2022 Busan International Film Festival Kicks Off Opening Night Festivities Feting Legendary HK Actor Tony Leung and Bringing K-stars Galore Ready to Screen New Films

This year is the 27th annual Busan International Film Festival and it’s back to the star-studded glory days of red carpet throngs and plenty of slow waves. Unfortunately the K-stars stuck to their tried and true boring fashion, a slew of black dresses with the rare color showing up. The men fared much better as the classic tux is never out of style and some went with cool lining, textures on the jacket, and embellishments. The big award of the night went to Hong Kong actor Tony Leung as basically a lifetime achievement award and was it deserved for sure. I can’t wait to see how the festival movies are received with plenty of exciting flicks on deck to debut here at BIFF.

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Netflix Readies June 2022 K-drama Money Heist: Korea with Yoo Ji Tae, Kim Yun Jin, Park Hae Soo, Jeon Jong Seo, Kim Ji Hoon, Lee Hyun Woo and Many More Charismatic Stars

Dang, this might be the next HUGE hit for Netflix combining both the trendy K-drama with an established story from a previous Netflix hit. This June 2022 will see the drop of the K-drama remake of Spanish show Money Heist, … Continue reading

Junho, Kim Tae Ri, Squid Game, and D.P. are the Big Television Side Winners at the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards

The annual Baeksang Arts Awards was held this Friday night in Seoul and the 2022 edition totally dropped some surprises and some expected wins. In a first, the winner of the Popularity Awards Junho and Kim Tae Ri also won … Continue reading

Lee Seung Gi, Lee Da Hee, and Sung Si Kyung Host the 2022 Golden Disc Awards with Many Acting Stars in Attendance as Singer-Actress IU Wins Best Song

This Saturday was the 2022 Golden Disc Awards in South Korea, after the spate of year end drama awards it’s a nice change to see the music side fete the notable achievements of 2021. Since I write about dramas and … Continue reading

K-actress Jeon Jong Seo Confirms She’s Dating Thriller Movie Call Director Lee Chung Hyun as Netizens Fangirl that He Should Move in Front of the Camera

Oh, what a nice and totally out-of-the-blue dating news. A new couple is born in K-ent as movie actress Jeon Jong Seo and her Call movie director Lee Chung Hyun are dating. The two confirmed the news and admitted they … Continue reading

2021 Blue Dragon Film Award Nominations Led by Leads and Films Escape From Mogadishu, The Book of Fish, and Space Sweepers

The nominations are out for the 2021 year end Blue Dragon Film Awards, which only fetes the big screen works and remains the most prestigious of the cinematic only prizes in South Korea. This year the nominations are a mix … Continue reading

2021 Baeksang Awards Releases Votes Received and Informative Behind the Scenes Discussion

Well this will put naysayers and conspiracy theorists to rest (I hope). The 2021 Baeksangs Awards released tons of behind the scenes information related to the voting for the winners and hold your horses because this stuff is super illuminating. … Continue reading

Beyond Evil Wins Best Drama at 2021 Baeksang Awards with Shin Ha Kyun and Kim So Yeon Taking Home the Best Acting Awards

A nicely laudatory ceremony for the 2021 Baeksang Awards wrapped up tonight in South Korea and I’m pretty happy with the results. The Daesang went to Yoo Jae Suk for his continued exemplary work as a variety star and host, … 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