Lee Seung Gi, Lee Da Hee, and Sung Si Kyung Host the 2022 Golden Disc Awards with Many Acting Stars in Attendance as Singer-Actress IU Wins Best Song

This Saturday was the 2022 Golden Disc Awards in South Korea, after the spate of year end drama awards it’s a nice change to see the music side fete the notable achievements of 2021. Since I write about dramas and movies and only rarely follow the musical acts my interest in this ceremony and winners are only those who are also my acting faves. That means I am super happy that actress-songstress IU took home a big award Song of the Year and bonus points for Lee Do Hyun being the one to announce it. Too bad COVID-19 protocols meant they were never on the same stage or got the hand trophy hug but my Man Wol-Chung Myung heart was still full. Singer-actor Lee Seung Gi hosted the ceremony along with actress Lee Da Hee and singer Sung Si Kyung, and in attendance to present awards were a bevy of actors and actresses including Jung Woo Sung, Ahn Hyo Seob, Jeon So Min, Woo Do Hwan, Koo Kyo Hwan, and Jeon Jong Seo. There wasn’t any fashion note to speak of but the feather and flower trellis wrapped around the microphone stand actually made the mostly all black outfits pop a bit in the pictures.

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tvN Fantasy Exorcism Drama Island Confirms Cast of Kim Nam Gil, Lee Da Hee, Cha Eun Woo, and the Return of Sung Joon Playing the Big Bad

This was always going to be an ambitious drama production, with many CGII elements needed and a dark tone that would needed to be balanced for the majority K-drama viewing populace. That it’s initial leading lady pick had to bow … Continue reading

Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading

jTBC Drama The Beauty Inside Wraps with Decent Acting and Disengaged Narrative

This week concluded the airing of jTBC Mon-Tues drama The Beauty Inside, an adaptation of the movie of the same name but with a gender switch and also tweaked body morphing logic. Female lead Seo Hyun Jin changes once a … Continue reading

Mystery Queen 2 Confirmed for February 2018 with Choi Kang Hee and Kwon Sang Woo Back Together Solving Crime

Fans of the quirky KBS drama Mystery Queen (Queen of Mystery) can rejoice now that all elements are confirmed for the sequel. Mystery Queen 2 is coming to KBS February 2018 taking over the Wed-Thurs time slot from currently airing … Continue reading

Joo Won Takes Home the Daesang for Yongpal at the 2015 SBS Drama Awards

The SBS 2015 Drama Awards wraps up the trio of year end big K-drama awards shows, and while network was the overall ratings winner for the year the selections for its awards were somewhat underwhelming. Joo Won took home the … Continue reading