The Imjin War and Yi Sun-sin: a Reader’s List on the Most Calamitous Invasion of Joseon Korea

The recent historical films about the Imjin War and the exploits of Korea’s greatest war hero Admiral Yi Sun-sin (1545-1598), were blockbuster hits in South Korea. Now both these films, Hansan: Rising Dragon (2022), and The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014 – original Korean title Myeongnyang) are available to stream in the US on most of the major platforms. The legendary…

Baeksang Art Awards

2022 Baeksang Arts Awards Winners Are Here!

The 58th Baeksang Arts Awards recently honored the best in Korean film, television and theater. Touted as the most prestigious awards ceremony in Korea, the Baeksang Awards are the Oscars, Emmys and Tonys all rolled up into one glittery night. The 58th Baeksang Arts Awards were hosted by Shin Dong-yup, Bae Suzy, and Park Bo-gum and sparkled especially bright…