Drama Recaps
Full Sun: Episode 11
by | March 25, 2014 | 21 Comments
It’s sad how easily a tiny seed of revenge can lay ruin to all kinds of relationships, including new and old. This one last job is turning into a dangerous game as more people learn of the truth surrounding Se-ro’s identity. There’s more at stake than just a pile of... More »


Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 7
by | March 24, 2014 | 185 Comments
You thought you had the story all figured out, and then God’s Gift goes and pulls out the rug from under your feet. Again. The story takes another turn in this episode, when you get to the bottom of one mystery, only to have that open up the doors to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Suits and car chases in KBS’s Big Man
by | March 24, 2014 | 50 Comments
The next batch of shows are heading into production, and with that come first stills: Here’s our first glimpse at KBS’s Big Man (which I keep hoping will change its name—I know it’s late but a girl can hope), which is the rags-to-riches-to-revenge story starring Kang Ji-hwan and Daniel Choi.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young to play Kim Myung-min’s leading lady
by | March 24, 2014 | 102 Comments
After turning down a number of recent projects, Park Min-young has finally chosen her first drama in two years since Dr. Jin. She’ll be joining Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas) in his new MBC law drama A New Leaf as his leading lady. I like Park Min-young in most projects,... More »


Drama Recaps
Emergency Couple: Episode 17
by | March 24, 2014 | 76 Comments
Death leaves no person unscathed, and there’s no way to predict how someone might react when death touches them. As this episode highlights, loss affects all of us, and can do different things to different people. Our characters react to loss in some unexpected ways, and I only wish it... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: An affair with music [Secret Love Affair]
by | March 23, 2014 | 168 Comments
Another new week, another new drama! I can’t say that Secret Love Affair is going to be my preferred cup of tea, but I did genuinely enjoy the first two episodes, and they reminded me why I like Yoo Ah-in so much as an actor. For those who don’t know,... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 6
by | March 23, 2014 | 38 Comments
Following the climactic events of Episode 5, this episode feels like a sort of new beginning for the series. The president has been found and a bad guy defeated, but we’ve only scratched the surface, with plenty of questions yet to be answered. Although it’s heading in new directions, Three... More »


Drama Recaps
Sly and Single Again: Episode 8
by | March 23, 2014 | 108 Comments
Sly kicked its game up a notch or three this week, rounding the halfway mark with a full head of steam. The antics of our leads in the first part of the episode are adorable, while the heartbreak — and there was a sizable amount of it this chapter —... More »


Drama Recaps
Emergency Couple: Episode 16
by | March 22, 2014 | 49 Comments
Both Chang-min and Chun-soo take some big steps forward in redefining their relationship with Jin-hee. You might be surprised that Chang-min does so with sudden maturity, and you might be downright startled that it is Chun-soo’s turn to take brash action. But there are circumstances beyond their control that will... More »


Meta
Odds & Ends: Pop culture freeze
by | March 22, 2014 | 112 Comments
javabeans: Well, I must have had a boring week since I keep thinking of things to say for this Odds & Ends post and rejecting them because they’re incredibly boring. You didn’t come here to hear me ramble about my grocery shopping trips or laundry episodes. girlfriday: Only if you... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
New posters and trailer arrive for The Target
by | March 22, 2014 | 15 Comments
Yay – The Target, the remake of French movie Point Blank, is hitting theaters soon. One fateful night, Ryu Seung-ryong (j’adore!) is falsely accused of murder, and a manhunt ensues by those on either side of the law. Lee Jin-wook, a doctor, somehow gets mixed up with Ryu Seung-ryong, and... More »