2021 Blue Dragon Film Award Nominations Led by Leads and Films Escape From Mogadishu, The Book of Fish, and Space Sweepers

The nominations are out for the 2021 year end Blue Dragon Film Awards, which only fetes the big screen works and remains the most prestigious of the cinematic only prizes in South Korea. This year the nominations are a mix of young talented stars and the usual established lauded veterans. Starting with Best Actor, the nominations are Kim Yoon Seok and Jo In Sung for Escape from Mogadishu, Song Joong Ki in Space Sweepers, and Sol Kyung Gu and Byun Yo Han for The Book of Fish. On the ladies side, Best Actress noms went to Kim Hye Soo for The Day I Died, Moon So Ri in Three Sisters, Yoona for Miracle, Jeon Yeo Bin in Night in Paradise, and Jeon Jong Seo as the villain in Call. Many of those movies are name the Best Film nomination which went to Escape from Mogadishu, The Book of Fish, Space Sweepers, The Day I Died, and thriller Hostage: Missing Celebrity. In terms of who I think will win, I don’t know if the multiple leads from the same film will cancel each other out in the Best Actor category, and I feel like Best Actress is Jeon Jong Seo’s to lose based on the buzz and awards sweeping that she’s been collecting for Call.

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Netflix Confirms Star Studded Cast for Heist Movie Seoul Vibe with Yoo Ah In, Go Kyung Pyo, Kim Moo Yeol, Park Joo Hyun and More

I love a fast and fun heist money, even ones that are not perfect can still deliver a worthwhile two hours of entertainment. A big budget star studded one is coming soon from Netflix which is also expanding its Korean … Continue reading

Beyond Evil Wins Best Drama at 2021 Baeksang Awards with Shin Ha Kyun and Kim So Yeon Taking Home the Best Acting Awards

A nicely laudatory ceremony for the 2021 Baeksang Awards wrapped up tonight in South Korea and I’m pretty happy with the results. The Daesang went to Yoo Jae Suk for his continued exemplary work as a variety star and host, … Continue reading

Son Ye Jin, Youn Yeo Jung Among the First Actresses Released in the Korean Actor 200 List

Here comes the first look at some of the ladies in the Korean Actor 200 list and hoo boy it’s a great cross-section of age, experience, and charisma. The actresses in the first batch of stills include living legend Youn … Continue reading

Multitude of K-stars Attend Press Conference Promoting Sci-fi Drama Anthology SF8 Airing on MBC in August 2020

The future is constantly used as a subject matter of sci-fi shows and movies because there is much to mine in the unknown, and the known about how we think our society will evolve. The drama comes in projecting how … Continue reading

2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The … Continue reading

SBS Fills Out Supporting Cast for Lee Min Ho and Jeon Ji Hyun’s Mermaid Drama Legend of the Blue Sea

From the rumors to the confirmation of casting, upcoming SBS fantasy drama Legend of the Blue Sea is taking actual shape and form unlike the mystical mermaid at the center of the tale. The drama has the one-two-three punch of … Continue reading