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Posted 12 August 2016 - 02:52 PM

Watched the first two eps of Netflix' STRANGER THINGS last night, and now I understand what all the hype is about.

Great fun show, really well done - solid scripting, great cast, decent pace, Winona Ryder...

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Posted 12 August 2016 - 02:55 PM

View PostAbyss, on 12 August 2016 - 02:52 PM, said:

Watched the first two eps of Netflix' STRANGER THINGS last night, and now I understand what all the hype is about.

Great fun show, really well done - solid scripting, great cast, decent pace, Winona Ryder...

SPOILER EP 2

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Glad you're finally on board!

Yeah, I think all the kids (especially El), and Winona Ryder AND David Harbor deserve awards for their performances...they get better and better with each episode.
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Posted 12 August 2016 - 05:56 PM

Watched the whole season. I liked it a lot. The main theme is ripped right out of Mass Effect 1's OST (esp. Noveria music).

Much recommended.
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Posted 12 August 2016 - 06:15 PM

People say the story is from ET.

I loved this show. I recommended it to people and got good feedback.
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Posted 12 August 2016 - 06:39 PM

Loving it! Just watched ep6. There are posts about it in one of the tv topics btw.
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Posted 13 August 2016 - 11:58 PM

Holy shit this is good!
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Posted 14 August 2016 - 03:07 AM

Seen it twice through now ...
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Posted 14 August 2016 - 04:52 AM

Just finished ep6. This is great fun tv.
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Posted 15 August 2016 - 02:30 PM

Finished. It was awesome, pulled all the threads together in a way so much tv utterly fails to do.

Great fun, loved the hints towards next season.




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There were some flaws, sure, but I can't be bothered dwelling on them when this was such an addictive fun eight eps.
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Posted 15 August 2016 - 02:34 PM

I love that when they asked the Netflix CEO about whether or not it would get renewed he said "Well, we haven't announced anything yet, but we'd have to be REALLY stupid not to."

And that the Duffer Bros. have a set layout for how S2 will work.
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Posted 16 August 2016 - 09:06 PM

Absolutely loved it. It's so open for a second series with plenty to potentially play around with. Really, really excellent television!
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Posted 16 August 2016 - 09:58 PM

Through episode 4, really starting to get interesting now.

Really digging the premise.


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Posted 17 August 2016 - 04:12 AM

I'm super pumped for season two!
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Posted 17 August 2016 - 07:26 PM

I also got my new favorite quote from this show.

"Mornings are for coffee and contemplation"
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Posted 05 September 2016 - 09:50 PM

Late to the party on this but damn that was awesome. Looking forward to season two but hope they don't try and stretch the concept to far.
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Posted 13 September 2016 - 12:08 PM

I just finished episode 5 last night. Hope to watch another 2 tonight. It's pulling on those nostalgia strings. Feels like E.T., Poltergeist, and Firestarter, and The Watchers all rolled into one.
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Posted 15 September 2016 - 12:43 PM

Finished last night. Add Silent Hill and Aliens to the list (Winona's casting is even better).

It was fun (4/5). I think I wanted a little more closure or more details on what was going on at the facility afterwards.
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Posted 15 September 2016 - 03:44 PM

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... I think I wanted a little more closure or more details on what was going on at the facility afterwards.


Gotta leave something for season 2.
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Posted 11 October 2016 - 08:52 PM

Finally got around to watching this (been reading and hearing all the hype in the media for some time now). I really enjoyed it and will echo a lot of the sentiments that have already been stated up thread. The show really hits that sweet pocket for 80s nostalgia and the child actors are excellent. To add to the list of movies that it draws influence from, I would include a nod to "Altered States" (sensory deprivation). The show also has a stellar soundtrack to magnify that 80s nostalgia. One of my favorites being the Joy Division song https://www.youtube....h?v=oeQW2xCRCmQ. An excellent show. Looking forward to a season 2.
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Posted 06 February 2017 - 04:05 AM

Aired during the Super Bowl. Is S2 going to dip into Dunwich Horror territory?

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