Drama Recaps
Triple: Episode 9
by | July 16, 2009 | 32 Comments
A cute episode, and one that seems to (finally) be prodding our characters into the next phase of development. I don’t need high angst to keep me interested and I’ve been enjoying the story thus far for that laid-back ambiance, but I also appreciate that the story is moving along... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Opening day for Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
by | July 16, 2009 | 29 Comments
Jang Nara arrives with father and brother For the next ten days, the city of Bucheon, not far from Seoul in Kyunggi (Gyeonggi) province, is hosting the 13th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, or PiFan. (Like Pusan International Film Festival, the film festival has kept the old spelling and acronym... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ha Ji-won’s big-budget summer blockbuster
by | July 16, 2009 | 13 Comments
Ha Ji-won‘s about to come back into the media spotlight with two movies slated for this year: tsunami movie Haeundae and the quieter melodrama My Love By My Side. I’m sure we’ll hear more about My Love By My Side (the Kim Myung-min film featuring him as a Lou Gehrig’s... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Go Jun-hee takes the lead in a romance melodrama
by | July 16, 2009 | 2 Comments
Go Jun-hee (who switched to her stage name after first acting under her real name, Kim Eun-joo), is taking on a leading role in the film Hold Me Tight and Cry (that’s a loose translation for 꼭 껴안고 눈물 핑). She acts alongside Lee Kyun (Hello Franceska), who is back... More »

Kpop News
Park Yong-ha reunites with Park Shi-yeon
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Park Yong-ha and Park Shi-yeon may have had a bumpy romance in Story of a Man, but they’re re-teaming for a Park Hyo-shin music video that will take them to Switzerland. Park Yong-ha agreed to take the job as a friend to Park Hyo-shin, while Park Shi-yeon agreed because of... More »

Drama Recaps
City Hall: Episode 5
by | July 15, 2009 | 40 Comments
(written by Samsooki, editing, layout, design and patience by 0timelost, cleown, and mead33) City Hall: Episode 5 – The Buildup Before The Storm As you may recall from the end of Episode 4, Mi Rae was telling her friends a whopper of a romantic story about what “really” happened between... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cast of SBS’s Dream prays for a successful run
by | July 15, 2009 | 35 Comments
SBS’s new drama Dream is about to replace the historical drama Ja Myung Go on Mondays and Tuesdays, and on the 15th held its customary pre-show ceremony to wish for good luck and a successful broadcast. With the buzz this drama has (mostly over its lead cast of Kim Bum,... More »

Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Hon (Soul) releases first stills
by | July 15, 2009 | 15 Comments
Get ready for more summer horror with MBC’s special summer miniseries Hon, or Soul [혼]. Here we get our first look at stills featuring the drama’s stars Lee Seo-jin (Yi San), new actress Im Joo-eun (Merry vs. Daegu Battle), and singer-actor Park Gun-il of group Super Nova and film Quiz... More »

Drama Casting & News
Behind-the-scene candid shots from Style
by | July 14, 2009 | 20 Comments
Two weeks to go till Style premieres, which means we’re getting lots of news (or rather, “news”) about the drama these days. Maybe the reason I remain lukewarm on the fashion drama is because we’re only getting a glut of pictures, rather than interesting plot tidbits or actual descriptions. Kim... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Seo Hyo-rim makes her film debut
by | July 14, 2009 | 4 Comments
Bubbly actress and recent CF favorite Seo Hyo-rim (Job Well Done) is taking on her screen debut in Desire to Kill [죽이고 싶은], a psychological thriller. She’s been steadily rising in profile since her debut, taking parts in dramas When Spring Comes, Insoon Is Pretty, and The World They Live... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Woo-sung in Rainy Season
by | July 14, 2009 | 26 Comments
Jung Woo-sung, like his The Good, The Bad, The Weird co-star Lee Byung-heon, also has a new movie in the works, a romance called Rainy Season [호우시절]. Rainy Season is directed by Heo Jin-ho of Happiness (who also directs one of the segments of Ogamdo). The film shot entirely in... More »