Yoo Seung Ho and Kim So Hyun Go From Sweet to Angsty in New Stills and Preview for Ruler: Master of the Mask

Meet cutes remain a tried and true staple of K-dramas, not necessarily building towards a successful OTP but if done right continues to deliver the first satisfying rush in the romantic set up in any K-drama. The first meeting of the star-crossed OTP in upcoming MBC sageuk Ruler: Master of the Mask shows Kim So Hyun and Yoo Seung Ho in various encounters in the bustling marketplace. There’s the quiet eye contact, the running from something dangerous, and finally the stalker-ish following behind, all perfectly acceptable behavior because it’s coming from the upstanding and super cute Crown Prince character. There’s also the first stills of second male lead L‘s character, sharing the same name as Yoo Seung Ho’s prince and likely an increasingly twisted fate as the drama progresses. Check out the latest teaser preview below as things go from meet cute to all hell breaks loose in 30 seconds. Continue reading

Yoo Seung Ho and Kim So Hyun Exude Intensity in 3rd Preview for Ruler: Master of the Mask

Recently premiered MBC Wed-Thurs drama Radiant Office has been less than successful in ratings, and frankly audience feedback hasn’t been positive either. Not sure what’s not working since I’m not watching but I’m definitely keen to usher it off and … Continue reading

Guest Stars and Supporting Characters Shine in Goblin as the Drama Integrates All Characters Seamlessly

Everything feels connected in Goblin in ways both substantive and logical within its fantasy narrative. Supporting characters tug at the heartstrings or make one seethe with anger, and guest starring roles are memorable and meaningful. The leads have the lions … Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun and Kim So Hyun Top the Moolmang K-star Internet Power Rankings for July 2016

Korean buzz site Moolmang has been doing entertainment internet power rankings for awhile and the latest July issue is interesting enough as a current pulse taking snapshot to merit a post. The site ranks popularity/buzz based on the number of … Continue reading