Drama Recaps
Sungkyunkwan Scandal: Episode 13
by | October 19, 2010 | 227 Comments
I’m back! I hope you readers enjoyed the little treat that girlfriday presented to us as much as I did! I’m feeling refreshed from my mini recap vacay and ready to get back in the game with this awesome episode. It’s official. I’m shipping the Yong-ha+Guh-ro bromance all the way.... More »

Drama Casting & News
New director brought on for Daemul, ousted writer speaks up
by | October 19, 2010 | 53 Comments
More drama for SBS’s Daemul: Just a week after swapping writers, the drama has director changes as well. Oh Jong-rok (Style, Working Mom) was the original director, but a new PD has been brought onboard, Kim Chul-kyu (Hwang Jini). This has led to a wave of speculation of trouble behind... More »

Drama Recaps
Tamra the Island: Episode 5
by | October 18, 2010 | 84 Comments
[And you thought this show was dead! Thankfully, a very capable recapper, nattacatta, has volunteered her efforts to making sure last year’s gem of a drama, Tamra the Island, does not go unappreciated. We assure you that the recaps WILL NOT DIE this time (sorry ’bout that), and in fact... More »

Kang Ji-hwan raises a glass to Cafe In’s first show
by | October 18, 2010 | 37 Comments
I’ve been mentioning Kang Ji-hwan‘s musical for a while, and Cafe In has finally lifted the curtain on its Tokyo Globe Theater run with its opening show on October 16. The following are photos taken from that first performance, which features Kang in a comic-melo performance playing two roles: as... More »

Drama Casting & News
Moon Chae-won takes the lead in SBS drama
by | October 18, 2010 | 59 Comments
Moon Chae-wong has announced her next role, and it comes in a new SBS drama called It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl [괜찮아, 아빠 딸], which will be the station’s Monday-Tuesday offering after Dr. Champ wraps. Moon plays Eun Chae-ryung, an immature youngest daughter who has always depended on her father, but... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Go Soo and Shin Ha-kyun’s new movie
by | October 18, 2010 | 25 Comments
Principle photography is underway for Go Soo‘s second film this year, upcoming war drama Before the Hills, alongside big-screen veteran Shin Ha-kyun (Festival, Cafe Noir). They’ll be playing soldiers who get taken by the North as prisoners of war, and will form an opposition force against their captors. Before the... More »

Drama Recaps
Dr. Champ: Episode 6
by | October 17, 2010 | 60 Comments
This was just insane. It seems that it isn’t springtime only at home; in dramaland I’m experiencing similar weather conditions. When I watch this drama, I’m not exhausted by the heat of intricate, full of heart-tugging events or the coldness of puzzling characters who show no emotion at all. Dr.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Shi-young’s new comedy
by | October 17, 2010 | 48 Comments
Up-and-comer Lee Shi-young has been making waves as the resident haughty second lead in MBC’s Playful Kiss, doing a fantastic job of being strangle-worthy and yet…completely endearing in her own right. She seems to have caught the attention of the film industry as well, scoring a headlining role in a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Queen of Reversals kicks off tomorrow
by | October 17, 2010 | 34 Comments
MBC’s new drama Queen of Reversals premieres tomorrow, bringing more romantic-comedy energy to Mondays and Tuesdays. As with its predecessor drama Queen of Housewives, the initial premise didn’t really engage me, but once I’ve seen a few clips I find myself enjoying the tone and humor of the show. At... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eom Ji-won joins Heaven
by | October 17, 2010 | 15 Comments
Woot! Eom Ji-won (The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry) joins the cast of forensic-investigation drama Heaven, starring Park Shin-yang and Kim Ah-joong, due out early next year. I have to say, Eom is one of my favorite discoveries from this past drama season. I adore her, and the way... More »

Drama Recaps
Joseon X-Files: Episode 6
by | October 16, 2010 | 45 Comments
This episode was a little (okay, a lot) scarier for me to watch, because ghosts and supernatural stuff always gets to me a lot more than, say, aliens or monsters or mutations. That said, don’t let my wimpiness scare you off, since everyone’s got a different set of standards for... More »