Raine’s 2013 Year-End Review! The Year of Unfulfilled Potential

by: Raine

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(My mom made this opening graphic. She’s awesome. Check her shop!)

This year was the year of unfulfilled potential. So many fantastic premises came out with fantastic casting and fantastic directors and writers and huge budgets. And most of it fell flat. I won’t say that I didn’t have fun immersing myself in dramaland, I just felt like it was not up to snuff.

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Updates about Raine

by: Raine

You’ve probably wondered if I’ve disappeared from the planet if you don’t follow me on Twitter. (So follow me on Twitter!) But no, I caught the flu going around and it was so brutal I pretty much just lived in my bed for a week without eating and trying not to be miserable. So the blog went on the backburner while I tried not to die.

Anywho, I’m back and working on catching up and finding a new show to recap. Eeps, I can’t believe Cheongdam-dong Alice is almost over!

Expect a real update soon!

Cheongdam-dong Alice News.2

by: Raine

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(Is it just me, or does it look like Park Shi-hoo’s stylist was trying to make him look like the Fresh Prince of Cheongdam-dong?)

Cheongdam-dong Alice airs tomorrow and I am psyched…even though I have no idea what it’s really about. They’ve thrown press conferences, four teaser trailers and a twenty-minute trailer at us, but someone must not what us to know anything about it. Moon Geun-young is poor and hoping to crawl up the ladder. Park Shi-hoo is jaded and out for vengeance against all women. Somehow they hook up and engagements are involved. Wanting to marry rich is involved. Lots of expensive clothes and glittery accessories flit across the screen.

I guess we’ll start finding out some answers tomorrow.

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Cheongdam-dong Alice News.1

by: Raine

(Location: Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do on the set of Gonjiam)

With fifteen days to go until the premier of Cheongdam-dong Alice, I thought it would be pertinent for me to share some of the news that’s been floating about. Filming started October 18th and  Park Shi-hoo, Moon Geun-young, the cast and crew held a start of shoot ceremony November 14th. You know what that means? Park Shi-hoo back on the small screen! YES!

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Park Shi-hoo in a New Drama, Cheongdam-dong Alice! ASA!

by: Raine

(Nom, nom, frickin’ nom!)

I know I’ve been absent from the Dichotomy due to, y’know, life. But what kind of true fan and negligent blogger would I be if I didn’t post about Park Shi-hoo breaking out of his several-month-long dramaland disappearance? He’s appearing in Cheondam dong Alice (and hopefully nothing with change from now until then!) It’s a rom-com (yay, kissing), it has Moon Geun-young (yay, talent) and, most importantly, Park Shi-hoo (yay, k-drama LOVE.)

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