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American Horror Story: Season Seven (Cult)

Review by CJ

Director:
Bradley Buecker, Liza Johnson, Gwyneth Horder-Payton, Maggie Kiley, Rachel Goldberg, Barbara Brown, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Lynch

Writer:
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, James Wong, John J. Gray, Crystal Liu, Joshua Green, Adam Penn

Starring:
Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Billie Lourd, Alison Pill, Adina Porter

Other notable appearances:
Cheyenne Jackson, Chaz Bono, John Carroll Lynch, Colton Haynes, Leslie Grossman, Billy Eichner, Dermot Mulroney, Emma Roberts, Mare Winningham, Lena Dunham, Frances Conroy, Jamie Brewer, Rick Springfield

Running time:
42-51 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
11

 

When Donald Trump wins the 2016 US presidential election, the town of Brookfield Heights in Michigan descends into mayhem with supporters working themselves into a frenzy and opposers succumbing to their negative emotions.

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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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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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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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Stranger Things: Season Two

Review by CJ

Courtesy of Netflix

Director:
Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer

Writer:
Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Justin Doble, Paul Dichter, Jessie Nickson-Lopez, Kate Trefry

Starring:
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Noah Schnapp, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Sean Astin

Other notable appearances:
Paul Reiser, Catherine Curtin, Cara Buono, Randy Havens

Running time:
45-62 minutes

Number of episodes:
9

 

One year after the people of Hawkins banded together to fight a shadowy evil from an alternate dimension, Will Byers (Schnapp) has visions of an evil that is fighting to make its way back into their lives. Can the awakened of Hawkins save their town again or will this be their final roll?

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