Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 18
by | January 10, 2010 | 47 Comments
(written by samsooki, with 0timelost and cleown) Episode 18 – “It’s not your fault I am leaving.” What does it take to break Shin Mi Rae? What her enemies just don’t understand is that Shin Mi Rae is actually two separate people: the protector and the woman. To break Shin... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Na-young takes transgender character to High Kick
by | January 10, 2010 | 20 Comments
Lee Na-young is making the most of her upcoming cameo appearance on MBC’s hit sitcom High Kick Through the Roof, because not only this an unusual television appearance for her, the part also happens to be male. Though the character has nothing to do with her upcoming movie role Dad... More »


Drama Recaps
Will It Snow For Christmas: Episode 10
by | January 9, 2010 | 95 Comments
Oh my goodness, this episode was so good. Probably my favorite yet. (Sorry for the delay; it’s been a hectic week. It doesn’t mean I didn’t want to watch this episode; I honestly just couldn’t get to it.) I was prepared to be content if the drama continued to be... More »


Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 24
by | January 9, 2010 | 44 Comments
I’m back from a brief hiatus—huge thanks to dw4p for plowing forward with the recaps for the past month!!!—and I’ve slowly been catching up on Smile. Yes, slowly. I couldn’t believe it at first; I used to be so excited for the weekends to watch these episodes! The fact that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Nam Sang-mi joins Life Is Beautiful
by | January 9, 2010 | 17 Comments
A leading lady has been selected for the next drama from hit writer Kim Soo-hyun, called Life Is Beautiful: bubbly actress Nam Sang-mi. Nam just wrapped up her last drama, the good-natured but underperforming romantic comedy series Invincible Lee Pyeong-gang, and now will join Song Chang-eui, who has been cast... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae gets sexy for new movie
by | January 8, 2010 | 30 Comments
I only had to read the headline to get excited: Lee Jung-jae Becomes Sexy. (Although, I will argue that he’s been sexy for years, article.) The sexification refers to Lee’s latest role in the highly anticipated remake of The Housemaid. In prior roles he’s shown his masculine, charismatic side (Typhoon,... More »


Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episodes 10-11
by | January 8, 2010 | 11 Comments
Congratulations to IRIS for all the awards won at the KBS Drama Awards! Whether they were well deserved or not, I have to give props to Kim Tae Hee for winning an Excellence Award in acting. She really sold her acting abilities to me by episode 8, and even more... More »


Drama Casting & News
What’s Up adds rising star Im Joo-eun
by | January 8, 2010 | 37 Comments
Im Joo-eun, Im Joo-hwan Ooh, my interest level just went up one (possibly two) notches. Writer Song Ji-nah‘s (Story of a Man, Sandglass) new campus drama What’s Up, which just cast Big Bang’s Daesung, has added a notable new face to its cast in newcomer Im Joo-eun, who made a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jin-Bum couple in the Woman Who Still Wants to Marry
by | January 8, 2010 | 76 Comments
Aww. I’ll admit that when 20-year-old Kim Bum was first cast to play 32-year-old Park Jin-hee‘s boyfriend in the upcoming Woman Who Still Wants To Marry, I wasn’t sure how this would play out. She’s gorgeous and youthful, but Kim Bum — well, he’s practically a baby, right? But seeing... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #117
by | January 8, 2010 | 329 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Pasta: Episode 2
by | January 7, 2010 | 58 Comments
Another cute episode. Nothing earth-shattering here, but Episode 2 continues the light, breezy tone of the premiere and brings in more of the supporting cast. I continue to love Gong Hyo-jin, who is so good at showing a mix of insecurity and strength, as well as Lee Seon-kyun, who must... More »