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Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 1
by | December 2, 2016 | 189 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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Love in the time of immortality in the Goblin
by | November 25, 2016 | 130 Comments
We’ve got a lengthy teaser out for tvN’s upcoming fantasy romance The Lonely Shining Goblin, and it is epic, to say the least. I thought I was watching the trailer to a mega-budget movie. Gong Yoo (Big) plays the titular goblin who’s lived for thousands of years. He survived bloody sword battles that took place... More »


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Food fights and cuddling in posters for The Lonely Shining Goblin
by | November 21, 2016 | 99 Comments
These new official posters for The Lonely Shining Goblin are eye-catching and elegant; they almost look more like they belong to a fashion spread in a glossy magazine than drama promo material. And it doesn’t hurt that we’ve got quite the polished, sophisticated-looking cast (having what looks like the world’s most elegant food fight). The... More »


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The otherworldly couples of The Lonely Shining Goblin
by | November 16, 2016 | 84 Comments
We’ve got more stills from tvN’s upcoming fantasy romance The Lonely Shining Goblin, this time featuring our two main couples plus Yook Sung-jae (Village: Secret of Achiara) all by his lonesome, but holding his own. The couple at the center of the story: Gong Yoo (Big), who plays the titular goblin who can only end... More »


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The odd roommates and seductive chicken shop owner of The Goblin
by | November 10, 2016 | 53 Comments
The recent batch of stills for tvN’s upcoming drama The Lonely, Shining Goblin features Sunny, the glamorous chicken shop owner played by Yoo Inna (One More Happy Ending), and the first meeting between our titular goblin, Kim Shin, played by Gong Yoo (Big), and his amnesiac grim reaper roommate, Wang Yeo, played by Lee Dong-wook... More »


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Meet the gloomy and handsome grim reaper of the Goblin
by | October 28, 2016 | 70 Comments
Now this is one grim reaper no one would ever be too sad to meet. In fact, with a psychopomp looking this good, souls might actually jump at the chance to be escorted into the afterlife by him. Lee Dong-wook (Bubblegum) is looking quite chic and handsome in the latest stills and teasers from tvN’s... More »


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Only the Goblin sees what lurks behind the door
by | October 20, 2016 | 53 Comments
We’ve got three stills taken from three different angles of one scene, but there’s really not much I can decipher other than the obvious: in broad daylight, something behind an old, abandoned, ivy-covered gate catches the attention of our titular goblin played by Gong Yoo (Train to Busan, Big), giving him pause. tvN’s new fantasy... More »


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Fantasy romance Goblin secures main cast and PD
by | August 29, 2016 | 126 Comments
So it’ll be a reunion between writer and PD after all: PD Lee Eung-bok of KBS’s monster hit Descended From the Sun has been confirmed for Goblin, writer Kim Eun-sook’s next drama over at tvN. PD Lee very recently quit his post at KBS, and as suspected, the timing coincided perfectly for him to reunite... More »


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Lee Dong-wook considers reaper role in fantasy drama Goblin
by | May 26, 2016 | 69 Comments
Oh, interesting. Lee Dong-wook (Bubblegum) is up for the role of a reaper who takes up residence with goblin Gong Yoo (Big) in tvN’s new fantasy romance drama Goblin, which sets us up for bromancey cohabitation. Part of me is disappointed — I was holding out hope that the heroine would be the reaper in... More »


Drama Recaps
Bubblegum: Episode 16 (Final)
by | December 19, 2015 | 48 Comments
It’s time to say goodbye to our adorable little family, and this final episode wraps things up for everyone nicely. A bit too nicely, but at least we get closure on all of our couples. With the promise of a bright future filled with happiness and family, Bubblegum ends as it began — sweet, warm,... More »