Drama Recaps
Story of a Man: Episode 20 (Final)
by | June 21, 2009 | 90 Comments
Ohhhhh, what a freaking great way to go out! I was afraid the ending wouldn’t live up to the series, especially with all the snippets of spoilers floating around… but I loved it. I can see why some might have wanted something different, but I thought it was quite fitting.... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Accidental Couple: A review
by | June 21, 2009 | 68 Comments
Once again, I’m thrilled to have Dahee Fanel guest-posting her thoughts on a drama — in this case, KBS’s recently ended Wednesday-Thursday drama Accidental Couple, aka Just Looking aka That Fool. It’s always a pleasure, Dahee! –javabeans   SONG OF THE DAY Judy Garland – “Over the Rainbow.” [ Download... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Jo Gwang-soo’s second queer film Friends
by | June 20, 2009 | 67 Comments
Lee Je-hoon, Seo Ji-hoo Director Kim Jo Gwang-soo added an entry to the small-but-growing category of Korean queer cinema with his short film Boy Meets Boy, starring rising pretty-boy actor Kim Hye-sung. He is following that with his second film, Friends? [친구사이?], which isn’t quite feature-length but clocks in as... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Hana and Ahn Sung-ki pair up in Fair Love
by | June 20, 2009 | 7 Comments
Lee Hana (Le Grand Chef) is currently appearing in the new MBC drama Triple, but also has an upcoming film project as well, in which she stars opposite top veteran actor Ahn Sung-ki (The Divine Weapon). The movie is Fair Love [페어러브] and recently completed filming. In the movie, Ahn... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Jung-eun prepares for a Kimchi Battle
by | June 19, 2009 | 17 Comments
It was announced a while back that the 2007 hit film Le Grand Chef (which spawned the successful drama series Gourmet) would be coming out with a sequel, which has been cast with a new set of actors. The original film starred Kim Kang-woo, Im Won-hee, and Lee Hana; the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Partner production press conference
by | June 19, 2009 | 28 Comments
With less than a week left till the premiere of new legal drama Partner [파트너], the cast was on hand at the series production press conference on June 19. The drama is KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday offering and stars Kim Hyun-joo (Insoon is Pretty) and Lee Dong-wook (La Dolce Vita). Partner... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #88
by | June 19, 2009 | 195 Comments
  It’s Open Thread Friday! You know what to do. SONG OF THE DAY Rogue Wave – “Are You On My Side” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #87 Open Thread #86 Open Thread #85 Open Thread #84 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 4
by | June 18, 2009 | 61 Comments
Overall, I am really enjoying this show and appreciate the casting, but I think I’m having a problem with Su-in (or is the issue with Lee Hana?). I haven’t decided whether it’s purely a character thing or an acting thing, but if Su-in were one of the seven dwarves, she’d... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sung Yuri stalkers fans, take note
by | June 18, 2009 | 45 Comments
When it was announced that the cast of Swallow the Sun was heading to Las Vegas, you wondered where they’d be shooting. Photos have been recently released showing Sung Yuri filming scenes on June 17, in which the actress rides a bicycle along the Strip. Her scenes start at the... More »

Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 3
by | June 17, 2009 | 37 Comments
Triple is shaping up to be an adorable drama. In addition to its Coffee Prince similarities, it’s also sorta like My Sweet Seoul in its charm, but with more pep. Like The World They Live In, each episode is titled with a theme, but unlike World, Triple doesn’t overdo the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Stills from Partner’s courtroom
by | June 17, 2009 | 32 Comments
KBS’s Partner is readying for its premiere next week and, to whet our appetites some more, has released yet more stills from the drama, which feature its stars goofing off together on set. Following the end of Accidental Couple this week, Partner pairs Kim Hyun-joo with Lee Dong-wook in an... More »