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Netflix's Squid Game is Worth the Experience for anyone to Consider

Ryan Beltran

Posted on November 15, 2021 06:05

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Squid Game is arguably the biggest or one of the top web series and it's for many deserved reasons.

 Squid Game (2021) has taken storm around the world over the past couple of weeks and has been arguably Netflix's newest cash cow. It has spread across social media from promotions on TikTok, referenced in videos on YouTube, and memed on other platforms like Instagram.

The theme of the Korean-made show is a portrayal of the theme from "survival of the fittest" and revolves around thousands of average citizens who participate in a set of six sadistic games, which can ultimately result in others getting killed or their own death, for a chance at millions of dollars. 

Overall, Squid Game is built on a good foundation of characters to follow and a well-detailed plot that does its best to dig deep into the central storyline until the end of the season. 

The show's concept is arguably unique, and there is a sense of originality that will always grab audiences along with the entertainment. There is a lot of detail in the story that you see at the beginning of the show but is explained later in the season. The mysteriously sinister tone throughout is presented well; the show creators help keep people interested in what will happen in each episode.

Elements like the emotional human drama and tension displayed by main characters due to the situations they are in or even comedic relief to lighten the mood of the violent and dark nature of the show are also instrumental in elevating the show to more than a series about people killing each other.

On the other hand, while the show's hype is worth the positive reviews, I think the show is held back by the story's pace, kind of slowing down after the first six episodes where it had been more efficiently told and engaging.

In general, I personally felt the last two episodes didn't really finish the season as strongly as it could've. It felt a bit more cliché and similar to other endings of shows, though there is a twist at the end that I thought was cleverly executed.

For the most part, Squid Game is an experience people should give a chance if they want something a bit different and to see what has made the show popular lately. It has its ups and downs, but I think it can be suitable for everyone and the show's creativeness plays a huge part in making this watchable for people throughout the world regardless of their background.

 


   

Ryan Beltran

Posted on November 15, 2021 06:05

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