Posts Tagged ‘The Moon That Embraces the Sun’

Drama Casting & News
New drama alert: From Moons and Suns to Medical Top Team
by | March 30, 2013 | 46 Comments
Your reaction to this news may be dependent on (1) how much you liked romance sageuk The Moon That Embraces the Sun, (2) how much you thought the directing was one of its assets, and (3) how starved you are for news about new dramas. But bottom line: We’re getting another drama from the director... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
2012 Editors’ Picks [Year In Review, Part 6]
by | December 28, 2012 | 320 Comments
Annnnnnnd another year comes to a close. Big thanks to our recap minions HeadsNo2, gummimochi, and kaedejun for sharing their reviews with us and joining the spirited discussion for the Editors’ Picks this year. There wasn’t even any hair-pulling, and only one person lost an eye! It’s been a great year for K-dramas and an... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Dramaland: The gift that keeps on giving [Year In Review, Part 5]
by | December 24, 2012 | 141 Comments
If there’s anything that Santa has taught me over the years (other than a musical mnemonic about single-malt scotches), it’s that Christmas is a time of giving. Dramaland gives us so much throughout the year, that I thought it was finally time for me to stop being a grinch and give back, out of the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
If I Could Turn Back Time [Year In Review, Part 4]
by | December 21, 2012 | 155 Comments
My first year-end review! I was so excited for this opportunity that I decided to watch as many dramas as I could in preparation this year, and all but forced myself to doggedly stick with obvious train wrecks because I figured, “Hey, at least it’ll give me something to write about.” If I learned anything,... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
2012: Something for everyone? [Year In Review, Part 1]
by | December 8, 2012 | 263 Comments
Review extravaganza time! I know: Already? It feels like just the other day I was killing myself to corral all my thoughts in coherent fashion in a monster review of 2011′s dramas, and already it’s time to lose sleep wrangling my thoughts together for 2012. Time sure flies when you’re having fun, or old. Guess... More »


Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 20 (Final)
by | March 15, 2012 | 238 Comments
Finally, the finale! The show sure has poured on the speed in the last several episodes. hurtling us toward conclusions and endings, both happy and sad. Whether or not the show’s ratio on that latter point is satisfactory is up to you to decide. The show bowed out with series high ratings of 42.2%, crushing... More »


Podcasts
Dramabeans Podcast #11
by | March 15, 2012 | 74 Comments
  Here we are, back by popular demand: another podcast! Podcast #11 Running time: 49:23 In which we: Catch up on which new shows have premiered in the new year; talk about Salaryman and Jung Ryeo-won’s improvement in it (3:25); Moon That Embraces the Sun, ratings, why it’s overrated, why it’s popular (7:00); Dream High... More »


Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 19
by | March 14, 2012 | 121 Comments
Things finally come to a boil, as the baddies up their game in a big, big way. Will Yang-myung cross over to the dark side? Will Hwon finally get to protect the person he loves till the end? Will logic hang on by a thread? It looks like you can wound the beast, but you... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC confirms Moon/Sun will not air this week
by | March 6, 2012 | 87 Comments
The addition of drama PDs to the MBC labor strike has rendered it impossible for The Moon That Embraces the Sun to finish production on this week’s episodes, as previously feared. There’s just too much work and too few hands among the short-staffed crew, and MBC has announced that they’ll be airing Moon/Sun specials this... More »


Drama Casting & News
MBC strike threatens to delay Moon/Sun finale
by | March 5, 2012 | 98 Comments
Some possible bad news for fans of MBC drama The Moon That Embraces the Sun: head PD Kim Do-hoon has joined the ranks in the ongoing labor strike over at MBC, in what will probably be the union’s big last-ditch effort to turn the tables. The drama finally managed to pass the 40% ratings mark... More »


Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 18
by | March 1, 2012 | 188 Comments
This episode takes some decisive steps forward, which, ironically enough, come with a few big steps back — backward into the past, that is. Key memories come back to confront the present with some unveiling of secrets, much-needed reminders of what’s truly important, and a satisfying dose of righteous anger. SONG OF THE DAY Silhouette... More »