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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First Teaser for Star-studded Ensemble Drama Our Blues Showcases the Down to Earth Rural Charms of Jeju Island

I feel like K-actress Shin Mina just went from one beach to another, but I don’t think her second beach sojourn she’ll be sporting that many Hermes bags lol. The teaser is out for tvN ensemble drama Our Blues which … Continue reading

Movie Stills for Emergency Declaration Impress with Star-studded Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, Kim Nam Gil, and Im Shi Wan

The first stills are out for upcoming high profile big budget air disaster movie Emergency Declaration and it’s just a collection of huge stars which is nothing wrong to enjoy the assemblage. The movie premiered last month at Cannes Film … Continue reading

K-drama Our Blues Finalizes Cast with Lee Byung Hyun, Shin Mina, Cha Seung Won, Lee Jung Eun, Han Ji Min, Kim Woo Bin, and Uhm Jung Hwa

While Netflix is understandably getting all the buzz recently in the K-drama sphere, there remains plenty of quality talent and projects proliferating elsewhere and in 2022 none is more star-studded than the Noh Hee Kyung penned K-drama Our Blues. It’s … Continue reading

Lee Byung Hun, Shin Mina, Kim Woo Bin, Han Ji Min, Cha Seung Won, and Lee Jung Eun Offered the New Noh Hee Kyung Drama Our Blues

Looks like Here is out and Our Blues is in. Award winning screenwriter Noh Hee Kyung was prepping a new drama announced last year called Here based on people working overseas in NGOs but the production and filming continued to … Continue reading

Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki Among Selection of Male Actors in First Release From the KOFIC Korean Actors 200 List

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) is assembling a list call the Korean Actors 200 (includes both actors and actresses) to represent the top acting talent from the industry with an express aim to raise further international recognition of the breadth … Continue reading

It’s Many Weddings and a Funeral for the Attendees at the 2020 Grand Bell Awards

A woman wearing wedding white ball gowns can’t all be going to the same wedding, unless I suppose it’s a Reverend Moon officiated one. But the funeral black can definitely be attending the same one funeral, and honestly the general … Continue reading

K-movie Emergency Declaration Adds Park Hae Joon and Kim So Jin to the Already Star Studded Cast

Goodness this is a wild and wildly impressive casting land for the production of upcoming action K-movie Emergency Declaration. Starring leads Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, and Jeon Do Yeon, the movie added Im Shi Wan and Kim Nam … Continue reading

Action Thriller K-movie Emergency Declaration Confirms Cast of Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun, Jeon Do Yeon, and Kim Nam Gil

This cast is so star-studded and collectively award winning that the most junior member is an A-list leading man in his own right. K-ent is reporting that the upcoming action/disaster/thriller movie Emergency Declaration has completed lead casting with a veritable … Continue reading

Bong Joon Ho, Song Kang Ho, Lee Byung Hun Tops Sports Chosun 2020 Power People Poll For Film and Kim Soo Hyun Only Actor to Make Both Film and Drama Lists

The Sports Chosun 30th Anniversary poll of South Korean entertainment insiders on the Power People within the industry is definitely worth discussing especially in the drama category. For the film category it’s harder to have biases as movies remain a … Continue reading