Posts Tagged ‘Guillermo del Toro’
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The Strain Episode 10 ‘Loved Ones’ Recap

by Shawn Hopkinson 09/15/2014
I still haven’t gotten over seeing The Master’s face last episode. It looked like a bat, David Duchovny and Gary Busey had a baby and then didn’t love it enough. It looked like what would have inevitably happened if Michael Jackson had lived to be old. It looked like the dried-up mummy of The Count […]
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The Strain Episode Nine ‘The Disappeared’ Recap

by Shawn Hopkinson 09/08/2014
Last Sunday’s episode of The Strain left us on a shocking note with the infection and death of Jim Kent. Can this night’s episode, “The Disappeared,” up the emotional stakes even more? Well, Eph does have a family, right? Tonight the Master strikes straight for his heart. The episode picks up with Zack being dropped […]

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The Strain Episode Nine ‘The Disappeared’ Airs Sunday on FX

by Shawn Hopkinson 09/05/2014
Last Sunday’s episode of The Strain was claustrophobic, high-octane vampire action. It looks like this Sunday’s upcoming episode “The Disappeared” opens the story back up. And throws in a bonus emotional punch to the gut. Here’s the episode description from the show’s official website: Eph races to safeguard his family, only to learn that Kelly […]
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The Strain Episode 8 ‘Creatures of the Night’ Recap

by Shawn Hopkinson 09/01/2014
Those of you thinking FX’s vampire thriller The Strain could be a little slow should be pleased with this episode, which is almost non-stop tension and creative violence. The episode takes a break from the show’s many subplots and focuses tightly on the primary crew of Setrakian, Eph, Nora and Jim while expanding that group […]

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The Strain Episode Eight “Creatures of the Night” Airs Sunday on FX

by Shawn Hopkinson 08/29/2014
The eighth episode of vampire thriller The Strain, “Creatures of The Night,” airs Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on FX. From the teaser above it looks like things are getting even more out of control as the Master’s plan starts to take effect. Here’s the episode description from the show’s official website: After discovering the […]
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The Strain Episode Six ‘Occultation’ Recap

by Shawn Hopkinson 08/18/2014
The Strain’s sixth episode, “Occultation,” is filled with omens and apocalyptic foreboding. Characters literally say it feels like the apocalypse several times. Unfortunately for, them, that may not be hyperbole. In its first six episodes The Strain has done a great job of ratcheting up the tension, though there really hasn’t been a big payoff […]

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The Strain Episode Six ‘Occultation’ Airs Sunday at 10

by Shawn Hopkinson 08/15/2014
If you haven’t been following FX Network’s viral vampire thriller The Strain, you’re missing out. Famed horror director Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Blade II) and writer Chuck Hogan have adapted their 2009 novel into a gripping TV scarefest. The show has been renewed for a second season after airing only five episodes. The next episode “Occultation,” […]
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Norman Reedus is Surprise Star of New Silent Hill Game

by Shawn Hopkinson 08/13/2014
The Walking Dead fans who played the mysterious PlayStation 4 demo P.T. yesterday were rewarded with a familiar face at the end. The demo was released as part of the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany. As you can see in the reveal above, gamers who got to the end of the demo saw a […]