Posts Tagged ‘Shin So-yool’

Drama Casting & News
Answer Me 1997’s cast drops by 1994 for cameos
by | December 11, 2013 | 127 Comments
I’d heard mention of Answer Me 1994 bringing in cameo appearances from one or two members of last year’s Answer Me 1997, but hadn’t expect a whole cast drop-in, which is what we’ll be getting in the upcoming episodes. Fun! In the preview for Episode 16 (below), we get a glimpse of Jung Eun-ji and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 69 Comments
Ack, is it that time of year already? WHERE DID THE YEAR GO. The 50th Grand Bell Awards (aka Daejong Film Awards) were held on November 1, and kicks off the season of red-carpet awards ceremonies. There were a few big films that carried off the lion’s share of prizes, but it was a far... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 9, 2013 | 169 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards really snuck up on me this year. This awards ceremony is the lone wolf being held in the springtime rather than toward the end of the year (as is the case with the broadcaster events and film awards like the Grand Bells and Blue Dragons), and is also unusual in that... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 17, 2013
by | April 17, 2013 | 94 Comments
Casting news galore! And do I mean galore: Lee Soo-hyuk (Vampire Idol, Tree With Deep Roots) joins the cast of KBS’s revenge melodrama Shark. It’s the show that stars Kim Nam-gil as a man on a revenge mission against the family that destroyed his own. Again, I mean, since we’ve already seen Bad Guy. Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shin So-yool joins Alice in Cheongdam-dong
by | October 12, 2012 | 22 Comments
Aw, I don’t know why, but watching the cast of Answer Me 1997 move on to new projects makes me feel proud, like we’ve watched them grow up since high school or something. It looks like Shin So-yool has made a little best-friend niche for herself — she’s going from Jung Eun-ji’s bestie on 1997... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episode 16 (Final)
by | September 21, 2012 | 206 Comments
It’s the end of the road for our journey back in time to the ’90s, and the goodbye is bittersweet. We get rewarded with some answers and even some new surprises, as we close the chapter on first loves and find out how everyone grew up—along with, in spite of, and because of them. The... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episode 15
by | September 14, 2012 | 165 Comments
Fallout time. Now that everyone knows everything (thanks Truth Chair), it’s time to face the music. The love triangle finally comes to a head in this episode, and though it’s not my favorite plot thread, this show does what it does so well. It subverts expectation and stabs me in the heart, over what else,... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episodes 13-14
by | September 8, 2012 | 236 Comments
I was sad about leaving the ’90s behind, but thankfully all it takes is one long-overdue encounter to bring every tumultuous teenage emotion back to the surface, rendering the six years spent growing up and growing apart… totally moot. It’s the pair of episodes where our characters find that they might not be as grown... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episodes 11-12
by | September 2, 2012 | 195 Comments
As high school ends, it’s time to grow up… and say goodbye. Why do I feel like Mom and Dad, not ready to let these characters grow up and leave the nest? As everyone faces the big changes ahead, we take one step closer to Shi-won’s self-discovery, and perhaps even discovering the one who’s in... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episodes 9-10
by | August 26, 2012 | 183 Comments
We get some twists and turns this week, as confessions come tumbling out, setting us down some unexpected paths. We get to meet Mom and Dad as teenagers, which is maybe my favorite thing about these episodes, Yoon-jae continues to be afflicted with adolescentia foot-in-mouth-itis, and Joon-hee continues to make my heart bleed. The question... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1997: Episodes 7-8
by | August 19, 2012 | 156 Comments
Boys. How do they make you swoon and sigh in equal measure? I’ve never met a drama with this many love triangles where none of the legs drives me crazy, but there you have it. I love them all. This pair of episodes highlights the two brothers in turn, who are great characters on their... More »