2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The big winners were drama My Ahjusshi for television Daesang and the counterpart went to the film The Spy Gone North. Hit drama Mr. Sunshine picked up two acting wins for Lee Byung Hun and Yoo Yeon Seok, and in the film section a lot of winners for acting from the movie Along with the Gods including Ha Jung Woo, Joo Ji Hoon, and Ye Soo Jung. With such an assemblage I really wish it wasn’t the case that 90% of the actress attendees picked white gowns of varying bridal and prom wear. Best dress went to Kim Ah Joong who did pick something pretty and unique but mostly won because she stood out.  I’m not complaining that much because everyone looked pretty albeit boring/safe, but this was definitely not a rando award ceremony and will likely be one to keep an eye out for in future years. Continue reading

Kim Hee Sun, Yoo Ah In, Lee Jun Ki and Many More K-stars at W Korea Cancer Charity Event

The fashions are less the center of attention when the purpose of an event is charitable rather than awards driven. Lots of big name K-celebs took time out to attend the W Korea annual cancer charity fundraiser in Seoul, with … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … 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

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