“The Blackcoat’s Daughter” (2015): Slow Burn With Atmosphere in Overdrive

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After hitting the festival circuit as a film titled February in 2015, The Blackcoat’s Daughter eventually inked a distribution deal with A24 and finally received a limited theatrical and VOD release on March 31, 2017. It’s a bit of a puzzlement as to why it took so long to wrangle distribution. The Blackcoat’s Daughter is […]

Interview: James Remar (The Blackcoat’s Daughter)

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James Remar made a big impression in 1979 with the second film he appeared in, The Warriors, and he’s never looked back. He’s appeared in dozens of films like The Long Riders (1980), 48 Hours (1982), Band Of The Hand (1986), Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990), The Phantom (1996) and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation […]

Kiernan Shipka Credit: Photo by Petr Maur, courtesy of A24.

“The Blackcoat’s Daughter” (2015): Atmospheric Trailer Drops for Wintery Horror Tale

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The official trailer for writer/director Osgood Perkins’ The Blackcoat’s Daughter is out, and boy does it look creepy. Originally title February, the trailer evokes that wintery month, with its muted colors and snowscapes. It is the tale of two girls (Lucy Boynton and Kiernan Shipka) stuck at an empty prep school during winter break and, […]

“Scream Queens” S01E12 / S01E13: Dorkus / The Final Girl(s)

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This review contains spoilers. Well, Grue-believers, the finale of Scream Queens departed with a 2-part episode. The season overall is a winner for me with hilarious quips, great sarcasm, ingenious insults and just downright swell acting, directing and writing. With that being said, let’s jump in to see if the finale holds up. I won’t keep you […]

“Scream Queens” S01E10: Thanksgiving

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This review contains spoilers. I wanted to start this review by saying Happy Thanksgiving to the Grue-believers out there. Things I’m thankful for in the realm of Scream Queens: I have not been completely Murphy’d yet, Chad and his Radness, the casting of the show especially Jamie Lee Curtis as Dean Munsch, Emma Roberts as […]

“Scream Queens” S01E09: Ghost Stories

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This review contains spoilers. Scream Queens has been solid most of the season despite being a Ryan Murphy property. During the Gruesome Magazine/Horror News Radio podcast we did this weekend (you should be able to download soon), Doc posed the question whether I thought this would be a continuation series or a new story with a […]

“Scream Queens” S01E08: Mommie Dearest

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This review contains spoilers. Well, friends, when I left you all last week, I was angry at the thought of being Murphy’d. I still haven’t watched anything past the first episode of American Horror Story Hotel because the first episode was such a steaming pile of…well, you know. On a much better note I will say […]

“Scream Queens” S01E07: Beware of Young Girls

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Let me first apologize for the lateness of this review. Life has been pretty busy but in a good way. Anyway, Scream Queens is back after taking a one week break because of the World Series. Happily one week was all it took for the Royals to dismantle the Mets (Sorry, Santos, but as a Phillies […]

“Scream Queens” S01E06: Seven Minutes in Hell

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Scream Queens, what can I say, I hated it and now I kind of love it. It is quirky, goofy, over the top, offensive and hilarious – if you are into this type of humor. For some reason, it works for me. The tone of the show is Scream-ish on steroids. I mean who doesn’t love […]

“Scream Queens” S01E05: Pumpkin Patch

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As you all know, your resident Thug hated Scream Queens with its first few episodes. But it looks as if the horror comedy proves you can soften a thug, somewhat, over time. I now look at this show as an over-the-top comedy with just a dash of horror and a sprinkling of Ryan Murphy. By […]

“Scream Queens” S01E04: Haunted House

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Another episode of Scream Queens hits FOX and we are at episode four of this train wreck. Much like that crash that everyone slows down to “rubber neck,” I can’t look away. I’m not quite sure why. The sheer idiocy of the characters is entertaining on some level, Jamie Lee Curtis is superb as Dean Munch and […]

“Scream Queens” S01E03: Chainsaw

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The third episode of Scream Queens, titled “Chainsaw,” is giving me cause to pause… Where do I begin? I’m not that old that I don’t have the capacity to enjoy a hip new show. I definitely have the capacity to tell if a show that is trying way too hard to be new and hip […]

[TV Review] “Scream Queens” S01E01 – S01E02 (2015): Pilot – Hell Week

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For those of you that have been following my Fear The Walking Dead reviews, you all know my hate/hate relationship with that show. After watching the pilot for Scream Queens, which airs on the Fox on Tuesdays at 9 pm, I may prefer FTWD! Bold statement? YEP! This show reminds me of a dreadful mixture […]

[Trailer] Scream Queens – ‘Wild Rumors’

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A new teaser trailer has been released for the FOX series Scream Queens.  Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Oliver Hudson, Lea Michele , Abigail Breslin and Keke Palmer it comes to us from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. The two hour premiere episode attacks on Sept. 22nd and as the following trailer […]