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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 Four (Freak Show)

Review by CJ

Director:
Ryan Murphy, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Michael Uppendahl, Howard Deutch, Anthony Hemingway, Bradley Buecker, Loni Peristere, Michael Goi

Writer:
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, James Wong, Jennifer Salt, Jessica Sharzer, John J. Gray, Crystal Liu, Todd Kubrak

Starring:
Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Michael Chiklis, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, John Carroll Lynch, Grace Gummer, Naomi Grossman, Jyoti Amge, Erika Ervin, Mat Fraser, Christopher Neiman, Rose Siggins, Ben Woolf, Finn Wittrock, Drew Rin Varick, Chrissy Metz

Other notable appearances:
Frances Conroy, Patti LaBelle, Wes Bentley, Celia Weston, Matt Bomer, Gabourey Sidibe, Heather Langenkamp, Danny Huston, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Lily Rabe, Mare Winningham, Jamie Brewer, Neil Patrick Harris, Angela Sarafyan, John Cromwell, David Burtka

Running time:
44-61 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
13

 

A troupe of freak show performers in 1952 Florida must band together to fight against persecution, murderers, ghosts and conmen — both from outside and within.

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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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The Boss (2016)

Review by CJ

The Boss

Director:
Ben Falcone

Starring:
Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Ella Anderson, Peter Dinklage

Other notable appearances:
Kathy Bates, Ben Falcone

Running time:
99 minutes

Watch this if you like:
Spy, Bridesmaids

 

Michelle Darnell (McCarthy) is one of the 50 wealthiest women in America when she is arrested for insider trading. Five months in minimum security prison later, Michelle must once again work her way from nothing to success. This time she has the help of her former assistant Claire (Bell) and Claire’s daughter Rachel (Anderson). Can Michelle bring down her walls and stop being selfish or will her past ruin her future?

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