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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #30 on: August 18, 2016, 07:59:55 PM »
finally watched this. some good stuff in there. also some cheese.

if you need more of an '80s fix, you really must watch a little-seen movie from last year, Turbo Kid. it does an incredible job of totally recreating the '80s aesthetic without resorting to specific call-backs to scenes from '80s movies. also it never pretends to BE an '80s movie, it just uses the aesthetic and totally captures the feel of those movies in a way i found way more impressive and real than Stranger Things.

of course ymmv, you might prefer Stranger Things, but give Turbo Kid a shot. it's so great!

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #31 on: August 18, 2016, 09:06:56 PM »
Finished this last night (not a marathon TV watcher), while I got sucked in and enjoyed it, the scifi stuff got a little too out there at the end for my taste.
Still a fun watch and will probably tune in for season 2.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #32 on: August 19, 2016, 03:39:28 PM »
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #33 on: August 19, 2016, 04:20:20 PM »
New fan tee:



Shit!! I was working on that exact design for a shirt last night and was planning on finishing it up tonight.
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #34 on: August 19, 2016, 04:37:14 PM »
Heh, apparently you'd be at least person #3 with this same idea.
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #35 on: August 19, 2016, 08:45:48 PM »
I gotta buy this and the leia wish you were here shirt.  Love em
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #36 on: August 19, 2016, 10:04:40 PM »
Shit..... should have known better than to think I had a clever idea before someone else in the phish community.
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #37 on: August 29, 2016, 10:23:40 PM »
Just wrapped up this season. A good bit of the supernatural stuff -- which is to say, the entire underpinning of the show -- was left un(der)explained, which I tried not to let bother me too much on the basis that sometimes weird things happen in genre films just for their own sake, but it did feel a little arbitrary in places.

But, all in all, pretty entertaining.

And cactusfan, I'm with you on Turbo Kid.
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #39 on: August 31, 2016, 09:18:24 AM »
Looks like season two is now official for next Fall.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #40 on: August 31, 2016, 09:37:32 AM »
Looks like season two is now official for next Fall.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #41 on: September 01, 2016, 02:50:53 AM »
The kids from the series were on Jimmy Fallon tonight, should be interesting.

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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #42 on: September 21, 2016, 05:41:18 PM »
Just finished it. Great show. Leaves it open for a sequel or two. The only thing I had a problem with was Nancy getting back together with Jean Ralphio McDick-Tickle, I hate that guy.

Episode six almost had me in a panic attack it was so intense. Or maybe it was the   :smoke:

I was calling Steve 'Jean Ralphio McDick-Tickle' from the start. Now look at this article/video about how Steve is Jean Ralphio's real father.  :-o
http://nerdist.com/ben-schwartz-and-steve-from-stranger-things-got-together-proved-that-theyre-related/
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #43 on: September 25, 2016, 02:09:20 AM »
Just finished it. Great show. Leaves it open for a sequel or two. The only thing I had a problem with was Nancy getting back together with Jean Ralphio McDick-Tickle, I hate that guy.

Episode six almost had me in a panic attack it was so intense. Or maybe it was the   :smoke:

I was calling Steve 'Jean Ralphio McDick-Tickle' from the start. Now look at this article/video about how Steve is Jean Ralphio's real father.  :-o
http://nerdist.com/ben-schwartz-and-steve-from-stranger-things-got-together-proved-that-theyre-related/
It's so funny cause I totally thought it was the same actor for the first few scenes I saw him in.

But this show is fucking amazing!! I love it, it really is refreshing in it's own way. And I definitely dig the D&D references. The opening scene definitely got me hooked. I have a soft spot for any D&D playing nerds. especially when they help save the town with using theoretical/quantum physics, D&D lore, and McGyver type shit

Next fall is too far away!

I know this is the wrong thread but I love to hate Jean Ralphio
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #44 on: October 30, 2016, 10:45:09 AM »
So my buddy, Carl (the most artistic guy on the planet) made an amazing Demigorgon costume this year.

I couldn't figure out how to embed the Facebook video. But you can see the vid in this article I found about his costume.

http://www.refinery29.com/2016/10/128077/stranger-things-demogorgon-halloween-costume?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=post&unique_id=entry_128077
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