Squid Game

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Can you say Squid Game in Korean? TV show fuels demand for east Asian language learning
Japanese and Korean are in top five choices in UK this year at online platform Duolingo

James Tapper

04, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The Guide #11: the YouTuber going viral for his Netflix knockoff
In this week’s newsletter: a YouTuber’s non-lethal version of Squid Game was a viral success – and could be the bleak future of ‘creator’ culture

Joel Golby

03, Dec, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Squid Game no threat to traditional British TV hits, finds Barb
First attempt to measure ratings of streaming shows suggests Strictly Come Dancing nearly twice as popular as South Korean hit

Jim Waterson Media editor

30, Nov, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Hellbound: the South Korean death-fest that wipes the floor with Squid Game
The terrifying Netflix show also deals in violent ends – with demonic smackdowns by CGI brutes – but it’s so much more than Squid Game. This is truly exceptional drama that will be spoken about for decades

Stuart Heritage

25, Nov, 2021 @12:25 PM

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South Korean horror Hellbound takes over Squid Game as most popular Netflix series globally
Violent fantasy series tops streaming ratings in more than 80 countries within 24 hours of its debut

Kelly Burke

23, Nov, 2021 @3:56 AM

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Don’t believe everything you read: the pleasures and perils of TV subtitles
Young people are increasingly watching television with the captions on. But the accuracy of the on-screen text can leave a lot to be desired. Just ask Benedict Couple Beer Batch …

16, Nov, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Where have all the translators gone?
The global audience for foreign-language streaming shows has never been larger. But subtitlers are leaving the industry in droves

Miranda Bryant

14, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Squid Game to return for season two, creator Hwang Dong-hyuk says
Writer and director of Netflix sensation says he’s in ‘planning process’ for storyline of next instalment of bloody South Korean TV show

Michael Sun

10, Nov, 2021 @1:15 AM

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From Ozploitation to Ice-T, Squid Game is just the latest splatter of class warfare on screen
Long before the Korean Netflix hit, the rich were using the poor for blood sport in action classics like Surviving the Game and Australian cult horror Turkey Shoot

Adam Fleet

09, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Squid Game cryptocurrency collapses in apparent scam
Squid token’s website and social accounts disappear after price jumped more than 310,000% in value and then crashed

Lauren Aratani

01, Nov, 2021 @5:02 PM

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New York elementary schools ban Squid Game Halloween costumes
Schools warn parents against allowing kids to wear outfits inspired by Netflix series over ‘violence depicted in the show’

Lauren Aratani

29, Oct, 2021 @2:02 PM

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Squid Game’s creator: ‘I’m not that rich. It’s not like Netflix paid me a bonus’
The smash hit survival drama has earned Netflix £650m. But the stress of making it cost Hwang Dong-hyuk six teeth – and he hasn’t been paid any extra. He reveals the family disaster that inspired his hyper-violent capitalism satire

Stuart Jeffries

26, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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