It’s weird how quickly I lose interest in dramas recently – it seems like there’s nothing which simply blows me away from start to finish anymore 😦
I still love She Was Pretty, I really do – but there’s just something about it which doesn’t make me love it a 100%. I can’t give an exact reason why – but there are certain things which I do find bothering. For example, how I personally feel that the comedy in the drama sometimes is too excessive and how the story doesn’t flow smoothly together with the comedy.
I didn’t feel this way when I started it – but I’m starting to feel it. Like for example when Hye Jin and Sung Joon went on a trip, he forgot his wallet and the lady got them to do some manual labor to make up for it. I understand that it’s sort of a plot device – for Sung Joon to actually get along with Hye Jin and realize she is not as bad as he thinks.
But am I the only one who feels that the drama is taking a short cut? They just dump the two characters together, do some manual labor, play some games and chit chat, and he is supposed to have fallen for her.
Of course, we know that she has been on his mind ever since the beginning but there’s simply no reason why she’s on his mind, besides the fact that she shares the same name and gives off the same vibes as his memory of his first love. I want to see and feel them getting closer and to feel Sung Joon’s change of heart. I don’t want the drama to just show me he had a change of heart and I’m just supposed to be convinced he did.
Right now – it’s the same thing. Hye Jin bothers him as she reminds him so much of the Hye Jin he knew when he was a child and he is trying his best not to think that way because he believes the Hye Jin in front of him is the real Hye Jin (because of the puzzle piece).
Which brings me back to the same point – is there any other reason he likes Hye Jin besides the fact that he gets along with her (like they did during childhood) and that she reminds him of his first love?
Putting this aside, I really can’t relate to Sung Joon’s character. His character is just weird. We’re already 8 episodes in and I think we should understand his character by now and why he acts the way he does.
For example – why he can’t hear others when concentrating (which only happens when the drama needs it), or why we don’t see him eating so much (this one we can guess why), why he doesn’t really talk/communicate with others besides talking about work, or why he seems so cold to others but so friendly and even jokes around with Ha Ri. I want to know the real Sung Joon – the Sung Joon hidden behind whatever mask he is putting on.
Before that happens, I think it will continue being hard for me to understand his character.
But anyway, I still like the drama a lot and I do hope that it gets better somehow.
On a side note, does anyone know where exactly is this? IT’S SO PRETTY!!!!