jTBC Drama Itaewon Class Ends with 16.548% Along with Park Bo Gum Cameo and A-list Arrival for Park Seo Joon

There’s no denying it now, K-actor Park Seo Joon is officially an A-lister and totally deserving of it. His headlining jTBC drama Itaewon Class finished this Saturday with a ratings high 16.548% which is a series high though not a network high as Sky Castle retains both the jTBC crown and the cable networks crown. The final episode seemed to make viewers happy so yay for cohesive writing and a satisfying send off, not to mention top drama actor Park Bo Gum made a cameo opposite second female lead Kwon Nara as a friendship gesture with the PD who directed him in Encounter (Boyfriend). A huge congrats to the cast and crew, they probably won’t get a much deserved overseas reward vacation with the global travel restrictions in place but hopefully they will be comforted knowing their labor of love got all the kudos and recognition it deserves. Continue reading

2018 Grand Bell Awards Fetes Burning as Best Film and Departed Kim Joo Hyuk Wins Best Supporting Actor

I can’t say the 2018 Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards) were all that exciting mostly because K-movies haven’t really excited me in recent years. There is still envelope pushing and creativity for sure but the days of Old Boy and … Continue reading