Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet Renewed for Second Season

Netflix has announced that surprise zombie/comedy hit Santa Clarita Diet has been renewed for a second season and fans of the show couldn’t be happier.

The show, starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant, centers on a married professional couple who live in Santa Clarita, CA with their teenaged daughter. Life for them is quite vanilla until Barrymore becomes a zombie and needs to dine on human flesh to survive.

The ten episode first season debuted on Netflix to mostly positive reviews in February and instantly created a buzz due to the nature of the show as well as it being Barrymore’s first role in a regular series. read more

Kill Your Friends – Review

Kill Your Friends – Review

By Lynn Sorel

Rating: 7 out of 10

Synopsis: An A&R man working at the height of the Britpop music craze goes to extremes in order to find his next hit.

Our Thoughts: Kill Your Friends is a slick, black comedy centered on an ambitious man, Steven Stelfox, who works in the music business and will do anything to make it to the top. The film satires the 90’s drug fueled Britpop scene in England and the cut throat record executives of the time.

Billed as the American Psycho of this generation, the parallel only partly holds up. American Psycho was one of the best movies of the early 2000’s and that is a hard bar to reach. It’s not quite as deep or as psychological in approach. However, taking place 2 decades back and taking a satirical look at the greed of a specific time and place, it does carry some of the vibe of the American Psycho and you can see why the comparison was made, even if it doesn’t really come close to being as great of a film. read more