Byun Woo Seok Signs on as the Second Male Lead in Sageuk Drama Thinking of the Moon When the Flowers Bloom with Yoo Seung Ho and Hyeri

K-actor Byun Woo Seok in my current opinion of him is a case of reel to real. As second male lead in Record of Youth, he seemed to steal the spotlight in the promo posters from Park Bo Gum but when the real deal arrived he was flat and dull in the drama proper. When he tried to emote you can actually see him “acting”, very hard he tried to act, but goodness it just wasn’t quite there. Like his drama mom tried so hard to push his acting career, I feel he’s got to deliver a LOT more to show me he’s got improvement potential. That will come soon now as he’s signed on for a new drama as the second male lead in sageuk Thinking of the Moon When the Flowers Bloom. Headlining are Yoo Seung Ho and Hyeri, and somewhere is the joke that Yoo Seung Ho needs to built up for all the hard carrying he’s going to have to do.

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Collection of the Tallest K-actors in 2020 for Your Viewing Pleasure

I’ve watched K-dramas for so many years I’m almost inured to how insanely good looking the actors are and many who have equal talent to boot as well. Recently two dramas had me doing double takes and marveling at how … Continue reading

Record of Youth Ends with 8.740% in Episode 16 and Confirms Point of Entire Drama was Mocumentary Military Send off for Park Bo Gum

There were nice snippets in Record of Youth but everything else was so anemic and rudimentary I felt like throwing a temper tantrum just to elicit some emotion around me as I watched. The drama finished this Tuesday with series … Continue reading

Record of Youth Episode 13 Gets 7.760% Ratings But the Relationships Stagnate in Career and Life Complications

Okay, I’m officially so bored by Record of Youth, even the Park Bo Gum magic charisma isn’t enough the save it at this point. Episode 13 stayed steady in ratings from last week at 7.760%┬ábut honestly fell off a cliff … Continue reading

Episode 12 of Record of Youth Has Slight Ratings Drop to 7.798% as Hye Joon and Jung Ah Grow Farther Apart and She Spends More Time With Hae Hyo

I don’t have second male lead syndrome in Record of Youth but episode 12 totally made me ship Hae Hyo and Jung Ah at the end of the episode. It helps that Byun Woo Seok finally broke out and emoted … Continue reading

Record of Youth Records 7.200% Ratings as Park Bo Gum Continues to Pursue His Acting Dreams with Plenty of Emotional Cheerleading Around Him

I continue like but not yet love tvN Mon-Tues drama Record of Youth. I’m more curious over how Park Bo Gum as Hye Joon can keep hard carrying a drama this successfully, as episode 3 increased from last week to … Continue reading

tvN Cancels Press Conference for Record of Youth and Premiere Still Scheduled for September 7th After Park Bo Gum Enlists in the Military

I’m sad not to get a final farewell to K-actor Park Bo Gum before he enlists for military service, as tvN has rightfully cancelled the press conference for upcoming K-drama Record of Youth due to the surge of COVID-19 in … Continue reading

tvN Goes Back to English Title of Record of Youth for New K-drama with Park Bo Gum and Park So Dam and Releases First Official Poster

I’m so happy tvN is restoring the English title for upcoming youth modeling-acting drama back to Record of Youth which is the literal translation of the Korean title and not the bland The Moment which further sucked because there are … Continue reading