Jo Yeo Jung is Striking and Decisive in First Poster and Teaser for KBS Drama Woman of 9.9 Billion

The drama title is Woman of 9.9 Billion but it’s accurately Woman of 9.9 Billion Won, and that makes it roughly 9 million USD and boy is there a difference in three zeros missing. It’s still a crap load of money and what female lead Jo Yeo Jung does with her unexpected largess seems to be hiding it and causing accidents while being pursued by Kim Kang Woo, while baddies Jung Woong In, Oh Na Ra, and Lee Ji Hoon seethe and plot around her. I’d categorize this one as a psychological action thriller with makjang melo tossed in because the female lead is apparently searching for love despite suffering heartache and disappointment. Aren’t we all, and rarely do we run across 9.9 billion won in the process lol. The drama looks gritty and great if you like this sort of ride. Continue reading

Bevy of Big Name K-stars Descend on Opening Night of 2019 Busan International Film Festival

Now this is more like it! The opening night red carpet of the 2019 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) really delivered the wow factor with many famous names and faces showing up to support the local film industry. The big … Continue reading

Stars Light Up the VIP Premiere of Song Seung Heon’s Explicit New Movie Obsessed

It’s past mid-May which means the full blown Summer movie season is just ramping up in a low key way. Kicking things off a bit early for the K-box office is the Song Seung Heon explicitly-rated affair movie Obsessed. I’ve posted … Continue reading

18th Annual Busan Film Festival Kicks Off with K-stars Walking the Red Carpet

The 18th annual Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off yesterday in the seaside town of Busan, South Korea with lots of glam and anticipation. Featuring 301 movie selections from 70 countries shown over 10 days, BIFF has cemented its … Continue reading