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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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Santa Clarita Diet: Season One

Review by CJ

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Director:
Ruben Fleischer, Marc Buckland, Ken Kwapis, Craig Zisk, Lynn Shelton, Steve Pink, Tamra Davis, Dean Parisot

Writer:
Victor Fresco, Clay Graham, Michael A. Ross, Chadd Gindin, Leila Cohan-Miccio, Ben Smith, Aaron Brownstein, Simon Ganz, Sarah Walker,

Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Liv Hewson, Skyler Gisondo, Ricardo Chavira, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Richard T. Jones, Joy Omanski

Other notable appearances:
Nathan Fillion, Andy Richter, Patricia Belcher, Patton Oswalt, Thomas Lennon, Deobia Oparei, Natalie Morales, Portia de Rossi

Running time:
30 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

Sheila (Barrymore) and Joel (Olyphant) are a normal married couple with a normal daughter (Hewson) living and working as realtors in sunny Santa Clarita. When Sheila dies and comes back to life, the family must make some significant adjustments to their lifestyle.

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The Crazies (2010)

Review by CJ

The Crazies

Director:
Breck Eisner

Starring:
Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Joe Anderson, Danielle Panabaker

Running time:
101 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Dawn of the Dead, Dreamcatcher, The Thing

 

David Dutten (Olyphant) is the sheriff for Pierce County when a virus begins to spread that causes the affected citizens to become violent psychopaths. When the military arrive to contain the infection and relocate the uninfected, David’s wife Judy (Mitchell) is flagged as a threat and apprehended due to a pregnancy induced fever. David returns to the quarantine area with his deputy Russ (Anderson) to rescue Judy and her assistant Becca (Panabaker) who has also been wrongly detained. The four survivors must find a way out of their town through a military with orders to kill first, ask questions later; infected citizens in  psychopathic frenzies; and their own paranoia.

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