Open Thread #641

Happy weekend and a happy February Beanies! February is here, but it feels like 2020 is starting only now for me. My presence and morale on drama beans took a short dip these past two months, and as everything is getting settled I find myself wondering what to do in February. My father has been Continue Reading

7 Romantic C-Dramas That Are Worth Adding To Your Watch-List

With the widening spectrum of romantic storylines, Chinese dramas are increasingly capturing the attention of international audiences. If you are looking for a good romance drama, you are likely to find a C-drama that suits your taste. Here are some solid romantic dramas to begin your exciting journey into C-drama land: “Legend of Fuyao” Starring Yang Mi Continue Reading

Audition Program “Mister Trot” Dominates Thursday Evenings With Ratings Over 20 Percent

TV Chosun’s audition program “Mister Trot,” which includes a number of idols in its contestant lineup, is dominating Thursday evenings with impressive ratings! According to Nielsen Korea, the program recorded nationwide averages of 20.8 and 25.7 percent on January 30, its highest yet. Meanwhile, KBS’s and MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday dramas remain in single digit territory. The January Continue Reading

“Parasite” Wins Film + Director Of The Year At London Film Critics’ Circle Awards

“Parasite” continues to achieve global success! On January 30 (local time), “Parasite” took home the top awards at the 40th London Film Critics’ Circle Awards, winning Film of the Year and Bong Joon Ho winning Director of the Year. The hit film also has nominations at the upcoming British Academy Film Awards and U.S. Academy Awards. The Continue Reading

“Idol Room” Coming To An End

JTBC’s variety show “Idol Room” is coming to a close. According to Joy News 24, “Idol Room” will be airing its final episode on February 11. The last guest will be SECHSKIES, who made a comeback as a four-member group on January 28. The idol group already finished recording for the show last week. On January 30, Continue Reading

2016 tvN Drama “Memory” Receiving An English-Language Remake In The United States

Fans of the 2016 tvN drama “Memory” might be interested to hear the drama is getting an English-language remake! US-based company Kapital Entertainment announced on January 30 that “Memory” will be getting a remake for broadcast in the United States and will air on the cable network Showtime. The drama will be produced by Aaron Continue Reading