1st Look Pictorial Turns Teenage Kim So Hyun into Sultry Bombshell

This trend of aging up teen actresses really needs to be stopped. There isn’t a lack of talented actresses in their twenties who would shine when made up to that age group, but the new 1st Look pictorial featuring 16 year old Kim So Hyun with so much makeup she’s veering into sageuk gisaeng territory makes me wince. She’s so pretty this look doesn’t make her unattractive, it’s just so unnecessary since her beauty should be emphasized for it’s youthful clean lines and not spackled on base, eyeliner to the stars, and red ruby lips better suited for club hour. Up next for her is as the titular Let’s Fight, Ghost, playing a high school senior who dies before getting a chance to live a full life and finds herself stuck in the in between world where she develops a bickering flirtation with a teen boy ghost hunter. Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun and Go Doo Shim Split the Daesang at the 2015 KBS Drama Awards

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Just because KBS is the ratings pits all year doesn’t mean it can’t throw a fun awards party and reward the acting talent that has attempted to infuse some excitement and life into the network’s drama. Things were going swimmingly … Continue reading

Decked Out Korean Stars Attend the 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong

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The 2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) took place this week in Hong Kong, gathering together the popular Korean stars of music and acting. It’s basically Hallyu-palooza staged by Korean entertainment conglomerate CJ E&M. The lead up has been pretty … Continue reading

C-media Wonders Which K-actress Will be the Next Jeon Ji Hyun to Hit it Big in China

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The K-media is taking note of a recent Chinese newspaper article discussing which of the younger generation actresses will be the next Jeon Ji Hyun. Ms. Gianna Jun’s combined popularity domestically in Korea and internationally cannot be arguably unparallel, and … Continue reading