Lovecraft Country: “Whitey’s on the Moon” Review

Week 2 of Lovecraft Country wasted no time delving deep into the mythical and supernatural. However, beneath this façade of elegance and opulence, lies something far more sinister! Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned Sons of Sons After Tic, George, and Leti were save from the monsters by a mysterious whistle, they find themselves in an archaic mansion that’s just as creepy as it is … Continue reading Lovecraft Country: “Whitey’s on the Moon” Review

Lovecraft Country: “Sundown” Review

As many of us horror fans enjoy films like The Re-Animator, From Beyond, Castle Freak, Dagon, and Color Out of Space, it’s hard to wrestle with the fact that the author who originated those stories held views that were so atrocious, even extreme for his own day. H.P. Lovecraft’s virulent racism has long been an uncomfortable subject for those who enjoy his work. HBO’s new … Continue reading Lovecraft Country: “Sundown” Review

The Outsider: “Must/Can’t” Review

Following a season of highs and lows, The Outsider finally came to an end tonight, and delivered exactly what we should have expected from a Stephen King adaptation. Some fans will be outraged and irritated, while others will praise its subtle brilliance.  Either way, it will get a reaction. Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned That Escalated Quickly Following the cliffhanger from last week, we … Continue reading The Outsider: “Must/Can’t” Review

The Outsider: “Tigers and Bears” Review

Following an episode that really picked up the pace of a somewhat slow season, The Outsider’s penultimate episode held absolutely nothing back.  Not only did it help set up for a tense climax, but it teased us what one of the best cliffhangers of the season! Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned!!! After we saw El Cuco attempt to replicate its brutal M.O. last week, … Continue reading The Outsider: “Tigers and Bears” Review

The Outsider: “In the Pines, In the Pines” Review

Following the biggest cliffhanger the series has thrown at us thus far, the latest episode takes its time and makes us wait, but it ends up being worth it…mostly. On the surface, “In the Pines, In the Pines” is without a doubt the most tense and thrilling episode of the series, but beneath all that, there’s so much more to it. Spoilers Ahead – You’ve … Continue reading The Outsider: “In the Pines, In the Pines” Review

The Outsider: “The One About the Yiddish Vampire” Review

In a season that’s admittedly been moving slower the last few episodes, “The One About the Yiddish Vampire” picked up the pace a little. It still contains more set up than payoff, but everything seems to be moving into the direction it needs to. Chasing the Boogeyman Following her frightening encounter with the mysterious figure, Jeannie reaches out to Glory Maitland, and her daughters, as … Continue reading The Outsider: “The One About the Yiddish Vampire” Review

The Outsider: “Que Viene el Coco” Review

As we delve deeper into the mystery that is The Outsider, this week seemed to mark a subtle, albeit definitive shift in overall tone and genre. For fans of the hard-boiled detective version of King we met in “Mr. Mercedes”, this may be a bit disappointing. But for fans of his classic horror (of which they are many), this episode will certainly excite them! Putting … Continue reading The Outsider: “Que Viene el Coco” Review

The Outsider: “Dark Uncle” Review

After an explosive and intense series premiere, The Outsider took a step back this week to get its bearings and set up what is to come.  By no means was this a bad thing, but there’s a lot to unpack, so let’s get started. Wave of Mysteries Following the discovery in the abandoned barn, the police department follow up, gathering further evidence and adding to … Continue reading The Outsider: “Dark Uncle” Review

The Outsider: “Fish in a Barrel”/”Roanoke” Review

With It: Chapter 2 coming and going in September and Castle Rock Season 2 ending in December, Stephen King fans didn’t have to wait long for another adaption of his work.  The latest is HBO’s newest miniseries, The Outsider, based on King’s recent 2018 novel. Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned!!! Frustratingly Unexplainable The series begins with the gruesome discovery of a young boy’s murder … Continue reading The Outsider: “Fish in a Barrel”/”Roanoke” Review