Film Review: ‘Tales From the Dark Part 1’

Even though Fruit Chan‘s entry, “Jing Zhe,” is supposed to be the best segment (remember “Dumplings” from Three Extremes? If you don’t, you didn’t see the movie), we can’t wait to see the other two – the set-ups sound great to us. Hopefully we won’t have to wait more than, oh, a year (SIGH) to get a look at Tales From The Dark, Part 1 (let us know if you have any leads, because we can’t wait)!

 

American Horror Story: Coven: Fresh Spoilers on the Feminism-Focused Third Chapter

Yep, they’re in production and WE CAN’T WAIT! American Horror Story: Coven will premiere on October 19th on FX… let the countdown begin!

 

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American Horror Story Coven Season 3 SpoilersThe first details about FX’s American Horror Story: Coven, the bewitching third chapter of Ryan Murphy’s anthology series (bowing in October), trickled out Friday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour, including the identities of several key characters and fresh intel on the female-driven plot.

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“There’s a feminist theme throughout Coven,” teased exec producer Tim Minear, who was joined on the panel by returning Horror vets Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson, as well as newbies Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett. “There are also themes of race and oppression and family — especially mothers and daughters — along with laughs and scares and a few tears.”

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Lange confirmed that she will indeed “play a witch,” adding, “I’ve…

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‘American Horror Story: Coven’ scoop: Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson play [spoiler]!

Angela Bassett as a Voodoo Lady named Marie Laveau (another man dead and gone*)! Kathy Bates as Delphine LaLaurie, one of the cruelest bitches of all time – we wrote a piece back in March making an estimated guess LaLaurie would be the “real life woman” Ryan Murphy had revealed at the time Bates would portray- read the piece and about her here (but the details of her blood-curdling crimes are not for the squeamish, so there’s a separate link in the post itself if you want to read the really gruesome stuff). We’re still patting ourselves on the back for calling it; we’re also guessing that the Bates storyline will be the least “fun and campier-toned” of Season 3 of American Horror Story. We’re positive about one thing, though: We! Can’t! WAIT!
*according to the lyrics to the song of the same name. Plus, she “lived in a swamp in a hollow log/ with a one-eyed snake and a 3-legged dog/ bare bony body and-a-stringy hair/ if she ever see’d your face ’round there, she’d go (Scream) another man dead and gone.” Oh, and also: “if she ever asks you to make her a wife, then you best stick with her for the rest of her life, or it’ll be (Scream) another man dead and gone”! We’ll add more actual details on the voodoo priestess NOT based on the lyrics of a song soon. Plus maybe a mp3 of the song. We doubt LaLaurie had any upbeat, catchy-ass songs written about her.