Posts Tagged ‘Go Kyung-pyo’

Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 6
by | October 28, 2014 | 130 Comments
It’s a great episode with big moments of heart from everyone — our once cold hero, our maturing heroine, and even the crazy maestro with a hidden agenda. The introduction of a new character also shakes up the story in a really fun way, by giving our hero a run for his money when it... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 5
by | October 27, 2014 | 90 Comments
It’s a day of emotional conflict for our heroine, which I think comes not a moment too soon. While I’ve been able to enjoy the role of Nae-il without feeling upset about the aspects of her character that disappoint me, I can see the reasons others feel dissatisfied, so it’s a welcome move for the... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 4
by | October 21, 2014 | 186 Comments
Our hero learns the hard way that assembling an orchestra and being given a chance to conduct is just the beginning of his journey, and that there’s an entire component to leading an orchestra that never occurred to him before—the people playing the instruments, and all of their very human foibles and individual problems. For... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 3
by | October 20, 2014 | 169 Comments
The orchestra is assembled, the conductor is chosen (…sort of), and the main plotline gets going in earnest, although it’s no easy victory for our hero. His curious relationship with the conductor continues to develop in interesting ways, and we meet more of our supporting cast as we are issued our first big challenge. There’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 2
by | October 14, 2014 | 154 Comments
Well I guess you can’t really blame a girl for falling in love this quickly when our hero is so swoony. He spends a good deal of time trying to convince her that what she’s feeling isn’t love, while she runs around trying to touch him as much as possible. Do I find her weird?... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 1
by | October 13, 2014 | 163 Comments
Is it too early to say that I’m in love with a show? I’m both excited and relieved, because while I was hoping for the best, I was certainly aware that Cantabile Tomorrow comes with a lot of baggage, and that even in a good-case scenario, it was fighting an uphill battle. The original material... More »


Drama Casting & News
Campus meetings and musical instruments in Cantabile Tomorrow
by | September 21, 2014 | 105 Comments
So far I’ve been satisfied with the casting behind Cantabile Tomorrow, KBS’s remake of Japanese drama/anime/manga Nodame Cantabile, and now that we’re starting to see stills of the cast members in character, I continue to be cautiously optimistic. These first four images feature four of the more visible supporting characters, and at least visually, I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Go Kyung-pyo joins Nodame Cantabile remake as rocker violinist
by | August 1, 2014 | 50 Comments
Aside from that blip that we shall not speak of, I’m feeling pretty good about the casting for the Nodame Cantabile remake, which is tapping rising actor Go Kyung-pyo to play the Mine character. (They are reportedly in final negotiations.) Ha, this should be great. The drama had taken on the working title Cantabile Romance... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Cha Seung-won’s tortured inner life in High Heel
by | May 31, 2014 | 63 Comments
When I first heard about the movie High Heel (also called Man on High Heels), in which Cha Seung-won teams with director Jang Jin of all those heartwarming funny feel-good movies (and Saturday Night Live Korea), playing a cop who likes to dress up in women’s clothing, I was expecting funny. Upbeat. Poignant and humorous.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Teaser and stills for Scary Story 2
by | April 28, 2013 | 26 Comments
Here’s a peek at the summer horror flick Scary Story 2, or what I like to call Shut Up And Kick the Flower Boy Next Door at Christmas. It’s a six-way dramaland reunionpalooza for White Christmas boys Sung Joon and Lee Soo-hyuk, Flower Boy Next Door’s adorable webtoon artist/editor couple Go Kyung-pyo and Kim Seul-gi,... More »