Drama Recaps
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho: Episode 11
by | September 15, 2010 | 197 Comments
Yay, a good episode! I was a little nervous that the drama might start to falter, what with the stresses of the live shoot and last week’s disappointing Monday episode. But this episode was chock full of emotional developments, which have been building steadily to this point, and I always... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ah-joong takes the lead in medical investigation drama
by | September 15, 2010 | 31 Comments
A year after her last television series (Accidental Couple), Kim Ah-joong is back in drama-land with Heaven, the project recently announced as Park Shin-yang‘s comeback vehicle. The drama, which purportedly explores a “new human medical investigative genre” format, follows doctors who perform autopsies at the National Scientific, Criminal & Investigation... More »

Drama Recaps
Sungkyunkwan Scandal: Episode 4
by | September 15, 2010 | 209 Comments
[Well, you asked, and you asked, and some of you cried…so here’s red pill to answer your prayers and comfort your souls. Sungkyunkwan lovers of the world, rejoice! -GF] Dear Micky Yoochun’s acting coach, You’re doing a bang-up job. Please keep it up. Love, red pill Tags: featured, Micky Yoochun,... More »

Celebrity News
So Ji-sub’s book becomes bestseller
by | September 15, 2010 | 37 Comments
Within ten days of its release, So Ji-sub‘s photo-essay book hit the bestseller list and received a warm reception from fans. It’s already sold 50,000 copies by pre-order, and has entered its third printing. The book, entitled So Ji-sub’s Road, is a collection of photographs and essays. He also writes... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Min-jung doesn’t feel like a star yet (but is)
by | September 14, 2010 | 27 Comments
With Cyrano Dating Agency opening this Thursday, there’s been a blitz of promotional activity, as you’ve no doubt noticed. Following the interview with the film’s leading man Uhm Tae-woong, here’s one with leading lady Lee Min-jung, who has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame in the past year and a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Petty Romance’s rain-soaked kiss
by | September 14, 2010 | 39 Comments
Not long ago, we saw the first stills of Lee Seon-kyun and Choi Kang-hee adorably paired in their new movie Petty Romance, and here are a few more that take a more romantic bent. The two played a couple in 2008’s understated drama My Sweet Seoul; they’re just as cute... More »

Drama Recaps
Sungkyunkwan Scandal: Episode 3
by | September 14, 2010 | 169 Comments
[Hi folks, I know you’ve been waiting for this recap, so I hope you’ll give a warm welcome to the two Sungkyunkwan recappers, cassie.opeia and red pill! Some of you have been very patient, and I thank you for that. Some of you have not, and we will speak of... More »

Celebrity News
My Name Is: Juni
by | September 14, 2010 | 40 Comments
Hyun Juni is a former rock band singer who has been making the transition to an acting career gradually, and her latest role in SBS’s I Am Legend has garnered her the most attention to date. The following is a profile and interview with the actress. SONG OF THE DAY... More »

Drama Recaps
Joseon X-Files: Episode 3
by | September 13, 2010 | 33 Comments
Another really strong episode. The plot thickens, and we start seeing the first hints of a romantic attraction — not too many, just enough little bits to intrigue. The director really has a deft hand with building suspense and drawing out the tension of simple moments. The subject of this... More »

Celebrity News
Uhm Tae-woong: Healing through Cyrano
by | September 13, 2010 | 64 Comments
Uhm Tae-woong‘s new movie Cyrano Dating Agency comes out this week, and I am beyond sad that I can’t see it. (Because, seriously? So. Cute.) It also means that he’s in the news a lot these days, doing promo appearances and interviews such as the one below. “The hurt I... More »

Drama Casting & News
Pasta writer returns with Maids
by | September 13, 2010 | 46 Comments
Seo Sook-hyang, the writer of MBC’s popular Pasta, has announced her next series, also in the romantic-comedy genre. The working title is Maids [식모들] and is set in the household of a top upper-crust family. The story unfolds as romance develops between the employer and his live-in maid, who also... More »