Millie Bobby Brown Says She Knows How Stranger Things Ends

Netflix
Netflix

Stranger Things has given us quite a few scares during the first two seasons, leaving fans wondering if the remaining seasons would be able to top the previous ones. Well, according to star Millie Bobby Brown, the answer is a clear yes.

The 15-year-old English actress, who plays the character of Eleven, teased in an interview with Digital Spy while promoting her new movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, that she knows the ultimate ending of Stranger Things. She stated, “I know exactly what happens. Very scared ..."

If Eleven is scared, then we must be in for a wild ride.

This intrigue is only enhanced by the fact that we don’t know when we will get to see the ending, as it is still unclear whether the show will be running for four or five seasons. Executive producer Shawn Levy told Entertainment Weekly, “Hearts were heard breaking in Netflix headquarters when the [Russo] Brothers made four seasons sound like an official end, and I was suddenly getting phone calls from our actors’ agents … The truth is we’re definitely going four seasons and there’s very much the possibility of a fifth. Beyond that, it becomes I think very unlikely.”

Although we don’t know when exactly to expect the final season of Stranger Things, we are getting hints here and there about the upcoming one. Recently, actor David Harbour, who plays Chief Jim Hopper, teased the season 3 finale, telling Deadline, “I think episode eight is the most moving thing we’ve ever shot.”

The third season of Stranger Things is set to drop on Netflix on July 4.

Celebrate the Holidays With the 2020 Harry Potter Funko Pop Advent Calendar

Funko
Funko

Though the main book series and movie franchise are long over, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter remains in the spotlight as one of the most popular properties in pop-culture. The folks at Funko definitely know this, and every year the company releases a new Advent calendar based on the popular series so fans can count down to the holidays with their favorite characters.

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Right now, you can pre-order the 2020 edition of Funko's popular Harry Potter Advent calendar, and if you do it through Amazon, you'll even get it on sale for 33 percent off, bringing the price down from $60 to just $40.

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Over the course of the holiday season, the Advent calendar allows you to count down the days until Christmas, starting on December 1, by opening one of the tiny, numbered doors on the appropriate day. Each door is filled with a surprise Pocket Pop! figurine—but outside of the trio of Harry, Hermione, and Ron, the company isn't revealing who you'll be getting just yet.

Calendars will start shipping on October 15, but if you want a head start, go to Amazon to pre-order yours at a discount.

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What Movie Do You Want to Watch? This Website Analyzes Film Critic Reviews to Help You Choose

She's smiling because it only took her two minutes to choose a movie.
She's smiling because it only took her two minutes to choose a movie.
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Much like sommeliers can detect subtle notes of who-knows-what in a sip of wine, film critics are fantastic at identifying influences and drawing parallels between movies. Cinetrii is a handy website that crowdsources all that movie knowledge to help you find your next favorite film.

Basically, you enter the name of a movie you enjoyed in the search bar, and the site will show you a node graph with film recommendations splintering off the search query. Click on one, and you’ll see a quote from a critic (or critics) who referenced the films together. This way, you get a list of recommendations based on different aspects of the movie, and you get to decide for yourself what you’d like to see more of.

If, for example, you were blown away by the special effects in Christopher Nolan’s Inception, you might like Doctor Strange; according to Variety, it boasts “a staggering visual effects innovation, in which the building-bending seen in Christopher Nolan’s Inception is taken to an extreme that would blow even M.C. Escher’s mind.” If what the Chicago Tribune calls an “elegant brain-bender” quality appealed to you more, The Matrix might be a perfect fit.

Films above your search query were released before the movie you typed in, while films below came out after it. The shorter the line, the more closely the films are related, as calculated by the website’s algorithm. And, as Lifehacker points out, that algorithm doesn’t give any special treatment to massive Hollywood blockbusters, so Cinetrii is an especially great way to find hidden gems. Because it shows you the critics' actual quotes, you’re not left to wonder why a certain film landed on the recommendations list—which can’t always be said for “Watch next” lists on streaming services.

You can explore Cinetrii here.

[h/t Lifehacker]