Drama Recaps
Tamra the Island: Episode 11
by | November 8, 2010 | 18 Comments
This episode the dynamics change and bring some new possibilities: a couple of murders throw a spanner in the works, a certain foreigner’s entire destiny changes, a young girl is made over (to the delight of her love interest) and a meddling mother wishes she’d had the sex talk sooner.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yoon-ji joins idol-laden cast of Dream High
by | November 8, 2010 | 58 Comments
Underrated (imo) actress Lee Yoon-ji (Dandelion Family) has come onboard the Korean Fame-like drama series Dream High, in which lots of idol stars will act as aspiring versions of themselves, playing high school students in an arts school. Lee will play a teacher at the school who is characterized by... More »


Drama Recaps
Dr. Champ: Episode 12
by | November 7, 2010 | 49 Comments
There, there, darling. Drama, we need to take some time to think. I’ve never been a particular fan of this tactic, taking it as a subjacent “I want to break up, but don’t have the courage to”. This time, I’ll remain optimistic. Don’t ask me why; not even I understand... More »


Celebrity News
Sungkyunkwan’s big man on campus: Park Min-young interview
by | November 7, 2010 | 115 Comments
Sure, there’s Team Moony, Team Smarty, Team Dopey, and Team Sneezy. But the make-or-break character of Sungkyunkwan Scandal was actually big man on campus Kim Yoon-hee, aka Daemul. Because I don’t care how many beautiful boys you throw onscreen (and there were an exceptional number in this drama); I won’t... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
From I Saw the Devil to Hollywood
by | November 7, 2010 | 20 Comments
Dark thriller I Saw the Devil was one of the past summer’s hit films, and one of five Korean films to screen at the latest Toronto Film Festival. Coincidentally enough, all three of its major players are now looking at Hollywood prospects simultaneously, though not with each other. (Those three... More »


Theater/Musicals
Jung Il-woo gives theater production a try
by | November 7, 2010 | 20 Comments
Jung Il-woo has been making a concerted effort to get serious about his acting, whether it’s from immersion in in-depth character analysis or broadening his horizons with theater work. He took on a role in a stage play earlier this year portraying a gay man with AIDS in Beautiful Sunday,... More »


Drama Recaps
Dr. Champ: Episode 11
by | November 6, 2010 | 42 Comments
OH the emotional angst! Well, all I can assure is that Ji Heon does not jump off the ledge. (Was I the only one who was afraid of that happening to some degree?) However, he does jump off a cliff and tumbles down into an emotional black hole. Poor guy.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Spoiler: Dr. Champ starts raising the stakes
by | November 6, 2010 | 59 Comments
If you’ve been watching Monday-Tuesday sports-medical drama Dr. Champ, then you’ve been waiting for this as long as I have. I normally don’t do spoilers, but I honestly couldn’t help myself. This one’s too cute. But I’m warning you: Proceed at your own risk. SPOILERS AHEAD. Seriously. Turn back now.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoon Eun-hye considers Minidress for next film
by | November 6, 2010 | 33 Comments
Yoon Eun-hye has had her next television role lined up for a while — anticipated melodrama Love Song — but production has hit some delays after the passing of its lead actor Park Yong-ha. So there’s a possibility that we may see Yoon in a different role before that, as... More »


Drama Casting & News
Noh Min-woo to star in rock drama Boohwal
by | November 6, 2010 | 103 Comments
Gumiho hunter fans of the world, your prayers have been answered. Noh Min-woo (My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho, Pasta) will be starring in upcoming rock drama Boohwal. It’s a four-episode KBS Drama Special, based on the true story of Kim Tae-won, lead guitarist and songwriter of rock band Boohwal. (The... More »