Ma Dong Seok, Ha Jung Woo, and Lee Byung Hun Top 2018 Gallup Poll of Most Popular Film Actors

With the close of 2018 looming the polls are starting to reference the entire year and Gallup just released the most popular film actors as voted by the South Korean audiences for the year. Topping the list is everyone’s favorite tough guy Ma Dong Seok in first place, followed by perennial top film actor Ha Jung Woo with Lee Byung Hun coming in third. Check out the full list below as two pretty boys snuck in with the more grizzled veterans with Joo Ji Hoon in 5th and Jo In Sung in the 9th spot. The top South Korean movies of the 2018 box office currently stands at Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days as number 1 even above all the Hollywood blockbusters, then the next Korean movies on the list are The Great Battle, Believer, Intimate Strangers (still in theaters), and The Spy Gone North. Continue reading

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading

Star-studded Cast of Fantasy Death K-movie Along With the Gods Holds Press Conference

The year end holiday season will have a star-studded big-budget K-movie to look forward to, and hopefully end the Korean box office for 2017 on a high note. Fantasy death movie Along With the Gods (Two Worlds) is adapted from … Continue reading

Gong Yoo and Ma Dong Seok Protect Loved Ones From Speedy Zombies in Exhilarating Train to Busan

A teaming horde of zombies descended on Seoul this weekend as the highly anticpated summer popcorn flick Train to Busan premiered. Starring Gong Yoo as a workaholic dad taking his daughter to Busan, the movie follows his story along with … Continue reading

Ha Jung Woo Leads the Korean Male Fans Pick of Their Top 20 Manliest K-actors

I’m always entertained by lists and polls, offering a snapshot of the general reaction to the topic at hand without needing to take it seriously. The latest list is interesting in how many selections elicited approving nods from me. tvN … Continue reading