Articles Posted in the " Columns " Category

  • Pick Me Up (Masters of Horror S01E11)

    Pick Me Up (Masters of Horror S01E11)

    It’s psycho serial killer versus psycho serial killer in this thoroughly enjoyable episode of Masters of Horror. ‘Pick Me Up opens with a bus broken down on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere. One passenger, Stacia (Fairuza Balk – remember The Craft?), decides to walk to the nearest bit of civilisation while two others decide to catch a ride with a friendly truck driver, Jim Wheeler (Michael Moriarty) who happens on by.

  • Sick Girl (Masters of Horror S01E10)

    Sick Girl (Masters of Horror S01E10)

    When curious and quirky entomologist, Ida Teeter (Angela Bettis) gets dumped again because of her pet insects, she thinks her chances of ever finding love are dashed forever. It’s the bugs or the babes, says her fellow entomologist, Max Grubb (Jesse Hlubik) and Ida is beginning to think he’s right.

  • The Fair Haired Child (Masters of Horror S01E09)

    The Fair Haired Child (Masters of Horror S01E09)

    When you’re dealing with horror movies, even short ones like the Masters of Horror, there’s a strong tendency for anything occult related to head straight for the cheese factor, often by way of lame cliché. When ‘The Fair Hair Child’ opened on demonic looking rituals involving all of the requisite candles, graves and pentagrams, I prepared for cheese. Fortunately though the episode was all about a deal with the devil (or demon thing), ‘The Fair Hair Child’ turned out to be an entertaining and well played out story.