Drama Reactions & Reviews
The Superman Age: Series review
by | June 8, 2015 | 10 Comments
Cable comedy The Superman Age wrapped its run a couple weeks ago, after a somewhat low-key outing on tvN, and is a show I enjoyed immensely, though not necessarily because of a great plot or catchy pacing or even sharp writing. It showed glimmers of those things and had an... More »

Giveaway: LA Film Festival screenings
by | June 8, 2015 | 80 Comments
Hey, if anyone’s in the Los Angeles area, the LA Film Festival is going on this week (June 10-18), and they were kind enough to offer free tickets for Dramabeans readers to attend two screenings. The first is a Korean documentary, My Love, Don’t Cross That River, a box-office hit... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee to headline new weekender from Jang Bori team
by | June 8, 2015 | 27 Comments
Huh, I don’t know that I’d choose a weekend drama over the highly anticipated sageuk Six Flying Dragons, but who knows, the choice may not really have been in her hands. After dropping the SBS historical drama opposite Yoo Ah-in, Baek Jin-hee (Pride and Prejudice) is now in contention to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Dating or investigating?
by | June 8, 2015 | 55 Comments
I’ve gotten used to drama posters mostly being all the same these days, but I do find this one super cute for the KBS drama I Remember You, featuring Seo In-gook and Jang Nara as a police profiler and officer working on the same task force. I have to laugh... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Min-ho returns to the big screen with global project Bounty Hunters
by | June 7, 2015 | 51 Comments
Lee Min-ho (Gangnam 1970, Heirs) has signed on to his next project, a pan-Asian blockbuster titled Bounty Hunters, and it’s got my interest piqued—not specifically because it’s Lee Min-ho (although yes, he’s still very pretty), or that it’s got a huge-scale budget (35 billion won, or about $31 million USD),... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Time I’ve Loved You 7000 Days’ star-crossed lovers
by | June 7, 2015 | 55 Comments
Maybe they’re more weather-crossed than star-crossed, but it’s a really cute concept. The first teaser is out for The Time I’ve Loved You, 7000 Days, SBS’s new weekend romance starring Ha Ji-won (Empress Ki) and Lee Jin-wook (Three Musketeers). The remake of the Taiwanese drama In Time With You is... More »

Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 5
by | June 7, 2015 | 70 Comments
We enter the Joseon phase of our story, and vampires are living in hiding, getting ready to rise up against the humans who fear and despise them. We get to see our characters from a different perspective, though they face the same issues and challenges as they did in the... More »

Odds and Ends: Dramabeans at KCON (again)
by | June 7, 2015 | 63 Comments
javabeans: In case you haven’t heard yet, KCON has announced its dates and new location for this year (July 31 through August 2 at Staples center in LA), and we’ve been invited to return as panelists. girlfriday: Indoors! It’ll be indoors! javabeans: Oh thank the merciful drama gods. girlfriday: For... More »

Drama Recaps
The Producers: Episode 8
by | June 6, 2015 | 354 Comments
Today’s episode is all about lovelines, and goodness knows this is a drama that enjoys playing with all the different relationship configurations, but more than anything I feel like it’s really about friendships. Some are solidified, while others spring up seemingly unexpectedly, giving our characters a source of support from... More »

Drama Recaps
Mask: Episode 4
by | June 6, 2015 | 110 Comments
Our little frog is thrown into the big pond, and luckily Ji-sook has enough pluck and smarts to know it’s time to get serious. Her new husband doesn’t seem interested in working with her so she’s left on her own, at least for now. But a crisis could open the... More »

Drama Recaps
Who Are You–School 2015: Episode 12
by | June 6, 2015 | 236 Comments
School serves up something different for each of our friends this hour. There are victories for Eun-bi, loss for Tae-kwang, reconciliation for Yi-an, and triumph for So-young, while Teacher Kim and Eun-bi’s mom are dished up large bowls of disillusion. Although everyone gets something they’ve been chasing, some of those... More »