Video Added Korean drama 'The King of top College Manners' all episodes 1 to 17 and special episode

Video Added Korean drama 'The King of top College Manners' all episodes 1 to 17 and special episode

Added all episodes 1 to 17 and special episode for the Korean drama "The King of top faculty Manners"

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"The King of High School Manners" (2014) Directed by potential of Yoo Je-won Written by Jo Seong-hee, Yang Hee-seong Network : tvN With Seo In-guk, Lee Ha-na, Lee Yeol-eum, Lee Soo-hyeok, Oh Kwang-rok, Kwon Seong-deok,... 17 epsiodes - Mon, Tue 23:00 Synopsis A romantic comedy about a high school student who enters a significant corporate and becomes a a section of its management. Broadcast beginning date in Korea : 2014/06/16

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[Spoiler] Added episode 22 captures for the Korean drama

[Spoiler] Added episode 22 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face"

Added episode 22 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...23 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

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Korean Drama "The King's Face" Episode 14 Full Video

War has made "The King"s Face" much more interesting. The characters in this seem more like cardboard cutouts than people. They have goals and go through the motions, but rarely do we see the motivating through processes or emotions behind the action. Crown Prince Gwanghae"s story is riveting in its natural form and that gives this story more weight than the fictionalized plot.

The life is leaving "The King"s Face" despite the intrigue of war and the heroics of Gwanghae. Guest actors who portray the Ming and the Japanese present caricatures of real people. They are merely evil to be evil rather than believing in their cause, or even in their actions. King Seonjo is merely a jealous man who throws tantrums because we cannot see the insecure though processes behind his actions. The show occasionally throws the viewers a pittance in the form of a voice over, but it isn"t enough. It is also a waste of Lee Sung-jae who I am quite bored of in this role. It is not only Lee, but all of the main cast. They seem to struggle to be convincing, which reflects more on the production than their acting. The cast as a whole boasts and expansive, high quality body of work that has not seemed to help them in making this drama hit home.

The war itself is clever portrayed using maps and voiceovers so that the gist of what is happening is conveyed without overloading the viewer with information. What would"ve enhanced this is if a few battle scenes were shown and Gwanghae could be seen in his element as a leader. It happened twice this episode, but the timing of the scenes appearances was not strong. Neither was Gwanghae"s involvement. Everyone mentions that he is a brilliant leader, but rarely do we see him conferring, or battling, or mulling over strategies. Just as we never see Do-chi struggle with his demons, his ambition, his choice to leave the Daedong Society and enact his revenge alone. He"s a wasted character who is no longer tragic because of how he is so badly written.

Then there is Ga-hee, the supposed love interest of three men, and who gets very little romantic screen time. Romantic tension is negligible and, like Do-chi"s personal situation, the tragedy of the star-crossed romance between Ga-hee and Gwanghae is lost.

What will save this show from being completely mundane is the forward motion of war and how it ravages the people of Joseon, and those who are responsible for the welfare of the people.

"The King's Face" is directed by Cha Yeong-hoon and Yoon Seong-sik, written by Lee Hyang-hee and Yoon Soo-jeong, and features Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, and Sin Seong-rok.

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[Spoiler] Added episode 18 captures for the Korean drama

[Spoiler] Added episode 18 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face"

Added episode 18 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face" (2014)

Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sik

Written by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeong

Network : KBS

With Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...

Wed, Thu 22:00

Synopsis

Gwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.

Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

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[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama

[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face"

Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

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[Spoiler] Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama

[Spoiler] Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face"

Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

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Ambition Hurts Family: Korean Drama 'The King's Face' Episode 5

Ambition Hurts Family: Korean Drama 'The King's Face' Episode 5

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"The King"s Face" is a rather disjointed drama. It takes the central idea that face reading is powerful enough to determine a man"s destiny and tries to piece the different parts of the drama to that. The most important pieces that are tied together by face reading is that King Seonjo was not meant to be king and that Gwanghae is destined to be a great king. It puts father and son directly at odds, which is the main story played out by "The King"s Face".

The problems is that this main story doesn"t quite have the support from the rest of the drama to make it feasible. It doesn"t show why Seonjo isn"t fit to be king aside from his face shape or why Gwanghae would be a better king aside from his. Sure, Gwanghae is just and good, but we haven"t seen him make a critical decision that would prove his worthiness to become king. The show is centered around face reading, how it works, and the prince as a reactionary character.

One of the biggest failings of the episode was the obvious attempts to pass time with the six minute recap at the beginning of the episode and the lengthy, unnecessary flashbacks scattered throughout. A well-planned recap and flashback can refresh the mind of the previous week"s events and launch the episode into its newest material. It also loves to throw Prince Gwanghae on the ground to cry out his sorrows. A single instance of this can be effective. Three times is overwrought.

