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Squid Games - What to watch next?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckster007:
    so sad oh well, so many other Kdramas to watch on netflix
    Is it like a Korean version of Grey's Anatomy + Friends?

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    This one might be a good one to watch..

    https://youtu.be/ZK2nevD7cWA

    The Verge: Dr. Brain review: a bold, genre-bending thriller on Apple TV Plus.

    https://www.theverge.com/22765207/dr...-apple-tv-plus


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    My Name starts off quite slow -- lots of fight scenes. But the story line really picks up (still lots of fight scenes) and there was quite an interesting depth of characters developed. No handbags. Thanks for the recommendation.

    (I didn't quite understanding the ending -- was a new identity taken on? Brown hair and all...)


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    It's not a series but ' last night in Soho ' was brilliant


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri:
    Thought fans of squid games would be into darker dramas with flawed characters!

    Here are a couple of K/J shows that I've watched over the last year or so...

    Chief of Staff - Political drama...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl8YMGaQRKI

    Korean Designated Survivor

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXQd4Wnd1Es

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    Scams - Japanese show involving a good guy who gets into the phone scam racket. Available on Netflix .. cannot find a good trailer for it.

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10448486/?ref_=ttpl_pl_tt
    Designated Survivor 60 Days is pretty slow... were they on a tight set budget? Because it just seems to be "scenes in a bunker meeting room" and "scenes from a ground zero tent" and lots of old men talking or even shouting. And the main character takes ages to make his decision... After two episodes, does it pick up? Should I keep at it?

    Scams.... It also seemed kind of slow, focusing on scenery and shouting and not moving the story very quickly... Gave up.

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    After two episodes, does it pick up? Should I keep at it?
    There is a fair bit of political intrigue and cynicism about the state of the govt in this show.

    It also seemed kind of slow, focusing on scenery and shouting and not moving the story very quickly.
    A little bit .. by a small margin... more entertaining than watching slow product placement scenes of drinking coffee or eating pizza.

    I'm currently watching this Indian show ... may be 15-20 mins at a time. Dark .. cheap special effects..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deUMZlz_CXI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ve_wyfMx-R4
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    Quote Originally Posted by shri:
    There is a fair bit of political intrigue and cynicism about the state of the govt in this show.
    Well, I worry I didn't quite "get" a few of the hints about some of the characters in the first episode, so when it's revealed that it was secretly those closest to those in power all along, I guess it won't be very surprising... Anyway... Agree about product placements, but find myself actually craving some handbags.

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    Agree about product placements, but find myself actually craving some handbags.
    Designated Survivor has some cheesy high end watch placements.

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