Jo In Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2014 APAN Star Awards

I posted two weeks ago about the nominees for the 2014 APAN Star Awards and how some choices were pretty legit while others strangely unfathomable. Pretty much the usual when it comes to acting awards in Korean drama entertainment. Last night the ceremony was held and this time I totally approve as Jo In Sung walked away with the Daesang for his intense and mesmerizing performance as a writer suffering from schizophrenia in the summer SBS drama It’s Okay, It’s Love.

The fashion catwalk was across-the-board fantastic, taking the wind out of my critique sails but giving me unending streams of eye candy pretty dresses and nicely tailored tuxes. I was so happy Jo In Sung won the Daesang that the rest of the wins in the various categories took on a sheen of pleasant whatever for me. I was thrilled to see Secret Love Affair get lots of love in all departments, Kim Ok Bin winning an acting award is sweet, and best of all everyone seemed to be having a grand fun time. Check out all the pictures and the full list of winners below. Continue reading

K-stars Attend Masquerade Movie Premiere Starring Lee Byung Hun and Han Hyo Joo

This is about as high wattage as it gets for movie premieres in South Korea. The upcoming Joseon-era sageuk movie Gwanghae: The Man Who Became King (English title Masquerade) starring Lee Byung Hun, Han Hyo Joo, and Ryu Seung Ryong … Continue reading