2022 Asia Star Awards Held at BIFF Manages to Take the Uninspiring Korean Awards Dressing to New Heights of Ugh

Soooooo many memes work with this running joke about how poorly (selected) the South Korean stars look at red carpet events ranging from awards to festivals. It’s like they go out of their way to be beyond boring or intentionally fugly. The 2022 Asia Star Awards held at the Busan International Film Festival was like an episode of Project Runway where all the female stars had to wear the dresses created by the contestants each of whom was hamstrung by material color, texture, quantity, et. al. so it was like making the best out of very little. In PR world its a win with whatever the designer comes up with, here it’s just bizarrely incomprehensible that a stylist would put an actress in it. Anyhoo, the only winner is actor Jung Hae In who had one job and did it – put on the tux he was measured for and look dapper in something that fit him to the tee.

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MBC to Preempt Well-reviewed New Fri-Sat Drama Tracer with Im Shi Wan, Go Ah Sung, and Son Hyun Joo for 3 Weeks to Air the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

I feel like all K-dramas are going to get shafted for the first three weeks of February once the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicks off. That’s fine its the prerogative for the networks to air what they wish but for … Continue reading

Son Ye Jin, Youn Yeo Jung Among the First Actresses Released in the Korean Actor 200 List

Here comes the first look at some of the ladies in the Korean Actor 200 list and hoo boy it’s a great cross-section of age, experience, and charisma. The actresses in the first batch of stills include living legend Youn … 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

Ladies Steal the Red Carpet at the VIP Premiere for A Taxi Driver with Song Kang Ho, Yoo Hae Jin, and Ryu Jun Yeol

Ladies ruled the red carpet, with a surprising easy on the eyes green movie poster background, at the VIP premiere of K-movie A Taxi Driver. This movie pairs veteran Song Kang Ho with German actor Thomas Kretschmann for a real life … Continue reading

MBC Holds Script Reading for Radiant Office Led by Leads Go Ah Sung and Ha Suk Jin

Script reading commenced last week upcoming MBC Wed-Thurs drama Radiant Office (Glowing Office), the drama by newbie screenwriter Jung Ho Hyun that won a MBC script writing competition. The most memorable competition winning drama script to be made into a … Continue reading