Kim Ok Bin and Yoo Teo Play Against Type as Classic Bickering Romantic Leads in First Preview Netflix Drama Love to Hate You

Sooooooo this looks like either an epic fail or a wildly unexpected surprise. Netflix just dropped the first preview for rom-com K-drama Love to Hate You and I’m just perplexed my entire way through it. Each beat is plucked from all previous antagonist to lovers rom-com capers from contract dating to opposites attract but it’s the starring of Yoo Teo and Kim Ok Bin as the leads that just take me a wee bit out of the moment. Both have the image of tough and dangerous leads in serious dramas and seeing them in pratfalls and trying to one-up another is like an optical illusion of sorts. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great to have adult serious stars take their turn at comedic silliness in romance I just need a sec to get into the moment. Bonus points here for second male lead Kim Ji Hoon who is not the third wheel but instead a besty trying to get his boy true love with the right girl.

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Netflix Readies June 2022 K-drama Money Heist: Korea with Yoo Ji Tae, Kim Yun Jin, Park Hae Soo, Jeon Jong Seo, Kim Ji Hoon, Lee Hyun Woo and Many More Charismatic Stars

Dang, this might be the next HUGE hit for Netflix combining both the trendy K-drama with an established story from a previous Netflix hit. This June 2022 will see the drop of the K-drama remake of Spanish show Money Heist, … Continue reading

2021 Baeksang Award Nominations are Out with a Murderers Row of Nominees in the Drama Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor Categories

The 2021 Baeksang Arts Award nominations came out five days ago but I didn’t have a chance to write about it since the news was overshadowed by the hullabaloo that was the production of MBC drama Time and things surrounding … Continue reading

The Hyun Soo-Hee Sung Showdown Finally Arrives in Episode 15 of Flower of Evil Along with New Ratings High of 5.083%

There is one more week and one more episode left of Flower of Evil and I am going to miss the bloom off this incredibly assembled drama. From writing, directing, to acting, the entire piece hums strongly and despite a … Continue reading

Episode 14 of Flower of Evil Hits New Ratings High of 4.767% as Hyun Soo and Ji Won Stay Aligned to Capture Accomplice Baddie Hee Sung

Wed-Thurs tvN drama Flower of Evil is in its final bloom, just two more episodes left after today’s episode 14. Truth be told the intensity has waned a bit for, lost the luster of the early Is-He-Isn’t-He mystery along with … Continue reading