A woman wearing wedding white ball gowns can’t all be going to the same wedding, unless I suppose it’s a Reverend Moon officiated one. But the funeral black can definitely be attending the same one funeral, and honestly the general blahness at this event it might as well be for someone as obligatory as such events. The 2020 Grand Bell Awards took place yesterday in Seoul and the attendees were a much smaller group, either presenters or winners who were probably notified in advance to hie thee there and also keep the event at a smaller capacity. There is still COVID-19 and all.
Parasite took home Best Picture and Best Director and Lee Jung Eun Best Supporting Actress, but Best Actor went to Lee Byung Hun for Ashfall and Jung Yumi took home Best Actress for Kim Ji Young, Born in 1982. A surprise win for Jung Hae In as Best New Actor in Tune in for Love, and now I definitely want to tune in for that flick, and rising movie actress Jeon Yeo Bin was awards Best New Actress for After My Death. The fashion was a new level of dull, with 80% wearing bridal dresses and the other 19% in shrouded black. The spot of color came with Park Bom but I can’t even critique her outfit or her look because all I want is for her to be healthy.
I’ve been disappointed by Korean actress red carpet dressing for years now and seeing the parade at this week’s Seoul Fashion Show for Spring/Summer 2020 confirms that the K-style is just not for me. They go safe with white/black uninspired … Continue reading →
While current jTBC Fri-Sat night drama Sky Castle is rightfully dominating the air waves, it’ll soon wrap up in the first weekend of February and new arrival Legal High will air just after lunar new year. If Sky Castle hits … Continue reading →
The most exciting thing at the 2018 Korean Dramas Awards was how utterly lackluster it was. Other than veteran Yoo Dong Geun showing up to accept his Daesang and his weekend drama Marry Me Now winning Best Drama, it was … Continue reading →
The early creep of awards season is coming for K-ent and starting off the pack is the 2018 Seoul Drama Awards. It’s hardly prestigious but enough to get some big name stars to attend to receive their statues. The big … Continue reading →
One of the official drama posters for the upcoming KBS drama adaptation of US legal show Suits hilariously made the title read Sluts, but that was a harmless type font fail since the two male leads Park Hyung Sik and … Continue reading →
The casting for the K-drama remake of US legal show Suits is suiting up just right even if there’s still many elements to do right if this project wants to avoid the predilection for K-drama remake fail. The latest casting … Continue reading →
This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading →
The level of star power at the 2018 Fall Seoul Fashion Week shows really hammered home the strata of star power. While the A-listers have been hitting up overseas couture shows in Paris, Milan, and New York, this week the … Continue reading →
For a pre-produced drama it’s best to finish casting swiftly and make the most of the extra time to put together a great end product. The final four is complete now for cable drama Man to Man as Jung Yeon … Continue reading →
Casting is filling out for jTBC‘s fully pre-produced drama Man to Man as the drama preps to start filming at the end of September. Park Hae Jin has long been confirmed as the leading man after coming off a complicated … Continue reading →
SBS premieres new Wed-Thurs drama Entertainer (Ttanttara, a derogatory Korean slang for the title), so get used to hearing it used often in the drama and also get used for a new competitive playing field. With KBS finished with its … Continue reading →
There’s a wonderfully comforting vibe about Entertainer and it’s not something easily explainable. I just get the feels with the teasers and stills, and now the official drama posters seal the deal. Love, love, love the slightly retro colors and … Continue reading →