Drama Casting & News
SBS lines up jailbreak thriller Defendant for fall
by | July 22, 2016 | 40 Comments
There’s a new drama in the works from writer Choi Su-jin of City Hunter and PD Jo Young-kwang of 49 Days, Yawang, and Hyde, Jekyll, Me, and it’s headed to SBS this fall. Writer Choi was one of two scriptwriters on City Hunter, so I don’t want to get my... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #457
by | July 22, 2016 | 301 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
KBS cuts medical mystery Beautiful Mind by 2 episodes
by | July 22, 2016 | 167 Comments
Well, KBS is pulling the plug early on its medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind, from 16 planned episodes down to 14, and it’s incited furor not only among fans but the producers as well. When news first surfaced that this cutback was in consideration, the broadcaster cited the upcoming Rio... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 2
by | July 21, 2016 | 342 Comments
I already love this show. I loved it yesterday, but I was fully prepared for a slowdown in the second episode, in case all the cool parts were blown on the awesome start out of the gate. But not only does our heroine get cuter, our hero gets smarter, and... More »


Drama Recaps
Uncontrollably Fond: Episode 5
by | July 21, 2016 | 108 Comments
Both of Eul’s erstwhile suitors step up their game, though not exactly in expected ways. With one stepping forward and one stepping back, Eul is so confused she doesn’t know where to turn. In fact everyone is pretty confused now that feelings are being admitted and intentions declared, and it’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Beautiful Mind: Episode 9
by | July 21, 2016 | 141 Comments
Having realized the value of emotions in medicine, our hero characteristically works hard to acquire what he lacks. But some things can’t be earned through honest effort. What we don’t know can hurt us. As Young-oh begins to comprehend the worth of what his disorder took from him, he becomes... More »


Drama Recaps
The Good Wife: Episode 4
by | July 21, 2016 | 22 Comments
Tae-joon’s bail hearing draws ever near, and the deciding factor is Hye-kyung — does she really want her husband back in her life (and her home)? Chief Prosecutor Choi continues to do his best to muck things up for his nemesis, and Joong-won’s charmingly boyish face disguises his ruthless desire... More »


Drama Recaps
Beautiful Gong Shim: Episode 20 (Final)
by | July 21, 2016 | 99 Comments
Buckle up, folks! It may be the last episode, but there’s a lot of ground left to cover before we can send our characters off into that k-drama sunset. After locking up his enemies and revealing himself to the world, Dan-tae has a whole new life beckoning. With Gong Shim... More »


Drama Recaps
Doctors: Episode 10
by | July 21, 2016 | 53 Comments
Hye-jung continues to attract attention, both positive and negative. While it must be nice to have eligible bachelors pining after you, the jealousy it can cause in others might not be worth it. However, Hye-jung is strong, and doesn’t care for a knight in shining armor to come and save... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 1
by | July 20, 2016 | 231 Comments
MBC’s new supernatural suspense drama W–Two Worlds premiered today, and despite my expectations for it being really high (I couldn’t help it, okay? The comic book fan in me was just geekily excited!), I wasn’t disappointed with the first episode. It’s a heightened world, full of reality-bending twists and shot... More »