Tag Archives: Comedy

2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)

Review by CJ

Director:
Christopher Ray

Starring:
Brooke Hogan, Carmen Electra, Charlie O’Connell

Running time:
88 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Sharktopus, Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus, Dinoshark

 

A boat full of college students and their professor take refuge on an atoll when their boat starts taking on water. As they make their way over, the students realise they have attracted the attention of a two-headed shark and their atoll is quickly sinking. To survive, the students must put their heads together and work doubly hard to survive.

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Santa Clarita Diet: Season Two

Review by CJ

Director:
Ken Kwapis, Marc Buckland, Adam Arkin, Steve Pink, Jaffar Mahmood, Jamie Babbit

Writer:
Victor Fresco, Michael A. Ross, Clay Graham, Chadd Gindin, Ben Smith, Simon Ganz, Aaron Brownstein, Melissa Hunter, Caitlin Meares, Romi Barta

Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Liv Hewson, Skyler Gisondo, Nathan Fillion

Other notable appearances:
Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Natalie Morales, Ramona Young, Neil Casey, Andy Richter, Joel McHale, Maggie Lawson, Robert Baker, Thomas Lennon, Zachary Knighton, Jee Young Han, Paul Ben-Victor

Running time:
Approx 30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

Season two of Santa Clarita Diet starts with Joel (Olyphant) in a psychiatric hospital, his undead wife Sheila (Barrymore) chained up in the basement, and their teenage daughter Abby (Hewson) trawling Craigslist for fresh Serbian bile. Things can only go up from here, right? Right?

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Happy Death Day (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Christopher Landon

Starring:
Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard

Other notable appearances:
Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken, Rob Mello, Caleb Spillyards

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Groundhog Day, Urban Legend, Heathers, Scream

 

Tree Gelbman (Rothe) has had better birthdays. Not only does she wake up in a strange man’s dorm room and have an awkward encounter with him later in the day, but she is murdered by a masked killer. Until she wakes up the next day and has a new chance to start over. Tree must live through her birthday every time she awakes from death until she works out who is trying to murder her — or die trying.

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The Final Girls (2015)

Director:
Todd Strauss-Schulson

Starring:
Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alexander Ludwig, Nina Dobrev, Alia Shawkat, Thomas Middleditch

Other notable appearances:
Adam DeVine, Angela Trimbur, Chloe Bridges, Tory N. Thompson

Running time:
88 minutes

Watch this if you liked:

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Friday the 13th

 

Three years after the sudden death of her mother, movie star Amanda Cartwright (Akerman), Max (Farmiga) finds herself trapped with her friends in the world of Camp Bloodbath, a slasher flick from the 80s starring none other than Max’s mother.

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The Voices (2014)

Review by CJ

Director:
Marjane Satrapi

Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick

Other notable appearances:
Jacki Weaver, Ella Smith

Running time:
103 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Tucker and Dale vs Evil, What We Do in the Shadows, Shaun of the Dead

 

Jerry (Reynolds) is an awkward but affable worker in the packing and shipping department of a toilet factory. When he goes home though, he assigns the voices in his head to his pet dog, a loving and supportive buddy, and his cat, a crude and self-absorbed jerk.

The advice his pets give him is mostly harmless, until Jerry accidentally murders the woman on whom he had a workplace crush. The deeper Jerry gets into burying her murder, the more his own life and delusions crumble.

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