Stars Mostly Go Dark at the 2017 Elle Korea Awards

I don’t recall a drearier event than last weekend’s 2017 Elle Korea Awards to celebrate K-star fashions. The pitch black logo screen is one of the culprits and then things got worse when most of the stars wore black or grey and then some looked rather grumpy or dour. The shining light of color was Kim Ji Won with a different looking pink color high neck long sleeved dress that would be straight out of Great Expectations if it was dark and lace-trimmed but instead now looks like a shining beacon of light in the midst of so much dark. I like Gong Hyo Jin‘s dress but for the fact that she didn’t look pleased to be there, and Yoona went with a suit but it looked really odd with the double breast and paired with the giant ribbon tie. Both her and her Best Love former costar Cha Seung Won were so downer I couldn’t even squee to see them reunited together here. But then again I remember last week having such an unexpected sorrowful tragedy strike K-ent then all of this makes sense and I’m just glad to see these stars out and about. Continue reading

TV Report Publishes 2015 Industry Insider Power Rankings of K-drama Actors and Actresses

The 2015 TV Report drama actors and actress power list is out, an annual survey the publication has done since 2013. The survey is compiled by the vote of the Korean drama industry’s top 30 PDs at the main three … Continue reading

Sageuk K-movie The Tailors Releases Colorful Posters and First Intense Trailer

The first major promotional push has started for the upcoming sageuk movie The Tailors (Sanguiwon). Starring Han Seok Kyu, Go Soo, Yoo Yeon Seok, and Park Shin Hye, the production released four beautifully rendered colorful individual posters for the cast … Continue reading

Joseon K-movie Update: The Royal Tailor Wraps Filming While Sado Starts Shooting

It’s probably pure happenstance that one big-budget sageuk K-movie wrapped filming the exact same time another big-budget sageuk K-movie started filming. Hopefully the premiere dates won’t be in direct competition because I’m sure there’s enough audience members fans of each … Continue reading

K-stars Descend on a Summer Night for the Cold Eyes Movie Premiere

Nothing screams dead heat of Summer than a nighttime VIP movie premiere in Seoul where all the stars attending were glistening with the combination of BB cream and sweat. Blotting paper for all! It was a parade of actors and … Continue reading