Drama Recaps
Falling for Innocence: Episode 2
by | April 6, 2015 | 62 Comments
Our hapless heroine is blamed when a revenge plan goes awry, but lest we start worrying, there’s plenty of misplaced blame for everyone in an episode that does remarkably well in setting up its central premise so we can dive right into the heart of the story next week. It’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 7
by | April 6, 2015 | 20 Comments
Two different types of pride clash in this episode—Yeol stubbornly refuses to bend, while Mi-rae believes that one ought to endure any kind of humiliation for the sake of family. Meanwhile, a conspiracy is formed by those who mean only harm to Yeol’s marriage. But with Yeol and Mi-rae unable... More »

Drama Casting & News
A kiss to kick off My Unfortunate Boyfriend
by | April 6, 2015 | 33 Comments
Cable drama My Unfortunate Boyfriend is set to premiere this week, and from initial stills and descriptions, it looks like it could turn out to be a cute romance with a funny touch. Plus, Noh Min-woo is changing up his image and playing an ordinary guy for once, and I... More »

Drama Casting & News
Script reads for new KBS spring dramas Producer and School 2015
by | April 6, 2015 | 58 Comments
I’m really looking forward to KBS’s spring lineup, which will bring us the teen coming-of-age drama Who Are You–School 2015 on Mondays and Tuesdays, and the industry insider drama Producer on Fridays and Saturdays. Both shows held their script reads to launch production, with about a month left before premieres... More »

Drama Recaps
Falling for Innocence: Episode 1
by | April 5, 2015 | 52 Comments
Meet the man who lacks a moral compass and whose dictionary doesn’t contain words like empathy or kindness. It’s a hard-as-nails businessman whose life we’ll follow for sixteen episodes in JTBC’s newest melodrama Falling for Innocence as he attempts to regain everything he lost as a child. His ambition knows... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Green light [Girl Who Sees Smells]
by | April 5, 2015 | 22 Comments
I always love it when a new drama comes out. I’m inevitably filled with hope and optimism, which is especially welcome when I feel like Dramaland is in a bit of a slump. The premise of Girl Who Sees Smells is pretty peculiar, but I enjoyed the opening episodes far... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 5, 2015
by | April 5, 2015 | 53 Comments
This movie is shaping up to be a must-watch: Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) is finalizing negotiations to co-star with Im Shi-wan in Thoughts of Oppa, in which she would play a piano teacher to his soldier-turned-choir-lead. Go has worked with the director before in Elegant Lie, and... More »

Drama Recaps
Girl Who Sees Smells: Episode 1
by | April 4, 2015 | 166 Comments
Well, this is gonna be just plain FUN. For a show that’s about two people whose lives were irrevocably changed by a serial murderer, Girl Who Sees Smells offers enough smart and (hilariously timed) unexpected humor to give it a nice balance. So far it manages to change tone from... More »

Drama Casting & News
Casting complete for undercover cop drama Hidden Identity
by | April 4, 2015 | 31 Comments
Casting is finalized on tvN’s upcoming undercover-cop drama, whose title is now Hidden: Hidden Identity (I swear it sounds less redundant in Korean — still a bit redundant, just not that bad), which comes from the director of OCN’s gritty Bad Guys. Park Sung-woong (Fatal Encounter, She Is Wow) and... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 240
by | April 4, 2015 | 47 Comments
Yes, yes, and yes. While today might be a day dedicated to securing a win for Suk-jin, I’d be lying if I said my eyes weren’t drawn in by all the pretty on my screen. It turns out that making sure Suk-jin wins is much harder than trying to beat... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Greece: Episode 1
by | April 3, 2015 | 69 Comments
javabeans: The halbaes are back! It feels like we’ve been off the Na PD train for a while, but really, it was just the one show (Three Meals a Day). girlfriday: And even that show, we watched most of. It was just less interesting to recap on an episode-by-episode basis.... More »