Drama Recaps
Prosecutor Princess: Episode 14
by | May 17, 2010 | 64 Comments
I have one word to describe this episode: FRUSTRATING! It was frustrating on several levels, all of which I understood for the sake of Angst (who won’t go away) and for the sake of developing characters. But let’s also put it this way: I watched it with a fellow non-Korean... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shin Se-kyung cast in My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho
by | May 17, 2010 | 56 Comments
Finally, some movement: 19-year-old rising star Shin Se-kyung — who recently shot to popularity after acting in the sitcom High Kick Through the Roof — has agreed to the lead role in the romance-fantasy drama series My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho. The competition was stiff, and the Hong sisters writing... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Min-jong joins Athena
by | May 16, 2010 | 26 Comments
All right, now THIS I can get behind! Kim Min-jong has been added to Athena: Goddess of War, and not only do I love him as an actor, the character sounds great: He plays “Kim Ki-soo,” a North Korean intelligence agent who is arrested by South Korean agents while stationed... More »

Drama Recaps
God of Study: Episode 8
by | May 16, 2010 | 7 Comments
My apologies for the sudden hiatus. The academic year is coming to a close and I finally passed my last few hurdles. Hello summer, and hello new God of Study recaps! Tags: Bae Doo-na, Go Ah-sung, God of Study, Kim Su-ro, Yoo Seung-ho... More »

Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 14
by | May 16, 2010 | 103 Comments
This episode entitled “Taming My Woman”…Oh No You Di’n’t, Show. I almost turned you off after the title sequence. But given that this is a topic of discussion and debate between the characters rather than a straight-up account of events, I won’t launch into a diatribe. Unless provoked. All of... More »

Drama Recaps
Prosecutor Princess: Episode 13
by | May 16, 2010 | 120 Comments
Dear Diary, I went to hell and all I got is this lousy alarm clock Just two things about this episode: intensity and long ranting / personal comments ahead. You’ve been warned! SONG OF THE DAY Nell – 그리움 (Yearning) [Download] Tags: Choi Song-hyun, Han Jung-soo, Kim So-yeon, Park Shi-hoo,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Teen horror film Ghost to release in June
by | May 15, 2010 | 10 Comments
Summertime is horror movie season, so I’m expecting those films to start cropping up in the coming months, and Ghost is one that features a favorite subcategory in the genre: the high school horror flick. (Another school-based movie planned for a summer release is Death Bell 2, which is a... More »

Dramabeans Podcast #1
by | May 15, 2010 | 223 Comments
New toy! I’ve been wanting to try a podcast for ages, but lacked the technical wherewithal (and time) to fiddle around with it till now. But I’ve brushed up my techie skills and persuaded girlfriday to join me in this venture, and together we took a stab at our very... More »

Celebrity News
Song Joong-ki publishes a bestseller
by | May 14, 2010 | 21 Comments
Budding star Song Joong-ki (OB-GYN, Triple) put out a book in April, which within a month has hit No. 1 on the bestseller list. It’s a “men’s beauty book” called Beautiful Skin Project — appropriate since Song is noted for possessing that trait. As he’s got quite the female following... More »

Drama Recaps
Oh My Lady: Episode 15
by | May 14, 2010 | 54 Comments
Oh My Lady has really stepped it up in its last stretch of episodes, which makes me happy but also a little sad that it hasn’t been this strong the whole way through. If I had to choose one or another, I suppose I’d rather a drama start off weaker... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #135
by | May 14, 2010 | 488 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY The Tallest Man on Earth – “Burden of Tomorrow” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #134 Open Thread #133 Open Thread #132 Open Thread #131 No tags for this post.... More »