Kim Sun Ah Reflects on Banner Career Year in 2018 and Up For Drama Reunion with Scent of a Woman PD

Last year 2018 felt like a drama resurgence year for me, there were a lot of well-made K-dramas as well as lesser written but still fun to watch fare. The success was spread out even if overall the prime time big three channel ratings remain low, but a standout who had two critically acclaimed dramas on the two different big networks was veteran actress Kim Sun Ah. She started the year with Shall We Kiss First on SBS and ended with Children of Nobody (Red Moon Blue Sun) on MBC. For the former she took home the Daesang at the SBS 2018 Year End Drama Awards and won the Top Excellence for the latter at MBC. She’s been doing a slew of post drama interviews and two interesting tidbits popped up – she’s up for sequel to her career making hit My Name is Kim Sam Soon (interesting idea……) and has been offered her next drama being directed by the PD of her earlier drama Scent of a Woman scheduled for SBS called Secret Boutique dealing with the life of a power broker female lead. Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

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. … Continue reading

K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

Jung Woo Sung and Ha Jung Woo Headline K-stars at Bottega Veneta Event in Seoul

The waning days of summer is also the kickoff to the biggest fashion season of the year in fall. The colors and fabrics transition from the playful and light to the experimental and substantial, and this year Italian design house … Continue reading

Cable K-drama Women of Dignity Gets Over 12% Ratings in Final Episode with New Career Highs for Leads Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah

A huge stupendous congratulations for just concluded jTBC weekend drama Women of Dignity, shattering records and accolades along the way of telling the female life story with renewed energy and vigor. The drama already broke the cable network’s own best … Continue reading

Ladies Steal the Red Carpet at the VIP Premiere for A Taxi Driver with Song Kang Ho, Yoo Hae Jin, and Ryu Jun Yeol

Ladies ruled the red carpet, with a surprising easy on the eyes green movie poster background, at the VIP premiere of K-movie A Taxi Driver. This movie pairs veteran Song Kang Ho with German actor┬áThomas Kretschmann for a real life … Continue reading