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Stranger Things
« on: August 22, 2016, 15:58:57 PM »



Anybody watching this? Everywhere I go people are talking about it so I'm surprised nobody has mentioned it here.


If you've never heard about it, it's a new series on Netflix and it's pretty awesome! The first season is 8 episodes and it takes place in a small town in the 1980's. If Stephen King had made a TV show in the 80's, I would expect it to be just like this. I finished watching it this past weekend and absolutely loved it!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWxyRG_tckY

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2016, 22:01:52 PM »
yes, absolutely sleeper TV hit of the years, its so good and the amount of references to cult 80"s movie and the music of classic new age synth from back then simply offsets the mood for the show.

with heavy influences circling around Stephen King style cinematics makes it even more enjoyable for those that remember the likes of cats eyes, Christine in its cinematography is just fantastic, and can't wait for season 2. I seriously highly recommend this.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2016, 01:32:07 AM »
I've not seen it yet but I do have it on my Netflix list of stuff to watch.  I'm watching something else now and once I'm done with that I'll be heading to this.  I see that Winona Rider in it, which is cool.  Netflix is really making some good shows. 

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2016, 06:14:12 AM »
Hardly a sleeper, this is Netflix biggest Original show to date and by far its best... This show rides on our love for nostalgia and the retro effect certainly wins it for Stranger Things.

Great acting, no filler episodes that so many shows fall foul of these days in the race for ratings.. This is how you make a captivating, thrilling and some what scary sci fi show with oodles of 80's retro.. This Goonies, X-Files and E.T and you will pretty much be on point with this absolute classic, bring on season 2 is all I can say..

Netflix just guaranteed my £7.99 for a long time.
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2016, 07:44:51 AM »
Brilliant show! I watched it when it was released and loved it all. Like you say Zapiy it felt like The Goonies, X-Files and ET to me and I also heard its this generations Stand By Me.

I was surprised that it was one of Netflix's biggest shows as I only saw a few folk speak about it on Twitter which is a shame but maybe some weren't as vocal but I've been recommending it to everyone. Can't wait for Season 2
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2016, 16:31:39 PM »
Really great show i have watched six episodes since yesterday and plan on watching the last couple tonight.Missus likes it aswell which is always a bonus :)

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2016, 19:50:19 PM »
I think everyone assumed there would be a second season of this, and it's now been confirmed.

Here's a little teaser trailer :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXWG_kKDZlY

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2016, 21:04:57 PM »
Yeah...it's wonderful news...