‘Jo Jung-seok’

Drama Recaps
Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 17
by | October 21, 2016 | 178 Comments
A deal is on the table, and these three are ready to jump into it, each with their own agendas. Na-ri tiptoes across the unstable balance beam that is her love life, as the boys continue to try to win over their crush. It’s not even the first time they’ve battled over the same goal,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Jo Jung-seok and D.O. have headbutt contest for sibling comedy Hyung
by | October 19, 2016 | 53 Comments
Jo Jung-seok (Jealousy Incarnate) is set to display his skeevy side in upcoming movie Hyung, where he plays a small-time con artist incarcerated for the tenth offense on his criminal record. He’s the older bro to EXO’s D.O. (Unforgettable, I Remember You), who was once a star national judo athlete. The movie tells the story... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 16
by | October 16, 2016 | 171 Comments
Oh me of little faith! Okay guys, I put myself in the show’s hands, because I found this pair of episodes utterly delightful, both in answering last week, and dancing so well between the lines of ridiculous and heartfelt. Well, maybe a little more to the ridiculous, but they’re so committed to it that it’s... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 15
by | October 14, 2016 | 219 Comments
Brace yourselves for some emotional purging and whiplash. There is so much dysfunction between our two boys (read: children) that Na-ri — the one who provoked this intense rivalry with her romantic indecision in the first place — seems to be the only voice of reason within this love triangle. This is why you don’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
Celebrating 10 years with the tvN10 Awards
by | October 9, 2016 | 300 Comments
Cable network tvN held its first-ever awards ceremony in celebration of its ten-year anniversary as a station, and its biggest dramas and variety shows were awarded prizes left and right. Seriously, there were so many awards. While the Big 3 stations (KBS, MBC, SBS) hold awards every year, cable shows usually don’t get the same... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 14
by | October 9, 2016 | 371 Comments
There’s a sweet, lingering wistfulness about this episode, as Hwa-shin plunges deeper into his feelings. It’s a lovely examination of one-sided love, where we explore the happiness of just being able to be near someone, even when they don’t return your feelings. But the real happiness, I think, is making peace with your own heart,... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 13
by | October 7, 2016 | 104 Comments
The cat’s out of the bag, and Na-ri is doing everything she can to avoid confrontation. But there’s more to confront than her love life, as she’s faced with obstacles of pursuing her dreams of becoming a news anchor. It’s a rough calling to face ultimatums that will determine your future career and relationship, but... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 12
by | October 2, 2016 | 108 Comments
We tap a vein of quiet melancholy this hour as Hwa-shin’s regret sets in, deep and wearying. Although I fully believe he deserves it, I can’t say it doesn’t squeeze the heart a bit, as he practically drowns in the whirlpool of his self-made misery. It’s especially terrible because not only does he lose out... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 11
by | September 30, 2016 | 163 Comments
The rivalry gets real, as emotions are put out in the open and cannot be ignored. Hwa-shin finds himself straddling the contradictory line between loyalty and jealousy, and it’s clearly driving him crazy. He claims to be choosing loyalty, but in rare small moments, it’s clear how much he’s trying to hold back from an... More »

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 10
by | September 25, 2016 | 153 Comments
Now that is what you call upping the game, and the name of the game is, of course, jealousy, and my oh my, what a lot of it there is to be had! But this hour really belongs to Na-ri, as she’s drawn gently out of her shell by her Mr. Dreamboat who, yup, does... More »