Lee Sung Min, Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Joo Ji Hoon Take Home 2018 Korean Film Critic Acting Awards

Another K-awards ceremony came and went and this one was decided low key being from the Korean Film Critics Association┬ábut the winners merit a mention. It’s pretty serendipitous and likely a good sign that upcoming K-drama Brilliant costars Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk were winners, her as Best Actress for Miss Baek and him as Best New Actor for a supporting role in The Great Battle. Taking home Best Actor is award winning veteran Lee Sung Min for The Spy Gone North and Joo Ji Hoon also picked up Best Supporting Actor for the same movie. Film actress Kwon So Hyun won Best Supporting Actress also thanks to Miss Baek the movie and newbie Kim Ga Hee took home Best New Actress for Park Hwa Young. The Film Critics picked 1987: When the Day Comes for Best Film and Director Yoon Jong Bin was lauded for his work on The Spy Gone North. Congrats to all the winners! 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

Third Time’s the Charm as Knowing Wife Wraps Drama Run and Cast Attend Party

The conclusion of tvN time-travel and do-over drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife) frees up on Wed-Thurs again after being fairly addicted for the past eight weeks. I tried to watch on the days it aired but wasn’t so engrossed that … Continue reading

Ji Sung and Han Ji Min Both Try to Change the Future Again as Knowing Wife Maintains High Ratings Through Episode 12

I haven’t been this addicted to a K-drama in awhile and couldn’t have found a more satisfying watch than currently airing tvN Wed-Thurs drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife). Leads Ji Sung and Han Ji Min have crafted characters whose fate … Continue reading

tvN Wed-Thurs drama Knowing Wife Leads the Ratings Pack and Breaks 7% in Episode 6

The Wed-Thurs time slot for the next month officially belongs to tvN drama Knowing Wife (Familiar Wife). The cable drama hit 7.259% ratings in episode 6, higher than the averaged half episode ratings of the prime time competitors Your Honor … Continue reading