Mayfair Witches: “Curiouser and Curiouser” Review

As some mysteries are answered for Rowan, others become far more entangled.  On the latest episode of Mayfair Witches, she learns more about her family and ancestry than she ever knew before, but things also escalate in ways she never imagined… Mayfair Family As Rowan attends the funeral of her biological mother, Deirdre, she begins to meet many different members of the extended family, including … Continue reading Mayfair Witches: “Curiouser and Curiouser” Review

Mayfair Witches: “Second Line” Review

Following a devastating cliffhanger for Rowan, this episode takes her deeper into the rabbit hole that is her family and the whole new world she’s discovering.  It gives the audience a chance to learn alongside Rowan, and shows us some disturbing glimpses into the universe she’s being thrust into… One Loss After Another After another 17th century flashback whose context isn’t quite known yet, “Second … Continue reading Mayfair Witches: “Second Line” Review

Mayfair Witches: “The Witching Hour” Review

Known primarily for her work in vampire lore and fiction, the late Anne Rice also delved into witchcraft via her Lives of the Mayfair Witches novel trilogy from the early 1990’s.  Her work had been the subject of film adaptations in the past with varying degrees of success and author frustration. And now, following the success of last year’s Interview with a Vampire Series, AMC+ … Continue reading Mayfair Witches: “The Witching Hour” Review

“The Queen of the Damned” 20 Years Later: Is It as Bad as We Remember?

Long before the days of Twilight and The Vampire Diaries, Anne Rice’s “Vampire Chronicles” novels were among the first to really humanize vampires and make audiences sympathize with and follow them as the protagonists.  When the first cinematic adaptation came in 1994, Interview with a Vampire was both critically acclaimed and a financial success, even scoring Oscar nominations. However, the next theatrical venture didn’t go … Continue reading “The Queen of the Damned” 20 Years Later: Is It as Bad as We Remember?