Chungmuro/Film News
Park Jin-hee tells sweet lies
by | October 31, 2008 | 4 Comments
What a bad Photoshop job, isn’t it? Well, not so much bad as it is lazy, but lazy Photoshopping still qualifies it as bad. Anyway. Park Jin-hee (War of Money) is coming out with a new movie, the romantic comedy Sweet Lies. Considering that the story involves her character faking... More »

Open Thread
Open Thread #54
by | October 31, 2008 | 47 Comments
First, and most importantly… Courtesy of Yes We Can (Hold Babies) Voting is (finally) upon us! I cannot wait for Tuesday. I predict I will be hungover Wednesday. (I just hope it’s the happy kind, not the wailing and gnashing of teeth kind.)   Second, speaking of self-damage inflicted upon... More »

A note about downloadables (yum!)
by | October 31, 2008 | 36 Comments
  Allllllrighty. I’ve received some emails and concerns about zShare basically turning into a big ol’ bitch and not letting anyone download. What a punk. It makes me glad I decided to switch to mediafire not long ago. However, since a whole mess of stuff I’ve uploaded is hosted by... More »

Celebrity News
Rapper “G” returns
by | October 30, 2008 | 10 Comments
Not too long ago, actor So Ji-sub was featured in the music video of a new rapper called “G” — after which it was then revealed that G was actually So himself. Now the actor is planning to release four songs that he’d recorded as part of the “G Project”... More »

Drama Recaps
Beethoven Virus: Episode 13
by | October 30, 2008 | 28 Comments
Today in class we were asked to vote for Obama… I wonder if the student speaker realizes we’re in Canada? Screencap credit to Luv and sayroo. Isn’t she cute? SONG OF THE DAY 牛奶@咖啡 / Milk@Coffee – “蝶恋花” (The Flower that Loves a Butterfly), by a Chinese indie group. Someone... More »

Celebrity News
O’live’s inaugural Style Icon Awards
by | October 30, 2008 | 25 Comments
Cable channel O’live TV hosted its first Style Icon Awards on the night of October 30, and a parade of stars turned out on the “orange carpet” for the event. Held at Club Answer in the upscale Seoul neighborhood of Cheongdamdong, the event awarded select members from not only entertainment... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sohn Ye-jin goes into the White Night
by | October 30, 2008 | 14 Comments
Ooh, this one sounds really good. Sohn Ye-jin has been busily promoting her new movie these days, My Wife Got Married, which stars her as a wife with a free-love-loving attitude and multiple relationships. But now she takes on another role for a new movie, “an even stronger character than... More »

Celebrity News
Thank You’s little girl now a little lady
by | October 30, 2008 | 23 Comments
About a week ago, I mentioned the new drama project for child actor Seo Shin-ae. (Most of us may remember her from starring in the heartwarming 2007 drama Thank You alongside Jang Hyuk and Gong Hyo-jin.) To accompany the news, her management has recently released new photos of Seo, and... More »

Drama Recaps
Painter of the Wind: Episode 6
by | October 29, 2008 | 23 Comments
First of all, I’d like to apologize for the lateness of these recaps. Things are rather busy with school at the moment, and unfortunately, my education comes first. (Trust me, though, I would much rather be writing these recaps than writing a paper on Thomas King. My heart is with... More »

Drama Recaps
Beethoven Virus: Episode 12
by | October 29, 2008 | 14 Comments
First time we hit 0 Celsius this winter, and it has to be with strong wind and snow. Shame that trick-or-treating tends to involve kids in full-blown snow suit intervention. Speaking of which, what are you planning to do for Halloween? I will start referring to the first orchestra (Hee... More »

Drama Casting & News
KBS N’s first drama Lottery Trio
by | October 29, 2008 | 14 Comments
Shin Dong-wook (Soulmate, War of Money), Yoon Ji-min (HIT), and Yoo Yeon-ji (Hwang Jini) are taking on the first drama produced for cable satellite channel KBS N, Lottery Trio. KBS N has produced several of its own films, such as 2006’s Ad-lib Night, the Lee Yoon-ki film in which Han... More »