‘Lee Shi-un’


Drama Casting & News
History gets an SNS makeover in webtoon-adapted cable drama
by | May 29, 2015 | 29 Comments
There’s another (of course!) new webtoon-based drama adaptation on the books, but this one has me particularly interested because it’s based on such a novel idea: Depicting snippets from the royal historical records of the Joseon Dynasty… in modernized text-message format. It’s hilarious! The records, known as the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty, are called... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 17, 2015
by | January 17, 2015 | 38 Comments
Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) were recently on an entertainment program promoting their upcoming movie, Today’s Love. The reporter noted that Moon was quite a natural at swearing in the film, to which she responded candidly, “There aren’t people who don’t curse at all; people just swear to varying extents:... More »


Drama Recaps
Modern Farmer: Episode 20 (Final)
by | December 28, 2014 | 58 Comments
It’s a cute, sweet finale to a cute, sweet show, which is exactly what I expected from a drama that’s been heavily character-driven from the start. Though not all of our questions are answered, we learn enough to know that the boys and their newfound friends and family will be just fine as time goes... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 19
by | December 21, 2014 | 31 Comments
It’s time for our boys to face some hard truths, about both the past and the present, and the truth is every bit as bad as I feared (actually, it’s worse). But when you’re down, there’s only one way to go and that’s up, and sometimes the best things in life happen when you don’t... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 18
by | December 16, 2014 | 55 Comments
There’s hope yet for the boys as they determine to make an album no matter what it takes, but the mechanism for getting their dream may carry a price bigger than they’re willing to pay. What are they willing to do for their dream, and what will they be willing to give up? Especially when... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 17
by | December 14, 2014 | 41 Comments
The cabbage is ready and it’s finally harvest time! But all is not well, and Min-ki’s grand plan to solve all of his money problems may be in serious jeopardy. But that’s not even the worst of what’s about to befall the boys and their friends — they’re all in danger of losing everything they’ve... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 16
by | December 9, 2014 | 58 Comments
Winter is the time to bundle up for warmth, and it seems the entire town of Hadurok-ri has donned their grumpypants. The tension is reaching it’s breaking point, and it’s time for people to get honest with each other and stop hiding their feelings and secrets. One small person makes a decision to take action... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 15
by | December 7, 2014 | 50 Comments
Winter hits Hadurok-ri, and everyone’s in a terrible mood as emotions run high and tempers flare. A stranger to town shakes up Yoon-hee’s family, bringing some answers to Yoon-hee’s past and Min-ho’s parentage. What do you do when a decision made to protect a loved one comes back to possibly harm another? Yoon-hee is torn... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 14
by | December 2, 2014 | 50 Comments
The villagers prepare for the national singing contest, with more than one surprise poised to turn the results (and some feelings) on their ear. A visitor to Hadurok-ri creates a stir, but a birthday reconciliation has them leaving town happier than when they came. Some more strides are made in the main lovelines, though another... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 13
by | November 30, 2014 | 63 Comments
This whole episode centers around the romances (or lack thereof) happening in Hadurok-ri, and it feels like everyone keeps taking one step forward and eighteen steps back. One couple may end before it even begins, while others look like love is in their path whether they like it or not. A new village challenge to... More »


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Modern Farmer: Episode 12
by | November 25, 2014 | 74 Comments
Yoo-na’s arrival in Hadurok-ri shakes things up as expected, with some interesting and unexpected results. And she’s not the only newcomer to the village, as it seems everyone has decided to try a little country air. Things are changing in the sleepy little village — some for the better, some for the worse, and some... More »