Stranger Things Chia Pet

Anyone who survived the 1980s and 1990s are more than familiar with the Chia Pet, mostly because of their infectious commercial jingle (“Ch-ch-ch-chia!”) that always seems to be playing on a TV late at night. But Chia Pets have come a long way since the early days of rams and sheep.

Thanks to NECA, soon you’ll be able to get a wide variety of pop culture inspired Chia Pets, and even more are coming from your favorite TV shows and movies, including Rick and Morty, Stranger Things, Golden Girls, Gremlins, Predator, Ghostbusters and more. Read More »

Stranger Things Halloween Horror Nights

It’ll be a while before we head back to the small town of Hawkins, Indiana for Stranger Things 3, but guests at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights will be able to step into a recreation of the Upside Down in just a couple of weeks in the theme park’s brand new Stranger Things mazes.

Universal has unveiled some first look photos of the richly detailed mazes and a video that takes us back to the search for Will Byers in season 1 of the acclaimed Netflix series. Check them out below. Read More »

stranger things vfx

One of the charms of the first season of Stranger Things was how scrappy it was. A genre show that was quietly released by Netflix in July 2016, Stranger Things had a relatively unknown cast (aside from the esteemed Winona Ryder) and a small budget to match. Because of that, it was forced to get creative with what it had, creating an entire alternate dimension and unseen monster that captured our imaginations and took over the pop culture landscape.

But come season 2, everything was bigger — the expectations, the budget, and most importantly, the effects. Now Netflix, on the heels of its thousands of Stranger Things featurettes it keeps releasing in lieu of a Stranger Things season 3 trailer, has dropped a new featurette that explains the VFX of Stranger Things.

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Stranger Things 2 Duffer Brothers Featurette

Since we still have a long wait before Stranger Things 3 arrives in the summer of 2019, Netflix is trying to hold fans over with a series of featurettes that go behind the scenes of the second season of the streaming service’s sci-fi sensation. And the latest highlights the shows twin brother creators.

Matt & Ross Duffer made a major breakthrough and became well-known names with the creation of Stranger Things. It’s easily one of the most popular properties on any platform right now, and a new Stranger Things 2 featurette talks to the cast and crew of the series to find out what it’s like to work with the sibling duo, and the brothers themselves provide some insight into the making of the series too. Read More »

Making of Saturday Night Live

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, David Harbour addresses some wild fan theories about the Netflix series Stranger Things. Plus, take a look at the extensive look behind the scenes of Saturday Night Live that is up for Emmy consideration, and watch as Thor franchise star Chris Hemsworth goes undercover on Twitter, YouTube and Quora. Read More »

stranger things season 3

David Harbour, talented actor and proud possessor of the ultimate dad bod, is in the midst of an Emmy season blitz, granting interviews left and right. Recently, the actor dropped even more details about the upcoming Stranger Things season 3, promising “weirder stuff” and hinting at a possible romance with Winona Ryder‘s Joyce (maybe). Harbour also opened up about taking over the role of Hellboy, going so far as to call the character Shakespearian.

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Duffer Brothers Funko POP Figures

Another day, another addition to the massive line-up of Funko POP figures, this time with a treat for the most hardcore fans of Netflix’s sci-fi thriller series Stranger Things.

Matt & Ross Duffer, better known as The Duffer Brothers, are responsible for creating, writing and producing Stranger Things, not to mention directing several episodes together. That’s enough to get them their own Funko POP figure two-pack that will be a retail exclusive available later this month. Read More »

stranger things 2 featurette

Stranger Things withdrawal is real. While we wait another year for the beloved sci-fi/horror series to return in 2019, Netflix teases out our anticipation with another featurette to remind us why we love the show. And to get some Emmy Awards campaigning in.

The latest Stranger Things 2 featurette delves deep into the show’s cinematography, which showrunners Matt and Ross Duffer are determined to make as cinematic as possible.

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Stranger Things Season 3 Influence

Since the third season of Stranger Things isn’t arriving until next summer, fans are still in the dark about where the Netflix original series is heading. While the second season seemed to end happily for our adolescent heroes, a giant shadow monster still loomed over the glitz and glamor of their school dance, setting an ominous tone for what’s to come in season 3.

There have been rumblings that Stranger Things 3 will be even darker than past seasons, but that doesn’t mean it will lose the lighthearted nature of the the characters at the center of this supernatural story. In fact, series regular David Harbour says part of Stranger Things 3 has been inspired by a certain Chevy Chase movie from the 1980s. But it’s probably not one you’d expect. Read More »

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stranger things season 3 david harbour

Stranger Things season 3 won’t arrive for another year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start obsessing over it now. David Harbour, who plays sherif/dancing enthusiast Hopper on the hit Netflix series, recently offered some vague info regarding the impending third season, promising that audiences can expect something risky. Plus: just in time for Emmy season, Netflix released a video in praise of Harbour’s memorable performance on the show.

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