Drama Recaps
The Good Wife: Episode 3
by | July 20, 2016 | 50 Comments
We meet another member of the M&J family as well as a member of the Tae-joon/Hye-kyung family, and let’s just say that sometimes families are hard to love. Or at least certain members of the family, whether they’re related by blood or legal means, can make life more difficult in... More »


Drama Recaps
Doctors: Episode 9
by | July 20, 2016 | 68 Comments
Doctors are doctors, but with loved ones, it’s difficult to maintain neutrality. Family is the one exception in the safe emotional distance protocol, and while the rational doctor may reason with logic, the personal human will react with instinctive emotion. For Hye-jung and Ji-hong, family is everything, and they both... More »


Drama Recaps
Beautiful Gong Shim: Episode 19
by | July 19, 2016 | 45 Comments
The end is near, and the truth finally becomes known to all, but not everyone emerges unscathed. Harboring a dark secret for far too long inflicts immeasurable pain, and old feelings die hard. Sometimes it’s too late for forgiveness, but for the corrupt and greedy-minded, there’s no time like the... More »


Drama Recaps
Mirror of the Witch: Episode 19
by | July 19, 2016 | 43 Comments
It’s been one long, black-magic-infused journey, but we’re finally in the home stretch. In this episode, love is tested, from familial love, to platonic love, to full-out true love. And though I am glad Mirror of the Witch is finally coming to a close (gotta make room for the new... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Dong-won offered role in gritty alternate-reality movie
by | July 19, 2016 | 16 Comments
Workaholic movie star Kang Dong-won (Violent Prosecutor) is once again considering a role in dystopian action film Jin-roh: The Wolf Brigade. Recently, he was courted to be a lead character in Song Kang-ho’s upcoming movie Fifth Column, but ended up declining. Currently, he has finished up filming for fantasy mystery... More »


Drama Recaps
Bring It On, Ghost: Episode 3
by | July 19, 2016 | 101 Comments
Now that Hyun-ji’s shown her usefulness in ghost-fighting, Bong-pal has a valid excuse to keep her around beyond “gosh, she’s cute.” It’s a good thing, because she doesn’t seem inclined to go anywhere any time soon. And he’ll need her help, especially her ability to see malevolent ghosts’ weaknesses, as... More »


Drama Casting & News
The romance begins (again) for 1% of Anything
by | July 19, 2016 | 38 Comments
I don’t know where Ha Suk-jin is finding the time to work on three projects concurrently, but here’s photo proof that he is — or at least he’s busy on project number 2, the remake of 2003’s sleeper hit drama 1% of Anything. (Number 1 is the currently airing tvN... More »


Drama Casting & News
Romance by sunlight in Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | July 19, 2016 | 56 Comments
It’s no music video, but the first poster for youth sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds is a pretty one, highlighting a sweet summer romance between a prince and his eunuch. Of course, that eunuch is a girl crossdressing as a boy, but honestly she’s fooling no one. For the drama’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! IU and her seven flower boy princes
by | July 18, 2016 | 247 Comments
It’s rare that I look at a drama cast and think, there’s just too much pretty in there. Is such a thing even possible? But come on, if it takes you five seconds to locate Lee Jun-ki in a group photo, that’s saying something (I’m kidding, it would never take... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: Uncontrollably delayed
by | July 18, 2016 | 85 Comments
javabeans: Howdy beanfolk! Mostly we’re writing this Odds and Ends as a heads-up that our posting schedule will be a little wonky later this week, particularly in regards to Uncontrollably Fond — we’ll have recaps for sure, but they’ll be on a tiny delay. girlfriday: Do you wanna tell them... More »