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HanCinema's Drama Review 'Hogu's Love' Episode 14
Hancinema's Drama Review 'hogu's Love' Episode 14

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Hogu's Love' Episode 14

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The episode opens up with two very important clarifications to two somewhat vital tertiary characters. whilst it"s great for topics to be made transparent, I can"t lend a hand yet continue to feel aggravated that the majority of the power in "Hogu"s Love" is devoted to having characters provide an explanation for things to each and every other. This is particularly true for the explanation that the massive plot twist this time isn"t even that relevant. We will have learned the real cases of Do-hee"s pregnancy several episodes ago, and it will have replaced totally not anything save that there would were more time to in reality building up the romance that"s threatened through the cliffhanger.

Hogu and Do-hee try and play the cuteness up by acting all in love for the outlet portion. But all this does is identify that they"ve made no meaningful persona development- even in the face of an manifestly stressful situation, they"re either acting like children themselves and failing to believe that the present term scenario isn't sustainable. How they controlled to move via one hundred days of taking care of a child without a meaningful mishaps could also be a mystery- no doctor"s visits? He never were given sick?

Kang-cheol"s homosexual subplot is similarly annoying, most commonly because he"s no longer truly gay. "Hogu"s Love" has evident pretensions of social observation on problems like ethical stigmas, but as presented in this totally goofy condition comedy context they inevitably must fall flat because the whole tale is so blatantly unrealistic. It"s like gazing anyone check out to discuss a political view the usage of an absurd hypothetical situation- the argument is completely unpersuasive although you already agree with the premise.

HanCinema's Drama Preview 'A New Leaf'
Hancinema's Drama Preview 'a New Leaf'

HanCinema's Drama Preview 'A New Leaf'

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Kim Myeong-min, like each and every actor, is not without flaws or bad alternatives in his career, but by way of handing over on a quality level, he never fails to do an excellent job. Kim Sang-joong being here's an added tough plus and with two ladies, Park Min-yeong and Chae Jeong-an, who drama audiences are smartly acquainted with and whose options are, if not at all times successful, interesting, this is taking a look like an extraordinarily well-cast task in terms of doable for growing an excellent work.

Amnesia itself could be a very simple way out for writers in dramas, but the perception of who we are as antagonistic to who we grow to be and how we'd feel if lets take an purpose glance at our lives is terribly interesting. whilst dramas are hardly contemplative and this is able to just finally finish up some other place of work battle series, the prospect that those larger considerations will be explored is one very tempting reason why to give the paintings a chance.

"A New Leaf" is one of the ones works this is indistinct sufficient and handles a matter matter giant enough to actually have many imaginable instructions it could go. With a formidable cast and assuming all is going well with the writing and schedule, it may prove to be a decent brand new take on its genre. Its popularity being unsure, ratings will be a fear till it happens, but if all goes well, it has the makings of a actually perfect series.

HanCinema's Drama Review 'It's Okay, That's Love' Episode 16 Final
Hancinema's Drama Review 'it's Okay, That's Love' Episode 16 Final
HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 3
Hancinema's Drama Review 'miss Korea' Episode 3

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 3

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Because of the IMF Crisis, maximum of Asia (and a good deal of the world) are suffering monetary ruin. Other people are desperate like Hyeong-joon and his company. Or, like Seon-saeng and his corporate of cutthroat loan sharks who turn out to be even more ruthless in a time when all and sundry is suffering. Seon-saeng, regardless of being a scummy loan shark, is a great man. Lee Sung-min wrings emotion out of each 2nd of screen time he has. His personality Seon-saeng hates his job, hates his life, and is too soft-hearted to in reality be in the line of paintings he"s in. His tenderness in opposition to the suffering Cross Hwa-jeong (Song Seon-mi), a researcher and close friend of Hyeong-joon"s, is the entire more endearing because of his nasty situation.I wish the alternative characters have been as obviously and cleanly established as Seon-saeng. Probably the most fine writing of his character may also be noticed in the rocky courting between Hyeong-joon and Ji-yeong, yet it"s now not enough. Some of this is because of the pacing, the incredibly slow reveals, long flashbacks and extravagant dialogue. But those same flaws also work in want of the show. It is helping determine the sensation of being in 1997 along side the muted colour palettes.

What Pass over Korea has going for it's far potential, like I acknowledged remaining review. Hyeong-joon and Ji-yeong have far to visit fix beyond wrongs and the present deceptions they are now gambling on and that would possibly be a significant intrigue of the show. I"m also inquisitive about Ma Ae-ri and why she is so serious about Miss Korea. Like Seon-saeng, I believe that she has numerous turmoil brewing below the outside that would be appealing to explore.While Miss Korea looks love it can be a excellent show, it"s not sensible yet. Loads of plot fodder has been thrown at us and yet it sounds like very little has happened. Many characters have been introduced, but most of them are just a blip at the radar. Lee Yoon (Lee Ki-woo) has had just a handful of scenes and turns out like he'll be the most important player. For install episodes, the primary 3 episodes haven"t done enough. I"m still looking forward to it to select out up the pace.

"Miss Korea" is directed by Kwon Seok-jang, written by Seo Sook-hyang and lines Lee Seon-gyoon, Lee Yeon-hee, Jo Sang-gi and Lee Mi-sook.

