Hwarang: Episode 11

If you’re like me and you’ve been (im)patiently waiting for the bromance to kick in, then this is the episode for you. The love story gets some great forward motion as well, but it’s the bromance I came for, and I was not disappointed. And not a moment too soon, …

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Solomon’s Perjury: Episode 9

We’re just about down to the wire with Solomon’s Perjury, meaning we’re this close to the end of our trial and, hopefully, the end to all the secrets. While I do go flailing for any piece of new information thrown at us, this episode proves that the truth to So-woo’s …

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Hwang Woo-seul-hye joins Ruler as Yoo Seung-ho’s helper

Drama Casting & News Hwang Woo-seul-hye joins Ruler as Yoo Seung-ho’s helper I really liked Hwang Woo-seul-hye in her recent projects—as the funny self-involved friend who took passive-aggressiveness to new heights in Drinking Solo, and as the warm eldest sister in the weekend family drama Feel-Good Day—so I’m happy …

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Hidden backs and handholds for Man to Man

Drama Casting & News Hidden backs and handholds for Man to Man In keeping with the feel this show has been promoting all along, the latest teaser posters for JTBC’s Man to Man are snazzy and stylish, with the main characters—Park Hae-jin (Cheese in the Trap), Park Sung-woong (Remember–Son’s …

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Beans of Wisdom: Death and abandoned cakes

Beans of Wisdom: Chaebols in suits

This week in Beans of Wisdom… Ally writes in a thread on physical beauty in “The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 13” comment #77.1.1: I have a young daughter and try my very best to put out examples of people who are confident in how they look and act, which brings …

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The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 16 (Final)

Is it ever really goodbye if your hero is an immortal goblin? I guess that’s what we’re all here to find out. Hold onto your vulgar hats everyone, because there may be some unexpected bumps on the road to happily ever after. Goblin went out with a bang for tvN, …

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The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 15

Just when I thought there couldn’t be any more we could learn, today’s penultimate episode of Goblin teaches us that there’s always more than what meets the eye. Some truths may never change, but there are so many other things in this world that could potentially tip the scales one …

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Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching

It’s just the beginning of all the new drama premieres in the new year, and already I’m wondering how I’ll keep up with watching all of them. I think I may need a chart. Tell us what new shows you’ve picked up and what’s worth a watch right this second, …

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News bites: January 21, 2017

Drama Casting & News News bites: January 21, 2017 Kim Tae-hee, Rain Them babies are gonna be beautiful: Congratulations to Rain and Kim Tae-hee, who first divulged to fans on January 17 that they were engaged, then made it official two days later by tying the knot in …

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The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 14

It’s been a long week and an even longer wait for our characters, but my biggest fears have been assuaged and I feel good about where we’re headed for the final two episodes. Narratively speaking, the show benefitted from having this episode delayed a week, to give loss and heartache …

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Missing 9: Episode 2

This episode is even better than the first, as we start to discover the secrets of what exactly what happened on that island. Every answer still raises more questions, and though Bong-hee tries her best to regain her memory, it’s not fast enough to satisfy those in power. But does …

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Introverted Boss: Episode 2

A young man struggling with a disorder and stuck in unhealthy secrecy because of his family, his position, and the ambition of his friend isn’t necessarily the character I was expecting from Introverted Boss. Yet we were not just given a fully fleshed out hero, we were plunked down in …

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Open Thread #483

Open Thread Open Thread #483 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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