Posts Tagged ‘anthology series’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “American Horror Story: Hotel”

  AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL:  Wednesday 10PM on FX Even by the lavish standards of its franchise, the first installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL is crazily incoherent.  It plays mostly as a collection of extend...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “American Horror Story: Coven”

  This year’s COVEN season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY was as cohesive as the proudly bizarre  series is ever likely to get.  That entailed a slight shortage of the WTF variety moments that have made the two previous ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Feud: Bette and Joan”

  FEUD:  BETTE AND JOAN:  Sunday 10PM on FX – Potential DVR Alert It’s a testament to Ryan Murphy’s clout that FEUD:  BETTE AND JOAN even exists.  8 hours set in the early 1960s about Bette Davis and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Fargo”

  FARGO:  Monday 10PM on FX Despite all the pressures of launching a new storyline and cast–not to mention living up to its brilliant first season–Noah Hawley’s reincarnation of the Coen Brothers’ ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Wicked City”

  WICKED CITY:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC Previously… on WICKED CITY:  In 1982 Los Angeles, serial killer Kent Grainger (Ed Westwick) is slaughtering young women he picks up on the Sunset Strip.  He’s recently acq...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “American Horror Story: Hotel”

  Despite all the blood-drinkers, vengeful ghosts and homicidal maniacs on hand, the most frightening aspect of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL may have been the sight of Lady Gaga picking up a Golden Globe for her blank imit...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Wicked City”

  WICKED CITY:  Tuesday 10PM on ABC – Change the Channel CBS and ABC both took their time before introducing their last new dramas of the fall.  But while Supergirl flew into town on clouds of carefully planned hyp...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Scream Queens”

  SCREAM QUEENS was 13 consecutive hours of shrill campiness, and it was only fans of shrill camp who turned out for it–and they were far lower in number than FOX and the Ryan Murphy brain-trust had hoped.  As the M...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “True Detective”

  TRUE DETECTIVE:  Sunday 9PM on HBO The first season of TRUE DETECTIVE was so masterfully assembled that it took some time for people to question what taste it was leaving in their mouths.  When Matthew McConaughey̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “American Crime”

  AMERICAN CRIME:  Wednesday 10PM on ABC AMERICAN CRIME‘s first season was, if not great network television, certainly ballsy.  John Ridley’s series took on race and class and religion to boot, and it was sho...
by Mitch Salem