Drama Recaps
Hero: Episode 4
by | February 7, 2010 | 14 Comments
Hero: Episode 4 The first issue of Yong Deok Ilbo has been published, causing elation for the Yong Deok team, but leaving three highly disatisfied readers in it’s wake. Do Hyuk encounters the first such reader when he personally delivers his paper to the offices of DAESE Ilbo. Kang Hae... More »


Celebrity News
My Name Is: Kim Soo-hyun
by | February 7, 2010 | 52 Comments
Kim Soo-hyun: Strangely, I keep looking at you While the night rain falls, children grow up before you know it. Kim Soo-hyun acted as the young Cha Kang-jin in SBS’s Will It Snow For Christmas, giving off an unfamiliar new vibe that made his Soo-hyun in MBC’s Kimchi Cheese Smile... More »


Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 7
by | February 6, 2010 | 63 Comments
Chuno Episode 6 left us gasping for breath, waiting nearly a week to see what happens with the former General-turned-slave Tae-Ha rushing to rescue the former slave-turned-noble woman Hye-Won (Un-Nyun to Dae-Gil and so named for the rest of this recap), the former noble man-turned-slave hunter Dae-Gil rushing to capture... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa’s Bestseller
by | February 6, 2010 | 26 Comments
Uhm Jung-hwa has a new movie coming out, which has released these stills. The thriller is called Bestseller, which recently wrapped filming, and revolves around a bestselling author who encounters a mysterious incident and chases after the truth. Her character is a top novelist who had been accused of plagiarism... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Ji-ho: “I’m extremely satisfied with this masculine role”
by | February 5, 2010 | 57 Comments
At 33, Oh Ji-ho has acted in a number of movies and dramas, like Super Rookie, Fantasy Couple, Single Dad in Love, and My Wife Is a Gangster 3, but he’s only now coming into hot popularity. Even when his projects have been successful, like last year’s trendy drama Queen... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Ji-hye headlines golf drama Buddy Buddy
by | February 5, 2010 | 39 Comments
Seo Ji-hye, Lee Yong-woo, UEE When I read that Seo Ji-hye had been cast in the upcoming golf drama Buddy Buddy, my interest was piqued. Then, a short while later, I read that her co-star would be Lee Yong-woo (so pretty, SO wooden), and I was bummed. He was barely... More »


Celebrity News
Jang Hyuk: “My family is my strength”
by | February 5, 2010 | 69 Comments
I feel like I’m just repeating myself with Chuno — it’s popular, the men are looking mighty fine — so no need to labor over the intro. Here’s an interview with lead actor Jang Hyuk: The reaction is intense. Do you feel it firsthand? “I began filming in August of... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #121
by | February 5, 2010 | 275 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Neko Case – “The Tornado Loves You” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #120 Open Thread #119 Open Thread #118 Open Thread #117 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh My Lady adds Park Han-byul
by | February 5, 2010 | 32 Comments
My interest in the upcoming trendy drama Oh My Lady dims a little with this latest news: Park Han-byul has been added to the cast along with Chae Rim and Choi Siwon. The romantic-comedy plot is about an ordinary ajumma (Chae Rim) who becomes the manager to a top star... More »


Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 6
by | February 4, 2010 | 61 Comments
Another great cliffhanger – Kwak Jung Hwan sure knows how to keep us on the edge of our seats! The last episode ended with Dae-gil, realizing he’d been tricked by Tae-ha, racing back to the inn. Tae-ha puts his ear to the ground and hears Dae-gil’s horse approaching. The chase... More »


Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 26
by | February 4, 2010 | 22 Comments
Perhaps distance does make the heart grow fonder. I set aside Smile for a while, so as not to watch ahead of writing these recaps (having skimmed up til 29, let me say, it changes the way you perceive the episodes). But when I picked episode 26 back up to... More »