Top Actress Kim Hye Soo Slays in Gown Fitting for 2022 Blue Dragon Awards and Currently Topping the Drama Ratings with tvN Series Uner the Queen’s Umbrella

So I’m following Reborn Rich (The Chaebol’s Youngest Son) on jTBC weekends but it would be remiss not to mention that another cable drama the tvN weekend sageuk Under the Queen’s Umbrella rocketed up the ratings meter earlier and is still hitting new highs. Starring Kim Hye Soo as the titular queen momma protecting and educating her princely sons in the cutthroat Joseon palace, the drama started with 7.649% one of the highest premieres on tvN and has since hit 11% multiple times and the most recent episode 14 last Sunday brought in 13.415% ratings. All hail the Queen herself and this Friday she even rocked the 2022 Blue Dragon Awards in an eye catching turquoise dress with a cape. She shared dress fitting pictures afterwards showing her absolutely unreal figure rocking a total of four dresses and slaying even with a baseball cap and mask on. This woman is lit and has been spanning four distinct decades in the industry showing no signs of stopping and we are all so lucky to have true stars like her still delivering.

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Decision to Leave Wins Major Prizes at the 2022 Blue Dragon Awards with Lots of Star Power in Attendance

The awards sweeping juggernaut that is K-movie Decision to Leave continues to domination, taking home Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for Park Hae Il and Best Actress for Tang Wei at this Friday’s 2022 Blue Dragon Awards in … Continue reading

tvN Has Another Hit with New Sat-Sun Sageuk The Queen’s Umbrella with Kim Hye Soo Debuting 5th Highest in Network History and Second Episode Breaking 9%

tvN has been doing so well in the Sat-Sun time slot since the first drama of 2022 with Twenty Five, Twenty One leading to Our Blues then Alchemy of Souls followed by Little Women and now it’s got sageuk The … Continue reading

Kim Hye Soo Gets Mad Praise From Western and Korean Critics in Newly Premiered Netflix Legal Drama Juvenile Justice

The Netflix experiment has not done a straight up legal drama until now and it’s getting great reviews if not as much buzz as some other recent Netflix offerings like All of Us are Dead, Hellbound, and Squid Game. This … Continue reading

Kim Hye Soo Tussles with Jo In Sung in First Still from K-movie Smuggling with the Director of Escape from Mogadishu, Veteran, and The Berlin File

Last year in 2021 there were actually quite a few decent movies and one of the biggest hits (in a pandemic impacted box office) was Escape from Mogadishu. We will never know how much money this movie would have taken … 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

IU, Kim Yuna, and Gong Yoo Top the 2020 Advertising Association Poll of South Korean Consumers Favorite CF Models

The year end is also a good time to look back and see which stars really connected with consumers, as in South Korea actors, singers, sports stars, and even variety show hosts all make even better living endorsing products. The … Continue reading

2020 Baeksang Award Nominations Out and Popular Dramas Crash Landing on You, The World of the Married, and When the Camellia Blooms Lead Drama Side

The 2020 Baeksang Awards held on June 5, 2020 will take place without an audience for the first time in its history but at least it will take place and be broadcast. The nominations were released today on May 8th … Continue reading

Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading