Pinocchio keeps winning me over with each new episode, and I continue to be surprise at how good the drama is. Then again, it’s the same writer of ‘I Hear Your Voice’ so it’s totally understandable.
Honestly, I wasn’t very excited about the drama because despite liking all the leads, I really wasn’t ready to watch Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin Hye again. The bad memories from Dr Stranger and Heirs is too deep-rooted for me to let go of their roles in those dramas.
And even though I like Park Shin Hye, and believe she’s a good actress, I always find her roles very similar and felt that she is not branching or trying out new or different roles. Surprisingly, I really like her role here, and I hope she pick good projects like these in future.
What makes this drama really good for me is that they don’t keep secrets till the very last. The fact that Dal Mo is Ha Myung, or the fact that Song Cha Ok, In Ha’s mother, was one of the indirect causes for the tragedy of Dal Po’s family – the drama manages to reveal these to the other characters in the drama, which is one of the best thing about the drama.
Most dramas like to keep everyone in the dark and only reveal it when the drama is near the end, but for Pinocchio, each new episode seems to reveal another new thing, and it keeps the drama interesting and unpredictable.
In which direction will the drama move forward to always keep me at my toes, because I have no idea either – and that’s a good thing.
It still makes me sad that Jae Myung has turned into a murderer, because all I want is for him and Dal Mo to live happily together again, living normal lives.
Another good thing about the drama is that it keeps the romance very subtle. It doesn’t overshadow the main point of the drama, or the main plot.
Just one thing though – I hope Lee Yubi’s character get more scenes, or a little more depth and development. She’s great, but as of now, her character doesn’t hold much significance to the drama plot, and I’m sad because I love her and she’s awesome.
Putting all of those aside, this drama has a lot of picture-perfect scenes. Hahahah 🙂