July 2, 2022.Reading time 11 minutes.
By the conclusion of Papa, nearly all of The Hawkins Gang is where they need to be for the big battle with Vecna. After making a shocking return from the dead, Dr. Martin Brenner, or Papa, is is finally dead. For real this time. But the Surfer Boy Pizza crew is a long ways from […]
July 1, 2022.Reading time 13 minutes.
Finally We’ve waited just over a month for the last two episodes of Season 4. The Massacre at Hawkins Lab ended with a huge revelation and cliffhanger. Kudos to The Duffer Brothers for carefully weaving together a lot of story elements into a genuinely surprising turn. Vecna was already a compelling villain before the revelation […]
June 13, 2022.Reading time 10 minutes.
And here’s the episode that has had Stranger Things fans – and the larger media – talking. This is the episode that pushed Kate Bush’s 1980s single, Running Up That Hill, into the public consciousness. Every bit as ambitious as Season 4’s first three episodes, Episode 4, which is entitled Dear Billy, boasts the same […]
June 5, 2022.Reading time 10 minutes.
Two episodes into Season 4 and Stranger Things has given us new characters, elevated smaller roles, and introduced a new villain. But the endgame still isn’t clear and the Hawkins gang is spread pretty thinly. And Episode 3, The Monster and the Superhero, promises to bring back another character. Does the title’s ‘superhero’ and ‘monster’ […]
June 1, 2022.Reading time 11 minutes.
And we’re back with the second episode of the super-sized season of Stranger Things. The Duffer Brothers may have had us wait for three years, but they’ve made up for it with a big season. Plenty happens in this episode, entitled Vecna’s Curse. Get ready because this is a busy episode. For this season, Stranger […]
May 27, 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
Has it really been nearly three years since we last visited Hawkins? After a long wait, the first part of Season 4 of Stranger Things has arrived. A lot has changed since the third season aired in July 2019. When the last season concluded our growing cast of heroes defeated the Mind-Flayer in the Battle […]
July 11, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
The Duffer Brothers made us wait a long time. Almost two years. But good things come to those who wait. And Season 3 of Stranger Things was definitely worth the wait. Netflix debuted its original sci-fi horror series in the summer of 2016. Almost instantly, the 80s-centric show became a pop culture sensation, inspiring a […]
August 28, 2018.Reading time 10 minutes.
Few indie horror films can claim the buzz that has surrounded the release of Summer of 84. From the same Canadian trio that brought us the delightfully strange Turbo Kid, Summer of 84 has built up a tidal wave of goodwill among horror circles prior to its release on VOD platforms this week. Filmed in […]