Celebrity News
My Name Is: Kim Soo-hyun
by | February 7, 2010 | 53 Comments
Kim Soo-hyun: Strangely, I keep looking at you While the night rain falls, children grow up before you know it. Kim Soo-hyun acted as the young Cha Kang-jin in SBS’s Will It Snow For Christmas, giving off an unfamiliar new vibe that made his Soo-hyun in MBC’s Kimchi Cheese Smile... More »


Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 7
by | February 6, 2010 | 63 Comments
Chuno Episode 6 left us gasping for breath, waiting nearly a week to see what happens with the former General-turned-slave Tae-Ha rushing to rescue the former slave-turned-noble woman Hye-Won (Un-Nyun to Dae-Gil and so named for the rest of this recap), the former noble man-turned-slave hunter Dae-Gil rushing to capture... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa’s Bestseller
by | February 6, 2010 | 26 Comments
Uhm Jung-hwa has a new movie coming out, which has released these stills. The thriller is called Bestseller, which recently wrapped filming, and revolves around a bestselling author who encounters a mysterious incident and chases after the truth. Her character is a top novelist who had been accused of plagiarism... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Ji-ho: “I’m extremely satisfied with this masculine role”
by | February 5, 2010 | 57 Comments
At 33, Oh Ji-ho has acted in a number of movies and dramas, like Super Rookie, Fantasy Couple, Single Dad in Love, and My Wife Is a Gangster 3, but he’s only now coming into hot popularity. Even when his projects have been successful, like last year’s trendy drama Queen... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Ji-hye headlines golf drama Buddy Buddy
by | February 5, 2010 | 39 Comments
Seo Ji-hye, Lee Yong-woo, UEE When I read that Seo Ji-hye had been cast in the upcoming golf drama Buddy Buddy, my interest was piqued. Then, a short while later, I read that her co-star would be Lee Yong-woo (so pretty, SO wooden), and I was bummed. He was barely... More »


Celebrity News
Jang Hyuk: “My family is my strength”
by | February 5, 2010 | 69 Comments
I feel like I’m just repeating myself with Chuno — it’s popular, the men are looking mighty fine — so no need to labor over the intro. Here’s an interview with lead actor Jang Hyuk: The reaction is intense. Do you feel it firsthand? “I began filming in August of... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #121
by | February 5, 2010 | 275 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Neko Case – “The Tornado Loves You” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #120 Open Thread #119 Open Thread #118 Open Thread #117 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh My Lady adds Park Han-byul
by | February 5, 2010 | 32 Comments
My interest in the upcoming trendy drama Oh My Lady dims a little with this latest news: Park Han-byul has been added to the cast along with Chae Rim and Choi Siwon. The romantic-comedy plot is about an ordinary ajumma (Chae Rim) who becomes the manager to a top star... More »


Drama Recaps
Chuno: Episode 6
by | February 4, 2010 | 61 Comments
Another great cliffhanger – Kwak Jung Hwan sure knows how to keep us on the edge of our seats! The last episode ended with Dae-gil, realizing he’d been tricked by Tae-ha, racing back to the inn. Tae-ha puts his ear to the ground and hears Dae-gil’s horse approaching. The chase... More »


Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 26
by | February 4, 2010 | 22 Comments
Perhaps distance does make the heart grow fonder. I set aside Smile for a while, so as not to watch ahead of writing these recaps (having skimmed up til 29, let me say, it changes the way you perceive the episodes). But when I picked episode 26 back up to... More »


Drama Casting & News
The cast of Dong Yi gets into character
by | February 4, 2010 | 71 Comments
Here’s our first look at the cast of MBC’s historical series Dong Yi dressed in costume. The drama features Ji Jin-hee as King Suk-jong and Han Hyo-joo as the water maid Dong-yi who turns concubine, then mother to a future king. Lee So-yeon follows her vengeful Angel’s Temptation role as... More »