The stronger aspects of the show are the rivarly between brothers for the throne and the relationship between Ga-hee and Do-chi. Gwanghae has three brothers who all wish to become crown prince and eventually ascend the throne. The antagonism between them is shown clearly; and antagonism so strong it creates bloodlust. It"s wonderful plot fodder that mingles with another storyline, that of Ga-hee and Do-chi.

In the time she has been apart from Gwanghae, Ga-hee has joined Do-chi"s rebel cause all while fostering hatred for Gwanghae in her heart. She believes he is the cause of her parents" deaths. The warring of the love and hate she feels for him make her a scintillating character as well as Jo Yoon-hee"s spot-on portrayal of the strong heroine who is fraught with emotional strife. She has turned herself into Gwanghae"s direct enemy, but is unable to remove the hesitation from any actions taken against him. It is her struggle against herself that is so fascinating.

Her friendship/brotherhood with Do-chi is quite lovely as well. They are siblings, comrades, and friends. He already has feelings for her, but the strong bond goes both ways. It will make the love triangle (or quadrangle, whatever it may be) much more interesting. Do-chi is also evening out as a character. His public actions show his intelligence and bravery while his private time with Ga-hee fills out his character nicely as he shows his thoughtfulness and caring for his people and his cause. This is so much better than the rash, rather one-dimensional man of the earliest episodes.

There is one more bond in this show that is touching: that between the queen and Gwanghae. The queen is childless and disparaged by the consorts for being so. Gwanghae wishes not to hurt his brothers for the throne and hopes to be a family with his warring family. He and the queen find a familial relationship with each other that is quite lovely. They are family by love, not by blood, which is more than what can be said for the prince"s blood family.

"The King"s Face" has a lot going for it that can help, and hurt. As I write about it I find more things than I thought to admire and critique. Let"s hope it remains that way.

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"The King"s Face" is directed by Cha Yeong-hoon and Yoon Seong-sik, written by Lee Hyang-hee and Yoon Soo-jeong, and features Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, and Sin Seong-rok.

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"The King"s Face" (2014)

Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sik

Written by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeong

Network : KBS

With Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...

Wed, Thu 22:00

Synopsis

Gwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.

Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

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[Spoiler] Added episode 7 captures for the Korean drama

[Spoiler] Added episode 7 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face"

Added episode 7 captures for the Korean drama "The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

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Korean Drama 'The King's Face' Episode 4 Full Video

Korean Drama 'The King's Face' Episode 4 Full Video

"The King"s Face" is tonally all over the place. It has lost what little stylistic cohesion it had in its first week. Luckily, there are a few saving graces such as the beautiful camera work and the new relationship between Prince Gwanghae and Do-chi, the independently-minded leader of the Daedong.

What stands out about "The King"s Face" is that it hasn"t yet settled into a groove. The tone shifts ungracefully from mood to mood and is paralleled by jumpy character development. Luckily, this episode was about face reading and how it works. There was a lot of demonstration of face reading that was informative and creatively presented. Should there be much more of it, the face reading will lose its appeal, but in these early stages, such demonstrations are welcome. It is also used to show the similarly brilliant minds of Gwanghae and Do-chi, both romantic and political rivals although they do not yet know it. Part of the appeal of the rivalry is the grounded chemistry between Seo In-guk and Sin Seong-rok. They will be a fun pair to watch on screen.

The biggest criticism I have is on the directorial style. Everything is portrayed in an overly exaggerated manner that gives the drama a slapstick feel that misses the mark of actually being amusing. Tears shed by Gwanghae seem overwrought as they happen several times with accompanying screams of sorrow. Lady Kim glares jealously at the king"s newest, young concubine and dramatically declares her unacceptable. It"s all just too much. The show is forcing emotion upon the viewer rather than letting him or her react naturally.

Sin Seong-rok as Do-chi is an interesting character, however. He is a leader who is extremely insecure. He hides dark secrets in order to pursue his noble cause. He is both talented and determined, but that insecurity is what gives him color and appeal I"m hoping the production team takes advantage of that insecurity because that will make him good second (or third) lead material.

Ga-hee, on the other hand, is supposed to be a strong heroine-type, but she comes off as self-pitying rather than genuinely hurt. She has been scarred by the deaths of her parents and the hard life she has lead, but that pain is not adequately portrayed. She is shown moping alone more than she is taking action. It"s ineffective.

If I were watching "The King"s Face" rather than reviewing it, I think I"d feel differently. It could be genuinely entertaining. But from where I"m sitting now as a critic, I find it lacking.

Written by: Raine from "Raine"s Dichotomy"

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"The King"s Face" is directed by Cha Yeong-hoon and Yoon Seong-sik, written by Lee Hyang-hee and Yoon Soo-jeong, and features Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, and Sin Seong-rok.

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