K-drama review: The Silent Sea – Netflix sci-fi series starring Bae Doona and Gong Yoo is the latest fail in Korean attempts to nail the genre

2/5 starsSouth Korean storytellers are at the vanguard of modern entertainment, but one area where they have long struggled is science fiction. Those looking to Netflix’s latest drama The Silent Sea, a moon-set action-mystery-horror series, to buck that trend are likely to walk away disappointed, if not outright frustrated.Set in a dystopian near future, the eight-part series is adapted from director Choi Hang-yong’s well-regarded 2014 short film The Sea of Tranquility. Bae Doona and Gong Yoo…

K-drama review: The Silent Sea – Netflix sci-fi series starring Bae Doona and Gong Yoo is the latest fail in Korean attempts to nail the genre
2/5 starsSouth Korean storytellers are at the vanguard of modern entertainment, but one area where they have long struggled is science fiction. Those looking to Netflix’s latest drama The Silent Sea, a moon-set action-mystery-horror series, to buck that trend are likely to walk away disappointed, if not outright frustrated.Set in a dystopian near future, the eight-part series is adapted from director Choi Hang-yong’s well-regarded 2014 short film The Sea of Tranquility. Bae Doona and Gong Yoo…