Drama Recaps
My Name Is Kim Sam Soon: Episode 2
by | August 4, 2011 | 153 Comments
Twice a week dramas, like the Wednesday-Thursday night My Name is Kim Sam Soon, tend to work in mini-arcs; the general rule of thumb is that “Wednesday” episode brings a short story arc to bear, and the “Thursday” drama is the second-half conclusion.  And script writers try to cram Thursday... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ga-in and Hwang Jung-min to return to dramaland?
by | August 4, 2011 | 38 Comments
Rumor has it that Han Ga-in (Bad Guy) and Hwang Jung-min (Accidental Couple / That Fool) might be returning to dramaland together, in the mega-million blockbuster cable drama Korean Peninsula, a cable drama from CSTV (owned by Joseon Ilbo, a news network). Nothing’s been confirmed on either side, but it’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
A Thousand Kisses releases its first stills
by | August 4, 2011 | 86 Comments
Y’know, I wasn’t sold on the noona-dongsaeng pairing of Ji Hyun-woo (Birth of the Rich) and Seo Young-hee (Bedevilled), but they’re looking cute and comfy with each other in these first stills from MBC’s upcoming weekend drama A Thousand Kisses. It looks like the drama’s playing with the question of... More »

Drama Recaps
My Name Is Kim Sam Soon: Episode 1
by | August 3, 2011 | 299 Comments
[And now, for a special treat! With samsooki rediscovering his love of an old K-drama classic and generously offering his recaps, we thought it would be a blast to relive the glory days of My Name Is Kim Sam Soon. Huzzah! Those of you who’ve watched and loved Sam Soon... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo and Yoon Sang-hyun as Can’t Lose’s warring couple
by | August 3, 2011 | 45 Comments
Choi Ji-woo and Yoon Sang-hyun play a couple mid-divorce in MBC’s Can’t Lose, and it looks like we’ll be seeing our fair share of bickering. PD Lee Jae-dong expressed his satisfaction with the chemistry between the two, which is a good thing since a drama like this is pretty much... More »

Drama Casting & News
The Musical inches closer toward securing a timeslot
by | August 3, 2011 | 30 Comments
The latest news about The Musical, the drama that’s been in limbo for nearly a year, is that broadcasters are in still in talks regarding a possible premiere. There has been some unconfirmed talk about the drama getting a timeslot on SBS following Miracle Audition, which is scheduled to go... More »

Drama Recaps
Myung-wol the Spy: Episode 8
by | August 2, 2011 | 183 Comments
Twists, feelings, and fisticuffs! And yes, that look on Kang-woo’s face is the very first time he’s awed by someone’s beauty… other than his own. I may have squealed out loud on more than one occasion in this insanely hilarious episode, but I swear, it had nothing to do with... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sneak peek at Jeon Do-yeon’s Countdown
by | August 2, 2011 | 43 Comments
So there are a lot of big movies coming this fall, but this is one that I’ve been eagerly anticipating, and the trailer does not disappoint. Countdown looks slick, sexy, and badass. Just a straight-up con job with two awesome actors? What’s not to love about that? Jeon Do-yeon (The... More »

Celebrity News
Jo In-sung back from the army and fans rejoice
by | August 2, 2011 | 83 Comments
…and another celebrity completes his army duty and returns to the eagerly waiting arms of his adoring fans.  That man being Jo In-sung of the much acclaimed What happened in Bali with Ha Ji-won (the drama that Yoon Kye-sang lost many a night’s sleep over…hehe), who completed his duties this... More »

Drama Recaps
Myung-wol the Spy: Episode 7
by | August 1, 2011 | 84 Comments
HAHA, the wacky is back, and I love it. I was afraid that the drama would lose its screwball charm when the last few episodes went into more conventional rom-com territory — which is fine, it just loses the quirky humor that gave Myung-wol the Spy its freshness. But I’m... More »