Shin Hye Sun is a Cold Ballerina in First Stills for KBS Fantasy Romance Dan, Only Love

The first thought I had when I saw the drama stills for upcoming KBS Wed-Thurs drama Dan, Only Love is that it was just good enough but not wholly believable. Ballet is an entire body dance form not just going en pointe but from the shoulders to the arm lines to the fingertips, a ballerina lives ballet in her every moment. K-actress Shin Hye Sun plays a top ballerina for Dan, Only Love but honestly her Thirty But Seventeen second female lead former top ballerina in real life Wang Ji Won would have been tailor fit for this role. Otherwise it’s just Shin Hye Sun cosplaying a ballerina, though it’s of course perfectly fine for an actress to play a profession through acting it out. I also had the same problem with Min Hyo Rin in Triple so it’s just certain artistic pursuits that is hard to mimic perfectly simply through acting skills alone. 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

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading