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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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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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The Mist: Season One

Review by CJ

Director:
Adam Bernstein, David Boyd, Nick Murphy, T.J. Scott, Richard Laxton, James Hawes, Matthew Penn, Guy Ferland

Writer:
Stephen King (based on the novella by), Christian Torpe, Peter Macmanus, Peter Biegen, Andrew Wilder, Amanda Segel, Noah Griffith, Daniel Stewart, Daniel Talbott

Starring:
Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Russell Posner, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Luke Cosgrove, Frances Conroy

Other notable appearances:
Erik Knudsen, Isiah Whitlock Jr, Bill Carr

Running time:
39-48 minutes

Number of episodes:
10

 

When a strange mist descends on the town of Bridgeville, citizens must defend themselves not just against what lurks in the mist but also what lurks in the townspeople.

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Bates Motel: Season Two

Review by CJ

Director:
Tucker Gates, Lodge Kerrigan, John David Coles, Christopher Nelson, Ed Bianchi, Roxann Dawson

Writer:
Robert Bloch (based on characters by), Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin, Anthony Cipriano, Alexandra Cunningham, Liz Tigelaar, Nikki Toscano

Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, Nestor Carbonell

Other notable appearances:
Michael Vartan, Rebecca Creskoff, Nicola Peltz, Paloma Kwiatkowski, Michael Eklund, Brendan Fletcher, Kenny Johnson, Michael O’Neill, Kathleen Robertson, Ian Tracey

Running time:
41-44 minutes

Number of episodes:
10

 

After the murders of Norman Bates’s (Highmore) teacher, the former owner of the newly renamed Bates Motel, and a town sheriff, Norman and his family try to get their lives back on the road to normality. Or at the very least away from psychopathy.

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