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Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 6
by | February 8, 2016 | 46 Comments
Get a box of tissues at the ready before you watch this episode, because trust me—you’re going to need it. Being a cop is plenty hard enough as it is, and our two detectives will realize that tugging at the wrong thread of time can lead to dangerous implications. If there is any ray of... More »


Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 5
by | February 7, 2016 | 70 Comments
If you thought things got real personal last week, things are about to cut even deeper into the heart. If there’s one thing anyone should know about time is that one little change can carry severe consequences. And it isn’t only time—knowledge can be a dangerous concept to mess around with, too. So while determination... More »


Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 4
by | February 3, 2016 | 70 Comments
The past begins to interweave with the present to the point where it’s hard to tell which came first—and if that sounds crazy, it’s because it is. Crazy good, that is. Aside from the truly stellar acting, Signal benefits most from its deft directing hand, which helps to heighten the tension at just the right... More »


Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 3
by | February 1, 2016 | 71 Comments
I’m sure that when the cold case squad was tasked to take on the South Gyeonggi serial murders, none of them anticipated the possibility that any more lives could be at stake. But that’s the name of the game when you’ve got two detectives running on parallel timelines, both trying to prevent the deaths of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Entourage remake courts Im Shi-wan, Seo Kang-joon to headline
by | February 1, 2016 | 49 Comments
Well, they said that 2016 was the target broadcast for the tvN drama remake of HBO’s Entourage, and they must be serious this time because casting offers are out. The remake project has technically been in the works since 2013, but this is the first time we’re seeing any names announced for the showbiz drama... More »


Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 2
by | January 25, 2016 | 111 Comments
I love it, I love it, I love it. Signal continues to impress as our core team is assembled to tackle the toughest of unsolved crimes. It’s a thankless job, but somebody’s got to do it. Even when the rest of the police force doesn’t believe that they’ll be able to uncover a thing, these... More »


Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 1
by | January 23, 2016 | 100 Comments
Heart-pounding and intense, tvN’s newest crime thriller Signal pulls out all the stops in its premiere, and boy am I diggin’ it. An unexpected connection is made when a two-way radio links the past to the present, adding to the already eerie mystery that surrounds a cold case. When a dogged profiler pairs up with... More »


Drama Casting & News
Desperate voice from the past sends clues to the present in Signal
by | January 8, 2016 | 30 Comments
I have to say, I’m drawn to the retro-nostalgia feel we’re getting in tvN’s cold-case investigation drama Signal—or at least in half of it, since it’s partially tied to the past though mostly set in the present. The show is centered around the conceit that two cops in the present day (Lee Je-hoon, Kim Hye-soo)... More »


Drama Casting & News
Signal’s past and present cops converge via radio
by | December 8, 2015 | 37 Comments
Here’s our first look at tvN’s Signal, the paranormal police drama from the PD of Misaeng and the writer of Ghost and Sign. It’s about cops both past and present who can communicate with one another via two-way radio, and how they use this unique situation to crack long-unsolved cases. The teaser introduces us to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2015 Blue Dragon Awards
by | November 26, 2015 | 96 Comments
The Blue Dragon Film Awards are one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year in Korean film, but this time the red carpet seemed more star-studded than usual, perhaps because it’s such a direct contrast to the Daejong Film Awards, which were held last week amidst great controversy. Already the day before the Blue... More »


How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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