Categories Stranger Things

Netflix Sets Premieres for “Stranger Things”

Netflix Sets Premieres for “Stranger Things”

Last Monday (18) Netflix took part on TCA’16 Panel and unveiled some release dates for new original series, including Stranger Things. The eight-part thriller / mystery miniseries starring Winona Ryder will debuts on July 15.

Overview: A love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a? ?generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

Winona Ryder stars with David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton and Matthew Modine. Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer are writing, directing and showrunning the series, and will serve as exec producers with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.

Categories Experimenter

“Experimenter” Screencaptures

Our gallery was updated with screencaptures of Winona’s latest work, Experimenter, that was released on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital last January 5. The film, directed by Michael Almereyda, stars Peter Saarsgard as the social psychologist Stanley Milgram, which in 1961 conducted the “obedience experiments” at Yale University. The experiments observed the responses of ordinary people asked to send harmful electrical shocks to a stranger. Despite pleadings from the person they were shocking, 65 percent of subjects obeyed commands from a lab-coated authority figure to deliver potentially fatal currents. Winona plays Sasha Menkin Milgram, his wife.
Winona promoted the film on Sundance Festival, on San Francisco Festival and on New York Film Festival, before being released in October. Experimenter was high rated at Rotten Tomatoes score with 88% Fresh.


Categories Awards & Nominations Show Me a Hero

Winona receives Critics’ Choice Nomination!

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Winona received today a Critics’ Choice nomination for her work in Show Me a Hero! She shares teh category with fellow actresses Mary J. Blige, Laura Haddock, Cristin Milioti, Sarah Paulson and Jean Smart.

Oscar Isaac also received a Best Actor nomination (he was previously nominated at Golden Globes and Satellite Awards), and the series also received a nomination as Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series (also nominated at Golden Globes, Satellite Awards and Image Awards).

Winners will be known at the Awards Gala, that will broadcast live on A&E, Lifetime and LMN from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on January 17th at 8PM ET/5 PM