Guillermo del Toro

The evolution of the TV virus thriller

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 17, 2014

As Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain comes to the UK, we look back at how TV’s virus thrillers have mutated over the decades…

The Strain episode 10 review: Loved Ones

Billy Grifter Review Sep 16, 2014

Billy struggles to care for The Strain's main character focus this week. Here's his review of Loved Ones...

The Strain episode 9 review: The Disappeared

Billy Grifter Review Sep 9, 2014

The Strain cashes in its horror chips this week by revealing The Master, and er, he's not quite what Billy was expecting...

The Strain episode 8 review: Creatures Of The Night

Billy Grifter Review Sep 3, 2014

The Strain ups the action this week, but where is the larger narrative leading? Here's Billy's review...

The horror genius of Guillermo del Toro

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 10, 2014

As The Strain comes to the UK, Ryan salutes its creator Guillermo del Toro’s peculiar talent for horror world-building…

The Strain episode 7 review: For Services Rendered

Billy Grifter Review Aug 26, 2014

The Strain focuses on only the critical plots this week and is much improved for it. Here's Billy's review...

Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain gets a second season

Rob Leane News Aug 20, 2014

Second season confirmed for TV vampire novel adaptation The Strain.

The Strain episode 6 review: Occultation

Billy Grifter Review Aug 19, 2014

Has The Strain dug itself into a creative hole? Here's Billy's review of Occultation...

The Strain episode 5 review: Runaways

Billy Grifter Review Aug 12, 2014

Billy continues to be underwhelmed by The Strain. Here's his review of Runaways...

The Strain episode 4 review: It's Not For Everyone

Billy Grifter Review Aug 5, 2014

The Strain appears to have turned a corner in this week's entertaining episode. Here's Billy's review...