Drama Recaps
Sons of Sol Pharmacy: Episodes 13-16
by | July 19, 2009 | 15 Comments
I’m terribly behind on recaps for Sons of Sol Pharmacy, and that is a grand freaking shame because I’m still very much enjoying this funny, heartwarming drama. This is such an easy-to-watch, pleasant show that zips along quickly that I feel bad about getting so far behind (in recaps, that... More »


Celebrity News
Song Seung-heon looks for his next role
by | July 18, 2009 | 25 Comments
Good news for fans of Song Seung-heon! Expect him to be back in another acting role before the year is out — although it won’t be on television. The East of Eden actor, who enjoyed a tremendous amount of popularity and support for his television comeback in that series, has... More »


Drama Casting & News
Two brothers and a surrogate in I Love You Ten Million Times
by | July 18, 2009 | 23 Comments
Ryu Jin, Lee Soo-kyung, Jung Kyeo-woon Teaming up for a new SBS weekend drama are actors Ryu Jin (Mom’s Dead Upset, Capital Scandal), Lee Soo-kyung (Romantic Island, Soulmate), and Jung Kyeo-woon (Again My Love, Women in the Sun), who will play out their complicated family relationships in I Love You... More »


Drama Casting & News
Iris gets a slot on the KBS schedule
by | July 17, 2009 | 25 Comments
News of Iris has been a little quiet lately, even as its star Lee Byung-heon readies for his Hollywood debut in the upcoming action flick GI Joe. The 20 billion won production ($15 million) of KBS drama has finally been given a concrete slot on the schedule: It premieres following... More »


Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 6
by | July 17, 2009 | 63 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and CH obsession by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33)  City Hall: Episode 6 – One Woman’s Protest, One City’s Hope The battle is on, between City Council Member Joo Hwa, and the lowest ranking Civil Servant and junior secretary Mi Rae. Joo Hwa has just demanded... More »


Drama Casting & News
New face Hong Ah-reum joins cast of Dream
by | July 17, 2009 | 11 Comments
SBS really is aiming their upcoming Dream at the youth market, isn’t it? Which is too bad, since Joo Jin-mo is the best actor in the cast and he’s getting passed over in news and attention for his younger colleague Kim Bum (not that Kim Bum isn’t adorable). With only... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #92
by | July 17, 2009 | 132 Comments
  Hello, Open Thread day! SONG OF THE DAY The Eccentric Opera – “Jupiter,” because I felt like going for something a little different today. [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #91 Open Thread #90 Open Thread #89 Open Thread #88 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Moon Chae-won added to My Fair Lady
by | July 16, 2009 | 26 Comments
Moon Chae-won has just been added to Yoon Eun-hye‘s comeback drama, which recently changed its title from “Lady Castle” to “Please Take Care of the Young Lady.” The series still retains that latter name as its Korean title [아가씨를 부탁해], but has been listed on KBS World for its global... More »


Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 9
by | July 16, 2009 | 32 Comments
A cute episode, and one that seems to (finally) be prodding our characters into the next phase of development. I don’t need high angst to keep me interested and I’ve been enjoying the story thus far for that laid-back ambiance, but I also appreciate that the story is moving along... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Opening day for Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
by | July 16, 2009 | 29 Comments
Jang Nara arrives with father and brother For the next ten days, the city of Bucheon, not far from Seoul in Kyunggi (Gyeonggi) province, is hosting the 13th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, or PiFan. (Like Pusan International Film Festival, the film festival has kept the old spelling and acronym... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Ji-won’s big-budget summer blockbuster
by | July 16, 2009 | 13 Comments
Ha Ji-won‘s about to come back into the media spotlight with two movies slated for this year: tsunami movie Haeundae and the quieter melodrama My Love By My Side. I’m sure we’ll hear more about My Love By My Side (the Kim Myung-min film featuring him as a Lou Gehrig’s... More »