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By now if you haven’t heard about or experienced Netflix “Stranger Things,” you must not be on the web too often. Let me first say thank you for stopping in with us at asparkleofgenius.com, it means a lot that with your limited internet forays you chose us. 🙂 Here is our No Spoiler Stranger Things Netflix Review.
NO SPOILERS SO KEEP READING TO FIND OUT WHY STRANGER THINGS IS SO COOL.
About Stranger Things
“A love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Thingsis set in 1983 Indiana, where a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.”
“Stranger Things.” Wholly cow and where to begin!? It has to be one of the greatest episodic series I have seen in a long time. Set in the 1980’s, it gives millennials a glimpse into just how amazing growing up in the greatest decade in the history of man kind ever (I maybe slightly biased), and reminds all of us “children of the 80’s” how exceptional our childhood was.
A horror/sci fi/thriller, Stranger Things brings together the essence of “Goonies”, “E.T.”, and all the great monster films of the 1980’s. It had us jumping and bitting our nails at every turn of the plot. And my I warn you, this show causes severe binge watching, it was all I could do to not just watch it all straight through marathoning it to the very end.
The characters are all engaging, whether you love them or hate them. No cliche or simple characters here, they constantly surprise you by how real they are. The series, while set in a terrifying, larger than life sci fi backdrop, is about relationships and loyalties. There is a character everyone can see themselves in and inversely if you truly look, you can find a bit of yourself in every character. There is not a single actor that doesn’t nail their character completely and honestly.
From episode one the gas pedal is to the floor and the thrills are racing you down the Netflix highway. When you find yourself still watching at 2:30 in the morning yelling at your tv “ASK THE LIGHTS YES OR NO QUESTIONS!!!!”, you know you have just hit the jackpot for some great entertaining tv. Don’t miss this one, and don’t wait till your officemate ruins the plots turns for you at the office cooler. Grab your remote to your smart tv, pick up your smart phone, apple tv, whatever has netflix and get lost in the awesome world of “Stranger Things.”
The only negative about this series is season 2 is not available right now! But to help you get excited… here are the first 8 minutes!