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TV Review: American Horror Story Season 2 Episode 13

American Horror Story Jude Lange Angel Death kiss

Die happy, shippers.

It started out with a bang (literally), but American Horror Story: Asylum ended with a pathetic (yet not entirely vacant) whimper.

At what point does tying up loose ends outweigh action and narrative?

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TV Review: American Horror Story Season 2 Episode 11

American Horror Story Lana escape


If you were thinking this episode couldn’t possibly top the character-killing rush of last episode, you’d be right.

But it more than makes up for it with sweet satisfaction.

And it’s so sweet you’ll get diabetes.

Worth it.

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It’s Not Shit: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Nothing Hates U

Nope. Not even me.

WARNING: Extremely biased review incoming. If you’re only here to get your I Just Hate Everything fix (I can dream), then I implore you to ignore me wanking on about my “feelings” and skip down to Reasons to Hate. Otherwise, come walk through the fire with me.

So I think I better start off with a bit of sourness before I completely lose all my dignity.

I saw the trailer for this movie when I went to see Twishite: Breaking Bladders Part are-you-fucking-kidding-me-they-made-it-into-2-movies. And I was not convinced. It looked like another overindulgent teen movie that was all about how, like, high school is totes the most important time of our lives evar Lolz #yolo.

And yes, that element does creep through every now and then.

But The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the only movie this year, and definitely in a long time, that has actually made me feel something for longer than 5 minutes after watching it.

It’s been almost 24 hours, and I still can’t get it off my mind. And that’s an accomplishment. What, with all the porn and vidya games us kids have these days.

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TV Review: American Horror Story Season 2 Episode 9

American Horror Story Kit Arden chest needle syringe

Yeah, you thought I’d forgotten about that, didn’t you?

How do you top a Christmas episode with a homicidal Santa (hey, Black Xmas was fantastic)?

You commit Lange as a patient, reveal a character is pregnant, have said character perform a coat hanger abortion, and stab Kit the fuck in the chest with a huge-ass needle. All while revealing the identity of present day Bloodyface.

Because that’s how American Horror Story do.

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