Series Review: Stranger Things (S2 E1-9/9), Netflix

NB: Spoilers Inside How do you follow up the biggest TV hit of 2016? That’s the question that’s been tantalising fans of Stranger Things since it crept onto Netflix a year ago. What started out as a word-of-mouth cult show soon mutated into a genuine internet phenomenon, making superstars of the cast of child actors…

Netflix releases final Stranger Things 2 trailer

One of the big things coming up in the next few weeks leading up to Halloween is series two of Netflix’s much-loved cult hit, Stranger Things. The crime/horror mash-up took the world by storm last year, its pitch-perfect homage to Stephens/Stevens King and Spielberg, it weaved a supernatural, conspiratorial story around a small-town mystery. Now…

Stranger Things reveals second series transmission date, plotlines

One of the most eagerly awaited shows of the year – the second series of Netflix horror/crime mash-up Stranger Things – has come out on its social media channels to reveal the transmission date of said second series. As you would imagine, details in a new teaser trailer are scarce, but it’ll be a dooze…

Stranger Things reveals series two trailer during Superbowl

To those not interested in the NFL or the Superbowl, the whole hoopla of the showpiece event of the sport might have passed them by. It often draws hundreds of millions of viewers from around the world, which often means that advertising on US television becomes one of the more prestigious slots of the advertising…

Netflix news: Stranger Things 2 and Riverdale

The last post I, um, posted was singing the praises of linear TV and the pleasure that can be taken in large groups of people tuning in once a week to watch something that has them hooked. On the flipside is the streaming revolution, where portals like Netflix provide whole series to be consumed greedily…

The Killings Times’ Quite Large 2017 Crime Drama Preview

Right, it’s back to business. We’ve had Sherlock to kick 2017 off in big, thrillery style and this week is jam-packed full of new crime dramas. But it’s not just this week that’s jam-packed with stuff, oh no. The whole bloody year looks as though it’ll be rammed with crime drama. So I’ve scoured the…