Bad Movie Logo
"A website to the detriment of good film"
Custom Search
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
December 12, 2017, 11:06:03 AM
587721 Posts in 45288 Topics by 6014 Members
Latest Member: YGDS Forum  |  Other Topics  |  Television  |  Stranger Things « previous next »
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: Stranger Things  (Read 523 times)
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 662
Posts: 11549

I know Quack-Fu.

« on: September 01, 2016, 08:25:05 PM »

Stranger Things
Small | Large

A Netflix series starring Winona Ryder and Matthew Modine.  Fantastic series.  Stoked for season 2.

"The path to Heaven runs through miles of clouded Hell."

Donít get too close, itís dark inside.
Itís where my demons hide, itís where my demons hide.
Bad Movie Lover

Karma: 103
Posts: 893

« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2017, 06:01:42 PM »

I have a uh... friend who's been thinking about watching this, but he doesn't have Netflix.  So he's been looking around online for a place to watch it but all the sites he tries seem to have a crap ton of spyware and/or pop up ads.  Dunno what to tell him... 

Rev. Powell
Global Moderator
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 2184
Posts: 18083

Click on that globe for 366 Weird Movies

« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2017, 08:46:57 AM »

Dunno what to tell him... 


Get Netflix? Seriously, he could just get it for a month, watch 2 seasons, and cancel. Would only cost $8.

"Clive [Barker]'s idea of a great time is to have a nightmare about a woman with three heads and no skin who flays your body with a pitchfork. To give you some idea, NIGHTBREED has over 200 pus monsters, including one guy with a crescent moonhead like the McDonald's commercial and a fat guy with snakes that pop out of his stomach and eat your face off, and these are the GOOD GUYS. These are the people we're supposed to LIKE."-Joe Bob on NIGHTBREED
Bad Movie Lover

Karma: 77
Posts: 955

« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2017, 09:48:19 AM »

I think they released it on DVD.

Checking... BluRay, at the least:

Sitting Duck
Dedicated Viewer

Karma: 6
Posts: 74

« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 03:51:04 PM »

Dunno what to tell him... 


Get Netflix? Seriously, he could just get it for a month, watch 2 seasons, and cancel. Would only cost $8.

It would actually cost zip, since the first month is a free trial period. Even so, Netflix has plenty of good stuff, including the new MST3K.
A.J. Bauer
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 229
Posts: 2889

« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2017, 09:18:22 PM »

A show that's a little derivative but makes up for it with fantastic characters, acting, and well paced suspense that doesn't use a lot of jumpscares.

The highlight of the show in my opinion is the acting. Not only is Winona Ryder amazing in the role of Joyce Byers but it has a plethora of talented child actors.
It's proof that only 99.99% of child actors are worse than malaria.


Pretty much all of the scenes with Winona Ryder are fantastic like sleeping with an axe, stringing up Christmas lights, and painting the alphabet on the wall to communicate with her son. But the part that really showcased her acting ability is when she's in a cupboard hugging a wad of Christmas lights since it's the closest thing to holding her missing son. It's absolutely heart wrenching and seeing her stop at nothing to get her son back, not caring that she looks like a lunatic, makes her one of the strongest characters in the show. The scene where she walks back into the house when she knows there's a monster inside with a look of pure determination of her face is absolutely badass. When the lights spell out R-U it's the ultimate "Oh s**t" moment because you know right away the last letter is N and it's absolutely terrifying.

Millie Bobbie Brown plays a girl that barely speaks English and talks in a monotone, almost robotic voice. Despite this she gives way more than just a monotone performance. The scene in Stranger Things 2 where Eleven gets in a fight with Hopper is very difficult to watch but is acted perfectly and the scenes where random things trigger flashbacks to her time with Dr. Brenner are increadibly saddening, just watching this poor girl growing up in unending abuse, not even treated like a human being. I just love the scene where she flips the game board and slams down the Demogorgon piece. It's a perfect build up of exactly how terrifying this monster is.

Finn Wolfhard is extremely mature for his age. Not only is his acting fantastic but the real life kid is actually pretty damn smart and has a great sense of humor. I even saw him on two episodes of Game Grumps and he was absolutely hysterical. "Dude, my baby ears hurt."
He even responded very maturely to blatant sexual harassment.

Bad Movie Lover

Karma: 103
Posts: 893

« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2017, 09:40:25 PM »

It's proof that only 99.99% of child actors are worse than malaria.

In fairness to Lloyd, I don't think anyone could have made that s**tty script good.

Pages: [1] Forum  |  Other Topics  |  Television  |  Stranger Things « previous next »
    Jump to:  

    RSS Feed Subscribe Subscribe by RSS
    Email Subscribe Subscribe by Email

    Popular Articles
    How To Find A Bad Movie

    The Champions of Justice

    Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Manos, The Hands of Fate

    Podcast: Todd the Convenience Store Clerk

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Dragonball: The Magic Begins

    Cool As Ice

    The Educational Archives: Driver's Ed

    Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    Do you have a zombie plan?

    ImageThe Giant Claw - Slime drop

    Earth is visited by a GIANT ANTIMATTER SPACE BUZZARD! Gawk at the amazingly bad bird puppet, or chuckle over the silly dialog. This is one of the greatest b-movies ever made.

    Lesson Learned:
    • Osmosis: os∑mo∑sis (oz-mo'sis, os-) n., 1. When a bird eats something.

    Subscribe to and get updates by email:

    HOME B-Movie Reviews Reader Reviews Forum Interviews TV Shows Advertising Information Sideshows Links Contact is owned and operated by Andrew Borntreger. All original content is © 1998 - 2014 by its respective author(s). Image, video, and audio files are used in accordance with the Fair Use Law, and are property of the film copyright holders. You may freely link to any page (.html or .php) on this website, but reproduction in any other form must be authorized by the copyright holder.