Drama Recaps
Wanted: Episode 8
by | July 17, 2016 | 13 Comments
Hye-in proves just how resilient she really is in her quest to bring Hyun-woo home safely. As public criticism builds, a new threat makes the task of saving Hyun-woo even more challenging. Both teams have to work hard to figure out how all the missions are connected, and find themselves... More »


Drama Recaps
Police Unit 38: Episode 7
by | July 17, 2016 | 104 Comments
It’s never been clearer that Jung-do has his own private endgame, but it’s also never been murkier what exactly that endgame is, and how all the pieces and players fit together. But I’m acutely aware that we could be giving the show (and Jung-do) too much credit, as it walks... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shouts, smirks, and song in Cinderella and the Four Knights teaser
by | July 17, 2016 | 47 Comments
Upcoming tvN cohabitation drama Cinderella and the Four Knights has some newly released teasers and a main poster. In this reimagined fairytale, Cinderella gets her choice between three princes and a handsome bodyguard… in a house where dating is forbidden. Park So-dam (Beautiful Mind) plays the Cinderella character, who has... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of July 11-17, 2016
by | July 17, 2016 | 134 Comments
Man, tvN is just knocking it out of the ballpark lately—the premiere of Bring It On, Ghost this week set a record high for a Monday-Tuesday show for the cable network, who must be very pleased with their choices lately. I admit to being a bit curious as to how... More »


Drama Recaps
Wanted: Episode 7
by | July 16, 2016 | 23 Comments
Both the police and the Wanted team dig deeper into Na Soo-hyun’s history and his connection to the increasing number of dead bodies that surround this case. Every time they seem close to a breakthrough, more information comes to light that changes everything once again. With tempers wearing thin and... More »


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Beans of Wisdom: I’m sorry, I love you (drama!)
by | July 16, 2016 | 107 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Peppa writes a worrisome scenario in comment #5 of “Shin Sung-rok cast as Kim Haneul’s husband in On the Way to the Airport”: Shin Sung rok to passengers: “Good day passengers! This is your pilot SSR. Today , our destination is death. Please fasten... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | July 16, 2016 | 154 Comments
Shows, shows, we’re drowning in shows! Does anyone else feel like they’re glug-glug-glugging their way through the current drama offerings? I almost miss the days when everything was disappointing and I had more reasons to get out of the house, see sunshine, smell the roses and such. But who’d trade... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 16, 2016
by | July 16, 2016 | 23 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Ma Dong-seok Yes, please yes! Ma Dong-seok (Police Unit 38) is leaning towards choosing Admiral Kim Chang-soo as his next project, which would mean he might be working with another favorite, Jo Jin-woong (Signal), in a film about the political activist also known as Kim Koo. Jo’s being... More »


Drama Recaps
Lucky Romance: Episode 16 (Final)
by | July 15, 2016 | 130 Comments
Does Fate control our destiny, or are we masters of our own Fate? Both are true, depending on how we choose to live our lives — we can let life pull us along, reacting to what we’re given, or we can take control and determine what we want out of... More »


Drama Recaps
Beautiful Mind: Episode 8
by | July 15, 2016 | 115 Comments
Things really get cooking this episode as the stakes rise and the good guys go on the offensive, nabbing up the opportunities presented to them. Some face hard decisions, and others face hard truths, but slowly everyone begins putting something on the line. Unfortunately, not everyone is prepared to lose... More »