Excitement and Romance Heats Up in 4th Teaser for tvN Drama Memories of Alhambra

The just released 4th teaser for tvN fantasy romance Memories of Alhambra just ratcheted up the excitement level. There’s gunfights and knights and running away from danger and the obligatory OTP staring at each other with interest moment. Love it all! Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye have never looked better as a drama character, they’re like the most good looking versions of themselves packaged up in a fictional role and we’re asked to just soak up the ride along with the visuals of an extensive location shoot in Spain. From what I gather there is an augmented VR game involved which is pretty apropos to the technology of the current era so that’s a neat way to creatively use present day tech into a drama storyline. 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

All Smiles and then Seriousness at the Script Reading for Memories of Alhambra with Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye

Upcoming tvN drama Memories of Alhambra has a confirmed December 1 premiere date which makes it a Sat-Sun drama. That’s the time slot of tvN’s two most highly rated K-dramas with Goblin and now Mr. Sunshine. If Memories starts high … 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

Who Are K-dramas Best Ugly Criers – Past, Present, and Future

Kisses and tears are two of the more memorable aspects of K-dramas because the early Hallyu dramas piled on romance and misery in equally measure to create the world of K-drama melodramas as we know it. Over the years the … Continue reading