K-stars Descend on the Red Carpet of the 2017 Busan International Film Festival

If there is just one fashion slayer on the red carpet for a Korean entertainment event then I’m a happy camper, even better if it happens to be one of my beloveds. The opening night of the 2017 Busan International Film Festival, the Korean equivalent of Cannes, went off without a hitch and with plenty of star power. It was a sea of white and black gowns per usual with the lone sartorial shining light being Moon Geun Young making her first major public event appearance since her medical hiatus earlier this year.

She went with a tailored shantung suit with a black bra under a gauze black shirt that was pulled off with refreshing style, chic and edgy without going overboard. On the opposite end of that spectrum of trying something new was grown up child actress Seo Shin Ae in a white gown with a plunging neckline that looked awkward on her and didn’t work with her sweet features, she may be grown up but wanting to be sexy should still work with the outfit looking good on her. The other notable standouts are the back cutout on Yoona’s white embroidered gown and the suited perfection of the trio of Kim Rae Won, Yoon Kye Sang, and Kim Jae Wook. Rawr times 3! Continue reading

Attendees at VIP Movie Premiere of Battleship Island Reach Stratospheric Levels of Star Gazing

There may be a new standard in quality and quantity of star attendees to the VIP movie premiere of period war escape movie Battleship Island. I saw one of my faves Yoo Seung Ho trading his ruler period garb for … Continue reading

All of Kim Eun Sook’s Drama Leading Men Assembled in a Visual Walk Down Memory Lane

As top Korean drama screenwriter Kim Eun Sook preps for her next drama airing at the end of 2016, having lined up leading man Gong Yoo (squeeee!), it’s a good time as any to do a catalog of all the … Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actors Show the Before and After

For years I’ve been seeing these types of pre-star pictures floating around here and there, and finally decided to collect as many as I can into one post. Half of it is for my own viewing lulz and the other … Continue reading

Jang Dong Gun Tops the Korean Ladies Pick of 10 Most Handsome K-actors

It’s the ladies turn to voice their preferences and this top-10 list has quite a few overlaps with the recently released male audience picks. There is a wee distinction, which was likely used in asking the question, as the men … Continue reading

Ha Jung Woo Leads the Korean Male Fans Pick of Their Top 20 Manliest K-actors

I’m always entertained by lists and polls, offering a snapshot of the general reaction to the topic at hand without needing to take it seriously. The latest list is interesting in how many selections elicited approving nods from me. tvN … Continue reading

Snap Judgment on the Weekend Showdown of A Gentlemans Dignity versus Dr. Jin

Oh boy. This isn’t going to be pretty. On a fairly flawless weekend where I wandered around the City in magnificent late Spring weather, eating and loling around to my heart’s delight and only stopping to girl talk left and … Continue reading