• How Netflix's attention to detail turned ‘Stranger Things' into a worldwide hit

    27 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    The second season of Stranger Things , Netflix's critically acclaimed and universally beloved series is just a few short days away. Set to air on October 27, just in time for Halloween, the upcoming season promises to double down on all the factors that made the first season so popular, which is to say we can expect a steady dose of 80s nostalgia masterfully blended with compelling characters and a mysterious sci-fi themed story line. As one of the more on-point reviews of the show mentioned a few months back, Stranger Things doesn't just reference 80s movies. It captures how it feels to...
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  • What's on TV: 'Stranger Things,' 'Wolfenstein' and 'Mario'

    What's on TV: 'Stranger Things,' 'Wolfenstein' and 'Mario'

    27 days ago - By Engadget

    This week the World Series gets rolling, but we're just killing time until Friday morning when the Stranger Things season two binge begins. For gamers, the big question will be what they want to play first, as Destiny 2 makes its PC debut before Supe...
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  • The Walking Dead Villain Watch season 8, episode 1: Mercy

    The Walking Dead Villain Watch season 8, episode 1: Mercy

    27 days ago - By The Verge

    The Walking Dead is back, kicking off its eighth season with a bloodier, more political story arc that will likely track the comic's “All Out War” saga. For us here at The Verge - forever critics of big bad guy Negan and his man-baby antics - it's an opportunity to examine just how effective the show can be in creating a complex villain. As played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Negan has always been violent, but otherwise , he's stubbornly remained a comic book thug, never entirely becoming the nuanced character the show so sorely needs.
    Each week, I'll be analyzing the show through its...
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  • Watch this Stranger Things season 1 recap before the season 2 premiere

    Watch this Stranger Things season 1 recap before the season 2 premiere

    27 days ago - By GamesRadar

    Our Stranger Things season 2 review is now live, offering you a sneak peek into the quiet town of Hawkins, Indiana ahead of the show's premiere on October 27
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