Sunday, January 17, 2016
"Cheese in the Trap" has been a very eagerly expected show. Being based on a popular webtoon followed by devoted fans who clearly care deeply about the drama adaptation means that the series has a lot to prove. While mostly promoted as a standard romantic comedy with perhaps a slightly sinister twist, "Cheese in the Trap" has some interesting and quite surprising aspects to it at this point.
This is a romance piece, but at the same time functions as a slice-of-life show, with the characters' studies, work and different relationships all in the foreground. The main difference to typical shows of its type is that it reexamines a lot of what we take for granted or perceive as romantic in such works from a more realistic angle. In doing so, it subverts a lot of elements and gives audiences a different perspective.
Full Article: [HanCinema's First Look] "Cheese in the Trap".