Drama Recaps
Legend of the Blue Sea: Episode 3
by | November 23, 2016 | 178 Comments
Every time we open in Joseon, I struggle with wanting to stay there and watch that drama unfold, because the emotional and romantic conflict seems inherently fuller in that timeline, even though it’s not technically the main drama. Today I’m even more conflicted because the past timeline develops its backstory... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Bong Joon-ho heads Snowpiercer’s American TV adaptation
by | November 23, 2016 | 12 Comments
It was recently announced that critically acclaimed dystopian film Snowpiercer may be adapted into an American cable show on TNT. The one-hour pilot episode is in production now, and if it is well-received, the series may receive a full season order. Bong Joon-ho (Sea Fog) and Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden),... More »

Drama Recaps
The Man Living in Our House: Episode 10
by | November 23, 2016 | 67 Comments
Na-ri has a decision to make that will affect her and Nan-gil forever, but she’s torn between choosing love or loyalty, and everyone is pulling her in opposite directions. It’s hard enough to know that your entire future rests on doing the right thing, but what to do when there’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
A classroom brawl breaks out in mystery drama Solomon’s Perjury
by | November 23, 2016 | 36 Comments
I’m pretty excited for JTBC’s high school mystery drama Solomon’s Perjury, the adaptation of a Japanese novel and film about students who take justice into their own hands when a classmate dies on Christmas Eve, and the school authorities try to cover it up. It evokes White Christmas associations for... More »

Drama Recaps
This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair: Episode 8
by | November 23, 2016 | 106 Comments
The rift between Hyun-woo and Soo-yeon grows wider as they each take steps away from one another. The two are still at odds as to what their future should look like — whether that means they’ll be together, apart, or somewhere in-between — undoubtedly because they’re still spectacularly bad at... More »

Drama Recaps
The Man Living in Our House: Episode 9
by | November 22, 2016 | 75 Comments
Tensions run high as emotions begin to boil over, causing distrust to branch out in all directions. Revealed secrets only cause suspicions to grow, and it’s hard to know who to believe anymore. Outside forces are doing their best to pull Na-ri and Nan-gil apart, and they’ll need to draw... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Song Kang-ho joins the illegal drug trade for period film Drug King
by | November 22, 2016 | 7 Comments
Chungmuro favorite Song Kang-ho (Age of Shadows) has signed on to lead a new period crime film called Drug King. This isn’t too far of a stretch from his usual roles, seeing as four out of his five last movies have been historical films as well. His upcoming Taxi Driver... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Dad blaming and troll shaming
by | November 22, 2016 | 42 Comments
Alternately, this could be named “Spill the Beans: Beanie Appreciation Edition.” You guys are an awesome lot!   To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   You know when we all get mad at MBC... More »

Drama Casting & News
The pretty and fierce guardians of Silla in first teaser for Hwarang
by | November 22, 2016 | 119 Comments
The first teaser is out for KBS’s new youth fusion sageuk Hwarang, a drama that takes place 1,500 years ago during the Silla Dynasty. The story revolves around the Hwarang warriors, known for being handsome and militarily skilled, as they exhibit their fiery passion, encounter love, and grow as men... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon So-hee joins Ruler–Master of the Mask, L in contention
by | November 22, 2016 | 75 Comments
I’m excited to hear more about MBC’s upcoming sageuk drama Ruler—Master of the Mask, because once they secured Yoo Seung-ho (Remember–Son’s War) to play a lonely prince and Kim So-hyun (Bring It On, Ghost) to play his enemy-turned-love-interest, I was in, no matter what else happened with the cast. …Of... More »