Are you a fan of horror? Or perhaps missing the golden age of the 80s generation? Or you just needed something to binge-watch right now? Then Netflix’s super hyped Stranger Things is one that is worth your watching time. Currently on its second season that was just released a few days ago, Stranger Things is not your typical jump scare horror flick. The first season revolved around a boy who went missing, thus leading to a few of his friends in solving the mysterious disappearance with a few disturbance, apparitions, or monsters along the way. If that is not enough to intrigue you, here are some of the convincing reasons to get you hook onto the thrilling series.
1) Winona Ryder
Our little mysterious, sweet, gothic chick from the classic Beetlejuice stars as a mom in the series and hey, it’s Winona Ryder, guys. My childhood celebrity crush although I am a 90s guy and she’s still kicking horror flicks right in the ass today.
2) The Glorious Days Of 80s Culture
The series explores the 80s timeline and made lots of reminiscence to the splendid retro universe as well as paying homage to the classic golden age of horrors back in the day such as IT, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Alien and so much more. Oh, and pop cultures and Star Wars too.
3) The Brilliant Cast
The ensemble casts of the kids have delivered such a terrific, outstanding performance in terms of their acting in delivering the emotions, love and expression that you could relate the characters to our younger self from the shy girls to the humble gentlemen to the fabulous chicks to the cool dudes.
4) Love, Mystery, Horror, Feelings And Nostalgia
It has all that. From teen romance to the everyday lives of bubbly 80s kids, mystery solving “Super 8”-ish team, supernatural beings to scare your nights, to the memories of the 80s or 90s generation alike which would strike us in the nostalgic feels.
5) Short Season, Quality Episodes
The first season was an overall 8 episodes followed by 9 episodes in the second season. Although could be seen as short seasons, you can bet that each episodes would be worth it as the storyline progress with each character’s development has a chance to shine. So free your time and get into the series now on Netflix to avoid spoilers as Season 2 episodes have released!