Walking Dead, S4:E1, “30 Days Without an Accident”

"You came back. Your boy came back. You get to come back. You do." We return perhaps half a year following the end of Season 3 to the prison group as a thriving community. Time has passed and, with the influx of new people from Woodbury and elsewhere, the prison has been fortified and altered … Continue reading Walking Dead, S4:E1, “30 Days Without an Accident”

American Horror Story: Coven S3:E1, “Bitchcraft”

"We are under siege ladies our lives our very existence is always at risk." In 1834, Madame Delphine LaLaurie is trying to sell suitors on the charms of her three daughters, but the party doesn't go as planned. Her husband catches Pauline fornicating with one of the house slaves. The slave in question is dragged … Continue reading American Horror Story: Coven S3:E1, “Bitchcraft”

American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E12, “Continuum”

"Everyone knows there's only one way out of Briarcliff, and it ain't the front door."   There's trouble in the Walker household. In spite of an idyllic (if somewhat unconventional) family portrait, tension is growing between Alma and Grace.  It hinges primarily on their attitudes toward their respective abductions; Alma was pulled from a happy … Continue reading American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E12, “Continuum”

American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E10, “The Name Game”

"For we wrestle, not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against rulers of the darkness in this world." AHS:Asylum returns from its midseason break with one of the most moving episodes of the season, fraught with death and emotion and a swinging soundtrack! Arden revives Kit and lies to him about their … Continue reading American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E10, “The Name Game”

American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E6, “The Origins of Monstrosity”

"I'm not a monster. I'm a visionary." Opening in present day, a 911 operator receives a call from Bloodyface, reporting the imposters. He has festooned the foyer with them, in one of the most metal scenes of the season thus far. Back in 1964, Sister Jude has returned to her habit and is trying to … Continue reading American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E6, “The Origins of Monstrosity”

American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E5, “I am Anne Frank, Pt. 2”

"Instincts are everything. We ignore them at our peril." Sister Jude has left Briarcliff to meet with Mr. Goodman, a concentration camp survivor who agrees investigate Dr. Arden's history as an SS doctor. He points out that because of Operation Paperclip it's possible Arden's identity is false, and that while she might identify Arden from … Continue reading American Horror Story: Asylum, S2:E5, “I am Anne Frank, Pt. 2”