STRANGER THINGS 4 SERIES REVIEW
Eleven and her friends are back facing up against a new threat from the Upside Down but this time they are at a severe disadvantage. Eleven and her new family have moved to California (who wouldn’t leave Hawkins after everything) and she has lost her powers. Hopper is trapped in a gulag in Russia and time is running out before they sacrifice him and other prisoners to their pet monsters, and a mysterious new force is killing teens in Hawkins brutally. What is this force’s connection to Eleven? How will she get her powers back? Why is everyone crazy about Kate Bush again? All these questions and more will be addressed in our review for Stranger Things season 4. Chris, Tessa, and Jena get deep into it with their review.
CREATED BY: The Duffer Brothers, Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, Iain Peterson, and Curtis Gwinn
STARRING: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Martie Blair, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah, Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Belle Henry, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, Brett Gelman, Priah Ferguson, Matthew Modine, Paul Reiser, Joe Chrest, Mason Dye, Tom Wlaschiha, Nikola Đuričko, Rob Morgan, John Reynolds, Sherman Augustus, Myles Truitt, Gabriella Pizzolo, Tinsley Price, Anniston Price, Clayton Royal Johnson, Tristan Spohn, Christian Ganiere, Regina Ting Chen, Elodie Grace Orkin, Logan Allen, Hunter Romanillos, Pasha D. Lychnikoff, Paris Benjamin, Catherine Curtin, Karen Ceesay, Arnell Powell, Ira Amyx, Kendrick Cross, Hendrix Yancey, Jamie Campbell Bower, Raphael Luce, Cara Buono, Eduardo Franco, Joseph Quinn, Robert Englund
Christopher Lawrence Cox (Founder, Da Boss)
Born in the wilds of northern Virginia, Chris managed to put all of his survival skills to use and barely escaped with his life to Austin Texas in 1992 where ever since he’s dabbled in everything from plumber’s assistant to sandwich maker, from band to bar management. An opportunity to see theatrical release films for free by becoming a critic on a local public access show called “The Reel Deal” turned into a full-time job when Chris and his friends decided to take it to the internet. They built the site Spill.com, adding multiple podcasts and animated features, to no small amount of success. During this time, a fortuitous friendship sprung up between Chris and young Brian Salisbury, who was also a local film critic, and they merged their forces of will, and their laundry list of ideas for shows, to eventually build this community of critics. While Brian eventually followed his heart to a new family, Chris continues on with a cast of colorful folks from all over the country (and a few others). You can also check out Chris in his videocast, along with Martin Thomas and Danni Danger, that One Of Us does with our friends at Bell of Lost Souls: Crossover Event. He also regularly guests on the video game website Rage Select. Follow Chris on Twitter and Facebook and check out his Amazon Wish List.
Tessa Morrison (Highly Suspect Reviews, Screener Squad, Unstabletop Gamers)
Well-rounded nerd and artist, Tessa Morrison grew up in the misty mountains of West Virginia and was constantly ridiculed for being a “weirdo.” Then moved to Austin in 2009 where people said the same thing, but in an endearing tone. Tessa works an office day job, creates puppets and fiber art, cosplays, models for gaming and animation studios, and volunteers for various organizations. One of which is the Other Worlds Film Festival, Austin’s first SciFi film fest, working in the capacity of Outreach Director and programmer. Another is local DIY-comedy-wrestling league, Party World Rasslin’, where Tessa scrambles around stage-handing and doing art department nonsense. Wrote and contributed to website and magazine Strange Kids Club for five years reviewing films, video games, and Halloween candy. Co-hosted a Public Access show called Ladies of Fandom. Previously guested on podcasts Blood Over Texas, Threequel Club, Trash in the Can, Retro Movie Roundtable, and Nerds with Mics.
Jena Perry (Screener Squad)
Jena Perry. Aka Luna. Aka Dion. Aka Memori. Aka Dog whisperer. Aka whiskey connoisseur. As you can see, depending on when you met this Oakland, California native, you have experienced a completely different person, each time. After finally deciding on a 13+year career choice as a Videographer and Radio Personality, Jena balances her time between pursuing her Doctorate in Philosophy, providing insightful and funny critiques on films and Television, raising her daughter and dog in Ohio, and constantly fighting off the existential dread that is being a dope black woman in America in the 20th century.
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