Drama Recaps
Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 2
by | February 12, 2015 | 52 Comments
The second episode of this adorable show is just as sweet and zippy as the first, and there’s also an added undercurrent of serious topics such as friendship and big life decisions that keep this from being total cotton candy fluff. Not that I’d mind some fluff when it’s as... More »

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Punch: Episode 17
by | February 12, 2015 | 28 Comments
This is Ha-kyung’s episode through and through, giving her a chance to really shine when she finds herself left to her own devices—and boy, does she ever. It’s ladies’ night all around in the land of Punch, but along with the paragons of womanly virtue on display come the dregs... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posh posters for SBS’s I Heard it Through the Grapevine
by | February 12, 2015 | 42 Comments
So do you think the Secret Love Affair art director gave this production team a discount for coming back to do the posters for I Heard it Through the Grapevine? Not that I’m complaining — they’re gorgeous posters… as were the ones for Secret Love Affair. It just makes me... More »

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Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 7
by | February 11, 2015 | 81 Comments
It’s always baby steps with this show, but it does get better every time, especially now that all our characters have feelings getting mixed up in everything. Our prickly hero even spends a day being nice, and as you can expect, this confuses everyone immensely. The mystery also takes a... More »

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Persevere, Gu Hae-ra: Episode 5
by | February 11, 2015 | 37 Comments
“Persevere” is such a fitting theme in this episode, as we see our aspiring “artistars” try to take their first step into the music sphere. They don’t get very far before they run into their first obstacle, but even when they fall, they get right back up to try again.... More »

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Punch: Episode 16
by | February 11, 2015 | 17 Comments
There are high points and higher points in Punch’s best episode yet, though that’s almost redundant to say in a show where every week tops the one that came before it in sheer intensity. Along with our anti-hero’s relentless pursuit for justice, Kang-jae and Tae-joon finally get to lay everything... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Rain considers marital melo, Su Ae declines
by | February 11, 2015 | 36 Comments
While You Were Sleeping was to feature the film pairing of Rain (She’s So Lovable) and Su Ae (Thousand Day Promise) playing spouses, but now it looks like we’ll only getting half of that couple (at best): Su Ae has decided against the project, while Rain is still considering. An... More »

Drama Casting & News
Byun Yo-han offered starring role in new tvN rom-com
by | February 11, 2015 | 71 Comments
Talk about your rising stars. We all know that tvN’s mega-hit Misaeng did wonders for its entire cast, but no one’s star traveled as far and as fast as Byun Yo-han’s. The 29-year-old actor went from virtual unknown indie film regular to the quirky and hilarious Han Seok-yul in Misaeng... More »

Drama Recaps
Healer: Episode 20 (Final)
by | February 10, 2015 | 5,183 Comments
It’s oooooooover! Are we all still alive? And satisfied? And coherent? Healer wraps up its run in the spirit of the rest of the series, with one more tightly planned mission characterized by twists that are fun and feel-good… and maybe also a twist or two that’ll take a year... More »

Drama Recaps
Heart to Heart: Episode 9
by | February 10, 2015 | 56 Comments
There it is again, that look of love in a boy’s eyes… let’s just hope he realizes it in time. This is a difficult episode, as we get to the point in our story when the characters have to make some hard decisions and some even harder internal changes. Things... More »

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Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 10
by | February 10, 2015 | 292 Comments
This is Se-gi’s episode. Snappy wardrobe improvement aside, things are getting seriouser and seriouser. We already knew there was pain at the root of Se-gi’s existence, but the catalyst of Ri-jin’s proximity and the recent events around Do-hyun bring the locked-up memories back to the surface. With the thickening plot,... More »