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Drama Casting & News
Jang Nara up to become a Housewife Detective
by | January 9, 2017 | 31 Comments
Ah, interesting casting change: Jang Nara (One More Happy Ending) is now up for the upcoming slice-of-life comedic drama Housewife Detective, which was just the other day announced as Park Jin-hee’s (Memory) potential next project. Reports have since clarified that Park’s connection to the drama was overstated, and that she was merely one possibility out... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee, Jo Hyun-jae courted for new drama Housewife Detective
by | January 6, 2017 | 20 Comments
A new drama called Housewife Detective is in the works, and these four actors have reportedly received offers to star and are positively considering: Park Jin-hee (Oh My Geum-bi), 2PM’s Chansung (Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki), Jo Hyun-jae (Yong-pal), and Hong Su-ah (Malice). Written by Park Eun-young (Hwarang) and Park Hee-kwon (Flu), with PD Han... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Geum-bi: Episode 1
by | November 20, 2016 | 80 Comments
I was expecting this show to be emotionally wrenching for very different reasons. I was definitely not expecting my heart to start hurting because a nine-year-old feels the need to guard her emotions in the presence of an immature father while quietly nursing hope for a new life with him. The story moves quickly with... More »


Drama Casting & News
The con man meets his match in Oh My Geum-bi
by | November 8, 2016 | 40 Comments
This isn’t a show with huge stars, but I can already tell that the story will squeeze my heart and steal my tears. KBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Oh My Geum-bi is the heartwarming story of an aimless con man who’s set straight when he meets the daughter he never knew he had. It looks like... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 22, 2016
by | October 22, 2016 | 79 Comments
Event organizers had estimated 200 fans would show, but they were sorely off the mark. Over 5,000 people were in attendance for a Moonlight Drawn By Clouds fan signing event held on the afternoon of October 19. Stars Park Bo-gum, Kim Yoo-jung, Jinyoung and Kwak Dong-yeon were in attendance and dressed in character, and thankfully,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee and Oh Ji-ho added to KBS tearjerker Oh My Geum-bi
by | October 12, 2016 | 22 Comments
Park Jin-hee (Memory) and Oh Ji-ho (My Little Baby) have signed on to KBS’s new drama Oh My Geum-bi (formally called My Fair Lady), the tragic story of a father and his eight-year-old daughter Geum-bi who suffers from a rare disease known as Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC). The rapid mental and physical deterioration that... More »


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
Smiling through tears in Lee Sung-min’s human drama Memory
by | March 2, 2016 | 47 Comments
If Lee Sung-min (Misaeng) is already making me teary-eyed in 30-second trailers, I really don’t know how I’m going to get through all the hours of this drama. Armed with tissues, I’m sure. He just makes that perfect smile-through-your-tears face and I get all choked up. Here’s a peek at tvN’s new Friday-Saturday series Memory,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon So-hee, Park Jin-hee for legal drama Memory
by | December 9, 2015 | 15 Comments
We have two possible additions to tvN’s Memory, which I will forever confuse with SBS’s brand-new Remember, although maybe you guys will have a better time keeping track of all the dramaland memories rampaging around these days. Not that you can blame anyone for being confused, as both dramas feature main characters who are lawyers... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Whispering Corridors (1998)
by | May 20, 2014 | 14 Comments
“School is hell.” That was the premise of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, and it’s one that resonates throughout contemporary fiction, including in Korea. And given the pressures and violence that Korean students may face in school, it’s no surprise that Korean cinema set in high school is littered with stories of bullies, stress, and sometimes horrifying... More »