After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.

Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoan-Karl Whissell
Writers: Matt Leslie, Stephen J. Smith
Staring: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Rich Sommer
Release Date: August 10, 2018
Streaming: Rented Off Apple Movies

I am not sure if Summer of 84 was meant to come out during the heat of Stranger Things fervor, but it definitely did. One of the first scenes is the movie is of a gang of kids riding around a small neighborhood on their bikes. Wish the movie could have been something more than it was, but not bad overall.

  • I really liked the ending to Summer of 84. It isn’t all sunshine and rainbows.
  • The only portion of this movie when it really dragged was in the middle, when things got a little formulaic.
  • If you like Stranger Things, you will like Summer Of 84. I consider this movie on par with the worst season of Stranger Things, AKA season two.

STANKO RATING: B- (3.0/5 Stars)

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