Drama Casting & News
Ji Chang-wook leaps across skyscraper rooftops for Healer
by | October 21, 2014 | 40 Comments
Oh I guess we’re in for a lot of high-flying action in Ji Chang-wook’s new drama Healer. This is just a B-side version of the title sequence for the show, but it’s still our first glimpse of the series, and I can tell you this much — Ji Chang-wook is... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 9
by | October 20, 2014 | 12 Comments
This episode marks the death of politeness—everyone stops dancing around and playing nice on the surface, and we witness how quickly one false move puts the prince’s life in peril. The political claws get sharpened out in the open, and in a fantastic move, once the prince’s hands are tied,... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 3
by | October 20, 2014 | 167 Comments
The orchestra is assembled, the conductor is chosen (…sort of), and the main plotline gets going in earnest, although it’s no easy victory for our hero. His curious relationship with the conductor continues to develop in interesting ways, and we meet more of our supporting cast as we are issued... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae courted for new film about Joseon’s last princess
by | October 20, 2014 | 17 Comments
Buzz about a new movie for Lee Jung-jae (The Face Reader) is pretty par for the course, but there’s some extra excitement stirring for the possible new team-up between Lee and acclaimed writer-director Heo Jin-ho, of the classic melodramas Christmas in August, One Fine Spring Day, and Happiness, and 2012’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
JTBC youth drama Heroes casts Lee Elijah
by | October 20, 2014 | 15 Comments
Hm, how do I feel about this? JTBC’s “youth drama” Heroes, which recently cast FT Island idol Choi Jong-hoon in the lead, has now cast Lee Elijah (Wonderful Season, Basketball) as another lead. In Heroes, she will play the only character attending university; she’s a computer programming major who, like... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Kyung-ho joins Heartless City castmates in drama short
by | October 20, 2014 | 27 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 | 49 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 | 55 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 »