In recent years, there have been an excessive amount of films and TV shows that were undead or zombie-themed. The most noticeable films are the sci-fi horror drama 28 Days Later and the horror comedy Shaun of the Dead and the most popular zombie TV series being the horror drama The Walking Dead. Netflix’s half-hour horror comedy, Santa Clarita Diet, brings an alternative spin to the zombie themed premise and also presents itself as an absurdist family sitcom that is highly aware how free they are from the traditional constraints of network television.
The Netflix original series, “The Crown” depicts the beauty and delicacy of the early royal reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Through this season viewers will take in all the beauty and grace of British royalty. However, Netflix’s new hit drama also reveals the hidden cracks in the crown. This series offers a deeper reflection into the Queen’s exclusively tumultuous family life and the significantly difficult choices Elizabeth had to make as a queen.
This family adventure drama and dark comedy presents itself as a series of sorrow and woe but in actuality is an intriguing show with an amazingly picked set of actors, a humorously melancholic narrator, a mostly moving plot and detailed set designs. It’s the culmination of these factors that makes the show difficult to look away and easy to binge. The TV adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is based on the New York Times best-selling children’s novel series of the same name.