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Drama Recaps
Memory: Episode 1
by | March 25, 2016 | 18 Comments
Rounding out our coverage of tvN premieres is Memory, a human drama about exactly what its title suggests. It’s off to a solid start to be sure, even if it’s asking us to suffer through a hero that only the hero himself seems able to stand, and shows promise in its ability to take him... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Ki-woo, 2PM’s Junho offered roles in tvN’s Memory
by | November 19, 2015 | 18 Comments
Casting is in full swing for tvN’s upcoming drama Memory, with new casting possibilities cropping up one after the other. Lee Sung-min (Misaeng) was secured early on to headline as the lead character, and on the heels of Kim Ji-soo and Song Sun-mi joining just the other day, we now have two more potential additions.... More »

Drama Recaps
Miss Korea: Episodes 1-2
by | December 23, 2013 | 128 Comments
Miss Korea was the other new drama that premiered last week, and while I wouldn’t call it a straight romantic comedy (it’s a bit moody for that, though not in a bad way), it has some solid things going for it, like two charismatic leads and a backstory to keep their present-day connection crackling with... More »

Drama Casting & News
Miss Korea’s preview introduces its cast
by | December 7, 2013 | 43 Comments
This preview for MBC’s Miss Korea has zero dialogue, but still manages to deliver a pretty efficient intro to the show, which looks (I hope) easygoing and cute. At least, that’s what I expect of the writer-director duo who are reteaming for a third time after Pasta and Golden Time, Kwon Seok-jang and Seo Sook-hyang.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Ki-woo becomes Miss Korea’s resident bad guy
by | November 8, 2013 | 26 Comments
Here’s another reason to tune in to MBC’s upcoming drama Miss Korea (perhaps): The drama has just added Lee Ki-woo to the mix. Depending on which of his dramas you’ve watched, this may be either good OR bad news. (I’m pleased, given how much I loved him as the lazy panda Pillar in Flower Boy... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Ki-woo plays dad in movie Bean Sprout
by | May 23, 2013 | 22 Comments
With his drama now over (OCN’s The Virus), Lee Ki-woo is heading to the big screen for a new movie titled Bean Sprout, which is described as centering around a “warm fatherly love” story. Okay, you got me; these daddy-daughter bonding stories always tug those heartstrings just so. In the movie, Lee Ki-woo plays a... More »

Celebrity News
Onscreen Flower Boy romance turns real
by | April 7, 2013 | 119 Comments
javabeans: What’s the one thing better than a drama lead couple making it official and dating in real life? girlfriday: When the second lead actually gets the girl? javabeans: Totally. Now you can shake any lingering doubts or pangs of sympathy, knowing that Mr. Forlorn Pillar doesn’t walk away from Flower Boy Ramyun Shop a... More »

Drama Recaps
The Virus: Episode 2
by | March 11, 2013 | 15 Comments
It’s a cat and mouse game: now that the team knows who to look for, they just have to find him. The chase also grows personal as the count of infected victims grows ever higher, and Myung-hyun develops a personal vendetta against ‘patient zero.’... More »

Drama Recaps
The Virus: Episode 1
by | March 4, 2013 | 32 Comments
OCN delivers in this thrilling new series that is sure to turn you into hypochondriac – it’s sort of made me one already. It’s not as dark and apocalyptic as I thought it would be, but it’s still frightening to watch a mysterious disease kill and spread rapidly from person to person. The Virus takes cues... More »

Drama Casting & News
Trailer and stills for contagion thriller The Virus
by | February 27, 2013 | 36 Comments
OCN’s new viral epidemic series The Virus starts this Friday (I know! Where does the time go??) and it looks like a fun ride… well, if you enjoy being creeped out by apocalyptic mutant viruses out to destroy the human race. What’s not to like? Eom Ki-joon headlines as Hazmat Hero, the CDC viral specialist... 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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