American Horror Stories: “Aura” Review

Who else shudders every time someone knocks on their door at night?  This day and age, doorbell cameras are all the rage because in the digital/texting world we live in, it’s rare that people just “pop over” anymore.  The latest episode of American Horror Stories, “Aura” taps into that fear, but with a fascinating spin on it. Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned!!! Home Security … Continue reading American Horror Stories: “Aura” Review

American Horror Stories: “Dollhouse” Review

After a lukewarm received first season, the American Horror Story spinoff series, American Horror Stories (emphasis on the plural) is back with a second season.  And its premiere episode “Dollhouse” is a refreshing step up from pretty much everything we got last year.  Let’s dig into why that is. Spoilers Ahead: You’ve Been Warned Twisted Game A young woman named Coby (Kristine Froseth) goes for … Continue reading American Horror Stories: “Dollhouse” Review

American Horror Story: “Blue Moon” Review

It’s hard to believe that this was already the penultimate episode of AHS season 10.  With the dual themes this year, the stories felt like they’ve moved faster than ever, with Death Valley only getting 5 episodes to Crimson Tide’s 6. This storyline has largely been a mixed bag so far, with its concurrent timelines.  The black and white segments taking place in the 1950s/60s … Continue reading American Horror Story: “Blue Moon” Review

American Horror Story: “Inside” Review

After an incredibly frustrating premiere episode, the “Death Valley” segment of AHS: Double Feature gets a little better in the second episode.  Its concurrent storylines are actually starting to converge in such a way that we can see the pieces coming together. 3 Presidents Walk into a Room Opening in 1963, we see a retired President Eisenhower speaking with his former VP (and future president) … Continue reading American Horror Story: “Inside” Review

Top 10 American Horror Story Characters

On October 5, 2011 the creators of Glee debuted a new horror series on FX and it became an instant hit among casual horror fans.  For the last 10 years, American Horror Story has run 9 full seasons (currently in its 10th), a spinoff series, and has featured a multitude of talented actors in a wide variety of different roles. Its anthology approach made it … Continue reading Top 10 American Horror Story Characters

American Horror Story: “Gaslight” Review

Following an episode that halted the season’s momentum in a way that wasn’t entirely justified.  The latest from American Horror Story: Red Tide got us back on track.  The longest episode of the season thus far is aptly titled “Gaslight”.  Storywise, there’s a lot happening.  It’s simultaneously intriguing, while also sending a few mixed messages… Warning: Spoilers Ahead Sibling RivalryOpening with Doris giving birth to … Continue reading American Horror Story: “Gaslight” Review

American Horror Stories: “Feral” Review

After dealing with familiar haunted houses, a killer Santa, and fertility demons, the penultimate episode of American Horror Stories deals with the great outdoors, and the terrors that lie within.  “Feral” is another strong contender, following the refreshingly good episode last week. Family TragedyOpening with gorgeous cinematography of a national park, we see a car driving up a winding road (in a shot that mirrors … Continue reading American Horror Stories: “Feral” Review

“American Horror Stories” Trailer Features Danny Trejo as a Killer Santa

As fans of American Horror Story have had to wait a year and a half since the ending of AHS: 1984 for more content, FX delivered today with a trailer for the upcoming spinoff American Horror Stories (emphasis on plural). Previously described as a new kind of anthology, the series will consist of 7 episodes, each telling a separate standalone story, but within the greater … Continue reading “American Horror Stories” Trailer Features Danny Trejo as a Killer Santa

How the “American Horror Stories” Spinoff Could be Brilliant

Earlier this week, American Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy announced yet another series to add to is laundry list of production credits. American Horror Stories (emphasis on the plural) will reportedly be an anthology series more so in the sense of Creepshow or Twilight Zone. Each episode will be its own story, rather than separate season-long arcs. Honestly, this is probably the best thing that … Continue reading How the “American Horror Stories” Spinoff Could be Brilliant

The Multiple Universes of “American Horror Story”

For nine seasons, American Horror Story has been telling a variety of horror stories in a myriad of different subgenres.  While each year gave the series a chance to do something new with its recurring cast of actors, it was also quietly weaving an interconnected tapestry that would rival the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We’ve seen major crossover events, such as the entire season of Apocalypse, … Continue reading The Multiple Universes of “American Horror Story”