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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
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 »

Chungmuro/Film News
Park Jin-hee and Lee Joon in noona romance Botox
by | October 30, 2013 | 59 Comments
Huh. Park Jin-hee (Gu-am Heo Jun, Fermentation Family) has been cast in a new move (yay!), and playing her romantic co-star is MBLAQ idol-actor Lee Joon of IRIS 2 (less yay). The movie is titled Botox and it’s an adaptation of a webtoon of the same name, and the film will be the directing debut... More »

Drama Casting & News
Teaser and posters for medical sageuk Heo Jun
by | March 5, 2013 | 26 Comments
Here’s a look at Kim Joo-hyuk and Park Jin-hee in character for what will be the next six months of their lives, starring in the 120-episode sageuk epic Gu-am Heo Jun, set to premiere in just under two weeks. Kim Joo-hyuk headlines as the famous Joseon royal physician in the late 16th century, a beloved... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Jin-hee back on television with Heo Jun
by | January 31, 2013 | 23 Comments
Park Jin-hee is coming back to television – yay! She’s just signed on to join MBC’s special production drama Gu-am Heo Jun, the sageuk about the famous royal physician Heo Jun that stars Kim Joo-hyuk (God of War) in the leading role. Unfortunately, this does mean we’re losing Han Chae-ah from the cast list, since... More »

Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Sweet Lie (Lost and Found)
by | January 28, 2012 | 62 Comments
Next up is a movie from a few years ago that always gives me the warm fuzzies: Sweet Lie, a romantic comedy that released in the winter of 2008, which also goes by the title Lost and Found (Sweet Lie being the literal translation of the Korean title, 달콤한 거짓말). The film wasn’t a box... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fermentation Family’s posters and character stills
by | November 26, 2011 | 44 Comments
The new posters for the jTBC cable drama Fermentation Family aren’t the most exciting bunch around, but they do convey a tastefulness (ha, pun!) in their presentation of the drama’s family- and kimchi-centric premise. Fermentation Family stars Song Il-kook (A Man Called God) and Park Jin-hee (Giant) as the main couple who falls into a... More »

Celebrity News
Park Jin-hee’s autumn In Style shoot
by | November 2, 2011 | 32 Comments
A new drama, a new photo shoot for Park Jin-hee, who’s in the November issue of In Style magazine, looking like her usual gorgeous self in a look that’s kinda fall-like, kinda careerwoman-themed. Park is probably my favorite “careerwoman” actress these days, since she can pull off professional and vulnerable at the same time, be... More »

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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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