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Review: American Horror Story Season Six; Episode 7: Convenient Camera Placement

Warning: Spoilers ahead

Return to Roanoke episode 2 begins with a three-way murder by evil Kathy Bates. In an effort to exact her revenge as a slighted actress, Bates slaughters the set assistant, camera guy, and the crazed producer who started this whole mess– played by Cheyenne Jackson. Seems like Jackson is left telling himself ‘oops’ as he is cut down by the evil Bates’ ax, after his choice last episode to publicly mock her and film it all.

Protip: never mock Kathy Bates!

While the double-cast of characters and re-enactors stumble around the house wondering where the dead Evan Peters is, we actually get a glimpse at why people love American Horror Story so much in the first place. A solo scene of Kathy Bates giving a monolog of split personality regret and madness. This is where Bates shines, strong, complex emotions that make you truly feel for a character. Even if they’re evil.

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Review: American Horror Story: Season 6; Episode 3 – CROATOAN!

WARNING SPOILERS!

Remember how last time I mentioned that the countdown to ‘Croatoan?’ Well, your clocks can stop now, because last night on “My Roanoke Nightmare” we got several ear-fulls of the word.

I’m getting ahead of myself, though. Let’s begin where we last left off, with Angela Bassett’s daughter being missing after she kidnapped her child from school. Apparently, no one decided that would be a good thing to mention to the police because Episode 3 begins with a manhunt for little Flora and no shackles on Bassett. But don’t worry, her ex-husband, played by Charles Malik Whitfield, has his suspicions about it. He later is burned in a Blair Witch style effigy for his common sense. AHS can’t afford to have that kind of logic.

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Tea & Review: Blair Witch

I was 13-years old when “The Blair Witch” was released. My parents and I went to The Bridge theatre in San Francisco. Watching Rated-R movies wasn’t a new thing but I think this was probably my first legitimate horror movie. I had no idea what to expect, but I was excited. Everyone was talking about. Everyone in school was talking about it. I was sure it was going to be an experience.

I remember my mom digging her nails digging into my leg for most of the movie. It didn’t help that the theatre was small, which only made the whole found footage, jittery camera thing so much more intense.

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