K-drama review: My Name – Netflix gangland revenge drama starring Han So-hee spins its wheels after promising start

This article contains spoilers.3/5 starsIn South Korea, nothing is as important as family – you may be wondering, why start a review of a gangster revenge saga with a mention of families?Partly because the revenge aspect of Netflix’s My Name boils down to a daughter looking to avenge her father, but mostly because this new eight-part series, despite its many appealing elements, fails to build on its early promise as it spirals in on itself – its world shrinking with each new family twist until…

K-drama review: My Name – Netflix gangland revenge drama starring Han So-hee spins its wheels after promising start
This article contains spoilers.3/5 starsIn South Korea, nothing is as important as family – you may be wondering, why start a review of a gangster revenge saga with a mention of families?Partly because the revenge aspect of Netflix’s My Name boils down to a daughter looking to avenge her father, but mostly because this new eight-part series, despite its many appealing elements, fails to build on its early promise as it spirals in on itself – its world shrinking with each new family twist until…