From Sweet Home to The Uncanny Counter, K-dramas use monsters and demons to bring our feelings to life on screen

//From Sweet Home to The Uncanny Counter, K-dramas use monsters and demons to bring our feelings to life on screen

From Sweet Home to The Uncanny Counter, K-dramas use monsters and demons to bring our feelings to life on screen

When it comes to high-concept genres like fantasy, horror and science fiction, viewers experience new sensations, visit new worlds and get lost in someone’s else imagination – all the better if it’s dazzlingly realised. But in truth, that’s only half the battle. The images act as mirrors, reflecting not just our society, but also parts of ourselves we may not always be comfortable with.Recent Korean shows such as Sweet Home, The Uncanny Counter and The School Nurse Files have mined genre tropes…

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By | 2021-02-15T12:15:11+00:00 February 15th, 2021|Entertainment|Comments Off on From Sweet Home to The Uncanny Counter, K-dramas use monsters and demons to bring our feelings to life on screen