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Drama Recaps
The Man Living in Our House: Episode 13
by | December 6, 2016 | 30 Comments
It’s time for some hard truths to be spoken, both good and bad, even though those truths could change everything. Some loyalties will change and some will grow stronger, while those in power scramble to hold onto what they have. But money and power can’t stop love, which somehow manages to grow and flourish even... More »


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This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair: Episode 11
by | December 5, 2016 | 61 Comments
Now that we’ve entered the homestretch of our show, I wish I could say that we’re in for a smooth ride with a happily-ever-after waiting in the distance. But sometimes, a happy ending isn’t what every relationship needs. As always, This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair continues to give an unflinchingly honest look... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
2016 Beanie Awards: Vote for your favorite dramas of the year
by | December 5, 2016 | 491 Comments
It’s that time of year again, to kick off the annual Dramabeans Year-End Extravaganza, filled with reviews, Editors’ Picks, the Bean Count, and more! First up are the Beanie Awards, where you get a chance to weigh in on your favorite (and not so favorite) offerings of Dramaland 2016. You can vote once a day... More »


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Entourage: Episode 10
by | December 4, 2016 | 26 Comments
Getting away from it all may sound great, but the escape doesn’t help the ones taking care of business back home. When one decision creates a ripple effect that affects many, it’ll be up to our hardworking agent to do his best to contain the danger. But every choice comes with a consequence, and choosing... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 2
by | December 3, 2016 | 617 Comments
Our goblin isn’t used to anyone getting an inside peek at his life, but suddenly there are humans and reapers invading his space left and right, forcing him to let people in whether he likes it or not. Those connections turn out to be pretty crucial, both in making me care about the story, and... More »


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Entourage: Episode 9
by | December 3, 2016 | 24 Comments
One boy’s broken heart is more than enough to complicate the lives of everyone around him, and it’s no fun for anyone. It’s especially difficult when it looks like everyone else cares more about his future and well-being than he does, when he’d really prefer to be left alone, thank you very much. Let’s hope... More »


Drama Recaps
Night Light: Episode 1
by | December 3, 2016 | 27 Comments
MBC’s Night Light promises a tale of greed and ruthlessness in the city that never sleeps. No, not New York, but Seoul, where the past collides with the future, and fortune favors those who are fearless and desperate enough to do whatever it takes to snatch it from someone else. There’s no shame in being... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 1
by | December 2, 2016 | 278 Comments
It was a successful premiere for tvN’s ambitious buzz project The Lonely Shining Goblin, on several fronts: Ratings-wise, it logged a 6.9% average (9.3% real-time high), which for a cable premiere is pretty impressive. I’m less concerned with the numbers than the content, though, since I was more worried about whether the reality of the... More »


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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 8
by | December 2, 2016 | 41 Comments
Doing the right thing can be painful, as our romantic doctors come to learn while navigating their way through heartbreaking ethical dilemmas this episode. With the show seemingly building up to a face-off between Teacher Kim and Dr. Do, our doctors also come to learn that it’s not just about their practice anymore—it’s about politics... More »


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Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju: Episode 6
by | December 2, 2016 | 130 Comments
Bok-ju faces a conflict of interest between her personal and her professional dreams, and the consequences are as concerning as they are hilarious. She’s trying to juggle everything at once, and the longer she tries to keep all the little balls in the air, the harder it gets to keep her secrets from everyone. She’s... More »