Kim So Hyun Pairs Up with D.O. for Vogue Korea and Upcoming K-movie Unforgettable

I think Kim So Hyun is raking up all the most promising young actors around her age group, and no one is blinking an eye other than wanting to throw even more at her. That goes to show how universally acknowledged are her acting skills, and how beautifully she’s grown into a teenager suitable to pair up with near age actors in school dramas or first love youth stories. She’s already worked with Yeo Jin Goo and Yook Sung Jae, up next is D.O. (Do Kyung Soo) of EXO, an idol but one who has earned kudos in his acting forays. Kim So Hyun and D.O. are in the pages of February Vogue Korea to promote their upcoming movie Unforgettable (Korean title Pure Love). It involves a letter and flashbacks to twenty three years ago with friendships and first loves wrapped in the hazy veneer of melancholy memories. Continue reading

Jo In Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2014 APAN Star Awards

I posted two weeks ago about the nominees for the 2014 APAN Star Awards and how some choices were pretty legit while others strangely unfathomable. Pretty much the usual when it comes to acting awards in Korean drama entertainment. Last … Continue reading

Eric Comes Out on Top of Korean TV Critic Assessment of Recent Idol Acting Performances

This is a worth reading commentary from a veteran Korean television critic on the recent batch of idols acting in K-dramas. Published in entertainment news MBN, the critic rated the performances from the August-September dramas where veteran to newbie idol-actors … Continue reading

The Hardworking Cast of It’s Okay, It’s Love Attend Wrap Party to Celebrate the Final Episode

Never have I felt so happy with the decision to stick with It’s Okay, It’s Love. When I hit the cross roads of whether to continue watching or not, right around the time Hae Soo got over her intimacy aversion … Continue reading

It’s Okay, It’s Love with Jo In Sung and Gong Hyo Jin Bursts Out of the Gate with a Captivating Start

It’s love at first sight for me and It’s Okay, It’s Love. Episode 1 was everything I love about screenwriter Noh Hee Kyung‘s work without the artificial overwrought packaging of her last dramas Padam Padam: The Sound of His and … Continue reading

It’s Okay It’s Love Holds Two Press Conferences and Releases Intriguing Comedic Long Preview

It’s pretty middle-of-the-road for me with respect to the switch over on the SBS Wed-Thurs slot. I didn’t dislike You’re All Surrounded enough to wish it off my screen immediately, nor am I dying with excitement for It’s Okay, It’s … Continue reading

Gong Hyo Jin and Jo In Sung Cuddle in the Buff in the Bathtub for It’s Okay, It’s Love

Kyaaaaaa, now that’s what I call an eye-popping teaser that sells the OTP and plenty of playful cheer. The first official drama poster is out for It’s Okay, It’s Love, and I hope to god someone at SBS did their … Continue reading