Ji Sung, Seo Hyun Jin, and Key Go Dark to Accept 2017 Grimae Awards

I may differ in choosing the award winners for the 2017 Grimae Awards given by the Korean television producers association but I’m still happy for the recipients. Unfortunately the fashion spirit seems on the morose side with winners Ji Sung, Seo Hyun Jin and Key appearing to audition for the modern K-drama remake of Great Expectations. We have our new Miss Havisham, folks! Sartorial selections aside, all three winners were very poised and pleased to receive this accolade, Ji Sung for Defendant, Seo Hyun Jin for Temperature of Love, and Key as a rookie in Lookout. I’ll take the awards for Ji Sung and Seo Hyun Jin as recognition of prior achievements in Kill Me, Heal Me and Another Oh Hae Young, but for the latter she really needs to breakout of the female lead that comes across as self-absorbed and obstinate. Continue reading

Temperature of Love Screenwriter Teases that Drama Ending Could be Different than Book in Who Female Leads Ends Up With

I’m ready to put K-drama screenwriter Ha Myung Hee on my shit list now, I’ve concurred with a lot of the criticism lobbed at her for her previous dramas Doctors, High Society and even her earliest works One Warm Word and … Continue reading

New Preview and Drama Stills for Temperature of Love with Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, and Kim Jae Wook

Seeing Kim Jae Wook smile so adorably seals the deal for me, I’m watching upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Temperature of Love come hell or freezing over. I’m keeping my expectations measure for this drama in terms of ratings, romance dramas … Continue reading

Script Reading Stills for SBS Drama Temperature of Love with Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, and Kim Jae Wook

It’s still hot out in the dog days of summer but I’m predicting simmering romance degrees to come in September when SBS airs the first romance drama of the fall with Temperature of Love, taking over from Falsify on Mon-Tues. … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading