Chungmuro/Film News
From the manhwa page to the big screen
by | April 25, 2010 | 12 Comments
I know I just posted about this movie, but I dig stuff like this. With the buzz growing for the film Like the Moon Escaping From Clouds, now attention is turning toward the original manhwa upon which the movie is based, which was written and illustrated by Park Hong-yong. Here’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Stills from SBS’s upcoming Giant
by | April 25, 2010 | 9 Comments
SBS’s Giant, set in the 1970s, begins airing next month, and the production has been busy filming this past month. The early portions have been filmed, which feature young actors Kim Soo-hyun and Nam Ji-hyun, notably re-teaming after playing the young lovers in Will It Snow for Christmas. (Kim Soo-hyun... More »


Celebrity News


Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 7
by | April 24, 2010 | 124 Comments
This was it! This was the episode that made me love Personal Taste. All of a sudden it went from merely entertaining to heart-tugging, and I credit the great performances. I love Kae-in, I love Jin-ho, I love Sang-jun and Young-sun, I love Do-bin, I love to hate In-hee —... More »


Celebrity News
Seo Woo: Taking on the Big and Small Screen
by | April 23, 2010 | 74 Comments
Seo Woo’s star is rising, and it’s not hard to see why. Currently, she’s taking on the thankless role of Hyo-sun, aka Cinderella, in KBS2’s Wednesday-Thursday drama Cinderella’s Sister, the foil to Moon Geun-young’s lauded evil stepsister. In the midst of both criticism and praise for her portrayal, she’s set... More »


Drama Recaps
Prosecutor Princess: Episode 6
by | April 23, 2010 | 59 Comments
Let me preface this post by saying that this episode is RIDICULOUS, and I mean it in both good and bad ways. 1) The Bad Way: the writing is starting to stretch believability in some parts already. I want to be convinced. Not say: “Yeah, right!” 2) The Good Way:... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #132
by | April 23, 2010 | 246 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY The Love Language – “Heart to Tell.” Having a crappy day? Listen to this song and dance — if not in body, then in spirit. [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #131 Open Thread #130 Open Thread #129 Open Thread #128 No tags for... More »


Drama Casting & News
Historical drama Kim Suro goes 3D
by | April 22, 2010 | 23 Comments
Er, what now? Apparently MBC’s Kim Suro, the sageuk drama based on the founding myth of the Kaya nation, is going 3D, a first for a Korean television series. According to producers, next month the drama will unveil its 3D portions (titles and making-of videos) after production has been completed.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Bang-ja Chronicles releases trailer
by | April 22, 2010 | 15 Comments
The poster and trailer (watch below) are out for the upcoming Bang-ja Chronicles [방자전], which releases in June. The movie plays with the famous tale of Chun-hyang, which is a story of young lovers in the Joseon era, and stars Kim Joo-hyuk and Ryu Seung-beom. The film comes from a... More »


Drama Casting & News
A look at KBS’s upcoming My Country Calls
by | April 22, 2010 | 29 Comments
Mondays and Tuesdays will soon be getting a new romantic comedy, My Country Calls, to replace Birth of the Rich. Several key leads play spies, but this’ll be a far cry from the action thrills of the IRIS franchise, and aims for a more comic bent. Lee Soo-kyung plays a... More »


Drama Recaps
Prosecutor Princess: Episode 5
by | April 22, 2010 | 40 Comments
Ooookay, guys! Hello to you all, Prosecutor Princess lovers and haters (and indifferent lurkers as well!). Here we are, after that fantastic catch in the airport, with the cutest stalker in the world, grabbing Hye-ri’s hand. What will happen next? I’ll grab all of your wrists and say “Let’s go... More »