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‘Stranger Things’: Five Forgotten Video Shop Classics To Fill That Hole In Your Life

Stranger Things is, of course, coming back for a second series, but not until next year. And that’s a mighty long time to wait for your next hit of childhood adventure movie nostalgia. While creators the Duffer brothers wore influences ranging from ET to Alien and The Goonies on their sleeves, the eight-episode series also recalled many of the lesser-rented titles at your local Variety Video, circa 1988. If you’re hankering for another fix of kooky kids, evil authorities, portals to other worlds and blarping synthesisers, you could do worse than check out these five films…

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