Stranger Things

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Matthew Modine:​ ​‘I didn’t want to do Stranger Things but ​t​he Duffer Brothers kept ringing me up’
The actor and environmentalist on playing Atticus Finch, the character’s importance today, and why he dyed his hair white for Stranger Things

Sarah Crompton

13, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Dance like you’re in Bridgerton, play Squid Game: why are immersive experiences booming?
From Stranger Things re-enactments to Batman dining nights, interactive events are taking over town centres – and fans are willing to pay high prices for the Instagrammable privilege of participating

Amelia Tait

14, Oct, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Stranger Sings! review – goofy musical piggybacks on Netflix hit
An exuberant but baggy Stranger Things parody hardly turns its source material upside down

Chris Wiegand

14, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Brett Gelman: ‘I saw myself as a villain – but after Stranger Things, I’d like to be an action star’
The comic actor was obnoxious in Fleabag but says his karate-chopping conspiracy theorist in Stranger Things has given him a new sense of direction. So why is he playing the bad guy in a kids’ movie about a singing crocodile?

Stuart Heritage

13, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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From satanic panic to billion-dollar business: how Dungeons & Dragons conquered the world
A role-playing game born half a century ago in a Wisconsin basement has spawned an empire spanning film, TV and YouTube. How did it leave its mark on Stranger Things, ET and everyone from Stephen King to Elon Musk?

Stuart Jeffries

29, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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I thought needing subtitles on TV just meant I was getting old. Turns out it is all the rage among the kids | Arwa Mahdawi
Apparently four out of five viewers between 18 and 25 put subtitles on – but it is not for the reasons you might think, writes the Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

03, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Metallica’s Master of Puppets conjures UK Top 40 hit thanks to Stranger Things
1986 song gets first ever UK chart placing after appearing in season finale, reaching No 22

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Jul, 2022 @5:00 PM

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That syncing feeling: how Stranger Things supercharged the music industry
The chart success of first Kate Bush and now Metallica thanks to ‘syncs’ in Stranger Things shows how TV shows and TikTok are increasingly crucial for heritage acts

Eamonn Forde

12, Jul, 2022 @9:39 AM

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The Guide #42: Is Stranger Things the biggest show on TV? It depends …
In this week’s newsletter: Since Game of Thrones died off, there hasn’t been that one show everyone is talking about. Has Netflix’s nostalgic thriller taken the crown?

Gwilym Mumford

08, Jul, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Stranger Things season 4 finale review – so perfectly judged it could be the ending for the entire show
This crazily luxurious, firework-packed double-bill makes so many impeccable choices that it would be the ideal way to end the franchise. How will it follow it for season five?

Jack Seale

01, Jul, 2022 @10:03 AM

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Is Stranger Things even TV any more?
Episodes are now movie-length and the amount of major characters is out of control. Is it time to start thinking of the sci-fi epic as the new MCU?

Stuart Heritage

30, Jun, 2022 @10:37 AM

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‘The whole world’s gone mad!’ Kate Bush on Running Up That Hill’s success
Singer says she hadn’t listened to her song ‘for a really long time’ before it raced up the charts thanks to its inclusion in Stranger Things

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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