2017 Blue Dragon Awards Rewards Hit Movie A Taxi Driver and Shares Tearful Remembrance of Actor Kim Joo Hyuk

The just held more elite Blue Dragon Awards this weekend in Seoul celebrated the cinematic achievements of South Korean cinema in 2017 and also memorialized the life and acting works of deceased actor Kim Joo Hyuk. There were basically three colors on the red carpet with black, white, and red, and no I don’t think it was due to somberness for Kim Joo Hyuk since K-ent ladies have been dressing this way for years now, but it feels right in this case because Kim Joo Hyuk really was a movie star all the way and leaves behind a truly memorable legacy on film that will remember his achievements properly. The winners of the 2017 Blue Dragon Awards were the box office blockbuster movie A Taxi Driver with multiple times award winner Song Kang Ho bagging yet another Best Actor trophy with veteran grandma Na Moon Hee winning best Actress for I Can Speak. Congrats to all the winners and a bittersweet farewell yet again to Kim Joo Hyuk. Continue reading

Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Ri of Upcoming Mr. Sunshine Attend Blue Dragon Handprint Ceremony with Other Winners

Seeing this particular award-winning foursome of Korean actors and actresses together just makes me feel that one of these things is not like the others. Of course I mean Lee Byung Hun for being the multiple award-winning veteran and also … Continue reading

K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

Poster and Teaser for tvN’s Cinderella and Four Knights Throws Back Old School Harem Romance

If Uncontrollably Fond harkens back to the early Hallyu style of melodrama, then tvN‘s Cinderella and Four Knights reminds of the mid-Hallyu male harem romance dramas such as Boys Before Flowers, You’re Beautiful, which even branched out to sageuks like … Continue reading

KBS Releases Teasers and Stills for Medical Mystery Drama Beautiful Mind with Jang Hyuk and Park So Dam

K-ent is calling it the battle of the doctors for Mon-Tues night ratings supremacy but the substance and tone are so different I can’t see it appealing to the same group of viewers. SBS premieres Doctors on June 20th after … Continue reading

2016 Baeksang Arts Awards Shines with Big Korean Film and Television Stars

This Friday night was the 2016 Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul, with the brightest Korean television and film stars of the year gathered for glitz, glamour and peer recognition. Acclaimed movie director Lee Joon Ik took home the Film side … Continue reading

tvN Picks Up Jung Il Woo and Park So Dam’s Cinderella and Four Knights for Latter 2016 Airing

This is one pre-produced K-drama that is filming so far off the radar it definitely benefits from the periodic news update. Manhwa to drama adapted Cinderella and Four Knights has been scooped up by cable network tvN, which at this point … Continue reading

Park So Dam and Jung Il Woo Lead the Pretty Brigade at Cinderella and Four Knight’s Script Reading

There have been a few script readings recently but with this new addition comes the reminder that viewing trends are changing and cable may have been the new thing a few years past but now it’s onward to online dramas. … Continue reading