MBC 50-episode Drama Bad Thief Good Thief Premieres this Weekend

This weekend is the arrival of new long weekend drama Bad Thief Good Thief, adding a thriller-esque element to the traditional weekend family drama fare. There’s a long childhood portion so those wanting to watch leads Ji Hyun Woo, Seohyun, Kim Ji Hoon, and Im Joo Eun will have to wait a few more weeks but hopefully the childhood portion will be narratively engaging and set the stage nicely for the adults to take over. The drama comes from long time MBC weekend drama screenwriter who wrote May Queen, Golden Rainbow and Glamorous Temptation, I like his works with the right cast and the mood to settle in for a long haul story like I’m geared up for this one. Continue reading

Posters, Stills, and New Teasers Develop the Rom-com Feel for KBS Drama The Man Living in Our House

It’s goodbye adorable young love sageuk Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, which ended this week, and hello cohabitation rom-com The Man Living in Our House, which takes over the Mon-Tues time slot on KBS. Starring Su Ae as a bumpy in … Continue reading

Hyun Bin and Lee Jong Seok Lead the Star Attendance at Movie Premiere for The Himalayas

In time for the holidays and some feel good perseverance cheer comes the K-movie The Himalayas, a mountaineering tale based on a true story of a Korean expedition to find the body of a good friend who died up there. … Continue reading

2014 MBC Year End Drama Awards

The 2014 MBC Drama Awards mostly went off without a hitch, other than the Jaejoong last minute inexplicable no-show hiccup and all the winners being as predicted to make the evening feel rather dull. The fashion parade was more interesting … Continue reading

K-Actors and Actresses Glam Up the 2014 MAMA Red Carpet

I was aware that the popular Hallyu K-pop awards show MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) took place in cosmopolitan glittering Hong Kong last week. It came to my attention when the ratings took a big noticeable dip for Pinocchio, meaning … Continue reading

Jo In Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2014 APAN Star Awards

I posted two weeks ago about the nominees for the 2014 APAN Star Awards and how some choices were pretty legit while others strangely unfathomable. Pretty much the usual when it comes to acting awards in Korean drama entertainment. Last … Continue reading

The Good and Weird Drama Acting Nominations from the 2014 APAN Star Awards

The nominees are out for the 2014 APAN Star Awards, yet another glittery awards ceremony and this one in particular is a recent new arrival on the awards scene in the last few years. It’s connected to the Daejeon Drama¬†Festival … Continue reading

Elle Korea Features a Smorgasbord of K-stars for its Charitable “Share Happiness” Campaign

The holiday season is fast approaching like a freight train and with it comes holiday cheer and hopefully more charitable givings. Elle Korea has assembled a huge group of actors, actresses, and idols for it’s annual “Share Happiness” charity photo … Continue reading