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 12
Hancinema's Drama Review 'miss Korea' Episode 12

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 12

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I"m also satisfied to look that the IMF crisis still has a sturdy grip at the show, especially on the "Miss Korea" competition. competition and their handlers are desperate for cash to fund dresses and bribery attempts. Money to fund the contest is as much of a stressor as the rest else. One salon owner even uses her area as collateral to fund her contestants sint in the competition. That more or less desperation is one of the crucial scariest portions of "Miss Korea" - other people are willing to give anything to prevail in the fame, money and affect supplied through the crown.What I like about Ji-young, however, is that in spite of her choice to win, she still keeps her humanity. She defends herself opposed to the bullies, she is sort to Jae-hee simply because Ji-young is a type person. She enjoys the reinforce of the Vivi Cosmetics team that has rallied at the back of her and revels in the affection she feels for Hyung-joon. In times of strife, here's the sort of stuff that wishes to happen, and Ji-young presentations us that. She displays the embittered Jae-hee that, and I believe it is going to make Jae-hee a true competitor for Ji-young, now not just a petty, prank-pulling one like a lot of the other girls.

Hyung-joon"s well-intentioned separation from Ji-young is annoying, yet luckily, Ji-young doesn"t purchase his game and his idiocy isn"t left to fester for long. It"s a pleasant trade of speed as the nature construction has been ridiculously slow all through the primary part of the drama. Lee Yoon also saw a little bit of trend this episode as well, which was once long in coming and short in delivery. he's selfish, and turns out to be in love with concept of Ji-young in position of in reality liking her. He manipulates the entirety round her to get his way, and personally, I don"t think that fairly says "I love you". But his confession plus his deception of Hyung-joon make him interesting, and that i may be in a position to run with. He just desires more screen time and more to do than mope and throw money and words around."Miss Korea" is after all beginning to change into interesting. It at all times had stunning chemistry in the cast, but everything else changed into too slow-moving and plenty more and plenty too indulgent. Now it"s discovered it"s stride and that"s making me experience it much more.

"Miss Korea" is directed by Kwon Seok-jang, written by Seo Sook-hyang and lines Lee Seon-gyoon, Lee Yeon-hee, Jo Sang-gi and Lee Mi-sook.

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 19
Hancinema's Drama Review 'miss Korea' Episode 19

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 19

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The more thing that worked neatly used to be that Ae-ri is secretly assisting Hyung-joon"s corporate through styling her customers (Ji-young and other noted people) with Hyung-joon"s make-up. It become odd closing episode, yet now it"s much more uncomplicated to peer that she respects Hyung-joon and is doing him a prefer as a result of it. It is going to be higher to be clearer about how Ae-ri has replaced over the process the drama - ample to lend a hand any individual who beat her and honor his efforts.Another person that is in spite of everything being understood by his peers is Seon-saeng. The Vivi scientists are starting to see his just right intentions, boulevard smarts and feature determined to settle for him. Hwa-jeong"s acceptance of him romantically has so much to do with that. This pairing is nice and says much about how other folks get thru rough times like the IMF crisis: goodwill, sharing, and coaching individuals how to take care of themselves. Through operating with the Vivi scientists, Seon-saeng learns precious works abilities and vice versa.

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 15
Hancinema's Drama Review 'miss Korea' Episode 15
HanCinema's Drama Preview 'You're Surrounded'
Hancinema's Drama Preview 'you're Surrounded'

HanCinema's Drama Preview 'You're Surrounded'

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If there generally is a power-duo of a PD and author to make a drama, here is as just right as any. With Yoo In-sik having directed hit quality series like "Giant" and "Salaryman" and Lee Jeong-seon having been the publisher for audience favorites like "Be Strong, Geum-Soon!" and "Ojak Brothers", this is having a look like an excellent collaboration. Given the 2 also worked in "Surgeon Bong Dal-hee" together, it potential they have already got a rapport and know of every other"s way of working. As they are enjoyed through audiences, this may also assist with the economic good fortune of the series.

The genre may well be a bit of of a difficult sell to get started out with, but with such so much of darker works and failed romantic comedies as of late, a lighthearted technique would do individuals good. World lovers no doubt omit some laughs and given the present occasions in Korea, local audiences may in all probability use a section of an emotional destroy as well. A cop comedy is not something commonplace in Korean drama and with those folks involved, it has numerous doable for wacky fun.

With a likable and funny cast, talented creators and a crime hijinks promising premise, there is more to be hopeful about by way of "You"re Surrounded" than worry. If SBS can fortify the series all of the way thru and if audiences love it ample for it to control heading off your complete ratings-boosting tricks that often sully dramas, we can be in for some smart laughs and a wise series.

HanCinema's Drama Preview 'Hidden Identity'
Hancinema's Drama Preview 'hidden Identity'

HanCinema's Drama Preview 'Hidden Identity'

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Casting is a large factor in dramas, where compatibility with a role is generally no longer a most sensible priority. The series may have selected big stars for maximizing its appeal, but as an alternative chose actors who have compatibility the characters they'll be gambling and are able to sporting them. These are on no account nobodies, but every person here has revel in with the form of their assigned roles, in addition the talents their particular person capabilities require. They vary in popularity, forms of works in their beyond and create a fair range in the cast.

"Hidden Identity" has so much operating for it. a tight cast, capable PD and a few tale components which will more than likely be become something good. At the similar time, there isn't much indication as to what the series will specialise in and its fundamental beginning point does now not sound exciting or fresh. If it can feature original characters and stay its revenge section suspenseful and engaging, it could just be a in point of fact great show.

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Miss Korea' Episode 14
Hancinema's Drama Review 'miss Korea' Episode 14