Drama Recaps
Who Are You–School 2015: Episode 1
by | April 27, 2015 | 122 Comments
Phew, Who Are You—School 2015 has quite the dark streak, but I like it. It’s partly because the show deals with issues like bullying in a rather stark light, and partly because this is also a mystery-thriller on top of being a school drama. This first episode is on the... More »

Drama Recaps
Falling for Innocence: Episode 8
by | April 27, 2015 | 122 Comments
Big changes are in store for our hero this hour, as he realizes that the head and heart aren’t as disjointed as he’d originally thought they were—transplant or no transplant. He also figures out (with a lot of outside help and counseling) that he can actually decide the course of... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Nam-gil and Jeon Do-yeon get dangerously close in The Shameless
by | April 27, 2015 | 37 Comments
This might be a movie that I check out for the acting performances, though it’ll have to be a dark and gloomy kind of day to get me in the mood. Jeon Do-yeon (The Way Home, Countdown) and Kim Nam-gil (Pirates, Shark) pair up for the “hardboiled melo” The Shameless,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Hidden Identity’s hidden message teaser
by | April 27, 2015 | 15 Comments
Hm, I guess they were going for cryptic? The first teaser is out for the new crime thriller drama Hidden Identity, and I don’t know any Morse code, but… I think your hidden message is not so hidden? I actually like the effect, not that it tells me anything about... More »

Drama Casting & News
Warm and Cozy on the beaches of Jeju Island
by | April 27, 2015 | 42 Comments
If the point of filming a breezy springtime rom-com entirely on Jeju Island were to make me want to go to there, they’ve succeeded with Warm and Cozy, which has officially begun rolling cameras on the island. (Seriously, who doesn’t want to hop over for a beach holiday now? Okay,... More »

Drama Recaps
Falling for Innocence: Episode 7
by | April 26, 2015 | 76 Comments
With other people pulling the strings of his own revenge, Min-ho finally has the time to sit with his emotions and begin to examine the reasons behind his literal change of heart. Not that he has to dig too much into himself since the people around him ask the critical... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: The senses that work [Girl Who Sees Smells]
by | April 26, 2015 | 27 Comments
Love is in the air! And murder…but mostly love (at least for this episode). I’m digging the vibe of Girl Who Sees Smells, which is a pleasant combo of mysteriousness and rom-commy goodness. What makes it really work is that it’s all so well balanced, and there’s not too much... More »

Drama Recaps
Girl Who Sees Smells: Episode 8
by | April 26, 2015 | 240 Comments
One step forward and two steps back for Jae-hee, as the cops get close and he starts to make mistakes. Mu-gak and Cho-rim get no closer to solving the serial murders, but they still manage to get closer in other ways, though it’s unclear what effect this could have on... More »

Odds and Ends: Today’s half-finished love
by | April 25, 2015 | 115 Comments
javabeans: So, last weekend girlfriday and I sat down for a rare movie-watching session, which we hardly ever do, which I guess is kind of odd given how many hours of our lives are devoted to watching our screens full of pretty Korean people. girlfriday: It’s just that movies always... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 25, 2015
by | April 25, 2015 | 32 Comments
Jung Yong-hwa (Three Musketeers) will be the first Korean actor to make a guest appearance on the popular Chinese web sitcom Diors Man. The cameo’s already been filmed in a Beijing nightclub, and in it, he plays the friend of Da Peng (the variety show host famous for emulating Conan... More »

Drama Recaps
Girl Who Sees Smells: Episode 7
by | April 25, 2015 | 252 Comments
The deeper we get into the psyche of our killer, the more things make sense — which is exactly as creepy as it sounds. We learn a few things about what make him tick, and a few things that reveal exactly how cold and calculating he can be. But there’s... More »