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Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 4 Recap And Screenshot
Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 4 Recap And Screenshot

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 4 Recap And Screenshot

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In four episodes CA has taken me for a loop-di-loop that I never imagined was possible based on the promotional materials. This is indeed a plausible albeit subversive take on the Cinderella fantasy, but done in a way that is entertaining and intriguing. I care about all the main leads, even the sleazy-on-the-surface Tommy Hong, because we have already seen that there are two sides to every tale and sometimes bad choices dont always mean a person is a complete and utter villain. Seo In Chan showed Se Kyung that when faced with a chance to leave behind his horrible life, he would take it, even if it meant taking advantage of her good intentions. But Se Kyung tells Seung Jo that In Chan isnt a bad person, hes simply a person who has nothing. She doesnt fault him, she faults this unfair life that decides who can make it and who can struggle their entire life and still fail. We also hear Yoon Joos side of the story with respect to her decision to leave Seung Jo for a man that could better provide for her. Was she right? Who knows? Perhaps she and her husband really do love each other and hes the better fit for her. But she did break Seung Jos heart and left him an emotional wreck, that much is true. However the right and wrong is parceled out, at least I now understand her motivations and determination to never be poor again. Even Se Kyung has gained a grudging respect for Yoon Joo, and Im actually loving the frenemy interactions and how Yoon Joo seems to genuinely want Se Kyung to succeed. Its going to be great seeing them team out to win over the Cheongdamdong types, but Im also looking forward to the tension and fallout once Yoon Joo finds out Seung Jo likes Se Kyung.

Seung Jo and Se Kyung are so so amazing together even at this stage I can hardly wait to see what new sparks will fly between them. Will the writer hold off on Se Kyung finding out his true identity? Will he become her White Rabbit and lead her into Cheongdamdong? Will he do it willingly to her plan, or unwittingly as her daddy long legs behind the scenes? I actually dont hate Tommy for pimping Se Kyung out, since he drew a very logical conclusion though he didnt have to be such an ass about it or so totally demeaning. I wanted to high five someone when I saw Seung Jo pour an entire jar of soy sauce on Tommy, and then punch him out. Thats what I call avenging the honor of a lady. In many ways Seung Jo is really the idealistic romantic heroine of K-dramas, except hes a guy who is maybe a few marbles shy of having a whole bag. But while Se Kyung clung onto her love with In Chan for as long as she could, she never struck me as the type who fantasizes about love in its pure glory. She was idealistic without falling into the love-for-the-sake-of-love clap trap. She believed that she could have a future with In Chan, but she finally gave up once she realized she couldnt. Whereas Seung Jo is a bleeding heart romantic, which is why Yoon Joos betrayal was so traumatic for him. How will meeting Se Kyung change his dreams about love now that hes tried once and been burned? I dont know but I cant wait to find out!

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 13 Recap And Screenshot
Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 13 Recap And Screenshot

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 13 Recap And Screenshot

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Okay, is anyone else sensing that this drama has devolved into Much Ado About Nothing? The entire narrative spins around Seung Jo cannot deal with being disappointed in love so he must be shielded from any hard truths no matter what. Seriously? Wow, this drama has completely lost its way now. What happened to the zippy humor? Where did all the interesting side characters go? Dong Wook is now trotted out 3 minutes an episode to play the exposition fairy? And Tommy has taken a sharp left turn and clearly has a crush on Se Kyung (totally understandable but should have been there like 6 episodes ago) and wants to protect her. Seung Jo has turned into a total pointless plot device, the reason for which people act a certain way but completely devoid of any semblance to reality. He is like the Bubble Boy and the world revolves around keeping him germ free. I have rarely seen a leading man I find less worthy to be a lead. What happened to his personality? Where did his smarts go? How could all those people know that Seung Jo is freaking DELUSIONAL in order to function think that he doesnt need dedicated therapy? How could Dong Wook be happy that Seung Jo is getting married when nothing about his personality and emotional hang ups are ever addressed or fixed. Its like sticking a bandaid on a hacked off limb. Except the limb was hacked off simply by Seung Jo tripping. Nothing about his severity of emotional trauma makes sense, so the reaction of everyone around him dealing with it makes less sense. PTSD for a bad break up? PTSD is horrible shit that happens about getting deployed to Afghanistan, after seeing your entire family murdered before your eyes, after losing a limb in an industrial accident. Its not what happens after your girlfriend dumps you.

