Scene from KBS TV series "Poseidon" [KBS]
And this is not a minor issue. The entire drama revolves around the powerful criminal Choi Hee-gon. The reason that weapons, drugs and organs are illegally traded, Kwon Jung-ryul's (Lee Sung-jae) wife dies and Kim Sun-woo (Choi Si-won) is traumatized is all because of Choi Hee-gon. Having a single absolute form of evil while omitting the complex mechanisms that involve greed and illegality has not brought out the reality of the drama but is rather just a typical setup for its genre. And it is not to say that the setup itself has been done poorly. It is just that an attractive optical illusion needs to be presented to maintain the latter. And as already mentioned, "Poseidon" showed its obsession to do so from the very beginning yet not a single scene has grabbed any attention. To emphasize again, this is not a minor issue. Ignoring a small hole could sink an entire vessel. The only solution is to block the hole.
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