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American Horror Story: Season Six (Roanoke)

Review by CJ

Director:
Bradley Buecker, Michael Goi, Jennifer Lynch, Marita Grabiak, Nelson Cragg, Angela Bassett, Elodie Keene, Gwyneth Horder-Payton, Alexis Ostrander

Writer:
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, James Wong, John J. Gray, Akela Cooper, Ned Martel, Crystal Liu, Todd Kubrak, Josh Green

Starring:
Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr, Lily Rabe, André Holland, Angela Bassett, Adina Porter, Kathy Bates

Other notable appearances:
Denis O’Hare, Wes Bentley, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Finn Wittrock, Cheyenne Jackson, Lady Gaga, Leslie Jordan, Chaz Bono, Trixie Mattel 

Running time:
37-44 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

When a young couple move to the country after a brutal attack in Los Angeles, they find the country life to be far more spirited than they had hoped. This is their story.

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American Horror Story: Season Five (Hotel)

Review by CJ

Director:
Ryan Murphy, Bradley Buecker, Loni Peristere, Michael Goi, Michael Uppendahl

Writer:
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Todd Kubrak, Tim Minear, James Wong, Jennifer Salt, Ned Martel, John J. Gray

Starring:
Kathy Bates, Denis O’Hare, Sarah Paulson, Wes Bentley, Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Finn Wittrock, Evan Peters, Mare Winningham

Other notable appearances:
Chloë Sevigny, Cheyenne Jackson, Angela Bassett, Lily Rabe, John Carroll Lynch, Seth Gabel, Anthony Ruivivar, Naomi Campbell, Darren Criss, Alexandra Daddario, Gabourey Sidibe, Lindsay Pulsipher

Running time:
45-74 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
12

 

When John Lowe’s (Bentley) son is abducted from a carnival, his life takes a downward spiral. He soon finds himself living in the Hotel Cortez, which is home to more than meets the eye.

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American Horror Story: Season Three (Coven)

Review by CJ

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Director:
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Michael Rymer, Michael Uppendahl, Jeremy Podeswa, Bradley Buecker, Howard Deutch

Writer:
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, James Wong, Jennifer Salt, Jessica Sharzer, Douglas Petrie

Starring:
Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Emma Roberts, Gabourey Sidibe, Jamie Brewer, Lily Rabe, Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, Denis O’Hare, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy

Other notable appearances:
Stevie Nicks, Mare Winningham, Alexandra Breckenridge, Danny Huston, Grace Gummer, Patti LuPone, Lance Reddick

Running time:
40-51 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
13

 

Witches in a New Orleans coven must defend themselves from destruction by forces both internal and external.

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London Has Fallen (2016)

Review by CJ

London Has Fallen

Director:
Babak Najafi

Starring:
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

Other notable appearances:
Alon Aboutboul, Angela Bassett, Jackie Earle Haley, Melissa Leo

Running time:
99 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Die Hard, Olympus Has Fallen, Air Force One

 

When the British Prime Minister dies in his sleep, the leaders of the United States, France, Japan, Italy Canada and Germany are called to London for his state funeral.

The funeral is touted as being the safest event on the planet and yet an arms dealer/terrorist leader out for revenge manages to turn it into a bloodbath.

It is up to Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Butler) and US President Benjamin Asher (Eckhart) to once again save the day and not be killed respectively.

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Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Review by CJ

Olympus Has Fallen

Director:
Antoine Fuqua

Starring:
Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

Other notable appearances:
Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Ashley Judd

Running time:
119 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Die Hard series, Executive Decision, The Expendables

 

The White House has been taken by North Korean terrorists. President Asher (Eckhart) is a hostage in his own safe bunker. The President’s son, Connor, has evaded capture and is hiding somewhere in the White House. It’s now up to former Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Butler) to find Connor before the terrorists and save the President.

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