Trust teaser

If you thought All The Money In the World was the only J. Paul Getty-related drama on the horizon, guess again: FX has an entire TV series about the Getty family coming up. The Danny Boyle-directed series, called Trust, features Donald Sutherland in the role of cold-hearted billionaire J. Paul Getty, and the first Trust teaser gives us a look at his sure-to-be-memorable performance.

Ridley Scott’s All The Money In the World made headlines recently when Scott decided to remove scenes involving actor Kevin Spacey and reshoot them with Christopher Plummer. Spacey, and now Plummer, plays J. Paul Getty, an oil tycoon who refused to pay the ransom when his grandson John Paul Getty III was kidnapped. We have yet to see what Plummer’s take on the performance may be, but he apparently has some competition from Donald Sutherland. Sutherland is playing the same role in the FX series Trust, and the first Trust teaser shows us Sutherland’s droll, darkly amusing take on the character. Watch it below. Read More »

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(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

American Horror Story: Cult has reached its end. Honestly, the seventh installment of Ryan Murphy’s horror hit was indeed a challenge to get through at times. But Tuesday’s episode, titled “Great Again,” provided a worthwhile finale to the polarizing season.

If you stand it side-by-side with September’s premiere, the book-ended nature of the story being told offers a full-circle look at a conflict with no clear-cut solution. It was a story inspired by the political fallout from 2016’s Trump/Clinton election debacle and it got stuck in the muck for a while in the middle of the season. With the loose-ends getting tied up (mostly), Cult ended on a high note. A rather nasty high note, at that.

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assassination of gianni versace trailer

Following up to the acclaimed first season of American Crime Story is a daunting task. How do you match the tour-de-force performance of Sarah Paulson and the tight character beats of The People v. O.J. Simpson? By leaning into the lurid, if the trailer for the second season of FX’s true-crime anthology series, titled The Assassination of Gianni Versace, is anything to go by.

The murder of Gianni Versace is embroiled in Hollywood sensationalism. He was a renowned and openly gay fashion designer who was murdered by a spree killer who was enamored with him. The American Crime Story trailer hones in on the troubled relationship between Versace (Edgar Ramirez) and his killer Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss).

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(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

American Horror Story: Cult is building up to its shocking conclusion. Tuesday’s episode once again tapped into that familiar Donald Trump rage, planting another informative seed into Kai’s backstory.

Ally’s story is once again put on the back burner as the show turns its focus back on Kai’s broken family. Most importantly, though, this is also the episode that brings Evan Peters’ take on Charlie Manson to TV. That alone is worth the price of admission.

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american crime story season 2 trailer

The first season of FX’s American Crime Story, titled The People v. O.J. Simpson, was a revelation. A smash hit with audiences and critics, it swept the Emmys and was one of the must-see pop culture events of 2016. The second season has a lot to live up to.

The first American Crime Story season 2 trailer has arrived, offering our first look at The Assassination of Gianni Versace and revealing the show’s premiere date.

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American Horror Story Drink the Kool-Aid review

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

With two episodes remaining in Ryan Murphy’s attempt at post-election catharsis, American Horror Story: Cult put its cards on the proverbial table. “Drink the Kool-Aid” put Ally Mayfair-Richards’ (Sarah Paulson) plan in motion as she sets up Kai Anderson (Evan Peters) – and his cult of manly goons – for what’s sure to be one bloody payback plan.

Not only has Kai gained an impressive amount of power in a short period of time, it looks like Ally has escaped the clutches of her helpless insanity to take on the role of vengeful anti-heroine. But if you’re looking for a worthy hero to root for – amid all this crazy clown cult chaos – you’ve definitely got another thing coming.

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(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

After last week’s episode of American Horror Story: Cult – with its surprise breakout performance by Lena Dunham – “Winter of Our Discontent” finally began showing the repercussions for Kai Anderson’s (Evan Peters) maniacal actions. Not only does it seem like his grip on reality is slipping, but his dysfunctional family unit is unraveling right before his eyes.

With Beverly Hope (Adina Porter) champing at the bit for power and Ally’s (Sarah Paulson) surprise rebound – she’s totally cured, you guys! – AHS: Cult is setting up a few major conflicts for everyone’s favorite blue-haired madman.

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Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag Review

(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

Everything changed in episode 7 of American Horror Story: Cult. Presenting its overarching story in three acts: Ally’s crumbling sanity, a closer look at Kai Anderson’s (Evan Peters) inner circle, and now, Anderson’s climb to the top. It seems only fitting that the latest episode, titled “Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag,” would shift its focus to a brand new character.

The infamous feminist activist who shot Andy Warhol, Ms. Valerie Solanas (played wonderfully by Lena Dunham) had finally arrived. Her energetic introduction to the series played wonderfully into the increasing distrust within Kai’s group, helping to set up one heck of a bloody battle of the sexes for the remaining three episodes.

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(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

American Horror Story: Cult took a turn in Episode 6 by giving Ally Mayfair-Richards (Sarah Paulson) a nudge away from the victim role she’s been stuck in since the beginning of the season. Delving deeper into the inner-workings of Kai Anderson’s (Evan Peters) cult, “Mid-Western Assassin,” opens on a familiar scene: A mass shooting leaving many dead. This awful act of violence acts as the wraparound that bookends the episode, giving viewers a better understanding of Ivy’s (Alison Pill) involvement with Kai’s cult and explores the role Meadow Wilton (Leslie Grossman) played in bringing his bizarre manifesto to life.

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(Every week, we’re going to get the discussion going about American Horror Story: Cult by answering one important question: who is the main villain of the episode?)

American Horror Story: Cult hit its halfway mark in Tuesday’s episode, titled “Holes,” spilling, even more blood while dropping a few predictable story twists along the way. We did get more Sarah Paulson cry-face, but thankfully it wasn’t as much of a tearful onslaught. The majority of the episode focused on the inner-workings of Kai Anderson’s (Evan Peters) cult, the motivations of Ivy’s (Alison Pill) betrayal and the group’s insidious game-plan moving forward.

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