Drama Recaps
Age of Feeling: Finale Open Thread
by | April 3, 2014 | 133 Comments
Um, we have some good news and some bad news. I’ll start with the bad news because we actually only have bad news. HeadsNo2 was unfortunately in an accident yesterday, and first of all she’s okay, but second of all she’s still banged up and in lots of pain so... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #21
by | April 3, 2014 | 69 Comments
We’re back with another podcast! With so many dramas to talk about, this one’s on the lengthy side, so I’ve tried to delineate the subject breaks clearly so you can skip the stuff about dramas you haven’t seen.   Podcast #21 Running time: 1:29:53 In which we: Start off by... More »


Meta
One last reminder: Dramabeans in Boston tomorrow
by | April 3, 2014 | 14 Comments
One last reminder before we’re off to Boston! Our talk at Harvard will be taking place tomorrow night and we’d love to see you there and talk dramas and chat about whatever else comes to mind. Of course if you guys don’t show up Girlfriday and I are totally cool... More »


Drama Casting & News
Greed and crime drive financial thriller Golden Cross
by | April 3, 2014 | 22 Comments
The first poster’s out for KBS’s Golden Cross, and it looks pretty sleek. It also sort of looks like Kim Kang-woo is hugging himself (and Lee Shi-young), but overall the broken visual effect is kinda cool. The copy on the poster reads: “0.001% of greed, 100% of crimes, 1% of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Big Man gets a two-week delay
by | April 3, 2014 | 34 Comments
With all the stations readying its new crop of shows for launch, KBS has decided it would rather push back the premiere of Big Man, the chaebol-stole-my-heart-and-not-in-a-good-way melodrama that was set to take over Full Sun’s soon-to-be-vacated Monday-Tuesday timeslot. So rather than starting at a disadvantage against MBC’s sageuk smash... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk reunite for summer rom-com
by | April 3, 2014 | 125 Comments
It’s hard to believe it’s been twelve years since Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara shared the small screen in 2002′s Successful Story of a Bright Girl, but it seems just long enough for everyone to welcome their onscreen reunion with fond nostalgic feelings and anticipation. They’ll be returning to dramaland... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 9
by | April 2, 2014 | 36 Comments
We’re in the second three-day chunk of Three Days, which escalates the story—and the stakes—nicely, adding a twist and heightening conflict. Despite the dumbness of naming a drama Three Days and then exceeding three days in your timeline, I do think this escalation is working for the story; the initial... More »


Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 10
by | April 2, 2014 | 130 Comments
We’re at the halfway mark for time travel, and the search is narrowing down. Amidst the misunderstandings and confusions, the evidence is pointing to one direction, and hopefully it’s the right one. Our characters are taking major steps forward in the case, and their web of connections is almost complete.... More »


Drama Casting & News
First script read for medical melo Doctor Stranger
by | April 2, 2014 | 52 Comments
Oooh, I’m starting to get excited about Doctor Stranger, mostly because there is a special place in my heart for Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice). He and the cast got together for their first script read a few weeks back, and gosh, don’t he and Park Hae-jin (You From... More »


Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee to claim two brothers’ love in Triangle
by | April 2, 2014 | 47 Comments
A love triangle for Triangle–it only seems fitting, doesn’t it? MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama has confirmed that Baek Jin-hee will be joining the cast as one of the leads, which means she’ll just take up residence in the timeslot that belongs to her most recent drama, Empress Ki. In Triangle... More »


Drama Recaps
Full Sun: Episode 14
by | April 2, 2014 | 41 Comments
Just when you thought that things might get easier for our couple because the truth is quickly unraveling at Daddy Han’s feet, then let me tell you that they don’t. Instead, our hero makes a questionable choice that leads to a growing list of concerns, but then you’d be surprised... More »