100 Days My Prince with D.O. and Nam Ji Hyun Ends as 4th Highest Rated tvN Drama

It took me a little longer than usual to write about recently wrapped Mon-Tues tvN sageuk romance drama 100 Days My Prince (Dear Husband of 100 Days) and not for lack of success of this drama. The series ended with a time slot high of 14.412% and also on average is the fourth highest rated tvN drama of all time after Answer Me 1988, Goblin, and Mr. Sunshine. I just got progressively more and more detached from the initially riveting story line and found the drama narratively limping to a finish. It’s boring to have one big bad pulling all the strings with zero nuance other than being power hungry and wanting his bloodline on the throne one day. Leads D.O. and Nam Ji Hyun were excellent, had great chemistry, but there adult characters never reached the cuteness heights of their child story line and ultimately I wasn’t invested by the end with their happily ever after. I’m glad it ended well and the drama was such a deserving success because it was well made and well acted. Continue reading

Lush Colors and Costumes in Posters and Stills for tvN Sageuk 100 Days My Prince

I’m a sucker for gorgeous costuming in period dramas, appropriate to the context of course, because it’s visual porn akin to fawning over the British costumes in a Jane Austen novel adaptation. There a dreamy romantic element of the transportation … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the SBS Drama Awards Daesang for Defendant and Lights Up the Event with Wife Lee Bo Young

The year end 2017 SBS Drama Awards was really the Ji Sung and Lee Bo Young show, with the married acting couple basically turning the event into their own lovey dovey showcase and honestly that’s fine with me. They are … Continue reading

Jung Woo Sung and Lee Jung Jae’s Artist Company Agency Celebrates First Anniversary with Vogue Korea Spread

Two K-ent titans forming an agency is more than enough  to garner interest and  anticipation that the effort would be a success. Best friends and top Korean actors Lee Jung Jae and Jung Woo Sung left their agencies after their … Continue reading