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What do you call a finale in which nothing gets resolved? In the case of "The Master" and The Strain I call it the end to a bad season of TV.
With just one episode left before the season finale, "Last Rites" ties up loose ends and fills in backgrounds as it builds towards a conclusion.
Can a show be scary when the audience can't take the villain seriously? That and the outcomes of bad special effects in this week's recap of The Strain.
How do two concepts from Greek drama relate to "Loved Ones," latest episode of The Strain?
In an episode of The Strain focused on character, the person who's supposed to b the most despicable turns out to be the most interesting.
The addition of a strong structure and exciting action—things lacking in the series to date—make this the best episode of The Strain so far.
Guilt is often at the heart of good horror. Consider Father Karras' guilt over his neglect of his mother in The Exorcist: it's the path that Pazuzu chooses to attempt Karras' corruption. The Strain knows the power of guilt, and tries to use it—but with less success.
The Strain often gets referred to as dumb fun by its fans, but this episode is long on one of those qualities, with the other vitally absent.
About three quarters of the way through “Runaways,” the fifth episode of The Strain, Season 1, a man who cleans up messes for the rich and famous shows up at Goth rocker Simon Bolivar’s townhouse.
Ever been forced to watch a chorus that's off key...? Episode 4 of The Strain is kinda like that.
The third time isn’t quite a charm for the first season of The Strain, but in its third episode the series shows its first signs of promising life.
Hmmm. Watching grass grow is boring. But, The Strain?
With so many vampires (vampyres) to choose from, you're bound to find one that tastes just right!
There’s nothing classical about The Strain’s take on bloodsuckers....