Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 15
by | November 10, 2014 | 17 Comments
There are some great moments between our prince and princess in this episode. (They touch! On purpose!) The rest, I could take or leave, since there’s a lot of setup and people shifting their alliances (and re-shifting them) before the other shoe drops, and that usually just makes me want... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 9
by | November 10, 2014 | 70 Comments
There’s so much emotional growth and relationship movement in this episode, and it’s such a gratifying feeling to watch some of these smaller arcs arrive at their destinations. Our guy finds it lonely out there on his own, but also takes responsibility for his part and figures out how to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Honey Lee courted to be Jang Hyuk’s queen in Shine or Go Crazy
by | November 10, 2014 | 50 Comments
I never really thought twice about Honey Lee until her current role in the comically ridiculous rockers-on-the-homestead drama Modern Farmer, but I have so much love for actresses who are willing to put aside their vanity for comedy, which is what she’s doing to great effect. It’s why I’m not... More »


Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 7
by | November 10, 2014 | 86 Comments
We get a look into the darker and more discouraging side of working in an office. There’s a tough lesson to be learned in the workplace: Sometimes, hard work isn’t enough. Limitations are set by the hierarchy of the workplace and how much power you wield. And even if your... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Our love-hate relationship with drama remakes and adaptations
by | November 10, 2014 | 240 Comments
“They’re remaking another drama?” *Boo, hiss, wails.* I’m pretty sure that’s a familiar script for most of us who’ve been following dramaland for a while, and one that’s cropped up with particular frequency in recent months and years. Adaptations and remakes are nothing new—people will retell new versions of old... More »


Drama Recaps
Modern Farmer: Episode 7
by | November 9, 2014 | 67 Comments
We finally learn more about Min-ki’s past, in regards to his mother and also his history with Yoo-na. Some new feelings surprise Yoon-hee, as she tries to come to terms with the idea that Min-ki isn’t the child she remembers. But she’s not the only one having some confusing feelings,... More »


Drama Recaps
Bad Guys: Episode 6
by | November 9, 2014 | 46 Comments
A kidnapping grabs everyone’s attention in this hour, calling each and every member of Team Crazy Dogs to work together to prevent an impending war in the underground if word gets out. Yet at the same time, our crew will need to pay attention to internal issues as well because... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae is a fighter on the run for Big Match
by | November 9, 2014 | 18 Comments
Wait, Lee Jung-jae (The Face Reader) is going to spend a movie looking like this? You’d think they would’ve led with that information (or bait, what have you). His new movie Big Match will be hitting theaters in a few weeks, and we finally get some clues as to what... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Autumn concerto [Cantabile Tomorrow]
by | November 8, 2014 | 30 Comments
I’ve decided to rebel this week and resist the temptation to draw another new drama (even though there were several). The weather in my part of the world has been miserable lately, and Cantabile Tomorrow is the perfect kind of comfort food. Even when our characters are entrenched in the... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 8, 2014
by | November 8, 2014 | 37 Comments
Kim Sung-ryung, Lee Jong-hyuk Kim Sung-ryung (Heirs) and Lee Jong-hyuk (Dating Agency Cyrano) might be pairing up as a married couple in the upcoming weekend drama Equator’s Flower. Sadly, the spouses don’t care too much for each other; their union is all for show. As a result of growing up... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Min-woo scores first big-screen role opposite Moon Chae-won, Yoo Yeon-seok
by | November 8, 2014 | 27 Comments
Aw, adorable dimple-faced Park Min-woo (Modern Farmer, Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit) has steadily built up his resume after debuting as the sunny bully Ba-wool in 2011’s Flower Boy Ramyun Shop, and he’s just secured his first film role. He’ll be making his big-screen debut in That One Day (or The... More »