Drama Recaps
Personal Taste (the novel): Part 3
by | March 21, 2010 | 81 Comments
What a tangled web we weave… There are a lot of missed connections and misunderstandings in this next part, so hopefully it doesn’t get too confusing.   Chapter 7: “The silver fish vs. the she-cat” Woo-min remains unaware of In-hee’s designs on Jin-ho, so when she receives a call from... More »


Drama Casting & News
Official posters for Cinderella’s Sister
by | March 21, 2010 | 79 Comments
A set of two posters are out for Cinderella’s Sister (although, if you’ve been following the recent updates, the images are nothing new given the constant slew of news about this drama). The above features the four leads Moon Geun-young, Chun Jung-myung, Seo Woo, and Ok Taecyeon — and who... More »


Drama Recaps
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry: Episode 15
by | March 21, 2010 | 62 Comments
Meltdown! Hey, if my 24-year old boyfriend were hanging out with a popstar who calls him oppa, I’d be gnashing my teeth on raw pasta too. Or making a voodoo effigy. To each her own. There’s trouble in paradise this week, as we close in on the finale, and all... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
On set with the cast of Into the Gunfire
by | March 21, 2010 | 23 Comments
TOP, Kwon Sang-woo On March 19, the production of Korean War movie Into the Gunfire opened up its Gyeongsangnam-do (a southern province) set location to the media for a look behind the scenes and an informal press conference. If you’ve missed the plot description in the previous posts, the gist... More »


Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 13
by | March 20, 2010 | 57 Comments
Well, this is the episode! It took 10+ years, thousands of miles, scores of drawings and over a dozen episodes, but this interminable story line of near-miss after near-miss has finally come to an end. Dae-Gil has found his beloved Un-Nyun. But this Un-Nyun is not the beautiful and carefree... More »


Drama Casting & News
Three Brothers extended 20 episodes
by | March 20, 2010 | 36 Comments
KBS’s weekend drama Three Brothers is a frustrating watch for me, but it has performed consistently well in the ratings, with numbers in the 30% range. Despite increasing complaints that the drama is becoming decidedly makjang (as in, loaded with over-the-top dramatics purely to score ratings), KBS has decided to... More »


Drama Recaps
Smile: Episodes 30-31
by | March 19, 2010 | 21 Comments
Surprisingly, rewatching these two episodes weren’t as torturous as I thought it would be. I wouldn’t say I enjoyed it, but just as soyjoy mentioned in her last recap, I can sympathize with the writer’s plight to stretch out a storyline by 16 episodes. Now that Smile has ended, I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Soo-hyun in SBS’s Giant
by | March 19, 2010 | 18 Comments
Aw man, now I may have to actually watch Giant. The drama that stars Lee Beom-soo and unfolds around the economic and urban growth of the 1970s hasn’t really tickled my interest, but I DO have a lot of interest in watching the growing career of Kim Soo-hyun, the rising... More »


Drama Casting & News
Song Chang-eui plays gay character in weekend drama
by | March 19, 2010 | 49 Comments
There’s a new weekend drama premiering tomorrow, SBS’s Life Is Beautiful, written by drama hitmaker Kim Soo-hyun (Mom’s Dead Upset). And in the intergenerational storyline, Song Chang-eui (Golden Bride) plays one of the younger generation, a doctor of internal medicine with a gentle, kind personality. He is also gay. Song... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ha Ji-won denies IRIS 2 reports
by | March 19, 2010 | 82 Comments
Hm, conflicting reports on this one. Although a few news outlets have reported that Ha Ji-won would take the lead in the IRIS sequel drama, Athena, the actress’s side has come out to say that this isn’t the case. On the 19th, it was reported that the Taewon Entertainment CEO... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #127
by | March 19, 2010 | 374 Comments
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