The King’s Face: A Review


I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with this show. On one hand, I really appreciate the historical lesson I received while watching this drama. The acting was solid and the storyline relatively straightforward. However, if you were expecting something as good as the film The Face Reader, which it’s supposed to be based off of, then… this didn’t exactly deliver.

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Poseidon Press Conference

The cast of Poseidon is here! And so are the posters. Poseidon follows a Coast Guard investigative unit as they solve maritime crimes. Hm – like NCIS?!

I definitely don’t like the posters. It looks like it’s ripping off of Athena too much, and the poster of the officers all lined up reminds me so much of Hong Kong dramas from my youth. I don’t know why, but it doesn’t make me that much more keen on watching the drama.

Then again, if it ends up being like NCIS…………….. It seems Lee Sung Jae’s character joins the investigative unit in an attempt to locate his wife’s killer too.

Pictures below! Lee Si Young brightens up the mostly male cast, fielding off comparisons to Ha Ji Won, and she’s the only one in a nude-and-black outfit. Everyone chose boring, somber colors for the press conference.

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News Bits: 6/25/10 Edition

Jang Geun Suk was named as one of the celebrity spokesperson to help promote the 2010-2012 Visit Korea campaign. He was named Seoul’s publicity ambassador earlier in the year, but now his role has been expanded to help promote tourism in Korea. Wise choice – considering he’s one of the biggest stars in Asia and in foreign countries. I know I’d jump on a plane to Seoul if I saw him in an ad for Korea.

Super Junior released their new single after “BONAMANA”, titled “No Other.” It has a nice lyrical, soothing sound to it. Video is after the jump.

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