Drama Casting & News
Behind the scenes from Pasta’s outdoor shoot
by | December 27, 2009 | 16 Comments
Here is our first look behind the scenes on the set of MBC’s Pasta, which had previously released its promo stills and posters. Since the drama is set in an Italian restaurant, much of filming takes place indoors, but apparently whenever the shooting heads outside, the actors have been greeted... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Gu Hye-sun casts new movie
by | December 27, 2009 | 21 Comments
Twenty-five-year-old actress Gu Hye-sun is at work on her new film Magic [요술] , and has cast her female lead: Seo Hyun-jin, a former pop singer turned actress. Seo Hyun-jin got her start in 2001 with the SM girl group M.I.L.K, and went on to act in musicals and dramas... More »

Drama Recaps
Sons of Sol Pharmacy: Episodes 32-34
by | December 26, 2009 | 23 Comments
Better late than never? Rewatching this drama now, two months after it has ended, actually reminds me why I was so drawn to it in the first place. As a simple family comedy, there are no big stars, special effects, or cutting-edge stories — just relationships that are heartwarming and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae added to The Housemaid
by | December 26, 2009 | 24 Comments
Oh, this makes me SO happy. Lee Jung-jae (Typhoon, Oh Brothers) has been cast as the husband in the highly anticipated remake of classic Korean film The Housemaid, putting him in the middle of a confrontation between veteran actress Jeon Do-yeon and rising star Seo Woo. The remake of the... More »

Drama Recaps
Will It Snow For Christmas: Episode 8
by | December 25, 2009 | 105 Comments
Note that there will be no new episodes of Will It Snow For Christmas next week, because of SBS’s year-end awards shows. Episode 9 will air on January 6, which, by the way, is when Chuno premieres on KBS. As for the title, well, I guess it didn’t snow on... More »

Kpop News
Artist profile: Lucid Fall
by | December 25, 2009 | 37 Comments
I posted up a song, “Les Miserables,” from Lucid Fall‘s new album this week for the Episode 7 Will It Snow For Christmas recap, which got me once again marveling at how wonderfully composed his songs are. The track has a Part 2 sung by a woman, and the two... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #115
by | December 25, 2009 | 438 Comments
  Merry Christmas, or, if you observe a different holiday, Happy Holidays! SONG OF THE DAY Paolo Nutini – “Tricks of the Trade” [ Download ] RELATED POSTS Open Thread #114 Open Thread #113 Open Thread #112 Open Thread #111 No tags for this post.... More »

Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 15
by | December 24, 2009 | 18 Comments
I admit I approached Triple recaps with a bit of a “Let’s get this over with, sigh” attitude, but rewatching this episode reminded me of all the little touches that I enjoyed about it. I’ve been meaning to finish off this drama for ages, and never entertained the idea of... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 16
by | December 24, 2009 | 42 Comments
(written by samsooki, editing, design, and a very MERRY CHRISTMAS TO JAVABEANS and all City Hall’ers by 0timelost and cleown) Episode 16 – “Love Like Your Heart Has Never Been Broken.” One of the things that I love about this drama is the fact that the characters get right back... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posters for SBS’s Pick the Stars
by | December 24, 2009 | 29 Comments
New posters are also out for SBS’s other Monday-Tuesday drama Pick the Stars (airing alongside Jejoongwon in Angel’s Temptation‘s slot), featuring its two leads, Choi Jung-won (Kingdom of the Stars) and Kim Ji-hoon (Love & Marriage). In the drama, Choi Jung-won has to grow up suddenly when her parents’ death... More »

Drama Casting & News
Pasta’s official posters released
by | December 24, 2009 | 25 Comments
Following the release of some preliminary promo shots, MBC’s Pasta has released its first official posters, featuring (in the order above) Gong Hyo-jin, Lee Seon-kyun, Honey Lee, and Alex. Not much more info about the plot has been given, however, other than the general description of their work at an... More »