Drama Casting & News
Hooray For Love loses another actor
by | June 8, 2011 | 31 Comments
First Jae Hee, and now Jung Seok-won? Eep, MBC’s Hooray For Love is bleeding actors. Not long ago, Jae Hee announced his departure from the upcoming weekend series due to an injury to his back, sustained during windsurfing practice for the role. Now the man playing his would-have-been love rival,... More »

Celebrity News
Lee Jun-hyuk for Bazaar
by | June 8, 2011 | 121 Comments
girlfriday: What the hell is Lee Jun-hyuk doing in women’s clothing? javabeans: I don’t know any woman who’d wear a mesh one-strapped asymmetrical white tank, do you? girlfriday: Are we sure that’s mesh? I don’t see nipple. javabeans: Is that a good or a bad thing?... More »

Drama Recaps
Miss Ripley: Episode 4
by | June 7, 2011 | 140 Comments
Cute! Cuteness abounds in this episode, where romance blooms left and right, for every pair and every side of the love quadrangle, making this one of the most effective three-pairing foursomes I’ve seen in a while. Literally everyone is cute together (with dramatic tension to boot). How is anyone to... More »

Drama Recaps
Lie To Me: Episode 10 Open Thread
by | June 7, 2011 | 300 Comments
Weecap! Both sides have acknowledged their feelings for each other, so to keep the drama going for another three weeks, Episode 10 introduces a grab bag of manufactured conflicts. Warning: Don’t think too hard, or head hurty. So Ah-jung acts demure on her mat-seon, Sam-soon style, and Ki-joon drags her... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Chun-hee and Kim Sae-ron cast as uncle and niece
by | June 7, 2011 | 39 Comments
Newly married Lee Chun-hee (Gloria) and precocious young actress Kim Sae-ron (Do You Hear My Heart?) are teaming up to play uncle and niece in a new movie by Mom’s a Whore and Dad’s a Dog director Lee Sang-woo. Seriously, does this girl have all the luck or what? She... More »

Drama Recaps
Miss Ripley: Episode 3
by | June 6, 2011 | 81 Comments
I’m liking where this is heading, and how the characters are starting to emerge and develop. Everyone’s more complex than they appear at first glance, and each of the main four has his/her own set of contradictions, which make them intriguing. Plus, we start to see Miri spread her wings... More »

Drama Recaps
Lie To Me: Episode 9 Open Thread
by | June 6, 2011 | 277 Comments
The Lie is finally outed, though to no discernable difference as far as Ah-jung’s frenemy-ship with So-ran is concerned. They even seem to be closer for it, which pretty much solidifies the fact that this is a relationship I will never come to understand. Seriously, can we introduce this girl... More »

Drama Casting & News
Behind the scenes with City Hunter
by | June 6, 2011 | 87 Comments
Now that City Hunter has sunk its claws into me (in the best way, I mean), it’s time to take a look at all its news-related tidbits till the next episode comes out. (I need my Lee Min-ho fix! Seriously, how can a person be that beautifully charismatic? It’s mesmerizing.)... More »

Drama Recaps
Romance Town: Episode 8
by | June 6, 2011 | 90 Comments
If every episode after this one could have the same pace as this one, I would sincerely ask for nothing more. Throw me the illogical-ness and the melodrama, and I would take it all. Just keep up the pacing and fun for the rest of the series! Oh but a... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 336
by | June 5, 2011 | 78 Comments
Actress Special continues! Some lie, some cheat, some get a cold dose of reality (literally). It’s great.   EPISODE 336. Broadcast on May 29, 2011. javabeans: It’s hilarious to see the difference in the two teams as they start the race. Team Su-geun gets the idea right away to search... More »