Tag: Stranger Things

Rob Morgan Is a Leading Man

Rob Morgan in Bull (2020)Photo: Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films (c) Bert Marcus Film “You from Chicago?” Rob Morgan’s rich voice rumbled with a comedic lilt, acknowledging the area code on my cell phone. After I confirmed, he followed up with a question that further cemented my love for him: “You step?” Advertisement From that […]

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The ‘Yes, God, Yes’ Trailer Has Sexual Awakenings, Nancy From ‘Stranger Things,’ And Jonah From ‘Veep'(?)

As far as rom-coms named after Paul Simon songs go, they don’t get much better than Obvious Child, the “Inside Llewyn Davis of abortion films.” For her follow-up, that movie’s co-writer Karen Maine went back to the early 2000s, a different, more simple time, when guys with screen names like HairyChest1956 were on AOL, not […]

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David Harbour Reveals ‘Stranger Things 4’ Will Include A ‘Huge’ Dive Into Hopper’s Backstory

Thanks to a very revealing teaser, it’s no longer a secret that David Harbour‘s Chief Hopper survived the ending of Stranger Things 3, and fans of the show can expect to see the chain-smoking sheriff punching faces in Russia whenever the Netflix series returns. (Production is currently on hiatus like most everything in Hollywood.) While […]

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The ‘Stranger Things’ Kids Rap ‘Big Poppa’ And Get Summer Jobs On ‘Carpool Karaoke’

As self-isolation becomes more and more common during this coronavirus pandemic, people need ways to entertain themselves during all this time they’re spending at home. Well, Apple TV has something to help: The latest episode of their Carpool Karaoke series features the cast of Stranger Things, or more specifically, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten […]

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How tabletop RPG actual play shows are inspiring a new generation of fans — and products

In the past five years, role-playing games have evolved beyond a niche hobby, growing in popularity among players. While the tabletop industry as a whole has been growing, in large part because of crowdfunding, RPGs have leapt ahead due to the birth of actual play shows. The medium has expanded beyond its strictly participatory roots […]

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David Harbour Addressed All Those ‘Stranger Things’-‘Black Widow’ Theories

After the Stranger Things 4 teaser dropped the bombshell news that David Harbour‘s Chief Hopper is alive and (somewhat) well in Russia, Twitter went wild with theories connecting the Netflix series to Harbour’s upcoming role as Red Guardian in Marvel’s Black Widow. Granted, the only connection between the two is Red Guardian is Russian and […]

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The ‘I Am Not Okay With This’ Trailer Offers A Teen Superhero Story From The ‘Stranger Things’ Producers

The YA craze may be dead at the movies, but the genre may have simply moved where all non-superhero content goes: television. Case in point: Netflix’s forthcoming I Am Not Okay with This, which is both a show for and about young adults and also, incidentally, a superhero show, albeit of the renegade variety. Chasing […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Viewers Are Diving Down A Rabbit Hole And Emerging With MCU Crossover Dreams

On Friday morning, Stranger Things 4 teased and confirmed the return of David Harbour as Chief Hopper, who had seemingly evaporated while battling Russians. This wasn’t a massive surprise, since we never saw Hopper’s body, but what is more revealing is that Hopper’s (also seemingly) now imprisoned in Russia, where he’s doing forced labor. What’s […]

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The Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

Last Updated: February 12th There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). But what’s the best Netflix original series? The streaming service has put more and more emphasis into their own programming over the last few years, and with over 100 Netflix originals — […]

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The Best Sci-Fi Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now

Last Updated: February 3rd In the world established by Joss Whedon’s famously canceled Firefly television series (which is sadly no longer available on Netflix), the word “shiny” shares a connotation with the word “cool.” So the co-opted adjective is all too perfect for assessing the 15 best sci-fi shows on Netflix streaming right now. Anything […]

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