For Your Emmy Consideration: Supernatural

Genre shows have a tough time at the Emmys, but it doesn’t take anything away from the good work that’s out there.

The CW’s Supernatural enters its 7th season in the fall, a big accomplishment for a show that wasn’t even expected to last more than a season or two.

Creator Eric Kripke and team have weaved an intricate mythology and throught provoking discussion on religion, tackling topics other shows wouldn’t dare touch. Supernatural‘s fresh and unique take and depiction of God and the devil, heaven and hell have been fascinating as well as Continue reading

For Your (International!) Emmy Consideration – Yoon Shi Yoon

It can be difficult for any actor to play the title character of a television series or film. So it is impressive when a relative newcomer is given the chance to do so… and do it well.

Before playing the title character in Baker King, Kim Tak Goo/Bread, Love and Dreams, Yoon Shi Yoon made his acting debut in the popular daily family comedy High Kick Through the Roof and was about to star in the sequel to a popular horror film.

But it wasn’t until playing Kim Tak Goo that Yoon Shi Yoon showed what Continue reading

For Your (Internationa!) Emmy Consideration – Joo Won

For some actors, the great role may come years after a debut. The role that not only challenges you the most, but one that an actor grabs and runs with. For a lucky few, that great role can come at the very beginning of a career.

And for Joo Won, it was just that. Continue reading

For Your (International!) Emmy Consideration – Eugene

Villains are always the hardest, yet juiciest characters to play on a television drama. It is impressive when an actor can pull it off and even more so when an actor known for hero or “good” characters can pull it off.

On Korea’s record breaking Baker King, Kim Tak Goo (international title: Bread, Love and Dreams), two actresses did just that. The second of those actresses is Kim Yoo Jin, better known as singer-actress Eugene. Continue reading

For Your (International!) Emmy Consideration – Jeon In Hwa

Villains are always the hardest, yet juiciest characters to play on a television drama. It is impressive when an actor can pull it off and even more so when an actor known for hero or “good” characters can pull it off.

On Korea’s record breaking Baker King, Kim Tak Goo (international title: Bread, Love and Dreams), two actresses did just that. One of them being veteran actress Jeon In Hwa. Continue reading

For Your (International!) Emmy Consideration – Angel Aquino

Genuinely great Filipino soap operas are hard to come by, even more so genuinely great performances.

But as Magkaribal surprised everyone with its excellent production, so did Angel Aquino as broken, hurt, and vengeful villain Vera Cruz.

Villains are always some of the Continue reading

For Your (International!) Emmy Consideration – Magkaribal

Rarely does a Filipino soap opera inspire any kind of strong, legitimate praise worthy of recognition. Hell, rarely does a Filipino soap opera inspire period!

But ABS-CBN’s 2010 series Magkaribal proved that maybe there is some quality life on Philippine television. Continue reading