12 May 2014

Marry Him If You Dare Review

Title: Marry Him If You Dare
AKA: Future Choice
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 16
Broadcast period: 2013-Oct to 2013-Dec
Cast: Yoon Eun Hye, Lee Dong Gun, Jung Yong Hwa, Han Chae Ah and Choi Myung Gil.

Na Mi Rae (Yoon Eun Hye) is a call center agent who takes calls from people every day. Without ambition or any confidence to do anything in her life she convinces herself that she is happy and lives every day cowardly. Everything changes when she one day meets a woman (Choi Myung Gil) who tells her that she is her but in the future. Freaked out at first she runs away, but when one warning she receives about a car accident comes true, she gets confused. Shortly after the woman stops by at Mi Rae’s house and convinces her, telling her that she has to whatever she can and not meet announcer Kim Shin (Lee Dong Gun) who is the reason for the woman’s return in time. After making her win a contest and winning a trip, the woman tries to convince Mi Rae to change her occupation, and find Park Se Joo (Jung Yong Hwa) a rich grandson of a CEO in order to get married to him, though she fails finding him, Se Joo notices Mi Rae. Mi Rae wakes up from her so called “happy life” by deciding to follow her dream: to become a broadcast writer. But you cannot avoid fate, not matter how ill-fated it is… 

Putting aside the fact that I had to spend so long time finishing this drama, I have to say I couldn’t be more annoyed with the half assed ending. I am not saying that these kinds of endings work in dramas, but when you make a drama based on one girl choosing one of two’s, even returning back in time in order to fix the actual result, and not telling the viewers what her choice was, is like having a drama with a random name. Like in Korean the drama is called “Mirae’s Choice”, but surprisingly no choice was made, or maybe it was but we weren’t told what it was. Sorry for the spoil, but I would not recommend people to watch this unless they like that kind of dramas. To say something nicely about this Lee Dong Gun is the star here, no one else. I was disappointed in both Eun Hye and Yong Hwa for such random and boring characters that I couldn’t care less for their relationship. BUT to say something nicely the first part (6 first episodes) are quite amazing, just ruined it later on.
So here are my ratings, and I hope you get anything out of it.

☆☆☆ / 3 out of 5 stars

♥♥½ / 2½ out of 5 hearts

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