Posts Tagged ‘Uhm Jung-hwa’

Drama Recaps
Witch’s Romance: Episode 2
by | April 20, 2014 | 92 Comments
The show finds its footing in this episode, as it settles into a breezy and enjoyable rom-com, with a pair of leads that sizzle with intense chemistry. Things heat up for Ji-yeon as she deals with the aftermath of her exposé news article, her mother’s desperate desire to see her get married one day, and,... More »


Drama Recaps
Witch’s Romance: Episode 1
by | April 17, 2014 | 97 Comments
Ushering us into a new season of spring flings, Witch’s Romance premiered on tvN this week. The lighthearted workplace rom-com is a remake of the hit 2009 Taiwanese drama My Queen, and its wacky, fun-loving (and sometimes sultry) tone just might be the ticket to pull us out of hibernation. What better way is there... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kissing tips and beating hearts in Witch’s Romance
by | April 9, 2014 | 48 Comments
Witch’s Romance hasn’t been the drama highest on my radar for the upcoming season, but I do find myself warming up to it with this set of promotional teasers and stills, which highlight a sharp rom-com vibe. The plot itself is hardly new—older woman, younger man, love in the workplace—but execution is all the thing,... More »


Drama Casting & News
First teasers for Uhm Jung-hwa’s new rom-com
by | March 18, 2014 | 49 Comments
It’s raining noona romances in dramaland this year, and for some reason Mondays and Tuesdays on cable seems to be the fixed battleground. Here’s the next one for cable network tvN, a romantic comedy called Witch’s Romance starring Uhm Jung-hwa (Laws of Attraction) and Park Seo-joon (Warm Words). The production has released the first teasers... More »


Drama Casting & News
Uhm Jung-hwa headlines noona romance for tvN
by | February 19, 2014 | 65 Comments
Okay, more noona romance it is. You won’t hear me complaining. Though it does seem like cable stations tvN and JTBC are having some sort of inter-network pissing contest this year over whose noona-killer can out-romance the other, doesn’t it? Right now we’ve got I Need Romance 3 and a secondary couple on Could We... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2013 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 22, 2013 | 106 Comments
Fall marks the start of awards season, and today we have the 34th Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the major film industry ceremonies, along with the Grand Bell (Daejong) Awards earlier this month and the Baeksang Awards in the spring. You’ll recognize many familiar faces, not just from the other festivals and ceremonies this... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 69 Comments
Ack, is it that time of year already? WHERE DID THE YEAR GO. The 50th Grand Bell Awards (aka Daejong Film Awards) were held on November 1, and kicks off the season of red-carpet awards ceremonies. There were a few big films that carried off the lion’s share of prizes, but it was a far... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa headlines rom-com about love sex and singledom
by | August 4, 2013 | 59 Comments
And she’s romancing a younger man to do it. Rawr. Uhm Jung-hwa’s next project is a rom-com about the friendships and love lives of three forty-something women, called Laws of Attraction. It promises a bold, frank portrayal of sex and singledom, and co-stars Jo Min-soo (Pieta, Goddess of Marriage) and Moon Sori (Ethics of Wrath,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa and Kim Sang-kyung’s thriller Montage
by | May 17, 2013 | 23 Comments
It looks like Uhm Jung-hwa (Dancing Queen) has another box office hit on her hands with her suspense thriller Montage, which opened yesterday in second place against Hollywood blockbusters The Great Gatsby and Iron Man 3. The film stars Uhm Jung-hwa as a mother who lost her child to a kidnapper fifteen years ago, and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 9, 2013 | 169 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards really snuck up on me this year. This awards ceremony is the lone wolf being held in the springtime rather than toward the end of the year (as is the case with the broadcaster events and film awards like the Grand Bells and Blue Dragons), and is also unusual in that... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
2012 Blue Dragon Film Awards
by | November 30, 2012 | 120 Comments
The 2012 Blue Dragon Film Awards were held last night, and now it feels like we’ve entered awards season in earnest, following up on last month’s Grand Bell Awards. There were a few of the same names and titles, but on the whole, I’d say the Blue Dragons were much more in line with what... More »