Kim Yoo Jung is a Retro Sportswear Teen Goddess in New 1st Look Pictorial

Normally I’m not a fan of the amber-hued pictorials since it’s usually done in an edgy way that comes across as pretentious. In the case of this 1st Look photo spread with high school senior and actress Kim Yoo Jung, there’s a throwback melancholy that I love when paired with her recent ups and downs. Kim Yoo Jung reached the pinnacle of her still very young acting career with last year’s hit drama Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, but the high was quickly sucked out by the usual K-netizen haranguing when she was perceived as being rude and inattentive during promos for a movie.

There’s no room for error in the judgmental eyes of modern media consumption and Kim Yoo Jung learned her lesson the hard way. If she was a teen actress in the 1970’s as seen in these retro Fila pics, she might’ve have a chance to act like a teen with the wiggle room to make mistakes like normal folks do without being eviscerated. I think laying low for the last three months was a great idea and I hope her next acting role refreshes the public’s perception of her back to being a talented charming young girl. Continue reading

Park Bo Gum Beats Out Song Joong Ki as Winner of Gallup Poll Korea’s Top Drama Actor of 2016

Wow, I’m rather impressed someone beat Song Joong Ki in this year’s vote for a drama category poll, but then again I don’t think Joong Ki minds in the least when it’s one of his best friends Park Bo Gum. … Continue reading

K-stars Attend 2016 Asia Artist Awards in in Safe and Pretty Fashion Choices

Last week was the 2016 Asia Artist Awards, which was by all accounts a giant steaming mess with ceremony glitches and a hodge podge of categories that made the very award seem superfluous. With that said, this awards ceremony managed to … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum and Kim Yoo Jung Attend Moonlight Drawn by Clouds Drama Wrap Fan Meeting

The supreme cuteness that is sageuk drama Moonlight Drawn by Clouds reversed the ratings bottom trend for KBS on Mon-Tues and delivered a much needed buzz for the viewing audience. I like dramas to get viewers hooked and excited, the … Continue reading

Moonlight Drawn by Clouds Jumps in Ratings and Takes the Mon-Tues Lead Over Premiering K-Bu Bu Jing Xin

The showdown of the Mon-Tues sageuks has an out of the gate winner – congrats to KBS youth period drama Moonlight Drawn by Clouds for vaulting in the ratings for episode 3 this Monday and taking the runaway lead against … Continue reading