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eira

the chair i'm glued in, that sits in front of my desk uwu

eira

the chair i'm glued in, that sits in front of my desk uwu
Fated to Love You korean drama review
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Fated to Love You
4 people found this review helpful
by eira
Aug 29, 2016
20 of 20 episodes seen
Completed
Overall 9.0
Story 9.5
Acting/Cast 10.0
Music 8.5
Rewatch Value 9.5
I've seen so many people comparing this remake to the original TW version and honestly, I don't understand why people hate this remake. As someone who has seen both versions, I think this version is equally outstanding and the comedy aspect makes it quite refreshing. It lightens the sadness of part of the plot, very clever! The original was more set to pull your heartstrings while this one is more playful. I think it just depends if you want to watch something more serious or something lighter and refreshing! Unlike many other disappointing TW to Kdrama remakes, this one was amazing! I could see and feel the chemistry between the two leads and the feels were definitely there when needed. Each expression made was on point, especially at the heartfelt scenes. I've never seen either of the leads' works before, but they did a great job with their roles and I fell in love with both of them by the end! The plot is typical and VERY cliche but it has a nice twist to it. The pace was quite nice, maybe a little draggy in the end but not too bad. The first half hits hard for sure. As for the music, Ailee did amazing. Her voice just makes you want to cry even more when you hit the sad scenes! I personally prefer the sadder songs for any drama OST, so I guess I'm biased already. The other songs didn't click with me as much but they still did what they had to: make you cry in a sad scene or get you hyped up in a cute/happy scene. I didn't really like the English song though... Bottom line is: this drama is refreshing for a cheesy, cliche rom-com. I don't see a need to compare two dramas that were released in completely different years. Yes, the original was stupendous, but there is no reason to be closed-minded and not give the remake a try!
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