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American Gods “Git Gone” Review: I Needed Craft Supplies…

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from episode four of Starz’ adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. Here we encounter our first true deviation from the original American Gods novel and yet, with not one line written by author Neil Gaiman, he says it’s his favorite episode.  The viewer gets to delve into Laura Moon‘s back story, with a compelling performance by Emily Browning, but is it the Laura we are looking for? The opening scene shows an... Read More

American Gods “The Bone Orchard” Review: The Brave New World

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from the series premiere of American Gods. Oh, dear nerdy readers, I hope you’re as much a fan of Neil Gaiman as I am, because we’re about to delve into the realm of perhaps his greatest literary accomplishment. The book-to-television adaptation of American Gods has finally arrived on Starz, and you better be damn well thrilled about that! The opening credits alone are rife with iconography, both historical and modern,... Read More

Ash vs Evil Dead, Season 2, Episode 2 – “The Morgue” Review

Warning: This article contains spoilers for this and previous episodes of Ash vs Evil Dead. At the end of last week’s season premiere, a shaky truce between Ruby (Lucy Lawless) and Ash’s (Bruce Campbell) crew to find the Necronomicon Ex Mortis and use it to send Ruby’s demonic children and the deadites back to Hell once and for all.  Sounds easy enough. The three caballeros of horror–Ash, Kelly (Dana DeLorenzo), and Pablo (Ray Santiago)— see this as the only... Read More

Ash vs Evil Dead Returning to Starz in September

It’s official: Starz Network will be premiering the second season of Ash vs Evil Dead on Friday, September 23rd! The first leaked photo from the new season features Ash (Bruce Campbell) living the good life in his beloved Jacksonville, FL, opening a keg with his chainsaw arm. It makes perfect sense, following the continuity of the plot from the previous season, the gang being Ash, Pablo (Ray Santiago), and Kelly (Dana DeLorenzo) headed down to Jacksonville, the place Ash saw in his... Read More

Black Sails, Ep. 3.9 – “XXVII” Review: Get on With It Mother F**ker

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from this week’s episode of Black Sails. The camera sails swiftly across the wide open ocean. Captain Hornigold’s (Patrick Lyster) ship pursues The Walrus which heads quickly toward Maroon Island. With Hornigold’s ship on their tail Flint (Toby Stephens) cannot simply drops anchor and use the longboats to row ashore – they’d be canon fodder for Hornigold’s guns. John Silver (Luke Arnold) devises a plan: Speed toward the shore... Read More

Black Sails, Ep. 3.7 – “XXV” Review: We Are All Villains

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from this week’s episode of Black Sails. Surrounded by rocks and dirt, Max (Jessica Parker Kennedy)  stands alone in a barren swath of land. She’s tiny on screen compared to rocky hills. The woman in charge of the busy streets of Nassau finds herself on the quiet dusty paths of the island’s interior. Anne Bonny (Clara Paget) breaks over the crest of a hill. On horseback, she trots down to meet him. “I am alone as I promised I... Read More

Black Sails, Episode 3.6 – “XXIV” Review: Pistols Then Swords

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from this week’s episode of Black Sails. A hand flits rhythmically in the sky to a drum beat. A shaman from Maroon Village dances around Mr. Scott (Hakeem Kae-Kazim). Most of the village has gathered in the small hut to pay him respect. Madi (Zethu Dlomo) notices someone is missing. Frustrated, she leaves her father’s side to find this missing person. When she comes upon John Silver (Luke Arnold), he’s hunched over his small bed. She... Read More