Sunday, April 26, 2015
Gaining the love of audiences is quite easy when those audiences feel their needs are a priority. 'Blood' received a lot of criticism for its two leads' acting skills and that criticism is accurate. However, it would be unfair to say that this is the only problem of the series. It would also be unfair to say there is nothing good here to be found. It all comes down to balancing the bad with good. Unfortunately, that is where 'Blood' fails.
Park Ji-sang (Ahn Jae-hyeon) is no regular genius doctor. His secret is the illness he was born with, a condition similar to folkloric vampirism. After his parents are killed while trying to find a cure for it, Ji-sang spends his time searching for that same cure and the people who killed his mother and father. Lee Jae-wook (Ji Jin-hee), the man responsible for their deaths has an different plan. To create the perfect form of the disease and cure humanity of what he perceives as a flawed existence. When Ji-sang enters the hospital Jae-wook is in, he meets Yoo Ri-ta (Koo Hye-seon), a woman who will become a loved one and ally.
Full Article: [HanCinema's Drama Review] "Blood".