TV Recap: American Horror Story, Episode 11

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

american11 I’m not just recapping any old show as I discuss “Birth,” the penultimate episode of AHS’ debut season. I am now writing about a double Golden Globe-nominated show, as of this morning! (But more about that tomorrow).  Tim Minear’s episode gave us what we have expected all season long: one big bloody mess. And also a [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Episode 9

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

american9 There was quite a bit more forward movement with the AHS plot lines this week in “Spooky Little Girl” (although curiously, there was no Violet). This was also the much-ballyhooed episode in which Elizabeth Short, aka “the Black Dahlia” is woven into the fictional world of the Harmons, et al. But more about that in a sec. [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Episode 8

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV, Uncategorized

americanh Happy Post-Turkey-work-week, readers! Though we took a small break to enjoy the holiday cheer (and stuff ourselves with turkey and well…stuffing), American Horror Storycertainly gave us something to be thankful for. Last week’s episode un-masks the identity of the “Rubber Man” right from the start. For those of you still frustrated by the two-season mystery of [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Episode 7

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

american7 Episode 7 of American Horror Story marks the midway point of American Horror Story’s debut season, but the episode actually felt like more of a placeholder than an organic plot-mover or thriller. Right? Bat-shit crazy stuff happened throughout the episode, yet the series’ main story lines hardly budged an inch. “Open House” gave us more [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Episode 6

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

american6 The sixth episode of American Horror Story is a perfect example of a show struggling to find its identity. You’d think that a Ryan Murphy series featuring ample amounts of sex, murder and ghosts, set against a dark depiction of Hollywood would be writing its own playbook, especially considering there isn’t much of an established formula to follow. In [&hellip
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Living Lifetime: Rob Lowe in Untouchable

Written by Noah Wunsch on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

roblowe Lifetime opens its floodgate doors, and out rushes another hit into the glorious field of Cablevision. Rob Lowe has been on a roll these past few years. Since his 1988 sex tape debacle, (“She was underage? Whaaaa?”) he has managed to regenerate his career time and time again. Starring in The West Wing. Yucking it up [&hellip
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Recapping the CW’s Ringer: Episode 11

Written by Esther Semo on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, TV

After the Christmas hiatus, many Ringer fans feared it might be hard to get into the increasingly complicated plotline again, but not so. Don’t worry—the twins are still as scheming and manipulative as ever. Siobhan is still in New York looking for some incriminating evidence that will prove once and for all that Andrew is [&hellip
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