Chungmuro/Film News
Omnibus film Acoustic showcases young talent
by | August 14, 2010 | 22 Comments
Shin Se-kyung, 2AM’s Im Seulong, Baek Jin-hee, and two members of CN Blue are starring in a three-part omnibus film about youth, wandering, passion and music, called Acoustic. Directed by Yoo Sang-hun, the film will be divided into three parts: Part 1 stars Shin Se-kyung, Part 2 stars CN Blue’s... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seon-kyun and Jung Yumi in Oki’s Movie
by | August 14, 2010 | 14 Comments
Lee Seon-kyun (Pasta) and Jung Yumi (Que Sera Sera) are two of my favorite drama actors, so naturally my interest was piqued to see that they are starring in a film together, called Oki’s Movie. It comes from director Hong Sang-soo, who won a prize at Cannes earlier this year... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
On Air the movie?
by | August 14, 2010 | 16 Comments
SBS’s On Air was a successful drama when it aired in 2008, with its rapid-fire dialogue, entertainment-industry setting, and parade of high-profile star cameos. A new movie is in the works that is being described as a movie version, titled Entertainment (tentatively), which seems like a really bad idea in... More »


Drama Recaps
I Am Legend: Episode 3
by | August 13, 2010 | 56 Comments
Hello! C’est moi, kaedejun, here to take over recapping duties on I am Legend! Hope you’re all not too disappointed. Here’s where I stand on the series so far: loving Kim Jung Eun, hating Kim Seung Soo, “meh” on the name “Madonna Band” and Lee Joon Hyuk’s beard-stache, and going... More »


Theater/Musicals
Song Chang-eui takes on another musical role
by | August 13, 2010 | 10 Comments
Song Chang-eui started out on the musical stage, but he’s made the transition to the screen successfully. He’s currently acting in drama series Life Is Beautiful, where he is drawing a lot of attention for his portrayal of one-half of a gay couple. For his next project, he’s returning to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Preview trailers for Joseon X-Files
by | August 13, 2010 | 17 Comments
It was with disappointment that I realized that the sci-fi period drama Joseon X-Files (aka Secret Investigation Record) wasn’t premiering today, but rather next week. Dagnabit! Not gonna lie, I am anticipating this drama a wee bit (or maybe a lot) more than I should. (Not that I’m expecting it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Indie band Bye Bye Sea in Playful Kiss
by | August 13, 2010 | 37 Comments
After just finishing a guest spot on I Am Legend, indie band Bye Bye Sea [안녕바다] has been cast in the upcoming drama Playful Kiss, where they will play classmates to Jung So-min and Lee Tae-sung’s characters in the third-rate class full of delinquents. Playful Kiss director Hwang In-roi was... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #148
by | August 13, 2010 | 306 Comments
  Finally Friday! Need a song to pick you up? This should do it. SONG OF THE DAY The Magic Numbers – “This Is a Song” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #147 Open Thread #146 Open Thread #145 Open Thread #144 No tags for this post.... More »


Celebrity News
So Ji-sub and Little So Ji-sub in CF together
by | August 12, 2010 | 70 Comments
That is just adorable. Ever since almost-17-year-old Yoo Seung-ho came on the scene, he has been called “Little So Ji-sub” because of his physical resemblance to the 32-year-old film and drama actor. Now Yoo and So Ji-sub are appearing together in a CF, two years after first appearing in a... More »


Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 2
by | August 12, 2010 | 210 Comments
I freakin’ LOVE this show. I don’t even care if it breaks my heart or pistol-whips me later and leaves me for dead. Show, you complete me.   EPISODE 2 RECAP After revealing herself in her gumiho form, Mi-ho takes back her healing fox bead and Dae-woong slumps to the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Baker King reaches “national drama” status
by | August 12, 2010 | 184 Comments
What’s a “national drama”? The official designation comes when a drama has surpassed 40% in the ratings, but it also has added connotations. That is to say, a television show that hits that level of viewership is one that the whole country is watching and buzzing about. Examples: Sandglass, My... More »