The first episode of the first series of American Horror Story made me so scared I had to turn it off and wait for my then boyfriend to get home to watch it with me. S1 was full of excellent scares but ended with a whisper instead of a bang; I don’t think the series has ever quite reached the same heights but it does throw up some interesting settings but alas this show now in its 5th season has always been a bit hit and miss in this way; some episodes are better than others and some series are better than others. Rather worryingly with AHS: Freak Show it is at its worst – the law of diminishing returns is in full swing.
This box set of the 1st 3 seasons of the US version of The Killing is an interesting mixed bag, I mean box…whatever.
If like me you have seen the Danish version (Forbrydelsen) then you too will have fallen in love with Sarah Lund, her jumpers and her unapologetic obsessions with winning at all costs. Continue reading
Mammon follows investigative journalist Peter Veras (Jon Øigarden) as he uncovers a series of financial frauds that not only involve his immediate family but that put himself and everyone around him at risk. Continue reading
Back in the days when men smoked pipes and wore flowery scarves without a hint of embarrassment, what scared us? Dead of Night was a series from the 70s and these 3 surviving episodes give us an insight into the concerns of the time. Continue reading