Kim Dong Wook and Moon Ga Young are Opposites Attract in New Teaser for MBC Romance Find Me in Your Memory

K-actor Kim Dong Wook always does edgy or oddball selections so it’s surprising to see that his next project feels like old school throwback Hallyu melodrama romance. Find Me in Your Memory pairs Kim Dong Wook with Moon Ga Young falling in love despite him having photographic memory and her not remembering her past. I guess going forward he can do the remembering for her? MBC is doing small ratings in the time slot so clearly this drama isn’t aiming that high but it does look quite lovely with all the right visual touches. A movie star female lead with sassy attitude and likely past trauma and a male lead who looks cold and competent but is really a good warm guy inside. It’s the stuff that anchors many a K-drama romance and what comes of it depends on the lead chemistry and a compelling hook. I hope the memory element in this drama provides that narrative spark. Continue reading

Choi Soo Jong and Sky Castle Take Home Top Prizes at 2019 Korean Drama Awards

I found the nominees released last week for the 2019 Korean Drama Awards already super meh and now the winners mostly meh as well. The only worthwhile wins went to veteran leading man Choi Soo Jong for SBS hit weekend … Continue reading

Kim Nam Gil, Kim Dong Wook, and Jang Nara Win Best Acting Prizes at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years now since the then upstart and rather random Seoul International Drama Awards started. The 2019 ceremony was held this week in Seoul, of course, and the winners from the K-drama side was Fiery … Continue reading