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Time-slipping to catch a killer in OCN’s Tunnel

Drama Casting & News Time-slipping to catch a killer in OCN’s Tunnel It’s analogue-meets-CSI in OCN’s newest crime thriller Tunnel, where 1980s detective Choi Jin-hyuk (Pride and Prejudice) travels to the present day via wormhole tunnel and clashes with prickly elite detective Yoon Hyun-min (Beautiful Mind). On the upside, …

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Name That Drama: And tragic stuff happens

Drama Reactions & Reviews Name That Drama: And tragic stuff happens  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.  Name That Old(?) Movie Hi! I’m a fan of your site. Your drama recaps are absolutely essential for my drama obsession! …

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Strong Woman Do Bong-soon: Episode 2

Strong Woman Do Bong-soon takes a bit of a darker turn than most of us might have imagined for a second episode. I’ll be the first to admit that I was expecting a purely light and fluffy romcom, so this criminal undertone is a bit surprising. But then, every Superman …

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Tomorrow With You: Episode 8

Love, love, love. One thing I enjoy most about this show is its use of poignant character moments which make me believe that love is the most complicated and wonderful emotion a human can share with others in this world. Seeing our couple so happy puts a smile on my …

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Beans of Wisdom: Now with better titles!

Beans of Wisdom: Chaebols in suits

This week in Beans of Wisdom… While in “Tomorrow With You: Episode 5,” Jamie shares in comment #22: I watched a youtube video of Shin Min Ah and Lee Je Hoon promoting this drama and was quite confused to see them talking about it as if it were a romantic …

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Tomorrow With You: Episode 7

Every worry that So-joon has about the future will come into question this hour when the crossed wires in his marriage keep him grounded in the present. Keeping him focused on today won’t be easy when he’s used to anticipating what might happen tomorrow. But even time travelers like So-joon …

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Strong Woman Do Bong-soon: Episode 1

JTBC’s new Friday-Saturday drama Strong Woman Do Bong-soon premiered this week, and it seems that many people wanted to see Park Bo-young take on bad guys and deliver justice, because it achieved an impressive 3.8% viewership for its first episode. The episode does run slightly long, but I enjoyed every …

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Chief Kim: Episode 10

It’s another hope-filled hour as Business Operations stays strong against setback after setback. With such a dependable, motivated team at your back, it seems like anything can be accomplished – until Yul strolls in with that manic, unrelenting grin on his face, of course. Hopefully, their teamwork can withstand the …

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Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching

I’m ever so slowly emerging out of my drama slump, after feeling sluggish and listless in recent weeks. But I’ve been encouraged by the crop of new shows and have started getting back into the habit of watching shows regularly for enjoyment (for a while, it felt like I was …

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News bites: February 25, 2017

Drama Casting & News News bites: February 25, 2017 Park Seo-joon, Kim Ji-won, Ahn Jae-hong Kim Ji-won (Descended From the Sun) will star opposite Park Seo-joon (Hwarang) in Third-Rate My Way, and has won the role over competitor Chun Woo-hee (The Wailing). I’m glad someone else chose, because …

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Rebel: The Thief Who Stole the People: Episode 8

After the emotional roller coaster ride of the last episode, this one was all about getting Gil-dong back on track on his hero’s journey. Like father, like son—Gil-dong’s motivation to protect his siblings strongly resembles Amogae’s own when he first became the “Great Ikhwari Elder” that it makes me worry …

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Chief Kim: Episode 9

The divide between Madam Jang and Chairman Park becomes more distinct this episode, as people start taking sides. With more than his well-being at stake, Sung-ryong is now responsible for his whole team, but the extra responsibility doesn’t seem to faze our hero in the slightest. In fact, it seems …

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Introverted Boss: Episode 10

Hwan-ki finds himself at a crossroads where the need to protect the ones he loves makes him face the best and worst parts of himself. As Woo-il’s well-oiled survival instincts kick in, simmering rivalries in Brain surface again. Now, Hwan-ki has to weigh his fear of attention against his need …

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Missing 9: Episode 12

The search is on for So-hee’s phone, which could contain the evidence that will bring justice to both the innocent and the guilty. Everyone wants the phone for their own reasons, causing them to go to great lengths to discover its secrets. It’s not easy for Joon-oh to keep his …

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Open Thread #488

Open Thread Open Thread #488 Happy Friday everyone! Here is your Open Thread, which is here for you to chat about anything you want, whether it be drama-related or not. Nothing’s off-topic here! Spoilers may be rife, so proceed accordingly.  RELATED POSTS

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