Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) for the television drama section for her performance as the older female lead in The Light in Your Eyes (Dazzling). Her drama counterpart Han Ji Min didn’t win Drama Best Actress but did win Movie Best Actress for her big screen role in Miss Baek. What a great one-two win for the ladies. Taking home the other Daesung was Jung Woo Sung for Innocent Witness and he and Kim Hye Ja were just adorable posing together. Other major winners include Lee Byung Hun for drama Best Actor in Mr. Sunshine and Yeom Jung Ah¬†for Best Actress in Sky Castle, and Lee Sung Min as the movie Best Actor in The Spy Gone North. Spy also won Best Film and in the television side Best Drama went to My Ahjusshi, woo hoo! Check out all the winners and fashion looks below. Continue reading

tvN drama Mr. Sunshine Ends With Phenomenal Reviews and Record Breaking Rating

I’ve been watching K-dramas over for over a decade and covering the industry via this blog a little less than that, and I can vouch for how difficult, sanctimonious, and exacting the domestic Korean netizens are even more than when … Continue reading

Mr. Sunshine Hits New Ratings High Over 16% As Drama Has Four More Episodes Remaining

It’s odd to see the comparative lack of buzz for tvN period patriotic drama Mr. Sunshine among the international audiences when this drama could be screenwriter Kim Eun Sook‘s highest praised drama to date among South Korean viewers and critics. … Continue reading

tvN Period Drama Mr. Sunshine Garners Continued Directorial and Acting Praise as Ratings Break 12% in Episode 8

Four weeks into the airing of screenwriter Kim Eun Sook‘s latest drama opus Mr. Sunshine and she can rest easy knowing that her reputation as a ratings gravy train continues. The drama premiered on tvN with 8.852% ratings which was … Continue reading

Final Batch of Drama Posters and Stills for Mr. Sunshine Airing on tvN this Saturday July 7th

Readying for the arrival of tvN period drama Mr. Sunshine, premiering this weekend now that Lawless Lawyer has cleaned up the lawlessness in Gisung city, feels apropos to post on the 4th of July. Will the fireworks of what is … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun Leads the VIP Attendees at Jang Hyuk and Son Hyun Joo’s New Movie Ordinary People

The movie Ordinary People is certainly a forgettable cinematic title used more than once before, but at least the cast of the upcoming K-movie isn’t ordinary in the least. Starring Jang Hyuk and Son Hyun Joo, it’s a twisty psychological … Continue reading

Overseas K-drama Filming Sends Goblin to Canada and Man to Man Heads to Hungary

Overseas filming looks to become part and parcel with the trend of pre-producing K-dramas, which makes practical sense since there is plenty of time to plan the more technically challenging filming and to ship everyone out. Two upcoming cable network … Continue reading