Black and White Dominate the Red Carpet at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards

The 2017 Asia Artist Awards went off without a hitch, other than the usual fashion boredom that is now part and parcel with every Korean red carpet. It’s like the ladies make no effort to be creative or challenging, or if they did make an effort and that’s the dress each chose then that’s even worse! The men get a pass since a tuxedo only has so many variations, but even though Lee Jun Ki nailed it while just back from the military Lee Seung Gi needs a refresher course with his too-short pant legs and weird pick of a shirt with red trim. The black dresses were Yoona and Suzy while the white dresses were on Park Min Young, Min Hyo Rin, and Park Shin Hye and none were memorable or worth describing other than the shiny BB cream problem seems to have been fixed. On the actual awards side, the big winners of the night were veteran leading lady Kim Hee Sun and boy group EXO both taking home a Daesang (Grand Prize).  Continue reading

Big Name K-stars Including Lee Seung Gi, Yoona, Suzy, Lee Jun Ki, and Park Shin Hye to Attend 2017 Asia Artist Awards

This is a post solely to prep for this week’s Asia Artist Awards, thank to the star-studded line up that will be making an appearance either to present or to perform. On the acting stars alone it’s worth checking out … Continue reading

K-actor Kim Joo Hyuk Laid to Rest Surrounded by Friends, Family, and Costars

K-ent gather along with the friends and family to accompany Kim Joo Hyuk on his final journey as the actor was laid to rest. While the circumstances of his October 30th car accident remain unanswered, in the end this talented … Continue reading

K-remake of Criminal Minds Passes Midway Airing and Drops to 2% range from Premiere Ratings High of 4%

Things are not dire but is certainly disappointing as tvN‘s high profile and big name casted K-drama remake of Criminal Minds hasn’t really resonated with the local audience. Episode 1 did a promising and high for cable 4.187% AGB nationwide … Continue reading

K-drama Criminal Minds Releases Poster and Holds Press Conference with Lee Jun Ki, Moon Chae Won, and Son Hyun Joo

I’m so used to K-dramas rushing schedules that the press conference to premiere gap has shrunk almost to a day before even so it’s a nice relief to take it slow and see the cast of Criminal Minds meeting the … Continue reading