It seems that the genre of love and romance movies is gradually losing its appeal to Korean moviegoers.
The Korean film race in 2021 becomes busier than ever with the arrival of a series of emotional and romantic titles. However, most of them did not meet the expectations of the audience.
‘Nevertheless‘, which is expected to become a blockbuster by owning a hot 19+ content line with the presence of two bright actors, Song Kang – Han So Hee. However, ‘Nevertheless’ officially became the “bombshell” of the year when it received a lot of criticism from the bland script, lack of emphasis on acting to the actors’ scandals in their private lives.
2. My Roommate Is A Gumiho
‘My Roommate Is A Gumiho’ is adapted from the webtoon of the same name with the content revolving around a fantasy love story between a fox fairy and a human. Owning a beautiful cast and humorous details, ‘My Roommate Is A Gumiho’ cannot avoid the fate of a tragic flop when recording ratings going backward. Even Hyeri was considered an overrated version of Reply 1988’s Duk Sun.
3. Love Alarm 2
Following in the footsteps of the success of season 1, Love Alarm 2 from before its debut has become the attention of the public everywhere with the audience’s expectations. However, this scenario only continues until the audience enjoys the entire 6 episodes. Even the ending of ‘Love Alarm 2’ caused a huge controversy and caused the female lead Kim Soo Hyun to receive a lot of criticism.
4. Doom At Your Service
Similar to ‘My Roommate Is A Gumiho’, Doom At Your Service also possesses a fantasy motif when exploiting the love story between Gods and humans. The film was also evaluated quite well in the first half with a series of anesthetic episodes and the good acting of the couple Seo In Guk – Park Bo Young. However, the latter of the film revealed the unstable core with many confusing details and had to sadly close with the rating bottoming at 2.3%.