off. Here’s the full trailer, posters, and stills for spring’s blockbuster sageuk The King’s Wrath, starring Hyun Bin in his army comeback as King Jeongjo of Joseon. The trailer looks pretty damn spiffy, and the action a cut above. I have high hopes... More »

Drama Recaps
Emergency Couple: Episode 19
by | March 31, 2014 | 84 Comments
This episode puts the “com” firmly back in the rom-com, and it’s about dang time. Jin-hee is determined to woo Chang-min back, and it’s so great to see the two of them smiling and enjoying each other’s company. But this turn of events isn’t good news for everyone, and not... More »

Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 8
by | March 30, 2014 | 30 Comments
So much has happened up to now that it’s hard to believe we’re only at the halfway mark. This episode maintains the breakneck pace with more secrets from the past revealed, more mysteries to ponder, and yet another character who it turns out may not be as trustworthy as we... More »

Drama Recaps
Sly and Single Again: Episode 10
by | March 30, 2014 | 117 Comments
More secrets are revealed this week, and Jung-woo continues to have serious problems letting Ae-ra go. His feelings are obvious to everyone but himself at this point, but the way he acts on those feelings leaves much to be desired. There’s playful banter and bickering aplenty, but not so much... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: It’s a bird…it’s a plane…[Sly and Single Again]
by | March 30, 2014 | 25 Comments
Episode 8 of Sly and Single Again kicked the chemistry up a notch, and it finally feels like our characters are progressing as understanding grows on all sides (as per usual, click the image for full size!). I admit to not understanding why Superman and Marilyn Monroe would be together... More »

Drama Recaps
Emergency Couple: Episode 18
by | March 29, 2014 | 77 Comments
Sympathy can be both a good and bad thing, depending on whether you’re on the giving or receiving end. Chang-min bristles at the thought that he might be an object of pity. But for Jin-hee, feelings of sympathy over her ex-father-in-law’s death may open the door to a fresh perspective... More »

Drama Recaps
Sly and Single Again: Episode 9
by | March 29, 2014 | 76 Comments
The show reminds us how fun a rom-com can be, as Jung-woo struggles with his jealousy after finally piecing together the clues that the woman Seung-hyun likes is actually the same person as his ex-wife. Ae-ra also discovers who Yeo-jin intended that necktie for, but Yeo-jin (and Seung-hyun) begin to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Dae Jang Geum watch: Lee Young-ae agrees, October goal set
by | March 29, 2014 | 81 Comments
So MBC has had a decade-long fixation—nay, obsession—with reviving its onetime smash hit drama Dae Jang Geum (aka Jewel in the Palace), which had monster ratings and got exported to something like 60+ foreign countries and was on the frontlines of promoting Hallyu 1.0. They have clung and clung and... More »