Drama Casting & News
Jung Kyung-ho joins Heartless City castmates in drama short
by | October 20, 2014 | 26 Comments
Aw, I love real-life bromance even better than onscreen bromance, and we’re getting a big dose of it from Jung Kyung-ho (Endless Love). He’s making a special appearance in his buddy Yoon Hyun-min’s new drama short House, Mate, an upcoming installment of MBC’s Drama Festival, which highlights up-and-coming writers and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ex-Wonder Girl Ahn So-hee to join tvN drama Heart to Heart
by | October 19, 2014 | 13 Comments
The upcoming tvN drama Heart to Heart, which is the first project to come from Coffee Prince director Lee Yoon-jung after her jump from MBC to cable, is set to add Ahn So-hee, perhaps better known as simply Sohee of the Wonder Girls, to its cast. It won’t be the... More »


Drama Recaps
Modern Farmer: Episode 1
by | October 19, 2014 | 79 Comments
Oh, this is going to be fun! I had high hopes (but very little information) about Modern Farmer all the way up to the pilot episode, and I’m happy to say that it fulfills all of my expectations so far. The story is simple but ripe for wacky hijinks, the... More »


Drama Recaps
Bad Guys: Episode 3
by | October 19, 2014 | 33 Comments
Hold onto your hats, everyone—because Bad Guys continues to amp up the deep and dark nature of these criminal cases with each passing week. In fact, this is one stomach-turning hour to hunt down a kidnapper who also deals in a market that even our resident criminals find sickening and... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Musical magic [Cantabile Tomorrow]
by | October 19, 2014 | 27 Comments
I tend to enjoy all musical dramas (even the terrible ones) but I get extra excited when they’re actually good, and Cantabile Tomorrow has been more than just good so far. I was a bit apprehensive going in, but all my fears have been alleviated. I realized I’m not watching... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Three Meals a Day: Episode 1
by | October 18, 2014 | 54 Comments
girlfriday: Yay, Three Meals a Day is here! I don’t normally watch cooking shows, but I have a feeling this show is mostly just another chronicle of Na PD and Lee Seo-jin’s bickering bromance. javabeans: Right. I’m even keeping my expectations low, because of all the pre-show stuff where Seo-jin... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 18, 2014
by | October 18, 2014 | 10 Comments
Chun Bo-geun, Cha Tae-hyun Drama Festival, MBC’s series of short 1-to-2 episode specials, continues this weekend with 4teen, starring Cha Tae-hyun and child actor Chun Bo-geun (Queen’s Classroom). Based on Japanese novelist Ira Ishida’s prize-winning novel of the same name, the two-episode drama depicts the worries of a group of... More »


Drama Recaps
My Secret Hotel: Episode 16 (Final)
by | October 18, 2014 | 60 Comments
It’s here: the end, with all its answers. The mystery of Papa Jo’s death now unraveled, the big questions that have been piling up remain: Who killed Hwang and Young-mi? Why? Where is that misbegotten necklace? Will people stop moping and acting like kids, and grow up? Why did Hae-young... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Closer to Heaven (2009)
by | October 17, 2014 | 18 Comments
Director Park Jin-pyo is best known for unconventional melodramas like Too Young to Die and You Are My Sunshine, but when I heard about the basic premise of Closer to Heaven (내 사랑 내 곁에), I thought perhaps director Park had finally decided to make a conventional terminal-illness melodrama. And... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 216
by | October 17, 2014 | 40 Comments
Earth is in imminent danger and our Running Heroes are here to save the day… once they recover their lost superpowers. Our superheroes spend some time living ordinary lives, and go through rigorous tests that test their strength, stamina, and best yet—their bravery. It turns out that being extraordinary can... More »


Drama Casting & News
Three Days writer to come back with Cold Case
by | October 17, 2014 | 26 Comments
SBS’s save-the-president drama Three Days was touted as the Korean version of 24 (…even though it totally wasn’t, grumble grumble), and now the writer, Kim Eun-hee, is coming back with what’s being called the Korean version of Cold Case. Which also happens to be titled, conveniently, Cold Case. It’s about... More »