Celebrity News
Fans flock to Gu Hye-sun’s art exhibit
by | July 4, 2009 | 24 Comments
As you may know, actress Gu Hye-sun (Boys Before Flowers) has been planning an exhibition of her drawings, which just opened this week in Seoul’s Insadong La Mer Gallery. The exhibition is showing under the name “Tango” — which you may recall is also the title of her recently released... More »


Celebrity News
Honey Lee at a Neutrogena fan-signing
by | July 4, 2009 | 27 Comments
Ah, Honey Lee is so pretty. The classical musician, former Miss Korea, and now actress is currently the face of Neutrogena; as its brand model, she held a promotional fan-signing on July 4 as a tie-in event with their sunblock product. You can currently watch Honey Lee acting in the... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
High Kick Season 2 coming in September
by | July 3, 2009 | 23 Comments
The young cast of “Unstoppable High Kick” Season 1 Hmm….. When it was announced that the popular family sitcom Unstoppable High Kick was thinking of another season, I was skeptical that it would actually happen, if only because a great part of its charm was its hot young cast of... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Song Yoon-ah takes on Wedding Dress
by | July 3, 2009 | 6 Comments
It hasn’t been long since actress Song Yoon-ah (On Air) wore her own wedding dress at her May wedding to actor Sol Kyung-gu, and now she takes on another Wedding Dress [웨딩드레스], which will be her first project as a married woman. Wedding Dress is described as a weepie film... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #90
by | July 3, 2009 | 138 Comments
  Sigh! I’m exhausted. My new living space is covered in boxes and books and packing materials, and I am still internet-less. On one hand, I have lived a week now without internet access, and have found that there IS life without it. On the other hand, it’s not a... More »


Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 6
by | July 2, 2009 | 60 Comments
I think Episode 6 was the best episode so far, although I haven’t seen 7 yet so I can’t speak to this week’s episodes. Dramas that have “themed” episodes can go either way, because if a writer takes the theme too far, it can be overbearing in forcing the events... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hyun Bin isn’t afraid of the Friend comparisons
by | July 1, 2009 | 30 Comments
I haven’t had a chance to see the newly aired drama Friend, Our Legend [친구, 우리들의 전설], but perhaps you have. It premiered this past weekend on MBC, and has been the source of a lot of curiosity, given its cast (Hyun Bin, Kim Min-joon), director (Kwak Kyung-taek of the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ogamdo unveils more racy posters
by | June 30, 2009 | 24 Comments
Given that the star-studded omnibus movie Ogamdo [오감도] is touted as a story of “love beyond eros” told five different ways (there are five directors helming five different vignettes), it’s no surprise that its promotional material continues to be provocative. (For instance, the first poster got people talking with the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim So-eun quits murder mystery movie
by | June 30, 2009 | 20 Comments
I was interested in seeing Kim So-eun (Boys Before Flowers) acting alongside Yoo Seung-ho (Legend) in their school-set murder thriller movie Fourth Period Murder Mystery [4교시 추리영역], but it’s been announced that Kim So-eun has dropped out mid-project. The reason cited is that her schedule is too packed with filming... More »


Celebrity News
Don’t trust that cute face of Song Joong-ki’s
by | June 30, 2009 | 52 Comments
This article of Song Joong-ki actually came out before his recent turn in the drama Triple — it dates back to February — but now he’s got a higher profile as the drama’s adorable speed-skating Poong-ho. In fact, his baby face is deceiving, and belies his actual age — he’s... More »


Celebrity News
Han Yeo-woon: The face of purity
by | June 29, 2009 | 41 Comments
When Story of a Man began, actress Han Yeo-woon, who played Kim Kang-woo’s good-hearted younger sister, wasn’t even a blip on the radar. She’d had a supporting role playing a junior baker in My Name is Kim Sam-soon, but was hardly a household name. As Story of a Man progressed,... More »