Review: KBS’ Bridal Mask – A Thrilling Hero’s Epic

TYPE OF REVIEW : FIRST IMPRESSION
Contains mild spoilers up to Episode 18

Some of the most exciting, action packed storytelling in Korea hasn’t been in the movie theatres, but on network television. Korean dramas such as Iris, Chuno, Warrior Baek Dong Soo, and many others have shown that the small screen is just as good a medium for big thrills as the big screen.

And for a lot of these stories, the longer format, several weeks as opposed to a two-hour film, allows for some deeper and many times more engaging story.

KBS’ Bridal Mask is just that; the thrilling and epic ascent of a hero.

The Story
It is the 1930s during the Japanese occupation of Korea. Korean-born Lee Kang To Continue reading