Stranger Things season three trailer released

Do we keep going with Stranger Things? Its first series showed a spot-on mash-up of crime, conspiracy and horror – The X-Files meets The Goonies perhaps – but as time has worn on the crime element of the show has diminished somewhat. Still, Netflix – the series’ home – presses on with its brilliant PR…

Independence Day premiere date for Stranger Things

Even though the crime element of Stranger Things is now negligible, we’re going to carry on keeping you abreast of any developments because so many people enjoy this nostalgia-heavy, 1980s-set fantasy/horror/conspiracy/thriller mash-up. We know it’s coming back this year for an eagerly anticipated third series, and Netflix, the show’s streaming home, has announced its return…

Netflix releases new Stranger Things III teaser and images

Netflix is gearing up for the return of some of its biggest shows this autumn. But one that might not be returning this year is series three of Stranger Things, that immensely popular horror/crime mash-up. Series one premiered in 2016 and series two last year, so fans hoped that they would get series three this…

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…

Netflix releases new trailer for Stranger Things 2

One of the more anticipated dramas of the year is series two of Stranger Things. The horror/crime mash-up was a word-of-mouth megahit last year and the PR wheels have been turning for a month or so now. This weekend saw Comic-Con in San Diego produce all kinds of bits and pieces, but one of the…

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…

Is German series Dark the new Stranger Things?

We’re preparing ourselves for series two of Stranger Things later in the year, but Netflix has announced that it has picked up a series from Germany that’s already being dubbed as a ‘scarier, German version of Stranger Things’. Which basically means that it’s another heady mix of crime story and supernatural goings on. There’s a…

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 Goonies’ Sean Astin heading to Stranger Things Series 2

Netflix’s Stranger Things has been one of the word-of-mouth mega-hits of the year – with good reason, it was terrific stuff – and things are beginning to gear up for series two, which will (hopefully) come out next year. We’ve already been told that Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) is returning, which is brilliant news because both…