Drama Casting & News
Chun Jung-myung confirmed for Man of Honor
by | July 31, 2011 | 68 Comments
First it was a rumor, and now it’s confirmed: Chun Jung-myung (The Duo, Cinderella’s Sister) has indeed been cast alongside Park Min-young (City Hunter, Sungkyunkwan Scandal) in the upcoming KBS drama Man of Honor, aka Round 2 for the PD and writer behind last year’s ratings titan Baker King Kim... More »

Drama Recaps
Scent of a Woman: Episode 4
by | July 31, 2011 | 169 Comments
Okay, THIS is the episode. The one that made me fall for this drama, taking me from pleasant amusement to love. The one that got me excited and giddy and wrung a few tears as well. I loved the carefree, airy tone (and look!) of the Okinawa scenes, but it’s... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Park Shi-yeon returns to film as a femme fatale
by | July 31, 2011 | 42 Comments
Actress Park Shi-yeon (Coffee House) will be making her big screen comeback early next year opposite Park Hee-soon (A Barefoot Dream) in a thriller sex comedy (How’s that for a genre mashup?) called Scent of a Woman. Yeah, someone should tell them there’s a drama around with the same name.... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 53
by | July 31, 2011 | 31 Comments
This is the episode where Choi Min-soo’s dramatic image crumbles to reveal a more humorous face. It’s another race around Kyungjoo as the cast collects suitcases that contain their nametags. It’s action, it’s romance, it’s comedy…!! Ah, I can’t tell what genre it is anymore…... More »

Drama Recaps
Scent of a Woman: Episode 3
by | July 30, 2011 | 114 Comments
This drama is such a feast for the eyes and years, I think I’d watch it even if the story were boring — not that that’s an issue, since I’m also finding the plot light and refreshing. This is the type of drama that could be ruined with bungled direction... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from MBC’s divorce romance Can’t Lose
by | July 30, 2011 | 64 Comments
Stills are out for Choi Ji-woo and Yoon Sang-hyun‘s new MBC rom-com, Can’t Lose, in which they star as a married couple in the midst of divorce who, I presume, eventually get their groove back. Both leads are lawyers — she’s capable and competent, he’s a perfectionist — and their... More »

Drama Recaps
You’ve Fallen for Me: Episode 9
by | July 30, 2011 | 172 Comments
ACK! Um. I think I should just get on with the episode, yeah? P.S. Favorite man of the hour? Grandpa. He’s the cutest, most annoying, most meddlesome, and sweetest Grandpa there is.... More »

Celebrity News
Fabulous Hong sisters sit down for an interview
by | July 29, 2011 | 66 Comments
They had me at pig rabbit…or wait…was it the rabbit pig? The hybrid lovechild doll born out of Tae Kyung (Jang Geun-Seok) and Mi-Nam’s (Park Shin-Hye) puppy love in the hit drama You’re Beautiful had me looking at the Hong Sisters in a fresh new light. It was just this past winter when... More »

Drama Casting & News
You’ve Fallen For Me PD unlikely to resume directing
by | July 29, 2011 | 54 Comments
MBC’s You’ve Fallen For Me has had some behind-the-scenes change-ups recently, notably with its director switching to writer status, and it looks like that change — initially deemed merely short-term — is going to stick. PD Pyo Min-su hasn’t returned to the set since leaving it, and producers say that... More »

Drama Recaps
You’ve Fallen For Me: Episode 8
by | July 29, 2011 | 110 Comments
AAAAND we’re back in business! Oh man, can I just have a huge free space to SQUEE in delight? THis episode is allll about Jung Yong Hwa‘s soft smiles. SONG OF THE DAY 모르나봐 (“I Don’t Know”) – M Signal – You’ve Fallen For Me OST [download]... More »