[Review] Memory – 기억

A TIME TO REMEMBER

Park Tae Suk (Lee Sung Min) is a ruthless lawyer who does whatever it takes to win his cases.  When he becomes diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, he realizes how he’s taken everything he holds dear for granted and reevaluates his life and the choices he’s made.  He puts all of his energy into fighting one last case before his memory starts to fade away.

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Just Bananas About: Week of 3/28/16

Lee Sung Min has played a wide variety of supporting character roles over the course of his career.  Recently, I think we’ve been embracing him more in the lead roles, especially after playing the inspiring Section Chief Oh in Misaeng.  In his latest work, Memory, he plays a talented but heartless lawyer who would do anything for his clients.  And yet, the thing that draws me to Lee Sung Min is that when his character is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, he manages to make us empathize with him.

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[Review] Twenty – 스물

WHEN YOU JUST HAVE TO BELT OUT A CELINE DION TUNE…

Chi Ho (Kim Woo Bin), Kyung Jae (Kang Ha Neul) and Dong Woo (Lee Jun Ho) are best friends who’ve just graduated high school and turned 20.  Chi Ho is an unemployed player from a well-off family whose number one priority is bedding women.  Kyung Jae is a nerdy, university student who goal is to study hard and get a great, corporate job but he’s incredibly awkward around girls.  Although Dong Woo’s family went bankrupt, he remains positive and takes on various jobs to support his mother and siblings while attending art school to pursue his dream of becoming a cartoonist.  While these friends couldn’t be more different, they tackle the ups and downs of young adulthood together.

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