If you love the Hunger Games, Logan’s Run, Battle Royale and SAW then you will love the bloody delight brought to you by Netflix’s The Squid Game!
Squid Game (Korean: ; RR: Ojing-eo Geim) is a South Korean survival dramatelevision series streaming on Netflix. Written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, it stars Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung. The series, distributed by Netflix, was released worldwide on September 17, 2021.
The show received critical acclaim. According to the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, 91% of 45 critics have given the series a positive review, with an average rating of 8.2/10. The website’s critics consensus reads: “Squid Games unflinching brutality is not for the faint of heart, but sharp social commentary and a surprisingly tender core will keep viewers glued to the screen – even if it’s while watching between their fingers.” On Metacritic, the series has a weighted average score of 69 out of 100 based on 11 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.