‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’ Trailer

Here’s the trailer for Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter, directed by David Zellner and starring Japanese actress Rinko Kikuchi. The movie, based on an urban legend about a Japanese woman who was found dead in Minnesota in 2001, premiered at Sundance to positive reviews. Film critic David Ehrlich wrote: “[Rinko] Kikuchi is so present as an […] The post ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’ Trailer appeared first on Pop Insomniacs ....more

Only 22 Years Between Makeup Updates

When I was 12, my mom told me that when I turned 13 I could start wearing makeup. I'd been bugging her about it for a while, as I'm sure you can imagine if you've ever been or known a young girl! The whole deal was that my mom would let me start wearing makeup if I had a professional makeup consultation, agreed to take good care of my skin, and agreed not to look like a clown ....more

Odds and Ends: Christmas in dramaland

girlfriday: Christmas is coming! I wish an elf would sneak into my house and make it festive and Christmassy, because I sure as hell won’t. Maybe it’s because it doesn’t snow here, but store-bought Christmas is as good as it gets ....more

‘The Legend of Korra’ Series Finale Is Revolutionary, But At A Cost

If you haven’t seen the latest episode of The Legend of Korra, the series finale, be wary of major spoilers ahead. Or just re-watch Book 1. Thursday’s season finale of The Legend of Korra saw the end of almost a decade-long...more

First Teaser for J-dorama Ouroboros with Oguri Shun, Ikuta Toma, and Ueno Juri

Man, I’d watch these three sitting around eating donuts and shooting the breeze for eleven hours. Lucky for me, I get to watch Ikuta Toma, Oguri Shun, and Ueno Juri do something together way more interesting, star in the upcoming … Continue reading → ...more

New Trailers for ‘Final Fantasy XV’ Show Off English Voices

Final Fantasy: The Road Trip has graced us with English versions of two of their game trailers. I’m still working through my feelings about the voice acting. Currently I’m torn between “Noctis sounds like he’s gonna get on my nerves real fast” and...more

The Cast of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Get Into The Holiday Spirit

In this video, the inmates at Litchfield sing their own version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. The Orange Is The New Black cast members featured in the song include Taylor Schilling, Adrienne C. Moore, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox, Lea DeLaria, Taryn Manning, Natasha Lyonne, Yael Stone, Danielle Brooks, Selenis Leyva, Kate Mulgrew, and Uzo […] The post The Cast of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Get Into The Holiday Spirit appeared first on Pop Insomniacs ....more

News bites: December 20, 2014

Lee Je-hoon (Secret Door) and Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) have not only confirmed Detective Hong Gil-dong, but they’ve already started filming — hooray! Go Ara will play a Watson-type to Lee’s Sherlock-ish character, while Park Geun-hyung (awww, Geun-hyung halbae) will play the elusive villain that the otherwise successful detective has been tracking for twenty years. Kim Sung-kyun (Answer Me 1994) will play the man hunting the good detective for reasons yet unknown ....more

What Are Your Favorite Christmas Songs?

As far as I’m concerned, there are two types of people out there:Those who love Christmas music, and idiots....more