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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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 … Continue reading

Lee Jung Jae and Kim Go Eun Win Best Acting at the 1st Blue Dragon Series Awards with D.P. Taking Best Drama

A new K-awards show debuted this week, with the Blue Dragon Awards branching out from their movie exclusive perch to launch the 1st annual Blue Dragon Series Awards feting the best of television. This year the big winners were primarily … 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

Nam Joo Hyuk, Suzy, Jung Hae In, Jisoo and Many More K-stars Attend the Dior Event in Seoul for a Fashion Parade Day

Usually fashion events in K-ent have a handful of stars attending, if I see six or more then it’s a solid event but this weekend’s Christian Dior soiree in Seoul had easily a dozen probably more big name and popular … Continue reading

Ha Ji Won, Kang Ha Neul, and Jung Hae In Confirmed for Big Budget K-drama Curtain Call Formerly Titled Tree Dies on Their Feet

Well this new drama title certainly captures the “hire an actor to play a fake grandson” central plot a whole lot more. The K-drama formerly titled Tree Dies on Their Feet is now called Curtain Call and has secured the … Continue reading

K-netizen Sentiment Finally Turns Back Towards jTBC Drama Snowdrop After Multiple Episodes Reveal it’s a North Korean Hostage Drama and Not Distorting the History of the Student Democracy Movement of the late 1980’s

The saga of jTBC drama Snowdrop will be one for the history books in terms of it being a Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride sort of misconception combined with miscommunication. After 7-episodes worth of storytelling showing that the drama is really … Continue reading