Twenty More Actors/Actresses Join the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List in Second Release

The KOFIC assembled Korean Actors 200 list (consisting of both actors and actresses) is already fodder for discussion with fans wondering why their faves may or may not have been included. This is definitely a movie (Chungmuro) driven list so straight up drama stars will likely not make it and many of the included may not be household names but have been integral in the South Korean film industry. The second batch release is here and the most well known names and faces with Hallyu popularity include Lee Min Ho, Jung Hae In, Park Bo Young, Kim Nam Gil, Su Ae, Yeo Jin Gu, Kim Dong Wook, and Gong Myung among others. Check out the second release batch here, all gorgeous black and white spare images that captures these stars unique auras.

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jTBC Fri-Sat Thriller Beyond Evil is a Masterclass in Brilliant Male Lead Acting and a Shaky Story Construct

I’m ambivalent about newly arrived jTBC Fri-Sat drama Beyond Evil (Monster) because it feels like it’s trying to be smarter than it actually is. Sometimes a good thriller is about following the breadcrumbs instead of feinting left, right, and all … Continue reading

Shin Ha Kyun and Yeo Jin Gu Team Up to Solve Past and Present Murder Cases in jTBC Drama Beyond Evil and One of Them May Be the Evil

The posters and teasers for upcoming jTBC Fri-Sat drama Beyond Evil (Korean title Monster) definitely wants audiences to be uncertain going into the drama whether the male leads are good or bad. Coupling up veteran Shin Ha Kyun with youngster … Continue reading