Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 1
by | April 2, 2010 | 181 Comments
Cinderella’s Sister is off to a strong start, not just in ratings but with some really stellar characterizations. It’s not as simplistic a switcheroo as My Love Patzzi, which was also a reversed Cinderella story but only in the most superficial way. Cinderella’s Sister doesn’t just take the characters and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee is Giant’s leading lady
by | April 2, 2010 | 19 Comments
Park Jin-hee, who just wrapped up a drama with MBC’s The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry, is quick to return to television as the lead in the upcoming SBS drama Giant. She’ll be the leading lady to the drama’s main actor Lee Beom-soo, playing his first love. Park’s character... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #129
by | April 2, 2010 | 158 Comments
  How can it be Friday already? HOW??? I’m not even exaggerating; I was thisclose to missing Open Thread altogether this week! SONG OF THE DAY The Greatcoats – “Face” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #128 Open Thread #127 Open Thread #126 Open Thread #125 No tags for... More »


Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 1
by | April 1, 2010 | 137 Comments
The ratings for the Thursday episodes shifted slightly, but the order remained the same as the first day. Cinderella’s Sister was first with a 14.5%, Personal Taste remained in second with a 12.5%, and Prosecutor Princess crept up slightly to an 8.7%. Since I outlined the basic plot in the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan cast in Page One
by | April 1, 2010 | 62 Comments
Woohoo!!! Kang Ji-hwan is coming back to television! He has been cast in the upcoming SBS drama Page One, which is being directed by Full House and The World They Live In‘s PD Pyo Min-soo, and has already cast Park Shi-yeon as its female lead. He plays a well-mannered novelist,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Myung Se-bin, Song Jong-ho cast in Three Sisters
by | April 1, 2010 | 12 Comments
SBS’s current daily drama Wife Returns will be wrapping up its run soon, and taking over its slot is the new series Three Sisters, which stars Myung Se-bin in her return to television and Song Jong-ho, recently of the melodrama Will It Snow For Christmas. Three Sisters actually features two... More »


Celebrity News
Lee Mi-sook in Harper’s Bazaar
by | April 1, 2010 | 32 Comments
Lee Mi-sook, who is currently acting in the KBS drama Cinderella’s Sister in the role of Cinderella’s stepmother, is featured in the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, and she looks gorgeous. The photo shoot is in conjunction with fashion brand LABEIGE, and the concept portrays Lee as a glamorous... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Cinderella, Prosecutor, Taste: First episode impressions
by | March 31, 2010 | 186 Comments
Finally! The new Wednesday-Thursday battle is off, and the results are pretty consistent with my expectations, both content- and ratings-wise. First, the numbers: Cinderella’s Sister took the lead with a 16.7%, while Personal Taste was in second with a 12.7%. Prosecutor Princess trailed with a 7.3%. (Those are TNS Media... More »


Celebrity News
Stars promote Think Green campaign
by | March 31, 2010 | 43 Comments
For the month of April, LG Fashion’s brand HAZZYS will be actively promoting its “Think Green” environmental campaign. They have brought on a group of stars to help push its eco-friendly message and organic T-shirts with a photo shoot. The sales of the HAZZYS 100% organic cotton T-shirts will be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Character posters released for Bad Guy
by | March 31, 2010 | 51 Comments
Following several sets of stills and a preview video, character posters have been released for SBS’s Bad Guy. They feature (from left to right, above) 21-year-old newcomer Jung So-min, Kim Jae-wook (Antique Bakery), Han Ga-in in her return to television three years after Witch Amusement, titular “bad guy” Kim Nam-gil,... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Lady: Episode 4
by | March 30, 2010 | 73 Comments
I think the drama is finally getting its emotional footing. I’d been a little worried that it wouldn’t make that emotional connection, so I’m relieved at the signs in this episode. (By “emotional connection,” I don’t necessarily mean that I want melodrama or angst, specifically. It’s that I want a... More »