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Demanding “Habeas Corpus” Proves Tricky in Castle Rock

Titles matter. In this series, we can expect them to have double (even triple) meanings, often with a darkly humorous/deep twist. For example, “Habeas Corpus” is Latin meaning literally “that you have the body”. Most commonly, we hear it on television as the legal term for reporting unlawful detention or […]

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Castle Rock Series Premiere is a Study in “Severance”

There’s always a steep learning curve when new shows premiere but Castle Rock comes with a special primer in the form of Stephen King’s prolific body of work, much of which is located in or near the titular town of Castle Rock, Maine. However, I’m coming into this with only general […]

Previews

The Mist Preview: “Withdrawal”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] On the next The Mist, the action splits between the group trapped in the mall and the group in the church, which the ragtag outfit from the police station soon join.

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The Mist Pilot Preview

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Spike joins the peak TV fray this Thursday night with its first scripted drama series, The Mist, based on the Stephen King novella within The Skeleton Crew collection. It’s part moody family drama, part mystery, part horror, and totally my bag. Bonus: it was filmed in Nova […]

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American Horror Story: Roanoke “Chapter 5”

Where do we go from here? There’s no way we can begin to talk about “Chapter 5” of American Horror Story: Roanoke without discussing its conclusion first. As the hour was wrapping up, so too was the tale of Shelby, Matt, and Lee’s ghostly experience. Each of their IRL counterparts […]

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Married Preview: “Thanksgiving”

Season 2 of FX’s Married hits the airwaves tonight. Yes, it’s finally time to revisit the lives of Russ and Lina Bowman. Official Season 2 Synopsis Married is a half hour comedy about a couple who are happy they have each other to blame. Russ (Nat Faxon) and Lina Bowman […]

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American Horror Story: Freak Show “Bullseye”

Is it possible for monsters to find love? Well that’s what Dandy was hoping for on the latest installment of American Horror Story: Freak Show. I don’t know about you, but watching Dandy say he was going to marry Bette and Dot did nothing but confuse me. I found Dandy’s declaration of love […]

Fall TV Preview: 3 Things You Might Like (or Hate) About American Horror Story
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Fall TV Preview: 3 Things You Might Like (or Hate) About American Horror Story

Warning: Slight spoilers discussed. You may have heard some things about this show. I’ll tell you now that watching the pilot was a truly strange experience, and not necessarily in a good way. You’ve never seen Connie Britton like this and considering how much I loved her as Tammy Taylor, […]