Dark and Serious Posters and Preview for jTBC Medical Drama Life with Jo Seung Woo and Lee Dong Wook

This year we’ve had police K-drama Live and now comes medical K-drama Life, not to be confused though both are squarely in the two most popular drama genres. I figure Life will be a quality product so I haven’t been following along as much with the filming and promos, and this is a good time to catch up with character stills and a substantive preview being released. Starring Jo Seung Woo, Lee Dong Wook, Won Jin Ah, Moon So Ri, and Yoo Jae Myung, Life looks serious (very serious) and sleek, with plenty of hospital and surgery scenes with death and anxiety looming. The two male leads are coming off successful last dramas, Jo Seung Woo with Secret Forest and Lee Dong Wook in Goblin, and this time they look to be at odds (in medical principle, I guess) while working at the same university hospital. Life comes from the PD of Live Up to Your Name and Dear My Friends, with the script from the writer of Secret Forest who just won Best Script at the 2018 Baeksang Awards. Talk about talent upon talent, excited for this drama coming on July 23rd after Miss Hammurabi. Continue reading

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. … Continue reading

K-advertisers Name Most Valuable 2016 Entertainment Brands in Korea

Brand awareness and strength is a critical assessment element in the marketing industry, and stars have long since joined in the pool of companies and products which consumers connect with. The Korean advertising association released a data set this week … Continue reading

Update on Upcoming K-dramas Golden Time, Horse Doctor, and The Secret Lovers

Summer is right around the corner, but the drama planning chugs along towards the Fall season already. MBC, always known for its epic (long) dramas, is turning back to its behemoth success of the 60+ episode Queen Seon Deok (also … Continue reading