Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 15
by | May 20, 2010 | 91 Comments
You know how there are a zillion and one romantic comedies out there, and some of the better offerings have started to get pretty creative with the meet-cute scenarios? The old standbys have gotten stale (for example, a pratfall lands one directly into the arms of the other, or a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Prosecutor Princess’s finale event with Park Shi-hoo
by | May 20, 2010 | 58 Comments
Prosecutor Princess (as well as Personal Taste) ended its run today and, as previously announced, Park Shi-hoo watched the finale episode with fans in a screening-cum-fanmeeting that night. Park came to the theater after filming the last episode late into the afternoon on Thursday (eek! talk about pushing the live-shoot),... More »

Celebrity News
Kim Soo-hyun featured in Ceci
by | May 20, 2010 | 25 Comments
I could hardly recognize Kim Soo-hyun (Will It Snow For Christmas) in his latest photo shoot, which is accompanied by an interview in the June issue of Céci magazine. I think he looks fantastic (except maybe in the last shot, because somehow it looks like they styled him as a... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sweet Dreams completes production after five years
by | May 20, 2010 | 20 Comments
Five years after the film began production, finally the action noir Sweet Dreams is getting a release. The film is based on a true story about a young Korean man who gets caught up in a gunfight with yakuza members in Japan. Cases like this are interesting (to me) because... More »

Drama Recaps
Cinderella’s Sister: Episode 14
by | May 19, 2010 | 135 Comments
Okay, I’m starting to sound like a broken record, I know. But while this episode is chock full of events, one of which, pictured above, is something we’ve been waiting seven thousand years for, none of them actually results in anything changing. At least not in the episode itself. Maybe... More »

Celebrity News
Jung Ryeo-won’s London shoot for In Style
by | May 19, 2010 | 44 Comments
Last one (for now), promise! Actress Jung Ryeo-won is featured in June’s issue of In Syle magazine, which was shot at a small estate on the outskirts of London and used the concept of the “romantic bohemian” for its photo spread. In the shoot (which I find totally gorgeous with... More »

Celebrity News
Hyun Bin’s spread in Marie Claire’s June issue
by | May 19, 2010 | 61 Comments
Hyun Bin displays a different, fierce image in his new spread for the June issue of Marie Claire magazine (which is vaguely Jang Dong-gun-esque, isn’t it?). In the accompanying interview, Hyun Bin talked about his most recent acting project, Late Autumn, which was filmed wholly on location in Seattle with... More »

Celebrity News
Song Joong-ki in Elle magazine
by | May 19, 2010 | 28 Comments
This is the time of the month when the fashion mags release their teaser photos for the next month’s issues, which is why we’ve got a couple of them released at the same time. This one features Song Joong-ki, whose “pretty boy” concept goes literal (the term for pretty boy... More »

Drama Recaps
Coffee House: Page 1
by | May 18, 2010 | 156 Comments
I rarely have such a positive reaction to a drama after just one hour, but I’ll say it: I loved the first episode of Coffee House. More than I was expecting, in fact. I’d been keeping my expectations down — didn’t want to be disappointed again — which I was... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-hoo screens Prosecutor finale with fans
by | May 18, 2010 | 49 Comments
Prosecutor Princess is ending this week, and lead actor Park Shi-hoo, who plays lawyer Seo In-woo, will be watching Thursday’s finale with a group of fans. He will hold a screening at a Kangnam movie theater with 200 members of his fan cafe (“With Shi-hoo”), where they’ll watch Episode 16... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Kye-sang fans show support for Road No. 1
by | May 18, 2010 | 23 Comments
Such displays of concerted fan support never cease to impress me: members of Yoon Kye-sang‘s fan club have worked together and raised money to supply the production of his new drama, Road No. 1, with a meal feeding 120 crew and cast members, which included the drama’s other stars So... More »