Squid Game on Netflix

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  1. The Joker

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    I didn't see a thread for this. Anyone else watching Squid Game? We have about 4 episodes left and the premise is really interesting. For me, the first episode was definitely the creepiest.



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    Haven't gotten to it yet. Still watching Brand New Cherry Flavor. Squid Game and Midnight Mass are next on my list.
     
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    I made it to the halfway point of this, but it is kind of a slog. That said, I'm generally not into pretentious Hollywood insider stories like this or Starry Eyes.
     
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    Yeah, while it has me intrigued, sometimes I find I've let a week go by without watching an episode. Rosa Salazar makes it worth the hour though, and I still like the gimmick of her regularly barfing up kittens.
     
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    This show is everywhere in the news. I'll check it out one day. It reminds me of that Battle Royale Japanese movie which I still haven't seen yet.
     
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    Binged it over the weekend.

    Excellent. Nothing really more to say. Reason? I'm not giving anything away.




    P.S. - Don't watch the trailer, don't read anything about it. Just watch it.

    I went in completely cold. ONLY seeing like 10 seconds of that "auto preview" you get when cycling through the Netflix site. That and I see the print ads everywhere.... For me, I saw it was Foreign... it intrigued me on that alone.

    Lastly. I know this is an absurd thing to say. But I wish this series WASN'T going viral. I'm sure there TONS of people that watched this just ... because everybody else did. Probably have no idea what they just watched or why they "had to" like it. Same people that wouldn't watch a foreign made film or series if you paid them. But watched this to be cool and hip around the water cooler.

    Leave stuff like this to the professionals. LOL:p
     
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    I feel, imho.... that this series is absolutely nothing like that film. Only one small detail that was the same. Which I won't reveal.

    Hunger Games... that's like ... cough ripoff..cough... Battle Royale.
     
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    I still haven't seen Hunger Games yet either.
     
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    I read the first book.

    Then I watched the first Hunger Games film. My review?....Movie was a PG version of more violent book. I bailed. Have not read anymore nor saw any more film entries.

    Stick to just seeing Battle Royale. If HG was PG, now imagine BR being X Rated.
     
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