Sunday, March 1, 2015
Korean drama has its hits and misses in all aspects, including acting. Yet this specific aspect is rarely as prominently criticized and discussed as it has been for 'Blood'. It is important to remember that even bad flaws do not always diminish the overall quality of a work, unless they exist in a place and form which make their influence crucial. Sadly for 'Blood', its problems exist in two very important aspects of it. Its leading pair and unclear plans for the future. Is all hope lost? For a quality experience, probably. For entertainment? Not just yet.
Starting from the good, the series has its moments in terms of its visuals. There are some issues with the props, visual effects and make up department, but the overall aesthetic and atmosphere of the show are quite pleasing for the type of drama that it is. Night shots are plentiful and even the day ones have an ominous feel. The style of the show, when they get it right, fits its premise.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama First Look] "Blood".