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February Faves: Marie Gilbert’s Favorite Wicked Women

draft_lens17727736module148973952photo_1300451004crown-vintage-graphicIn my last post I named a few contenders for the title of King of Bad. There were many deserving candidates, but in the end only one King, The Governor (David Morrissey). We have three ladies from three different series fighting for this next title and it may turn into a big catfight so you better head for cover. Which three ladies have I chosen to battle it out for the title of Queen B? Find out after the jump. Read the rest of this entry

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American Horror Story: Coven S03 E08: The Sacred Taking

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So much happened on episode 7, but the biggest shocker was Queenie’s betrayal of Delphine. Not sure where she fits in at Miss Robichaux’s Academy of Screw ups, Queenie treats Delphine to some drive through food before turning her over to the revengeful Marie Laveau, the Queen of voodoo hoodoo. In one swift move, Kathy Bates is able to take our disgust of her nasty past doings and make us feel pity for her present situation, and that, my little witchypoos, is what I call great acting. Delphine’s bad to the bone but she made us care about her. Will anyone save Delphine? Find out after the jump.

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American Horror Story: Coven S03 E06: The Axeman Cometh

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Halloween at Miss Robichaux’s Academy was a big bust: what with the zombies trying to eat the candy and the students; Myrtle becoming a living Jack O’Lantern; Cordelia losing her eyesight. I hope the next holiday is a bit kinder to our little witches. One more thing, don’t let Spalding play with your toys. He’s not very careful with his dolls. I ask this every week. What’s next? Grab your broom and follow me.

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American Horror Story: Coven S03 E05: Burn, Witch. Burn!

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Holy flying monkeys at a tea party! Last week’s episode had us reeling with revelations, flashbacks and much more. The Council of Witches is in town with Myrtle (Frances Conroy butting heads with Fiona. Spalding has strange hobbies and stranger playmates. Hank is a scary man and a cheat. Madison was not the runner-up for Supreme witch, but who is? Voodoo goddess Marie Laveau has received an unexpected package. What can I say? Some gifts are never meant to be opened. The war is on with Cordelia being at the right place at the wrong time. I ask this every week; what next? Grab your broom sticks and meet me after the jump.

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31 Days of Horror 2013: American Horror Story: Coven S03 E02: Boy Parts

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Grab on to your brooms my little witchy poos! Last week on American Horror, we learned that the dead don’t stay dead, and only the good die young. Will Fiona Goode (Jessica Lange) battle with the Voodoo High Priestess, Marie Laveau (Angela Basset)? Will poor Zoe get over losing Kyle? Will Madison use her telekinetic powers to get Congress to end the shutdown? Find out what’s on the curriculum for the students of Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies, after the jump.

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31 Days Of Horror 2013 Presents the American Horror Story: Coven Recap – Episode One: Bitchcraft

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Hello my little zombie snacks. Although, I usually write about zombies, ghosts and vampires, when our fearless leader, Andy Burns, asked me to try my hand with FX’s American Horror Story: Coven, my reply was “Hell on a witch’s broom, yes!” I’m excited about the project especially since the very talented Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates are the stars. What are the frisky little ladies of the coven up to? Let’s find out together.
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American Horror Story – Asylum, Episode 13: Madness Ends

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We waited for this! All season, the writers of American Horror Story delivered us multiple plot threads, including elements as far out as alien abduction and demonic possession, as well as gritty, realistic elements such as the maltreatment of patients at the hands of corrupt orderlies of a mental institute. We waited to see how it would all tie together. Then an odd thing happened. In episode eleven, the story seemed to dramatically wind down, providing resolutions for some characters, while leaving only three plot threats unresolved. I admittedly wasn’t sure where things would go for the final two episodes. Needless to say, I was psyched for the conclusion of this season. Season one, after all, had wrapped things up so nicely. I couldn’t wait to see more of Dylan McDermott as Zachary Quinto’s damaged offspring. More specifically, how  things would play out between him and his mother, Lana. Then there was Sister Jude, still trapped in the walls of Briarcliff, heavily medicated and a shell of her former self. And Kit, who I always felt bad for. He was definitely the character that all the misery is bestowed upon, and all of it is undeserved. I wanted justice for him so badly.

So, does the finale deliver on the promise of earlier episodes? Read on to see.
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Watch With Amanda: Fringe Renewed, More AHS News & Your Summer TV Preview

JUST ANNOUNCEDFringe has been renewed for a fifth and final 13 episode season! Fox President Kevin Reilly released a statement on Thursday saying “Fringe is a remarkably creative series that has set the bar as one of television’s most imaginative dramas… Bringing it back for a final 13 allows us to provide the climactic conclusion that its passionate and loyal fans deserve. The amazing work the producers, writers and the incredibly talented cast and crew have delivered the last four seasons has literally been out of this world. Although the end is bittersweet, it’s going to be a very exciting final chapter.”  Accompanying the announcement, Fox also released a trailer for Season 5 which may reveal a clue or two to where the final season is heading.
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