Drama Recaps
Entertainer: Episode 10
by | May 20, 2016 | 60 Comments
What’s a little fish to do, when the big fish is determined to eat him whole? Things are coming to a head between KTOP and Ddanddara Band, and there are some pretty high stakes involved, both personal and professional. All our little fishes can do is trust the truth and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Go-eun and Yoon Yeo-jung warm hearts in Canola
by | May 20, 2016 | 54 Comments
Feel-good family film Canola (Korean title: Grandma Gye-choon) premiered on May 19 and surprisingly came out of the gate in second place at the box office, amidst current box office hits The Wailing and Captain America 3: Civil War. Yoon Yeo-jung (Dear My Friends) stars as the adorably spirited Granny... More »

Drama Recaps
Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho: Episode 15
by | May 20, 2016 | 5 Comments
There’s a lot of feigning in this episode, namely feigning ignorance and feigning partnership, but the ruse that actually works is the latter. Playing dumb makes you look bad, but playing your cards right gives you leverage. Defeating Chairman Jung was always Deul-ho’s ultimate goal, but a new foe arises,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lucky Romance gets ready to test its fortunes and fates
by | May 20, 2016 | 68 Comments
MBC’s rom-com drama Lucky Romance is all set to premiere next week, and while I knew this was coming, it feels a little sudden to me, in a good way. We’ve had a steady trickle of promos (teasers, stills) but not really a big promo push, and I find it... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #448
by | May 20, 2016 | 424 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-yang turns down Jo Deul-ho extension, KBS keeps trying
by | May 20, 2016 | 53 Comments
Well, this is interesting. KBS is currently in talks with the cast and crew of its successful Monday-Tuesday series Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho to extend the show by 4 episodes, bringing the total count to 24 (and give its follow-up drama Beautiful Mind another two weeks to get its act... More »

Drama Recaps
Goodbye Mr. Black: Episode 20 (Final)
by | May 19, 2016 | 74 Comments
Goodbye, Goodbye Mr. Black. I can’t say I’ll miss you, or that I’ll think of you, that is, unless you do something wildly horrific to our main characters and make me come back with a new name to hunt you down and get my revenge. But you won’t do that,... More »

Drama Recaps
Entertainer: Episode 9
by | May 19, 2016 | 34 Comments
It’s difficult enough trying to become a successful band when everything goes smoothly, and Ddanddara Band seems to be going about everything the hard way. Dark pasts, difficult families, and personal issues need to be handled before they can really expect to focus on music, so it’s time to start... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Three Meals a Day comes back for a fourth season
by | May 19, 2016 | 37 Comments
Hooray, Three Meals a Day is coming back! Na Young-seok PD has announced that he will again be helming the fourth season of this outdoor cooking variety program (alongside PD Lee Jin-ju, who co-directed on Youths Over Flowers in Africa), which will return to Friday nights on tvN. The format... More »

Drama Recaps
Dear My Friends: Episode 2
by | May 19, 2016 | 32 Comments
“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” so they say. The complicated relationship between mothers and daughters is never easy, especially when children are seen as the promise of fulfillment that the older generation was never able to achieve in their youth, yet somehow they still seem doomed to... More »