Chungmuro/Film News
First poster revealed for Bisang
by | October 26, 2009 | 23 Comments
Thus far, press for Kim Bum‘s new movie Bisang [비상] — in which he plays a nightclub host — hasn’t really focused on his co-star Bae Soo-bin (Angel’s Temptation), but the actor gets prominent placement in the newly released poster for the film. Both actors play smooth characters, but they... More »

Drama Recaps
IRIS: Episode 2
by | October 26, 2009 | 43 Comments
I’m still not sure how I feel about this drama, and whether I want to recap it through the end. I enjoy watching it, and I will keep watching it, but… I was kind of bored this episode. After a nice beginning, this episode felt like a re-cobbling together of... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Ki-woo up for two movies and army duty
by | October 26, 2009 | 18 Comments
Actor Lee Ki-woo (A Star’s Lover) has two movies coming up for release, but he may not get to see them come out before he’s called to fulfill his military service. He’ll enlist in November to begin his five weeks of training and two years of service. The results of... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Upcoming High Kick cameo features Jung Il-woo
by | October 25, 2009 | 51 Comments
A cute guy and a cute dog, what could be better? Here are the stills for Jung Il-woo‘s (Return of Iljimae) upcoming cameo appearance on the family sitcom High Kick Through the Roof, where he’ll share a romantic storyline with one of its regular cast members, played by singer-actress Hwang... More »

Celebrity News
Tablo and Kang Hye-jung tie the knot
by | October 25, 2009 | 18 Comments
Ever since quirky actress Kang Hye-jung (Herb) and Epik High rapper Tablo announced their relationship earlier this year, they’ve been very open with their affection for each other, and announced last month that they were expecting their first child. The couple had been intending on marrying next year, but the... More »

Drama Recaps
Sons of Sol Pharmacy: Episodes 26-28
by | October 25, 2009 | 13 Comments
Recaps are back! Sorry for the wait, but you know how these things go. The show recently wrapped and claimed the slot as highest-rated drama of the year, but as far as recaps go I think we’re just starting to head into deeper plot territory with these episodes, now that... More »

Drama Casting & News
A.N.JELL’s music is a hit
by | October 25, 2009 | 108 Comments
SBS’s idol drama You’re Beautiful may only be second in its timeslot (after IRIS on KBS), but its soundtrack is a big hit. Now only a week after its release, it has already sold about 20,000 albums; the day it came out, it was a top seller on all the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Executioners screenplay turned into novel
by | October 24, 2009 | 18 Comments
Korea’s first capital-punishment-themed film Executioners [집행자], which stars Yoon Kye-sang and Jo Jae-hyun as prison guards, has also turned its screenplay (lauded as taut and solidly written) into a novel, which was just released on October 23. The publication precedes the film’s release next month, and to commemorate the occasion,... More »

Drama Recaps
Tamra the Island: Episode 4
by | October 24, 2009 | 20 Comments
Hello! I’m Gallivanter, the other half of the Nazreal-Gallivanter team. I’m so happy to be given this opportunity to spread the love on my favorite drama from this summer. But, if I’m going to be retrospective, I don’t know that yet. Episode four starts to get a little more serious.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Iris bed scene too hot for broadcast television
by | October 23, 2009 | 65 Comments
If you’re following KBS’s spy drama Iris, you’ll know that the romance between main characters played by Lee Byung-heon and Kim Tae-hee, who are fellow spies for the NSS, has been heating up. In particular, this week’s Episode 3 featured a love scene between them, and with spoilers teasing the... More »

Drama Recaps
Smile: Episode 6
by | October 23, 2009 | 37 Comments
This episode is not so much a series of small lol’s as a crescendo towards one, raucous, side-splittingly hilarious scene (Thank you, Lee Chun-hee!!). In my opinion, it’s the funniest scene in this series so far. Overall, the snappy pace and light fun of this series are getting a bit... More »