Melt Me Softly Turning Into Lowest Rated tvN Sat-Sun Drama in 9 PM Time Slot

I don’t know what went wrong with tvN drama Melt Me Softly but it comes across as a sticky melting ice pop that a viewer can’t find enjoyment with. I loved the premise, two people get cryogentically frozen for 20 years and return to regain their lives and also conveniently fall in love. But I don’t connect with Ji Chang Wook‘s male lead and I don’t like Won Jin Ah‘s female lead, and all the comedic supporting characters in family and work friends are way too much of a caricature to take anything seriously. Six episodes in the rating is in the mid 2% range and turning out to be tvN’s lowest rated 9 pm Sat-Sun drama since Stranger (Secret Forest) launched that time slot. It’s so disappointing, perhaps a different female lead could make her less of a harridan and stronger OTP chemistry could sell this purely on the romance element while everything else falls aside as the garbled filler that it is. Continue reading

2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The … Continue reading