I wish this drama could have understood its central purpose before delving into creating the world of characters. Seung Jo was written as such a far-out character that now the story revolves around his idiosyncrasies without any basis in reality. I can hardly be made to care for whether Seung Jo and Se Kyung get together and overcome all odds because nothing they say or do make any sense to me anymore. I dont think Se Kyung needs to tell Seung Jo because she needs to come clean with him or that she owes him. Thats romanticized hog wash. A person does not need to bare their soul to their significant other and there are lots of things that couples keep from each other but that doesnt mean they dont love each other genuinely. This idea of candor to the max is something young folks idealize but in reality marriage and a lifetime requires so much more than that. On top of love, it requires compromise, it requires consideration, it requires loyalty. I know Se Kyung has all of that towards Seung Jo, so I want her to come clean because that is better for Seung Jo than to have him continue to live in his ridiculous dream bubble. As his future spouse she needs to work to heal him from inside as opposed to continuing the charade that he has constructed himself.

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 9 Recap And Screenshot
Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 9 Recap And Screenshot

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 9 Recap And Screenshot

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Whatta fantastic episode of Cheongdamdong Alice! Episode 9 revived my flagging interest for this drama not a minute too soon, and really helped smooth over the decidedly lackluster episode 8. The narrative was back to speeding ahead at full steam with a combination of humor and heart. I totally understand Se Kyungs considerations, issues, and hesitation now, and boy is she in a conundrum. She likes Seung Jo for real, and she got to know him without pretext. But she was intending to use the President of Artemis, and she did learn Seung Jo was the President before he confessed to her. So shes stuck between a rock and a hard place. Tell him the truth about her decision to marry into Cheongdamdong and she risks hurting him unnecessarily since her feelings for him are real. Not tell him and she risks him finding out the truth and never believing that her feelings for him are real. Ottoke? In the mix comes turd bucket Tommy Hong, intent on painting Se Kyung into the blackest of gold diggers when we know she is not. His philosophy on life isnt wrong, and he has every right to get rid of impediments to his own career advancement, but boy do I loath his slimy presence in this drama.

Seung Jo continues to be that weird combination of kooky and serious, but thankfully the kooky was kept to a minimum in this episode. I do laugh whenever Seung Jo does something funny, but I confess to finding his schtick wearing a bit thin. It works when hes alone with Se Kyung, not as much when hes in a more public place and still appears to march to the beat of his own drummer. Im loving Team Seung Jo, which is seriously the largest back up team I have ever seen trying to get an OTP together. Consisting of Dong Wook, Secretary Moon, Driver Kim, Ah Jung, and Se Jin (not to mention the Han parents), how could Tommy and his side ever hope to compete with decent people wanting the best for Se Kyung and Seung Jo. This alleviates my worry on future unnecessary conflicts, because I hope these cool friends and family could step in and always talk some sense into either Seung Jo and Se Kyung. This episode was important for us to see Se Kyung struggling and finally deciding to fight for her right to love Seung Jo back. I was thrilled to see the return of spunky Se Kyung (who has been way too mopey lately for my tastes), and Tommy better watch out because this girl isnt going down without a fight.

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 16 Recap And Screenshot
Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 16 Recap And Screenshot

Cheongdamdong Alice Episode 16 Recap And Screenshot

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Im happy Se Kyung and Seung Jo are together, though really its not a relationship I feel has any merit as a well-written one or even one that reflects a semblance of reality. Seung Jo is one of the worst male leads Ive come across in ages. Yes, he is a good person inside, and smart and hard working, but thats about it. He is SO DAMN INSECURE. I can imagine being married to him being a lifetime of making sure he feels loved and appreciated and cared for. Hes the kind of guy who texts and worries when you dont return his text right away. Good lord is that exhausting. I dont feel bad for Se Kyung because she chose him, but if I were here, I would have taken a good hard look at Tommy. I dont know if the ending was half real, half wonderland, what with all the talk about Alice in Wonderland and eyes half open and half closed, because frankly this drama lost me on trying to discern a deeper message and I was just watching the ending for closure. Cute doctor Dong Wook was just a cipher and plot device to be Seung Jos BFF, Se Kyungs family flitted in when required, Yoon Joos brother made obligatory appearances every few episodes, and the Shin family served as the requisite evil villains of this tale. In the end, Se Kyung and Seung Jo decided to give their love a chance and all the obstacles between them fell away easily because it really never was such a big deal to begin with. Now I can put this one to rest as a romantic fantasy that tried so hard to be romantic and thoughtful but ended up being rather shallow and pointless

