Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. On the television side which I at least watched more than the K-movies, the Best Drama nominees were led by cable networks tvN with two nominations with Mother and Secret Forest and jTBC got Misty recognized. The final two nods went to KBS dramas Fight My Way and My Golden Life, and honestly all 5 Best Drama nominees could have been cable dramas as notable ones which got left off include Prison Playbook, Women of Dignity, Save Me, and Avengers Social Club. The Best Actor and Actress nominees are all expected and solid choices, but further down the list into supporting and new acting categories I started to shake my head and roll my eyes. Check out the full drama and main movie nominees below. Continue reading

Cha Seung Won, Ji Sung, EXO and Many More Popular Stars Receive 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards

The 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards took place quietly with a cancelled red carpet due to the passing of beloved veteran leading man Kim Joo Hyuk earlier in the week. The big winners among stars I follow are … Continue reading

Lawyer Redemption Drama A New Leaf with Kim Myung Min Premieres this Wed on MBC

I love Kim M yung Min’s acting and in dramas alone he’s tackled so many indelible archetypes and made each on completely different. It’s high time he’s played a lawyer and tomorrow MBC premieres it’s transformed-man-legal-drama A New Leaf (Repentance). … Continue reading

A New Leaf Starts Filming with Kim Myung Min, Park Min Young, Kim Sang Joong, and Chae Jung Ahn

I find MBC the major network with the most diverse line-up of offerings in its Wed-Thurs slot, which probably cosmically balances out its nearly two year long sageuk streak in the Mon-Tues offering. If I go back exactly one year … Continue reading