The King: Eternal Monarch is a classic case where the combination of hottest stars, magnificent sets, production quality, intriguing premise and top writer doesn’t result in a satisfying ride. One of the most anticipated dramas of the year, it fails big time in terms of writing and execution. Of course, there are some good bits and pieces but that doesn’t outweigh the numerous shortcomings.
The King: Eternal Monarch, the highly anticipated drama with top writer Kim Eun Sook at the helm and hot stars like Lee Min Ho, Kim Go Eun and Woo Do Hwan, has finally premiered and has aired 4 episodes, and is well in its third week. It’s airing on SBS as well as Netflix on Fridays and Saturdays. I have mixed feelings about it, with more issues than praise. Continue reading
After spending nearly a month with almost no dramas (I dropped My Lovely Girl — one of the dullest dramas I’ve ever seen), I’m now rewarded with a deluge of them. I want to watch each of the latest shows and some from the upcoming lot. Liar Game, Misaeng, Pride And Prejudice have already started airing (so many episodes have lined up!) and Continue reading