New Poster and Stills for tvN Drama Tale of Gumiho with Lee Dong Wook, Jo Boa, and Kim Bum

I don’t know why but I totally get the Korean version of Twilight vibes from upcoming tvN drama Tale of Gumiho. From the posters to the styling of male lead Lee Dong Wook like a modern day vampire/gumiho hybrid, the drama production projects more style over substance (for now). The second poster is out and me no likey, I don’t see any chemistry between the way too airbrushed leads and the pose with the moon in the background is beyond cheesy. There are also new drama stills, with the leads at an event where again they seem like they are each in a different drama, he’s a posing whil Jo Boa is like a hardscrabble reporter at work. Second male lead Kim Bum dons a nebbishy disguise in his new stills, a nerdy harmless college kid look opposite Jo Boa. I honestly have no clue what I’m supposed to be interested in but I guess that’s in itself something interesting, no?

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K-actor Hairstyle Preferences: Up with Forehead or Down with Fringe

I don’t think this will end up being some great debate as much as a fun time to share personal visual preferences. While Korean actors are well known for being intensely easy on the eyes, sometimes their styling onscreen and … 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

Romance C-movie The Beloved with Joe Cheng, Kim Bum, and Wang Li Kun Premieres at BJIFF

It’s nearly premiere time for romance C-movie The Beloved (Chinese title 重生爱人 means Reborn Lover). Starring C-actress Wang Li Kun, K-actor Kim Bum, and TW-actor Joe Cheng, this movie collected main leads with different ethnicity while sharing the same incredible good … Continue reading

Lee Min Ho Costars and Good Friends Turn Out En Masse for Gangnam 1970 VIP Premiere

The upcoming gangster noir period film Gangnam 1970 has basically turned into the Lee Min Ho show even if the movie has him co-headlining along with Kim Rae Won. If I were Kim Rae Won I wouldn’t let this bother … Continue reading