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 Seoul. There were lots of stars in attendance and the fashion was par for the course at a K-awards event. I thought IU looked the best IMO and some of the dresses as usual could have benefitted from being a different color other than black or white, such as Yoona‘s giant rose on the chest dress if the rose was pink and her dress was green that would have been awesome to behold as a literal couture flower. Kim Hye Yoon‘s blush dress was perfect on her and the color suited the gown style seamlessly. Daniel Henney went with a brocade pattern blue tux that I loved so overall it was nice to see so many happy stars out and about.

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W Korea Captures K-stars Han Hyo Joo, Park Hyung Sik, Kim Go Eun, and Kim Yoo Jung Attending Chanel Store Event in Seoul

The Chanel brand has always been beloved in Asia thanks to the classic looks and enduring luxury cache, but in recent years it’s really moved towards younger stars to rep the looks and also get featured in millions of view … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung, Byun Woo Seok, Park Jung Woo, and Roh Yoon Seo Promote Netflix Movie 20th Century Girl with Elle Korea November 2022 Pictorial

I’m keeping my expectations in check for 20th Century Girl, a Netflix produced Korean movie that seems to be assembled from all those high school and missed chance stories but without a different hook from the promos. It’s just two … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung Captures Pure Teen Romance in Poster and Preview for Netflix Movie 20th Century Girl with Byun Woo Seok and Park Jung Woo

This upcoming Netflix K-movie looks so sweet and darling, evincing the same playbook as many such predecessors which take the young love from an earlier era and bring it forth to today as adults. Introduction to Architecture did it with … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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

Kim So Yeon Wins the 2021 SBS Drama Awards Daesang for Penthouse with Plenty of Other Stars Getting Lauded for Well Received Dramas

SBS handed out a heck ton of awards at the year end celebration today and the 2021 SBS Drama Awards was definitely more jam packed with dramas and stars than the prior night over at MBC. The Daesang went to … Continue reading

Park Seo Joon and Kim Go Eun Top the Japan Viewer Poll on Favorite K-drama Female and Male Stars

I still remember when Bae Yong Joon and Choi Ji Woo would top every Japan viewer poll on anything Hallyu related for a good decade and more after Winter Sonata swept the nation. They’ve dropped off for years now but … Continue reading