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Castlevania: Season One

Review by CJ

Director:
Sam Deats

Writer:
Warren Ellis, Hitoshi Akamatsu (based on the series created by)

Starring:
Richard Armitage, James Callis, Alejandra Reynoso, Matt Frewer, Tony Amendola

Other notable appearances:
Graham McTavish, Emily Swallow

Running time:
22-25 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
4

 

After humanity burns his wife at the stake, Dracula gives them one year to prepare for his army of demons. Trevor Belmont, the last in a long line of monster slayers, and his allies must band together to put an end to the heartbroken vampire’s vengeance.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season One

Review by CJ

Judges:
RuPaul, Merle Ginsberg, Santino Rice

Contestants:
Akashia, Bebe Zahara Benet, Jade, Nina Flowers, Ongina, Rebecca Glasscock, Shannel, Tammie Brown, Victoria ‘Pork Chop’ Parker

Guest judges/special guests:
Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott, Bob Mackie, Mike Ruiz, Michelle Williams, Frank Gatson Jr, Howard Bragman, Debra Wilson, Gordon Espinet, Jenny Shimizu, Robin Antin, Lucy Lawless, Charo, Maria Conchita Alonso, Jeffrey Moran, Cazwell

Running time:
43 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
9

 

The original nine queens to compete for the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar through an assortment of challenges and runway looks that test their skills in the art of drag.

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Queer Eye (2018): Season One

Review by CJ

Starring:
Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan van Ness

Running time:
43-48 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
8

 

The all-new Fab Five head to Atlanta, Georgia and improve the lives of men in need of fashion, grooming, culinary, home and culture coaching.

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The Handmaid’s Tale: Season One

Review by CJ

Director:
Reed Morano, Mike Barker, Floria Sigismondi, Kate Dennis, Kari Skogland

Writer:
Margaret Atwood (based on the novel by), Bruce Miller, Leila Gerstein, Dorothy Fortenberry, Wendy Straker Hauser, Lynn Renee Maxcy, Kira Snyder, Eric Tuchman

Starring:
Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley, O-T Fagbenle, Max Minghella

Other notable appearances:
Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, Amanda Brugel, Nina Kiri, Ever Carradine, Robert Curtis Brown

Running time:
45-60 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

Trigger warning:
Sexual assault, rape and suicide

 

In a world where the human race has all but lost the ability to procreate, a totalitarian, Christian theonomic regime takes over the United States and holds the remaining fertile women hostage. The fertile women, or Handmaids, are forced to live with high ranking officials in the new regime and undergo ‘ceremonies’ to be impregnated by their masters.

The story is told from the perspective of Offred (Moss), a Handmaid who lives with Commander Waterford (Fiennes) and his wife (Strahovski).

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Wynonna Earp: Season One

Review by CJ

Director:
Paolo Barzman, Ron Murphy, Brett Sullivan, Peter Stebbings

Writer:
Beau Smith (based on the graphic novel created and written by), Emily Andras, Brendon Yorke, James Hurst, Shelley Scarrow, Alexandra Zarowny, Caitlin D. Fryers, Ramona Barckert

Starring:
Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, Shamier Anderson, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Katherine Barrell, Michael Eklund

Other notable appearances:
Greg Lawson, Natascha Girgis, Rayisa Kondracki

Running time:
Approx 43 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
13

 

The town of Purgatory is home to the cursed Earp family. After her great-great-grandfather Wyatt was cursed by a demon, it falls to Wynonna Earp (Scrofano) as his eldest living ancestor to break the curse by using Wyatt’s gun Peacemaker to send the 77 risen people he killed with it back to hell.

The heirs before her have all failed, but none of them had what Wynonna does — friends willing to help no matter the cost and an attitude that just won’t quit.

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The Tudors: Season One

Review by CJ

Director:
Charles McDougall, Steve Shill, Brian Kirk, Alison MacLean, Ciaran Donnelly

Writer:
Michael Hirst

Starring:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Sam Neill, Natalie Dormer, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Henry Cavill, Gabrielle Anwar, Callum Blue, Kris Holden-Reid

Other notable appearances:
Ruta Gedmintas, Perdita Weeks, Steven Waddington, Henry Czerny, Nick Dunning, Joe Van Moyland, James Frain, Jamie Thomas King, Jeremy Northam, Fiona Ryan

Running time:
47-54 minutes

Number of episodes:
10

 

The young King of England, Henry VIII seeks to annul his marriage to first wife Queen Catherine (Kennedy) to marry new love Anne Boleyn (Dormer); starts wars and brokers treaties with various countries; and is led from ploy to ploy by his Cardinal Thomas Wolsey (Neill).

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