[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Sing Again, Hera Gu" Episode 8 2015/02/27,
Well I'll be darned. "Sing Again, Hera Gu" is one of the last dramas I'd expect to have a coherent, self-contained philosophical thread over the course of a single episode and yet here we are. Kudos to the production team- the theme here is confession, specifically of the romantic variety. Nearly every single character gets entangled in one of these somehow, and as the ending helpfully notes, what determines success or failure in this context isn't necessarily genuineness, but rather timing,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Sing Again, Hera Gu" Episode 7 2015/02/20,
The direction in "Sing Again, Hera Gu" makes the drama look like a music video. That's not necessarily an insult, it's just that realizing this helps me to understand somewhat why the plot frequently takes such radical terms. In music videos, no one really cares about situations being overly melodramatic because they're so short. Car crashes, lovelorn crooning, secret conspiracies- heck, most music videos only even have vague verbal references to their "story" at all, relying mostly on visuals. So why should an Mnet drama be any different?,...More
[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Sing Again, Hera Gu" Episode 6 2015/02/13,
Unfortunately there's not really much music this time. The main song is at the beginning, and it's more a standard music video than a real dance number. Instead, there's a lot more regarding the romance. Ray helpfully recaps us on the plot from his perspective- he came to Korea to meet his twin, but his twin is dead. His dream lives on, though, for the love of music and the love of Hera. While Ray was always on board with first plank of the plan, it's only just now that he can see the appeal of the second,...More
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