Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kang Ho-dong and Na PD get the 1N2D crew back together for tvN
by | July 16, 2015 | 92 Comments
Eeeeeee! Are we getting the band back together? Cable’s on a roll in varietyland these days: Right on the heels of the news that Yoo Jae-suk will be making the move to cable for a new variety show on JTBC, tvN has announced that they’re rolling out the reunion of... More »


Drama Recaps
High Society: Episode 12
by | July 16, 2015 | 116 Comments
This show is a pretty good example of why you shouldn’t date in the workplace, because it’s only nice until you break up and end up in a twisted love square. Or does that only happen in dramas? If it wasn’t a thing before, it definitely is now, with our... More »


Drama Recaps
Scholar Who Walks the Night: Episode 3
by | July 15, 2015 | 110 Comments
Okay, now that the plot is in place and the drama has settled into its groove, I feel like we’ve got a good handle on what this drama is and will continue to be. I’m finding Scholar Who Walks the Night to be fast-paced, light, with a healthy dollop of... More »


Drama Recaps
I Remember You: Episode 7
by | July 15, 2015 | 95 Comments
We return to the question that started it all: How are monsters created? But more importantly, how do you know if you’re a monster? Hyun finds himself conflicted in self-doubt, especially seeing a reflection of himself in young Jung-ha. But this isn’t all about him, as he realizes that Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
I Need Romance writer, director reteam for cable youth romance
by | July 15, 2015 | 25 Comments
Min-ho, Park So-dam Another cable station is throwing its hat into the drama ring, and I’m a bit surprised to hear that it’s OnStyle, since that’s a channel that, as its name suggests, focuses on style, beauty, fashion, and the like. The drama is titled Because It’s the First Time... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae, Jung Woo-sung consider movie reunion
by | July 15, 2015 | 12 Comments
Lee Jung-jae (Big Match) and Jung Woo-sung (Madam Bbaeng-deok) in one movie? Is it called Hot vs. Hot? The real-life friends are being courted to reunite on the big screen for the first time in 16 years, since 1999’s City of the Rising Sun, when they were both 26-year-old rising... More »


Drama Recaps
High Society: Episode 11
by | July 15, 2015 | 112 Comments
While a little honesty can be effective, a great deal of it can be a dangerous thing when it comes to maintaining a relationship. No one is as prepared to deal with the aftermath of the truth than Joon-ki is, who shows us what it means to be brutally honest... More »


Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 6
by | July 14, 2015 | 145 Comments
This is an hour of persistent second leads who don’t seem to understand the word no, and the effect they have on our two best friends. (Or are they?) Unfortunately for Hana, she’s drawn to what’s bad for her like a moth to the flame, which is all the more... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ah-in and Song Kang-ho’s tragic paternal strife in Sado
by | July 14, 2015 | 40 Comments
The story of Crown Prince Sado never fails to get a visceral reaction out of me, no matter how many times it’s told and retold in film and television. Granted, last year’s drama rendition of Joseon’s most tragic father-son story — SBS’s Secret Door with Lee Je-hoon and Han Seok-kyu... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo-won goes on the run for Yong-pal
by | July 14, 2015 | 56 Comments
Ah, it’s nice to have an intrigue-filled set of stills as our first look at a drama, and here we are with the promise of thrills for SBS’s upcoming melodrama Yong-pal. The series centers around a talented surgeon who takes illegal side jobs treating the rich in secret, operating under... More »


Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 5
by | July 13, 2015 | 93 Comments
An old love comes sauntering back into Hana’s life like he didn’t completely screw her over, sending her emotions into a tailspin they really shouldn’t be in if this guy is as bad as he seems to be. Even his present self is no prince charming, leaving us to wonder... More »