Stranger Things

Stranger Things

[Season 1]

DVD - 2017
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1983, Indiana. A young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one very strange little girl.
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Dawn_B May 24, 2018

The soundtrack, nostalgia, characters and suspense had me hooked. It was hard to stop after one episode but I was patient so I could enjoy it for several days.

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fledge
May 06, 2018

A government-run secret project accidentally (?) opens a portal to a dimension parallel to ours – except that everything’s upside down in a way, and monsters rule this blackness. For horror fans only.

ArapahoeAshley Mar 19, 2018

Wow! The writing, the acting, the music, the ability to binge watch the whole season on DVD (you'll totally want to) is fantastic. The story is so unique, exciting, and truly strange. Plus, the intro is perfection, Winona Ryder flexes some serious acting muscle, and the child actors are phenomenal. I love this show!

Stranger Things is a TV show made to feel like an 80s movie- an 8 hours long, scifi/horror, IT meets E.T. meets The Goonies adventure. It's best watched in one sitting- and even if you think you don't have the time, once you watch one episode it's hard to stop until the end. Everything from the dynamic characters, the creepy monsters, the worldbuilding, and the gripping story prove that Stranger Things has earned all the hype surrounding it.

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wickedflagon
Mar 05, 2018

A mishmash of plot elements from Steven Spielberg and Stephen King. Brief enough not to overstay its welcome.

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rslars001
Feb 01, 2018

Definitely one of the greatest television shows of our time; the loveable pre-teen characters immediately grab you, and the suspenseful thriller genre will keep you watching for hours on end. The plotline, the twists, the 80s feel, it all makes this show amazing.

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isaachar
Dec 27, 2017

If you were alive and watching movies in the 1980's and early 90s, Stranger Things will grab you by the nostalgiafeels. It draws on a large number of movies and television specials that 80's kids and teens would remember fondly. ST works as a tribute to movie or mini series from Stephen King, James Cameron, James Carpenter, and Stephen Spielberg, but it does so without being too obvious. It doesn't come across as cheap or derivative. That said, I can't decide if people who don't remember the movies and media of that era fondly would also enjoy Stranger Things. The amount of nostalgia is strong here. At its core it's a small town mystery-horror series blending fantasy and science fiction elements. I would like to think that it's a great show on its own, but it's hard to see past the nostalgia.

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rshartjr
Dec 21, 2017

Why Sno-Isle doesn't separate DVD's from BlueRays when they come paired is beyond me. Separated, people can reserve one format or the other, doubling dissemination to library patrons.

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