Chungmuro/Film News
The Demolished Man’s poster featuring Kim Myung-min
by | April 26, 2010 | 13 Comments
Here’s the offical poster for the movie The Demolished Man, which stars Kim Myung-min as a minster whose daughter was kidnapped when she was 5. The minister fervently hopes and prays for the return of his child, but ultimately those go unanswered. Eight years later, he has given up all... More »

Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 8
by | April 26, 2010 | 161 Comments
What a difference a week makes. Everyone comes flying out of the closet, and the ensuing angst isn’t even the half of it. The comedy, the sincerity, the confluence of events—all hit a high this week as our characters discover that their hearts are doing things separate from their minds.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Juni added to I Am Legend
by | April 26, 2010 | 15 Comments
Actress Juni of IRIS and Beethoven Virus has been added to the cast of I Am Legend, the SBS drama starring Kim Sun-ah as an ajumma turned rock singer. The drama also has cast Jang Shin-young as the band’s drummer and manager, and now Juni will become another of the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
From the manhwa page to the big screen
by | April 25, 2010 | 12 Comments
I know I just posted about this movie, but I dig stuff like this. With the buzz growing for the film Like the Moon Escaping From Clouds, now attention is turning toward the original manhwa upon which the movie is based, which was written and illustrated by Park Hong-yong. Here’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from SBS’s upcoming Giant
by | April 25, 2010 | 9 Comments
SBS’s Giant, set in the 1970s, begins airing next month, and the production has been busy filming this past month. The early portions have been filmed, which feature young actors Kim Soo-hyun and Nam Ji-hyun, notably re-teaming after playing the young lovers in Will It Snow for Christmas. (Kim Soo-hyun... More »

Celebrity News

Drama Recaps
Personal Taste: Episode 7
by | April 24, 2010 | 124 Comments
This was it! This was the episode that made me love Personal Taste. All of a sudden it went from merely entertaining to heart-tugging, and I credit the great performances. I love Kae-in, I love Jin-ho, I love Sang-jun and Young-sun, I love Do-bin, I love to hate In-hee —... More »

Celebrity News
Seo Woo: Taking on the Big and Small Screen
by | April 23, 2010 | 74 Comments
Seo Woo’s star is rising, and it’s not hard to see why. Currently, she’s taking on the thankless role of Hyo-sun, aka Cinderella, in KBS2’s Wednesday-Thursday drama Cinderella’s Sister, the foil to Moon Geun-young’s lauded evil stepsister. In the midst of both criticism and praise for her portrayal, she’s set... More »

Drama Recaps
Prosecutor Princess: Episode 6
by | April 23, 2010 | 59 Comments
Let me preface this post by saying that this episode is RIDICULOUS, and I mean it in both good and bad ways. 1) The Bad Way: the writing is starting to stretch believability in some parts already. I want to be convinced. Not say: “Yeah, right!” 2) The Good Way:... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #132
by | April 23, 2010 | 246 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY The Love Language – “Heart to Tell.” Having a crappy day? Listen to this song and dance — if not in body, then in spirit. [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #131 Open Thread #130 Open Thread #129 Open Thread #128 No tags for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Historical drama Kim Suro goes 3D
by | April 22, 2010 | 23 Comments
Er, what now? Apparently MBC’s Kim Suro, the sageuk drama based on the founding myth of the Kaya nation, is going 3D, a first for a Korean television series. According to producers, next month the drama will unveil its 3D portions (titles and making-of videos) after production has been completed.... More »