Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 11
by | November 24, 2014 | 117 Comments
It’s a bittersweet ride for Sales Team 3, as they set things straight but find themselves as the target of scorn. While they’re awarded for their commendable work, they also become victims of workplace politics and suspicion. As for our newbies, they’re slowly but surely finding their place. They find... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Soo-bin, Sohn Eun-seo the latest potential additions to Twinkle Twinkle
by | November 24, 2014 | 20 Comments
Jang Shin-young, Bae Soo-bin, Sohn Eun-seo Hm, SBS is going through a lot of shuffling for its upcoming weekend drama Twinkle Twinkle My Heart, which has already changed its title (from Goddess of Sales) and gained and lost some stars, most recently Kim Jung-eun and Kim Su-ro. Jang Shin-young (My... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jaejoong eyes KBS Friday night drama Spy
by | November 24, 2014 | 48 Comments
There was a rumor that KBS was going to keep scheduling dramas in the primetime slot on Friday nights, which seems like an interesting gamble since its current teen drama High School Love On is struggling to build an audience on its erratic (and frequently preempted) once-a-week schedule. But mostly... More »


Drama Casting & News
Blood looks to Jung Il-woo for vampire doc lead
by | November 24, 2014 | 69 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994) won’t be taking on KBS’s upcoming fantasy-medical vampire drama Blood after all — his schedule didn’t work out, which is no surprise given how jam-packed that sucker is — but at least Jung Il-woo is in the mix to take the leading role, which dulls... More »


Drama Recaps
Modern Farmer: Episode 11
by | November 23, 2014 | 61 Comments
Get your tissues, because this episode is a tear-jerker several times over. Feelings are hurt and mended and hurt again, jealousies start to rear their ugly heads, and at least one character learns some sad truths about their past. But just when we start to think that these people are... More »


Drama Recaps
Bad Guys: Episode 8
by | November 23, 2014 | 69 Comments
It’s about time that the truth reared its ugly head, as this hour teaches us mostly everything about Jung-moon that we’d been dying to know. We learn what the deal is between Goo-tak and Jung-moon, but as it turns out, the story has a darker side of the coin that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Shi-young’s budding romances in Valid Love
by | November 23, 2014 | 99 Comments
For the first time, the previews for tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love look cute, and dare I say, appealing even. I was scared off by the initial melodramatic conceptual teasers (which made me dislike the heroine), but this is the first peek at the show itself, and the longer... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Bridge to kingdom [King’s Face]
by | November 22, 2014 | 14 Comments
With all the new dramas lately it’s nice to see a sageuk hit the lineup, and it even stars Seo In-gook, who is sure to draw in a lot of fans who are usually inclined towards more modern fare. The first two episodes were very solid if a bit cliched,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 22, 2014
by | November 22, 2014 | 35 Comments
Noh Min-woo, Yang Jin-sung Non Min-woo (Greatest Marriage) and Yang Jin-sung (Bride of the Century) are positively considering offers to lead a new MBC cable drama called My Unfortunate Boyfriend. About a woman who has no qualms about lying to get what she wants and her boyfriend, a man who... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Ji-won and Ha Jung-woo’s sweet courtship in Blood Merchant
by | November 22, 2014 | 36 Comments
Aw, I can’t wait to see this pairing onscreen — Ha Jung-woo’s second directorial feature Chronicle of a Blood Merchant has released its first set of production stills in preparation for a January premiere, which offer a peek at the first date between Ha Jung-woo (Kundo: Age of the Rampant),... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s time for the 51st Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Film Awards), the first of the major year-end award ceremonies, which celebrates achievement in film. There were actually a good number of big movies in 2014 to spread the love around, whether in box office numbers or critical acclaim, but the... More »