Park Byung Eun Upends His Life for Seo Ye Ji as Part of Her Revenge Plan in New Preview and Stills for tvN Melodrama Eve

Revenge is a dish best served cold but try as I might this entire plot just sounds absurdly implausible and therefore comes across as silly. Upcoming K-drama Eve sells itself with overwrought visuals and intense emotions on everyone’s faces but the core revenge that sets the train in motion is predicated on the thin possibility that a cold, calculating billionaire in a loveless marriage would complicate his life to divorce all for a piece of sexy young ass, pardon my French. For a billionaire dollar plot sure, but for what is essentially sex and companionship then it makes Park Byung Eun‘s antagonist male lead seem way less of a baddie and way more of a pathetic man. And for Seo Ye Ji to spent 12 years plotting this revenge also seems way more work for way less payoff, wouldn’t it be easier to find a way to have the guy murdered, unless she wants to have him to lose everything first before he bites it. She would have to truly believe she’s the world’s most irresistible woman that a man who has it all would throw it all away to “get with her” and that’s the part where Eve can’t lift off for me even on synopsis alone. And don’t get me started on Yoo Sun looking batshit screechy in every preview and still, goodness she can be a bitch without coming across as crazy-eyed all the time. I feel like Seo Ye Ji just took any project that wanted her as a female lead after her scandal and hoped it would just one step at a one build her comeback, otherwise I could never see her doing this drama after her wild success with It’s Okay to Not be Okay. This looks TV Chosun level with B-listers in any other scenario.

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Namgoong Min Takes Home the Daesang at the 2021 MBC Drama Awards for The Veil and the Cast of The Red Sleeve Cuff Wins Big Across Multiple Categories

The first of the three network drama awards was the 2021 MBC Drama Awards which was less about the depth and breadth of offerings (slim pickings this year) but about the veteran versus the youngster for Daesang. It was a … Continue reading

2020 KBS Drama Awards Gives Veteran Actor Chun Ho Jin the Daesang for Weekend Hit Once Again

The 2020 KBS Drama Awards was a free for all as well, and a mix of face masks, social distancing, and still walking the red carpet. The bulk of the awards went to the various cast members of weekend drama … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki Hosts the 2020 MAMA Awards in Seoul with Many K-acting Stars in Attendance

Aaaaahhhhh this feels nice, a sense of normalcy and nostalgia for how big this awards got in recent years and perhaps a nice slimming down to focus on just the core competencies. The 2020 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) went … Continue reading

New SBS Mon-Tues Drama Good Casting with Choi Kang Hee and Lee Sang Yeob Impresses with Premiere Ratings of 9.5% and 12.3%

Wowser, consider me surprised but also believing that this could have happened. New SBS Mon-Tues drama Good Casting, which takes over from Nobody Knows, rather impressed with a nobody could have expected surprising ratings. Episode 1 notched 9.5% and 12.3%, … Continue reading

Lee Sang Yeob and Park Ha Sun Change Up Their Image with Steamy Romance Drama Love Affairs in the Afternoon

Consider me pleasantly surprised and curious about upcoming cable network Channel A drama Love Affairs in the Afternoon. The literal title is translated as Weekday at 3PM Lover and is the remake of the same name J-dorama. It’s pretty illicit … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the SBS Drama Awards Daesang for Defendant and Lights Up the Event with Wife Lee Bo Young

The year end 2017 SBS Drama Awards was really the Ji Sung and Lee Bo Young show, with the married acting couple basically turning the event into their own lovey dovey showcase and honestly that’s fine with me. They are … Continue reading

SBS Drama While You Were Sleeping Wraps Up in Tidy Bow with Plenty of Could Have Been Betters Regrets

I’m not angry or upset that SBS Wed-Thurs drama While You Were Sleeping didn’t end up meeting expectations. Unlike other K-dramas which vexed me so, this one was just placid enough I watched with increasingly detached interest and was even … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Starts Off with Fantastic Storyline and Acting From Leads Lee Jong Seok and Suzy

Sorry for the late post on newly arrived SBS Wed-Thurs drama While You Were Sleeping but in between watching the first episode and then having tickets to Hamilton last night, it was a sensory and entertainment awesomeness overload. I love … Continue reading