Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | February 25, 2017 | 122 Comments
I’m ever so slowly emerging out of my drama slump, after feeling sluggish and listless in recent weeks. But I’ve been encouraged by the crop of new shows and have started getting back into the habit of watching shows regularly for enjoyment (for a while, it felt like I was forcing myself to keep up).... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 10
by | February 23, 2017 | 32 Comments
If you thought you were at the edge of your seat before, this episode will have you literally hanging on for dear life as all the players on the board begin to move into position for the next battle in this ongoing war. Loyalties that have been shifting for a while solidify into action for... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 9
by | February 22, 2017 | 18 Comments
There are some difficult goodbyes to endure, but one of Jung-woo’s greatest worries has to do with his disappearing memories. Jung-woo focuses on finding his daughter, but his new cellmate threatens his resolve, complicating his already difficult situation, while Min-ho is about to discover just how resolute Jung-woo remains even after everything that he’s been... More »

Drama Casting & News
SBS’s Defendant gets 2-episode extension
by | February 21, 2017 | 41 Comments
Does this mean that Ji Sung has to spend two more episodes on death row? Because that doesn’t sound like a good time for his character. SBS’s current Monday-Tuesday drama Defendant has confirmed a 2-episode extension, which isn’t a huge surprise given that the legal thriller is a certified hit for the network. It broke... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | February 18, 2017 | 138 Comments
I’m still in catch-up mode, but I diligently made my way through my stack of episodes ’cause (1) I can never stay away from dramas for too long, and (2) they pile up so quickly that the thought of what I’d have to confront if I kept ignoring the pile was too daunting. I mean,... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 8
by | February 16, 2017 | 25 Comments
Jung-woo continues to remember bits and pieces of his past, and as he begins to reconstruct the events of the night he lost everything, he realizes that he has very few options now. Time is running out before his fate is decided for him, and even the new information available to him won’t do him... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 7
by | February 15, 2017 | 12 Comments
In the aftermath of Jung-woo’s appeal, everyone prepares for their next step. Jung-woo is thrown a lifeline, leading to a breakthrough, but being trapped in prison means that no one will listen to what he has to say. Somehow, he has to find a way to be heard, now more than ever. Increasingly desperate, how... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 6
by | February 9, 2017 | 45 Comments
Things have never looked so bleak for Jung-woo, as it seems the whole world is convinced of his guilt and is hell-bent on putting him away, even if they have to use less than ethical means to do it. Jung-woo still has some allies, but the few clues that offer hope are disjointed and weak... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 5
by | February 8, 2017 | 21 Comments
Prison life is hard, especially for a former prosecutor experiencing memory loss one week before his appeal. Even so, Jung-woo works hard to remember what he can in spite of his challenges. Eun-hye runs into problems as well, but she’s proving to be tireless in pursuit of the truth, while Min-ho must face just how... More »

Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | February 4, 2017 | 135 Comments
We’ve got more premieres on our plates, with more on the horizon! I’m still feeling a lingering sluggishness regarding my drama-watching habits, but I think there might be a show or two that’ll pull me back in… Are you hooked on the current batch, or still waiting for that show to grab your attention? I... More »