Category Archives: horror
On last week’s episode of Outcast we watched in horror as the darkness spread throughout the town of Rome. A beloved character is dead and another one is possessed. The only thing to stop the encroaching darkness is to shine some light on it. Will Kyle get to his daughter before Megan hurts her? Read the rest of this entry
Sometimes, demons go to church, and sometimes, priests are fooled. In last week’s episode of Outcast, Mildred died and Sidney put his mark on Reverend Anderson. There is a battle coming to the town of Rome and the good guys are outnumbered. Can Kyle mend fences with Allison? Will Mark’s poor judgment come back to haunt him? Will the Reverend lose another battle with Sidney?
Last week’s episode of Outcast ended with Kyle and Reverend Anderson racing towards the home of Kyle’s wife and child after learning that Mildred’s exorcism didn’t take. Sometimes, the devil makes you do bad things and sometimes… it’s plain ole human nature. Will Sidney cause more havoc in the town of Rome tonight? Grab that bible and follow me. Read the rest of this entry
While it’s the job of a publicist to sell audiences on entertainment media, sometimes there is false advertising. Not so with Stranger Things, the latest offering from The Duffer Brothers (Wayward Pines). The show is described as “a love letter to the ‘80s supernatural classics that captivated a generation,” a synopsis that might sound cliché but is delightfully accurate.
Stranger Things is set in the small town of Hawkins, Minnesota in 1983. For those of us who grew up during that decade and think of it with fondness, our first instinct is to look for mistakes. The folks behind Stranger Things, however, have done their homework. The production design and costumes make us truly feel like we’re in 1983. This is not the glossy Miami Vice ’80s or even the 1998 version as seen in American Psycho; this is the station wagon, button-down shirts, wood paneling, macramé and latch-hook, crappy TV sets, last gasp of the 1970s-version of the ‘80s, which is exactly what it was like for most of us in middle-class America.
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On last week’s episode of Outcast, Mark investigated the area where the mutilated animals were found; Megan is shocked over someone’s return to Rome; and Kyle discovered that not all exorcisms are successful. This week, Reverend Anderson discovers a shocking secret. Read the rest of this entry
I grew up on science fiction shows and watched shows like Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon on a 12-inch television screen. Although the aliens from the old television shows were scary, they did not prepare me for Ridley Scott’s Alien. Who is my choice for King of the Creature Feature Award? Grab your electric prod and follow me. Read the rest of this entry