Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Bum cast as Park Jin-hee’s younger boyfriend
by | December 11, 2009 | 38 Comments
Interesting! Kim Bum has been confirmed for MBC’s upcoming The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry, which stars Eom Ji-won and is a sequel to 2004’s The Woman Who Wants To Marry. He’s currently busy with initial character work, as he’ll be playing the younger boyfriend to Park Jin-hee (War... More »

Celebrity News
Choi Jin-sil’s slanderer given lighter punishment on appeal
by | December 11, 2009 | 51 Comments
Deceased actress Choi Jin-shil‘s netizen tormentor (identified only as Baek, female) has been penalized with 40 million won fine ($35,000) in an appeal trial, which reverses her earlier sentencing. Baek is the netizen who slandered and harassed Choi, even calling the actress at home, before Choi committed suicide last October.... More »

Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 21
by | December 11, 2009 | 43 Comments
It was totally unexpected but my wishes are finally fulfilled and I get some real quality Sung-joon (and Ji-soo) time. With the Hyun-soo/Jung-in/Jung-kyung issue percolating, the Sung-joon/Ji-soo line is a welcome addition. I have some mixed feelings on how the whole love triangle thing was handled in this episode, but... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #113
by | December 11, 2009 | 627 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Band of Horses – “The First Song” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #112 Open Thread #111 Open Thread #110 Open Thread #109 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwon Sang-woo for IRIS 2?
by | December 10, 2009 | 102 Comments
With Lee Byung-heon most likely leaving the IRIS franchise behind when the series ends later this month, how would you feel about Kwon Sang-woo stepping in as the next leading man? According to Kwon himself, he was offered that possibility. On December 11, he appeared on the KBS morning show... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Bong Joon-ho series at LACMA
by | December 10, 2009 | 18 Comments
If you’re in Southern California and have some time this weekend, you may want to check out the “Everything is a Mystery: Four Films by Bong Joon-ho” series at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) this weekend. Director Bong will even been in attendance for the Mother screening... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Go-sa sequel on the rocks?
by | December 10, 2009 | 8 Comments
Last month, a sequel was announced for last year’s summer horror flick Go-sa: Bloody Midterms, also called Death Bell (starring Lee Beom-soo, Nam Gyuri, Kim Bum). However, two recent press conferences for the sequel project have been abruptly canceled without adequate reason, leading to puzzlement over why. Go-sa 2 is... More »

Celebrity News
Eugene publishes beauty book
by | December 10, 2009 | 20 Comments
Singer-turned-actress Eugene (currently in the weekend series Creating Destiny) is putting out her own book of beauty techniques and tips, called Eugene’s Beauty Secrets. The book was opened to preorders on December 10, and contains photos the star took herself on filming sets, personal anecdotes, and the beauty knowledge she... More »

Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episode 4
by | December 9, 2009 | 19 Comments
I thoroughly enjoyed this episode – I do think that after three episodes of establishing the “ground work” with the characters, episode 4 picks up the pace and lets us plunge right into the main storyline. I’ve also heard that each character gets their moment to shine in terms of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Smile’s stars together in Elle
by | December 9, 2009 | 40 Comments
How cute is this? The two stars of SBS’s hit weekend drama Smile (or Smile, You) — Jung Kyung-ho and Lee Min-jung — are featured in a cute holiday spread in December’s Elle magazine. If you’re watching the drama, you already know that Jung Kyung-ho (above) has keen comic timing... More »

Drama Casting & News
You’re Beautiful sheet music
by | December 9, 2009 | 171 Comments
I had no idea this stuff was available, but someone asked me for help finding piano sheet music for songs from the soundtrack of You’re Beautiful. Lo and behold, there are several available so I thought I’d share: [ Download sheet music | Mirror ] The file contains music for... More »