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Weekly update: I work with Spider-Man, not for Spider-Man!

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It’s a great time for TV shows and in coming weeks I’ll be discussing my thoughts on the latest seasons of Stranger Things, Queer Eye and Orange Is the New Black. I’ve watched OITNB for many years, but never reviewed it because I wanted it to be something I just enjoyed rather than analysed. However, with this season being the final one, I feel like I’d like to delve in to discuss how I feel about the end of the era. Continue reading Weekly update: I work with Spider-Man, not for Spider-Man!

Stranger Things: Season Two

Review by CJ

Courtesy of Netflix

Director:
Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer

Writer:
Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Justin Doble, Paul Dichter, Jessie Nickson-Lopez, Kate Trefry

Starring:
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Noah Schnapp, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Sean Astin

Other notable appearances:
Paul Reiser, Catherine Curtin, Cara Buono, Randy Havens

Running time:
45-62 minutes

Number of episodes:
9

 

One year after the people of Hawkins banded together to fight a shadowy evil from an alternate dimension, Will Byers (Schnapp) has visions of an evil that is fighting to make its way back into their lives. Can the awakened of Hawkins save their town again or will this be their final roll?

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Stranger Things: Season One

Review by CJ

Stranger Things

Director:
Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)

Writer:
Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Justin Doble, Paul Dichter, Jessica Mecklenburg, Jessie Nickson-Lopez, Alison Tatlock

Starring:
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Noah Schnapp

Other notable appearances:
Matthew Modine, Shannon Purser, Randall P. Havens, Chris Sullivan

Running time:
41-55 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
8

 

When Will (Schnapp) goes missing on the way home from playing Dungeons and Dragons with his friends, most of the town assumes it is a standard missing child case. Will’s mother Joyce (Ryder), brother Jonathan (Heaton) and friends Mike (Wolfhard), Dustin (Matarazzo) and Lucas (McLaughlin) aren’t so sure. Will they win the battle against the supernatural and human disbelief to save Will?

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