AoA’s Hyejeong expresses her thoughts on her acting debut in drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’
Aoa’S Hyejeong Expresses Her Thoughts On Her Acting Debut In Drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’

AoA’s Hyejeong expresses her thoughts on her acting debut in drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’

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Hyejong revealed, “There were a lot of [interesting] aspects, and I liked that I could learn a lot from the experience. It was interesting because I experienced things for the first time like matching one’s eye level. Because there were a lot of scenes in which I appeared with my character’s family, I had more scenes in which I was listening rather than saying my own lines, so I learned a lot of methods about how to react. Geun Young unni taught me in a friendly manner how to position my eyes and the angle of my face. Although I can’t act, I worried that I would hear even worse criticisms. Although there was pressure, I received strength from the support of people around me.”

Regarding her most favorite role in ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’, Hyejeong picked Shin In Hwa (played by Kim Yuri) and shared, “At first I thought she’s only a cold, workaholic woman, but as I kept watching, she is a woman who knows how to love. Kim Yuri sunbae’s acting ability was also very good. It was a shame that I didn’t have any opportunities to act with her.”

Baek Ah Yeon lends her voice in OST “Daddy Long Legs” for drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’
Baek Ah Yeon Lends Her Voice In Ost “Daddy Long Legs” For Drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’

Baek Ah Yeon lends her voice in OST “Daddy Long Legs” for drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’

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Rookie soloist Baek Ah Yeon has lent her voice in OST titled “Daddy Long Legs” for the SBS‘s new drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice‘.

Baek Ahyeon to release "Daddy Long Legs" for SBS drama "Cheongdamdong Alice" OST
Baek Ahyeon To Release "daddy Long Legs" For Sbs Drama "cheongdamdong Alice" Ost

Baek Ahyeon to release "Daddy Long Legs" for SBS drama "Cheongdamdong Alice" OST

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On the December 8th, the drama included an unreleased track in its episode and received a good response from its viewers. After the episode was aired, viewers looked for the track online and left a number of requests on the drama's bulletin board, suggesting they release the track.

f(x)'s Luna releases "It's Okay" for SBS drama "Cheongdamdong Alice" OST Part 1

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The second digital release for the "Cheongdamdong Alice" OST has been released. On December 8th, f(x)'s Luna released the track "It's Okay" which is part of the drama's officials soundtrack.

"It's Okay" is track with an electronic and rock feel. It was jointly composed by Hong Jeongsoo and Park Youngmin, who made tracks for Gummy, Big Mama, Rumble Fish and More. The track was also described to highlight Luna's fresh and distinct vocals, different compared to her works with f(x).

"Cheongdamdong Alice" is a story about an average girl played by Moon Geunyoung who dreams to be a daughter-in-law of the Cheongdamdong family. The drama started airing last December 1st via broadcasting agency, SBS.

f(x)'s Luna to release "It's Okay" for SBS drama "Cheongdamdong Alice" OST
F(X)'s Luna To Release "it's Okay" For Sbs Drama "cheongdamdong Alice" Ost

f(x)'s Luna to release "It's Okay" for SBS drama "Cheongdamdong Alice" OST

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f(x)'s Luna is set to participate in the official soundtrack for the drama, ""Cheongdamdong Alice." Earlier today, it was confirmed that Luna recorded a track titled "It's Okay," which will be included in the second digital release of the soundtrack.

Luna will be releasing the track "It's Okay," which contains a hint of rock and electronic elements. A member of the production team revealed that Luna recently participated in the recording of the track and is revealed to be displaying her fresh and distinct vocals, different compared to her works with f(x). The full track "It's Okay" will be released on December 8th through major online music sites.

"Cheongdamdong Alice" is a story about an average girl played by Moon Geunyoung who dreams to be a daughter-in-law of the Cheongdamdong family. The drama started airing last December 1st via broadcasting agency, SBS.

Drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’ gets a weak start
Drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’ Gets A Weak Start

Drama ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’ gets a weak start

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According to information from AGB Nielsen Media Research,  ‘Cheongdamdong Alice‘ received viewer rating of 8.6% for its premiere.

Meanwhile, ‘Cheongdamdong Alice’ starring Moon Geun Young, Park Si Hoo, and Kim Ji Suk told the story of a normal girl becoming a ‘Cheongdamdong’ (high class neighborhood) daughter-in-law.