Mr. Sunshine and My Ahjusshi Win Awards at the Inaugural 2019 Asia Content Awards in Busan

In conjunction with the Busan International Film Festival, a new awards show was launched call the Asia Content Awards. It’s not terribly long but does put a lot of television shows across Asia and small screen acting performances as the centerpiece rather than films across the greater festival. Winning the inaugural 2019 ACA for Best Drama was 2018 hit cable period drama Mr. Sunshine, taking home the Most Creative Award which was the equivalent. My Ahjusshi took home best script so yay for having this critically acclaimed drama get some love. For The Fiery Priestit was Kim Nam Gil winning Best Actor which he shared with two other Asian male actors and Jaejoong got an Excellence Award which was rather random if you ask me. Continue reading

Critically Acclaimed TW-drama The World Between Us Wins Big at the 2019 Golden Bell Awards

This weekend was the 2019 Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan, their version of the Emmy’s feting the best of television for the year. The big winner was, not surprising at all, cable drama The World Between Us (Our Distance to … Continue reading

Bevy of Big Name K-stars Descend on Opening Night of 2019 Busan International Film Festival

Now this is more like it! The opening night red carpet of the 2019 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) really delivered the wow factor with many famous names and faces showing up to support the local film industry. The big … Continue reading

Choi Soo Jong and Sky Castle Take Home Top Prizes at 2019 Korean Drama Awards

I found the nominees released last week for the 2019 Korean Drama Awards already super meh and now the winners mostly meh as well. The only worthwhile wins went to veteran leading man Choi Soo Jong for SBS hit weekend … Continue reading

2019 Asia Artist Awards Lines Up Top K-stars Yoona, Park Min Young, Ji Chang Wook, Jang Dong Gun, Jung Hae In and More

The Asia Artist Awards started only three years ago in 2016 created by a few cable networks. This year it’s going to be held in Vietnam and announced as the MCs are singer Leeteuk and actress Lim Ji Yeon. The … Continue reading

Kim Nam Gil, Kim Dong Wook, and Jang Nara Win Best Acting Prizes at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years now since the then upstart and rather random Seoul International Drama Awards started. The 2019 ceremony was held this week in Seoul, of course, and the winners from the K-drama side was Fiery … Continue reading

Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading