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Discussion in 'TV + Film' started by YourTerribleMuriel, May 22, 2016.

  1. Yeah, unfortunately Joyce (and slightly Hopper) have run their course. Steve too to a certain degree with them adding Eddie into the gang (but he’s still the eye candy). The kids can definitely carry the show on their own now.
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  2. I’ve really enjoyed the series but the uncanny valley that is the CGI version of young Eleven has really taken me out of it, sometimes the scale seems so off and it just creeps me out.
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  3. The Duffer Brothers need to helm the next Nightmare on Elm Street venture. You can tell they're fans - Nancy exploring the 'dream' world just iced it off.
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    This really excelled huh?

    Netflix must be dreading its ending.
  5. BTG


    If Netflix had any sense they’d be scaling the final season back to weekly drops. And they should’ve been doing this with Stranger Things from season 3.

    This show would really benefit from weekly buzz and it keeps people subscribed for longer. It’s a no brainer for them. I know binge watching is their USP but not everything benefits from that model.
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  6. Right?! I know people love to binge but from a business perspective (especially for a show like this) weekly drops makes more sense. Episode 4 would have been viewed 2-3 times before the next episode. Running up that hill even bigger. Thankfully social media is doing the work for them.
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    Yeah they could have used this final season to introduce weekly drops for some shows. It would have worked.
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  8. Same - I can't stop crying every time (and I have replayed this scene A LOT), they need to release the episode edit with the strings like yesterday.

    Just finished all the episodes and whew, the way this show evolves. I've just rewatched from the beginning and I had forgotten just how good it was.

    The S4 episodes didn't feel long to me though I didn't need the jocks taking up all that time, I got how it was important to show Lucas' dilemma but I didn't need that town hall speech.

    Jamie Campbell Bower looked damn right demonic in the closing moments of ep 7 (before he turned into Vecna).

    Interesting that the Mike/Will/Johnathan crew got completely sidelined but guess (aside from the gun fight and agent getting tortured) their brand of levity would have been too much of a distraction.

    Cannot wait for July 1
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  9. The Duffer Brothers pitched season 5 to Netflix during the pandemic apparently and that'll be the final season. Work on it has already begun so the gap shouldn't be as long as season 3 to season 4.

    On another note, I can't stop watching that scene and I can't help but get emotional every time I do.
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  10. I know I only mentioned this 1 (one) post ago but I can’t stop thinking about it either and the way its hitting me emotionally - I can’t put my finger on it but I guess it’s hitting something quite universal if we’re all going through it.
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    Wait I thought this was the final season?
  12. I’ve just got to the end of episode 4 and I’ve rewatched that scene numerous times already. What a triumph.
  13. Between the "Clearest Blue" scene in Heartstopper and the "Running Up That Hill" scene, Netflix shows have been absolutely destroying me this year with perfect music use.
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2022
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  14. Finally started the new season and whew...
    I know we shouldn't promote violence but I'd be lying if I said I didn't rewind the clip of Angela getting her shit rocked with that roller skate 3-4 times. Suffer!
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  15. I was convinced Angela would become a victim of Vecna but she hasn't been in it since the iconic roller skate punch.
    But then again that would go against the type of person Verna prays on.
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2022
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  16. I didn’t like season 2 or 3 as much as a lot of people, but overall I loved this. I do think that Joyce, the cop and Mike/Will/Jonathan stuff was a bit boring though.
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  17. I love Joyce, especially when she tries to be threatening.
  18. I was a bit worried having heard so much from basically everywhere about the Running Up That Hill scene that it would maybe not live up to all the hype but...probably the best TV sequence I've seen since like peak Game of Thrones era.
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  19. I still cry every time.
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