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‘Tales from the Crypt’ nostalgia recap: “The Sacrifice”

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February 22, 2017

Season 2 | Episode 7 | Originally Aired May 15, 1990 Directed by Richard Greenberg; written by Ross Thomas The seal is broken—my Tales from the Crypt write-ups are officially back! We’re off to a good start, so let’s keep at it… The Recap As we open on this week’s tale, our dear host, the Crypt… Read More ›

‘American Horror Story’ and Me

I have a rocky relationship with American Horror Story. So, as the mysterious new story gears up for its debut, allow me to recount my generalized thoughts on the past five seasons. The good, the bad, the Jessica Lange.

First Impressions: ‘Scream Queens’

Before diving into Scream Queens, let me just say that we have a spotty past with Ryan Murphy. The first few seasons of Glee were actually pretty delightful. And, as of right now, we’re 50/50 with American Horror Story — seasons one and three were good (although Coven‘s ending was incredibly disappointing); we watched only three episodes of Asylum before falling off; and then there’s Freakshow,… Read More ›

First Impressions: ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

We watched the Fear the Walking Dead premiere last night and — truth be told — it was exactly what I thought it would be. Maybe even a little better considering the mixed reactions the show’s been getting. For those complaining that there wasn’t enough “action,” I beg to differ. It was book-ended with your zombie… Read More ›

First Impressions: ‘Coven’ (SPOILERS)

POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD Last week, we watched the first episode (perfectly titled Bitchcraft) of “American Horror Story: Coven.”  Now, we enjoyed the first season, “Murder House,” well enough; though, some bits were unsettling to watch — mainly because I was seven months pregnant at the time.  “Asylum,” on the other hand, never grabbed us and we… Read More ›

Review: “The Following” (so far)

Because horror-on-TV is the new trend (thanks to “The Walking Dead” and “American Horror Story”), there’s quite a bit I’d like to check out these days (i.e. “Hannibal” and “Bates Motel”).  But, somehow it’s “The Following” that has managed to slip into our busy viewing schedule.  And after 13 episodes, I think it’s stuck there for a… Read More ›