May 30th, 2022
Stranger Things 4 is a masterpiece.
It is one of the best-ever examples of genre storytelling, and how it can explore complex emotional and psychological ideas that traditional storytelling just can’t.
It’s both affirming and inspirational, for a person like me.
I will absolutely spoil nothing here, but I do want to gush about how rare it is for a series to not only sustain itself, but get exponentially better four seasons on; episode four is, in my hyperbolic opinion, the best the show has ever produced.
Please try not to spoil anything, too, here or anywhere else, as people take their time to savor this; I was trying to consume just one episode a day, but if you do the math you can deduce that I clearly did not, and I’m envious of those who have the patience and will.
Here’s to a new, much more digestible countdown: July 1, to part 2. They could just air eight hours of a black screen and it wouldn’t take anything away from what they’ve already given me.
I guess I liked it, is what I’m trying to get across.