Day 11: Drama Pairing that you thought would have great chemistry… but they didn’t.
I’m normally pretty easy to please when it comes to chemistry between actors. I do this whole thing where I start imagining their thoughts (and since I’m the one imagining of course the thoughts are done well), and that makes me see all their flaws as intentional acting choices somehow. There is one couple, however, that I just could not see for the life of me. And the unlucky couple is…
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Kang Ji-hwan and Lee Da-hee, Big Man. Unfortunately, I loved the premise for this drama. It sounded wacky and out there and required so much suspension of disbelief–but who hasn’t done that for a drama before? I even enjoyed the first few episodes and it’s oddly fitting music. But it never got better, and my OTP never seemed to fall in love for a good reason. He just got googly eyes one day and fell head over heels for her. After that, I think my dissatisfaction with the drama in general spilled over into my views on our OTP. There was too much corporate politics going on and not enough heart hunting, in my opinion.
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