VOTD: The References Of “Stranger Things”

Netflix’s supernatural thriller series “Stranger Things” and its nostalgia for all things 1980s has led to it being quickly embraced by a big audience. The 1980s reference are fairly obvious and fully layered throughout the show from not just the music and style but also things such as shot composition and filmmaking technique.

Now a new video by Ulysse Thevenon has one into the references of the series, showcasing the more obvious nods to “The Goonies,” “Close Encounters,” “E.T.” and “Akira” along with some of the less obvious ones involved. Check it out below: