Drama Recaps
My Spring Days: Episode 1
by | September 14, 2014 | 60 Comments
What a pleasant surprise. My Spring Days premiered on MBC this week, and while it does inevitably have that comfort food vibe, it still adds enough of its own zest to become a hearty, standalone dish. With an unconventional pairing at its center and plenty of space for serious drama... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Great expectations [Three Musketeers]
by | September 14, 2014 | 14 Comments
It feels particularly strange to draw the same drama twice in a row when it only airs once a week, but Three Musketeers does a great job of creating compelling atmosphere, and who am I to fight that? This wasn’t a show that I particularly anticipated or thought about before... More »


Drama Recaps
It’s Okay, It’s Love: Episode 16 (Final)
by | September 13, 2014 | 125 Comments
It’s been a long road, but we’ve finally made it to the end for It’s Okay, It’s Love. What awaits us here is the message the show has tout at us all series long: hope. But now it’s time to say our farewells to the characters whose lives we’ve followed... More »


Drama Recaps
Iron Man: Episode 1
by | September 13, 2014 | 126 Comments
If promotional materials failed to sufficiently prep you for one of the most bizarre premieres to ever grace the airwaves, then take this as a cue to gird your loins—Iron Man, KBS’s newest addition to the sparse Wednesday-Thursday lineup, has a lot going on. And surprisingly, it’s not just that... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Slow Video’s trailer attracts rapid attention
by | September 13, 2014 | 39 Comments
We may not have known anything about the plot when we first heard about Slow Video, but I’m happy to report that the movie seems to deliver on its promise of a heartwarming comedy — it looks reeeally stinking cute. In it, Cha Tae-hyun plays Yeo Jang-bu, a man with... More »


Drama Recaps
Plus Nine Boys: Episode 5
by | September 12, 2014 | 44 Comments
Feelings get laid bare in this episode full of twists. We find out what makes Jin-gu such bad news, but also what happened to make him change. The question is, would anyone who hasn’t seen the way he secretly looks at Se-young believe him? There’s no shortage of lows to... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 212
by | September 12, 2014 | 26 Comments
Working with numbers has never been so confusing than in this second half, where our teams will do almost anything to avoid a hellish roller coaster ride overseas. Little do they know that getting on the ride is only the beginning of a terrifying (or thrill-tastic) experience, but on the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Korean remake of Liar Game lines up its cast of liars and swindlers
by | September 12, 2014 | 96 Comments
Here’s an interesting possible lineup: Lee Sang-yoon (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi), Kim So-eun (Horse Healer), and Shin Sung-rok (You From Another Star) are all currently in talks to star in tvN’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Liar Game. Liar Game is a remake of a Japanese drama of the same name, itself... More »


Drama Recaps
Discovery of Romance: Episode 8
by | September 12, 2014 | 110 Comments
To call or not to call? That is the question that lingers throughout this whole episode. It’s a frustrating game of tug-of-war, in which neither side is willing to cut any slack. The reluctance to communicate reveals a fundamental flaw in the relationship — something that our couple may not... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #360
by | September 12, 2014 | 350 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Newsroom drama Pinocchio secures rookie reporter cast
by | September 12, 2014 | 136 Comments
We’ve finally got a lineup for upcoming SBS newsroom drama Pinocchio, and there aren’t any big surprises or shakeups. Park Shin-hye (Heirs) was first to confirm the offer, and now Lee Jong-seok (Doctor Stranger), Lee Yubi (Gu Family Book), and Kim Young-kwang (Plus Nine Boys) have officially signed on. Of... More »