Kim So Hyun in Perfect College Girl Mode Heading to Japan to Promote Ruler: Master of the Mask

Styling still matters even with preternaturally beautiful people and I was not a fan of young actress Kim So Hyun‘s style in recently ended drama Radio Romance. She was playing older opposite male lead Yoon Doo Joon but she just looked like a little high school girl playing dress up. I guess even her swell acting can’t sell me that she’s nearly the same age as Doo Joon in the drama. I liked but didn’t love RR, watching for the two leads and slowly even that wasn’t enough to keep me clicking play in the final two weeks. I still plan to finish but the writing ended up being mediocre to the detriment of generating narrative excitement. I also think Kim So Hyun needs to stop getting pushed into older character roles and enjoy this post-high school years, play college students and dress like one as she is here at Incheon airport this week headed to Japan to promote Ruler: Master of the Mask. Continue reading

Park Sang Joong Takes Home MBC 2017 Drama Award Daesang for Rebel: The Thief Who Stole the People

MBC held its year end Drama Awards last night and the winner of the Daesang was surprisingly Park Sang Joong for Rebel: The Thief Who Stole the People. It’s a surprise because he wasn’t the male lead of that drama … Continue reading

Radio Romance with Yoon Doo Joon and Kim So Hyun Finishes Casting and Scheduled for Jan 2018 Mon-Tues on KBS

Currently airing KBS drama Jugglers has deftly maneuvered it’s way to the ratings lead, by a small margin, but the Mon-Tues time slot is still mostly the doldrums in generating any buzz over the three airing prime time dramas. I’m … Continue reading

Ruler: Master of the Mask Tops Suspicious Couple and Mystery Queen in Premiere

It’s new drama Wednesday, with not one but two new arrivals in the prime time slot. SBS has modern rom-com Suspicious Partner while MBC is offering up classic sageuk intrigue with Ruler: Master of the Mask, both joining KBS‘s quirky noir … Continue reading