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Stranger Things
« on: February 06, 2017, 12:19:02 PM »
Stranger Things! Netflix gives us nostalgia and scares. A boy goes missing in a small town, a mysterious girl with otherworldly powers stands in as E.T., evil scientists hunt some sort of bog monster X-Files Alien, Winona Ryder has multiple nervous breakdowns. All lovingly set in 1983.

What wooed me was when the internet went crazy that the kids were playing with a 2016 Millennium Falcon toy and not a 1980's one. Got me thinking, hmmm, might be a show for me!

They're pretty good with the 80s thing. It feels like Goonies meets X-Files meets Stephen King meets E.T. meets Fright Night meets The Lost Boys.

So talk to me about this without spoilers. The Super Bowl tease got me all aflutter...


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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2017, 12:26:03 PM »

So talk to me about this without spoilers. .


Ummmm.... It's a loving and exacting homage to everything you loved about the '80s revolving around an anti-Starchild X-Man and a bunch of scary monsters. You've seen it a thousand times and, yet, somehow, you've never seen anything like it before.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2017, 11:04:11 AM »
I'm going to break Stranger Things off into it's own thread at home point, but I am totally engaged after five episodes. (I had to go to bed in order not to be wiped put while helping Nacho with his book show.) I have a lot to say about it, make no mistake, but it's got me.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 11:48:17 AM »
Split off into it's own thread because I binged the whole first season which I haven't done with anything ever.

I even wrote a front page piece about it:

http://greatsociety.org/a-hooker-named-nostalgia-by-rotting-corpse/

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2017, 06:13:46 PM »
Split off into it's own thread because I binged the whole first season which I haven't done with anything ever.

I even wrote a front page piece about it:

http://greatsociety.org/a-hooker-named-nostalgia-by-rotting-corpse/

I am still so fucking wiped out by the bookfair that I haven't looked at this yet. But now I'm so hyper medicated that I can't even focus on these words, so...

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2017, 09:55:13 PM »
Sex...


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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2017, 11:58:12 AM »
Very much looking forward to this.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 11:41:52 AM »
I havenít watched this yet. I fear spoilers.


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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2017, 12:11:52 PM »
I'm also avoiding it. Stranger Things is better approached blind.