Welcome to our weekly series “Cry of the Week,” in which we highlight whatever moment made us ugly cry on our couches the most in the past seven days.
The following contains spoilers for episode 1 of Stranger Things 2.
Stranger Things 2 released today, and around the world the bingeing has begun. Whether you’re on episode 1 or 9, the show’s brilliant young actors prove their mettle once again – none more so than Millie Bobby Brown in her second turn as Eleven.
Even in Season 1, among an outstanding cast, Brown was a phenomenon. She brought immense depth and intensity to Eleven, often without speaking. She’s excellent when she’s hyper-focused and flipping over SUVs on the street; but she’s even better when quietly weeping with internal pain. Read more…