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[Drama Recap] 2012 Drama Awards

Actors and Actresses

While 2012 was a disappointing year for dramas, it was actually a pretty good year for young actors/actresses.  There were quite a few solid rookies this year, and a few breakout performances by some not-so-rookies.  Some, like Kim Soo Hyun and Song Joong Ki firmly established themselves as rising stars, while child actors like Kim So Hyun(not related) and Yeo Jin Goo showed just how talented the next wave of actors/actresses will be.  Here, we’ll take a moment to recognize those who make their living by being people other than themselves.

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[Drama Recap] Year in Review: 2012 Dramas

Dramas 20122012 is finally over and we’re still here so I guess the Mayans were wrong all along.  For the most part, it was as pretty disappointing year for dramas.  Several dramas that I had high expectations for fell flat(Big, Dream High 2) and many were pretty mediocre.  There were a few brights spots(King 2 Hearts, Gentleman’s Dignity), but I’m hoping that 2013 will bring qualities dramas compared to last year.

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[Drama Recap] Ghost

Ghost

Overall Score: 7/10
Character Development: 8/10 ( would’ve liked more on Lee Yeon Hee’s character, but still pretty good) 
Plot Development: 7/10 (Progression was done well, but did bog down at times)
Acting: 5/10 (I liked Uhm Ki Joon, but every other main character dragged this down)
Soundtrack: 6/10 (nothing spectacular)
Enjoyability: 8/10 (enjoyed the premise of it, but i wanted more of Daniel Choi)

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[Drama Recap] Gentleman’s Dignity

Gentleman's Dignity

Ratings

Overall Score: 8/10
Character Development: 8/10 (As expected from the writer of 2 of my all-time favorite dramas ) 
Plot Development: 6/10 (Everything was fine until the plot got serious, then it just got boring)
Acting: 10/10 (Great cast and chemistry all around)
Soundtrack: 7/10 (I actually liked most of the songs, but no real standouts)
Enjoyability: 8/10 (first half of the drama was great…second half, not so much)

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[Drama Recap] Big

Ratings

Overall Score: 5/10
Character Development: 5/10 (I expect better from the Hong Sisters) 
Plot Development: 3/10 (So much wrong with this plot, it’s hard to pick a place to begin)
Acting: 7/10 (Thank you Lee Min Jung and Gong Yoo for making this mildly watchable)
Soundtrack: 6/10 (B2ST’s OST was my favorite of the bunch)
Enjoyability: 4/10 (only because of Lee Min Jung and Suzy)

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[Drama Recap] Big Episode 02

Here we recap and discuss episode 2 of Big.  Caution, spoilers below.  Don’t read if you don’t want to know what happens.

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[Drama Recap] Big Episode 01

Here we recap and discuss episode 1 of Big.  Caution, spoilers below.  Don’t read if you don’t want to know what happens.

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[Drama Recap] The King 2 Hearts Episode 20 *FINAL*

Here we recap and discuss episodes 20 of The King 2 Hearts.  Caution, spoilers below.  Don’t read if you don’t want to know what happens.

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[Drama Recap] The King 2 Hearts Episode 19

Here we recap and discuss episodes 19 of The King 2 Hearts.  Caution, spoilers below.  Don’t read if you don’t want to know what happens.

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[Drama Recap] Love Rain Episode 20 *FINAL*

Here we recap and discuss episode 20 of Love Rain.  Caution, spoilers below.  Don’t read if you don’t want to know what happens.

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