Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Cold Eyes
by | April 10, 2014 | 32 Comments
Since we’re still combing through some of last year’s blockbuster favorites, it’s time to take a look at crime thriller Cold Eyes (also called The Watchers), which not only became the tenth highest-grossing film of 2013 but also managed to put its leading lady Han Hyo-joo in just the right... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Myung-min dresses to impress for A New Leaf
by | April 10, 2014 | 63 Comments
The first teaser is out for Kim Myung-min’s lawyer-with-amnesia drama A New Leaf, as you can see here. You might be thinking, But that’s not a teaser, that’s just Kim Myung-min getting dressed. And you would not be wrong. But he gets dressed so well! A New Leaf is one... More »

Drama Casting & News
You’re All Surrounded’s comic book teaser
by | April 10, 2014 | 72 Comments
Whee, I can’t wait for You’re All Surrounded to start, not only because of the cast, but because I could use some comedy right about now. I just hope that this show’s idea of funny cops isn’t necessarily always going to be buffoon cops, because, well, I lived through Level... More »

Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 11
by | April 9, 2014 | 47 Comments
Augh, guys, this show is finally good. Or good again? I’m sure there’s actually a mathematical pattern to which episodes of this series are a cut above the rest, but that would require me to do math. Three Days is a drama written with such a focus on the mini-arcs... More »

Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 12
by | April 9, 2014 | 118 Comments
Our dynamic duo is back! We finally get some meaningful answers in the form of major plot and character developments. It’s a refreshing change of pace to get more answers, but everything’s moving that much faster. Each event leads to the next, and it seems like some of the missing... More »

Drama Casting & News
Webtoon adaptation Misaeng courts Moon Geun-young
by | April 9, 2014 | 37 Comments
New movement has been spotted in the development of the webtoon-to-drama adaptation for Misaeng, or Incomplete Life, with the possibility being raised of Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) taking a lead role, with Lee Sung-min (Miss Korea) as a potential castmate. Misaeng is the tvN project that is based... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kissing tips and beating hearts in Witch’s Romance
by | April 9, 2014 | 48 Comments
Witch’s Romance hasn’t been the drama highest on my radar for the upcoming season, but I do find myself warming up to it with this set of promotional teasers and stills, which highlight a sharp rom-com vibe. The plot itself is hardly new—older woman, younger man, love in the workplace—but... More »

Drama Casting & News
Doctor Stranger pushes premiere, releases teaser
by | April 9, 2014 | 128 Comments
We’ve got another premiere delay on the horizon for a Monday-Tuesday show, right on the heels of KBS’s Big Man pushing its premiere back two weeks. SBS has announced that it will be delaying Doctor Stranger for a week as well, which puts the first episode in early May. The... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 5
by | April 8, 2014 | 16 Comments
EPISODE 5. Broadcast on April 4, 2014. girlfriday: The group arrives in Seville and Seo-jin gets behind the wheel of the Rental Car From Hell. Things seem fine at first, but judging by the cartoon black smoke that they’ve edited in post, I think that car is probably cursed. The... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Song Hye-gyo in talks to headline Happy House
by | April 8, 2014 | 28 Comments
Two famous female Chungmuro power players, Song Hye-gyo (That Winter, The Wind Blows) and director Lee Kyung-mi (Crush and Blush or Miss Carrot) may team up for the upcoming film Happy House (or House Full of Happiness). Happy House marks the return of director Lee Kyung-mi after a six-year hiatus... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Jin-yi joins melodrama It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | April 8, 2014 | 40 Comments
Yoon Jin-yi (Mandate of Heaven, A Gentleman’s Dignity) is the latest cast addition to Noh Hee-kyung’s new melo It’s Okay, It’s Love, due out this summer on SBS. So far I like how this cast is shaping up, despite being iffy on the premise. Yoon Jin-yi is confirmed for the... More »