Lee Sung Min, Han Ji Min, Nam Joo Hyuk, and Joo Ji Hoon Take Home 2018 Korean Film Critic Acting Awards

Another K-awards ceremony came and went and this one was decided low key being from the Korean Film Critics Association but the winners merit a mention. It’s pretty serendipitous and likely a good sign that upcoming K-drama Brilliant costars Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk were winners, her as Best Actress for Miss Baek and him as Best New Actor for a supporting role in The Great Battle. Taking home Best Actor is award winning veteran Lee Sung Min for The Spy Gone North and Joo Ji Hoon also picked up Best Supporting Actor for the same movie. Film actress Kwon So Hyun won Best Supporting Actress also thanks to Miss Baek the movie and newbie Kim Ga Hee took home Best New Actress for Park Hwa Young. The Film Critics picked 1987: When the Day Comes for Best Film and Director Yoon Jong Bin was lauded for his work on The Spy Gone North. Congrats to all the winners! Continue reading

2018 Grand Bell Awards Fetes Burning as Best Film and Departed Kim Joo Hyuk Wins Best Supporting Actor

I can’t say the 2018 Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards) were all that exciting mostly because K-movies haven’t really excited me in recent years. There is still envelope pushing and creativity for sure but the days of Old Boy and … Continue reading

Suzy Leads High Profile Star Attendees at the VIP Movie Premiere of Horror K-movie The Piper

I’m starting to wonder if Suzy and Lee Min Ho went the candid route in admitting their relationship three months ago when outed by Dispatch because they basically couldn’t hide their rosy romance glow. The stars were out in full … Continue reading

Cha Seung Won is Intensely Riveting in First Teaser for Splendid Politics

I’ve totally got my serious hat on to prepare myself for the upcoming 50-episode MBC sageuk Splendid Politics (Hwajung). I’m glad MBC stuck with the original title of Splendid Politics rather than the alternate Princess Jungmyung, based on the storyboard … Continue reading

Drama Script Reading Double Dose: The Girl Who Sees Smells and Splendid Politics

With winter wrapping up, spring-like warm weather is a-coming and so are two new prime time K-dramas. To save me the hassle of doing separate posts on them, MBC‘s upcoming 50-episode long sageuk Splendid Politics (Hwajung) held its first cast … Continue reading

Miss Korea Looks Amazing with Release of Full Drama Posters and Second Teaser

Okay folks, Miss Korea continues to look fantastic. We might have another worthy contender on our hands. The full slate of drama posters have just dropped and its across-the-board gorgeous. I was already salivating over the first one featuring Miss Korea … Continue reading