Drama Recaps
A New Leaf: Episode 15
by | June 27, 2014 | 22 Comments
Seok-ju’s team has assembled to fight the notorious Cha Yeong Woo Firm, but the funny thing is, he never asked for help, and none of them actually belong there: an angry and misplaced prosecutor, a loyal friend betraying his own firm, and a principled yet unrealistic intern. Somehow, they’ve all... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Dong-won, Kim Min-hee rumored for Ant Hell
by | June 27, 2014 | 16 Comments
We’ve got some conflicting news on the upcoming movie Ant Hell, which will be based upon the eponymous and iconic 1999 comic book written by Lee Hyun-se, and directed by the accomplished Lee Myung-se (My Love, My Bride). Some news articles quote a source from the production company, Taewon Entertainment,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 201
by | June 27, 2014 | 39 Comments
It’s another Idol Special on Running Man this week as the cast gets down and dirty to work the field and sometimes get too close for comfort with the farm animals. Given how much they spend their time in the muddy fields, you could almost could call it that instead.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Fated To Love You… in bed
by | June 27, 2014 | 125 Comments
Huh, adding “in bed” to the end of everything totally works for drama titles. Try it. *waits for you to get to Big Man and God’s Gift* Snerk. The latest teaser for MBC’s upcoming rom-com remake Fated to Love You finally gets us to the premise of the show —... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #349
by | June 27, 2014 | 209 Comments
  The Barberettes – “한 여름밤의 꿈” (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) [ Download ] Open Thread #348 Open Thread #347 Open Thread #346 Open Thread #345 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Recaps
Triangle: Episode 16
by | June 27, 2014 | 72 Comments
As much as it defies the laws of physics, Triangle just keeps getting better and better with each passing episode. For once it feels like we’re building up to a proper ending rather than simply counting down to the inevitable moment where the show will drag itself across the finish... More »


Drama Recaps
Joseon Gunman: Episode 2
by | June 26, 2014 | 107 Comments
More good stuff! I don’t know what appeals to me more, the action, the romance, the humor, the political intrigue, or the revenge looming on the horizon—but as far as I’m concerned that’s a good thing since it means Joseon Gunman is doing an effective job juggling all of its... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 14
by | June 26, 2014 | 102 Comments
This isn’t the most eventful episode, though what the show loses in plot development, it makes up for with relationship hijinks. Okay, very cute relationship hijinks—I’ll give you that. Our rookies learn a tough lesson about power and the limits of their position as cops, but the thing about good... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-yeon courted for Greatest Marriage
by | June 26, 2014 | 41 Comments
Her short hiatus may already be over: Actress Park Shi-yeon (Nice Guy) is being courted to return to television in the newest addition to TV Chosun’s fall lineup, Greatest Marriage. After weathering a drug abuse controversy during most of 2013, this is the first we’ve heard of a possible comeback,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo tests love with Temptation
by | June 26, 2014 | 31 Comments
The first teaser and initial stills are out for SBS’s upcoming melodrama Temptation, which initially seemed like it would center around the married couple where the husband (Kwon Sang-woo) is persuaded to take up the offer of an older rich businesswoman. But with Choi Ji-woo cast as the CEO with... More »


Drama Recaps
Doctor Stranger: Episode 16
by | June 26, 2014 | 125 Comments
Now that the show keeps sitting its characters down to talk about what’s going on, I finally understand why they were holding out on giving explanations for so long: They didn’t have any. As much as I wish I was making that up, this episode jumps the scalpel and then... More »