Ma Dong Seok, Ha Jung Woo, and Lee Byung Hun Top 2018 Gallup Poll of Most Popular Film Actors

With the close of 2018 looming the polls are starting to reference the entire year and Gallup just released the most popular film actors as voted by the South Korean audiences for the year. Topping the list is everyone’s favorite tough guy Ma Dong Seok in first place, followed by perennial top film actor Ha Jung Woo with Lee Byung Hun coming in third. Check out the full list below as two pretty boys snuck in with the more grizzled veterans with Joo Ji Hoon in 5th and Jo In Sung in the 9th spot. The top South Korean movies of the 2018 box office currently stands at Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days as number 1 even above all the Hollywood blockbusters, then the next Korean movies on the list are The Great Battle, Believer, Intimate Strangers (still in theaters), and The Spy Gone North. Continue reading

Big Name Stars Attend VIP Movie Premiere for Zombie Sageuk Rampant with Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun

The glitterati of K-ent was out in full force this week at the VIP movie premiere for gritty zombie sageuk movie Rampant (Outbreak) starring Hyun Bin and Jang Dong Gun. Adapted from a manhwa, the movie follows Crown Prince attempting … Continue reading

Big Name Stars Descend on the Red Carpet Opening Night of the 2018 Busan Film Festival

If this week’s sad showing of mostly second and third tier K-stars at the Korean Drama Awards, then it was the exact opposite at the opening night red carpet of the 2018 Busan International Film Festival where I felt so … Continue reading

The Leads of Hit K-romance Movie The Classic 15 Years Later Have Competing Movies at the Box Office

It’s a cute coincidence and also a testament to the enduring success of the three actors in question. Most K-drama and K-movie fans. This weekend the Korean box office has a three-way battle for supremacy with three high profile movies … Continue reading

K-stars in Collective Fashion Funk at Movie Premiere for The Negotiation with Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin

I feel like such a grumpy pants after seeing the Korean stars walk the VIP red carpet at the movie premiere for thriller The Negotiation starring Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin. Both leads were doing some sort of stylized … Continue reading