The Strain

The Strain Season 1, Episode 7: Recap & Thoughts

If there’s any take-away from last night’s episode of The Strain it’s that Thomas Eichorst is one of the best villains on television right now. More than anything, ‘For Services Rendered’ was a showcase of the character’s never-ending evil, and goddamn is German actor Richard Sammel frightening in the role. The latest episode of FX’s

The Strain Season 1, Episode 4: Recap and Thoughts

If there’s one thing I’ve been looking forward to from The Strain, it’s Abraham Setrakian’s transformation from badass old dude to badass old dude who kills vampires, which was has been all but promised in the past couple episodes. Last night, it happened. Oh boy, did it happen. After being confined to one tiny scene

The Strain Season 1, Episode 3: Recap and Thoughts

Through reading internet message boards and my social media feeds, I’ve picked up on the fact that the reaction to the first two episodes of The Strain was quite mixed, with many feeling that there’s just not enough crazy action to make the slower bits worth sitting through. Remember when I said last week that

The Strain Season 1, Episode 2: Recap & Thoughts

July 13th marked the series premiere of the Guillermo del Toro-produced FX series The Strain, based on a trio of novels he recently penned with Chuck Hogan. Co-written and directed by Del Toro himself, the pilot episode effectively introduced the world of the series and the characters who will inhabit it, leaving me thirsty for

Thoughts on ‘The Strain’ Series Premiere

Right about now, us horror fans are in the midst of an absolute golden age of television, with the quality of shows on networks like AMC, HBO, A&E, FX and even NBC far surpassing most of the genre films that have been released into theaters in the past few years. The Walking Dead, Hannibal and