Celebrity News
Jang Geun-seok admits to crush on Ha Ji-won
by | August 28, 2009 | 22 Comments
Back in 2006, Jang Geun-seok was a baby-faced, 2119-year-old actor transitioning into more adult roles in the hit KBS sageuk drama Hwang Jini, which starred Ha Ji-won as the famous gisaeng. (Okay, he’s still baby-faced.) Three years later, he has admitted to an old crush on his noona co-star back... More »

Celebrity News
My Name Is: Seo Woo
by | August 28, 2009 | 30 Comments
She gained a bit of notice with her supporting role in Gong Hyo-jin’s movie Crush and Blush, but now actress Seo Woo is garnering more attention for her lead role in the MBC show Tamra the Island. Its ratings are pretty low (it’s being crushed by weekend heavy-hitter Sons of... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #98
by | August 28, 2009 | 145 Comments
  SONG OF THE DAY Ben Lee – “Is This How Love Is Supposed to Feel?” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #97 Open Thread #96 Open Thread #95 Open Thread #94 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Recaps
My Fair Lady: Episode 3
by | August 27, 2009 | 102 Comments
Yeah, I thought Episode 3 was pretty rough. If not outright bad, then definitely clumsy and weirdly set up. It had some cute points, but I’m hoping Episode 4 is a marked improvement. And now that we’re three episodes in, I think I have enough sense of the series to... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
A Frozen Flower: Movie recap and review
by | August 27, 2009 | 155 Comments
Just a word of warning – the movie does deal with adult content, so I would like to respectfully ask people to stay away if they cannot be mature about the discussion. Thank you! SONG OF THE DAY Rufus Wainwright – “Hallelujah” [ Download ] Tags: Jo In-sung, Joo Jin-mo,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sol Pharmacy son Lee Pil-mo enjoys sharp rise in popularity
by | August 27, 2009 | 24 Comments
Lee Pil-mo is currently hamming it up — and turning on the waterworks — in KBS’s Sons of Sol Pharmacy, and receiving great response for his portrayal of the loud, boyish, impossible but charming second son Dae-pung. (There has been some grumbling about his tendency to exaggerate, but I think... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Familiar promos for High Kick Through the Roof
by | August 27, 2009 | 11 Comments
For the new High Kick Through the Roof Check out these new posters for the new sitcom High Kick 2, or High Kick Through the Roof [지붕뚫고 하이킥]. Although this is neither a sequel nor spinoff to the original series (Unstoppable High Kick), they’ve no doubt mimicked the style of... More »

Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 13
by | August 26, 2009 | 27 Comments
Only three more episodes to go… I was watching this episode, again really pleased with the visual palette, the acting of Lee Jung-jae and his interactions with Min Hyo-rin, the cute and resilient Poong-ho, and the lovely music. And those attributes just irritated me even more with the story, because... More »

Celebrity News
Moon Chae-won promises more smiles in My Fair Lady
by | August 26, 2009 | 27 Comments
I know it seems like most of the attention for My Fair Lady is squarely focused on the three main leads, leaving out fourth wheel Moon Chae-won, but she’s not really being overlooked in the greater scheme of things. (I do think her presence in the story is markedly less... More »

Drama Casting & News
Japanese broadcast set for Tamra the Island
by | August 26, 2009 | 41 Comments
MBC’s manhwa-adapted drama Tamra the Island [탐나는도다] hasn’t gained much ground in the viewership ratings, but regardless of its low numbers in Korea, it has been sold for a broadcast in Japan. This is probably aided by the fact that Tamra is produced by Group Eight, the same producers behind... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yun-ho and Ara’s romantic (drama) date
by | August 26, 2009 | 16 Comments
The MBC soccer drama Heading to the Ground [맨땅에 헤딩] recently released its first stills from the set, and follows with these latest shots of the two leads on a romantic date. The scene shows Jung Yun-ho and Go Ara‘s characters — a humble soccer player and a rich team... More »