jTBC Drama The Interest of Love Headdesks its Way into An Ending That Stays True to the Entire Frustrating Story

OMG, it’s been a LOOOOOONG time since I remember watching a K-drama as headdesk frustrating as this one. The Interest of Love wasn’t bad per se, it was just a story with four awful leads acting like they were emotionally blind and walking into walls and each other the entire time when everyone could just open their eyes like normal human beings and open the F*&KING door of life and walk out and forward their own ways. The drama ended this week and if I was hoping for at least a satisfying of sorts ending I must’ve been smoking shrooms. The most awful character was the female lead and if she wasn’t played by the luminous and utterly morosely Moon Ga Young there would have been no way I would have watched past 2 episodes. And if this was the first drama I ever watched of hers then she would immediately be an actress I would avoid because her character is THAT AWFUL. She is emotionally broken and mentally messed up and through her sole actions puts in action the events that entangle the other three leads. And in the end she has the gall to say that if Yoo Yeon Seok‘s male lead didn’t hesitate for all of maybe 10 seconds when heading to a date with her then they would have lived happily ever after. If there was a female lead that needs to be shoved off a fictional cliff its her. Nothing else needs to be discussed other than Korean societal norms and culture is nicely eviscerated and probed here but beyond that watch only if you want ulcers.

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jTBC Drama The Interest of Love Kicks into Gear as Feelings Finally Get Acted on at the End of Episode 8 Leaving the Second Half Excitingly Complicated

Watching jTBC Wed-Thurs romance drama (if you call it that) The Interest of Love has been an exercise in waiting for the ball to drop. Like, literally waiting and waiting and waiting for something to happen beyond staring, longing, passive-aggressive … Continue reading

jTBC Social Class Divide Workplace Romance Drama The Interest of Love Premieres to Slow Burn Pace Buoyed by Simmering Chemistry Between Leads Yoo Yeon Seok and Moon Ga Young

So I checked out new jTBC Wed-Thurs drama The Interest of Love (Understanding of Love) and my impression changed a heck ton between the first and second week. The first two episodes were just okay, slow and not that engaging, … Continue reading