Suzy and Lee Dong Wook Picked as Actor and Actress Winners at the 2021 First Brand Awards

The 2021 First Brand Awards, celebrating the 19th year of giving out prizes for consumer faves, will forgo a ceremony this year but still announced the winners of the various category daesang prizes. The Actress Award goes to Suzy while Lee Dong Wook was selected for the Actor Award, a funny coincidence to have the former exes in the same win moment. New Actress Award picked Kim Da Mi and Lee Do Hyun in New Actor, while Ahn Bo Hyun was given the Actor Rising Star Award and Han So Hee his counterpart in Actress Rising Star. Rounding out the drama side category is Park Ji Hoon for Idol Actor and Bona as the Idol Actress of this year.

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K-actor Childhood Photos Show Progression into Hallyu Stars of Today From Hyun Bin, Kim Soo Hyun, Lee Min Ho, Ji Chang Wook, and More

Come one, come all, come get all your oppa and dongsaeng childhood pictures galore and marvel at how everyone grew up into the hotties we know today. It’s impossible to deny that many a K-actress got some surgical help to … Continue reading

Tale of Gumiho Ratings Drop Slightly to 4.789% in Episode 7 as Story Plods Along with the Return of the Big Bad and Ji Ah’s Backstory

The ratings have been dropping for four consecutive episodes of Tale of Gumiho (Tale of the Nine-tailed) and that’s not a good sign since it’s only episode 7. But I totally understand why and while I will probably watch this … Continue reading

Tale of Gumiho Drops Below 5% in Ratings for Episode 6 as the Mythology and Prior Life Entanglements are Slowly Doled Out

Watching Tale of Gumiho really helps that I have such a long drama watching history to compare to, and it’s the comparison that highlights the strengths and weaknesses of this fantasy K-drama. Episode 6 ratings dropped below 5% for the … Continue reading

Tale of Gumiho Drops to 5.100% Rating in Episode 5 as Sympathy Grows for Little Bro Lee Rang and Sheds More Light on the OTP Backstory

I could see tvN Wed-Thurs drama Tale of Gumiho (Tale of the Nine-Tailed) crumbling under the weight of its own mythology building, not yet in episode 5 but the weak spots are there. I still enjoy the drama and episode … Continue reading

Tale of Gumiho Stays Solid at 5.511% Ratings as Episode 4 Reveals Brotherly Feud Back Story and Beautifully Tortures a Gumiho in Love

The Tale of Gumiho turns out to be as old as time, heh. Boy loves girl, boy loses girl, boy waits for girl to reincarnate, oh and boy misplaces younger brother who turns into a single minded revenge asshole. That … Continue reading

Episode 3 Ratings of 5.588% for Tale of Gumiho Well Deserved as Drama Treads Strong Line Between Modern Mystery and Historical Intensity

Wed-Thurs tvN drama Tale of Gumiho (Tale of the Nine-Tailed) continues to captivate my entire attention for the full hour, with episode 3 getting even darker into the horror and mythology. I mean, Donner party hello? I still don’t feel … Continue reading

Lee Dong Wook, Jo Boa, and Kim Bum Keep Up the Gumiho-Human Entanglements in New Teaser for Tale of Gumiho

I’ve been snarking on the promo posters for tvN fantasy drama Tale of Gumiho (Take of the Nine-Tailed) so it’s a nice change of opinion to be pleasantly surprised by the latest preview released by the network. It’s less purposefully … Continue reading