The Strain

The Strain season 2 episode 7 review: The Born

Billy Grifter Review Aug 25, 2015

The Strain reaches a new low when it comes to illogical plot developments and relationships viewers struggle to invest in...

The Strain season 2 episode 6 review: Identity

Billy Grifter Review Aug 19, 2015

After a few middling episodes, The Strain really loses it in this week's illogical, predictable instalment...

The Strain season 2 episode 5 review: Quick And Painless

Billy Grifter Review Aug 13, 2015

Even this far into its second season, The Strain is still struggling to find an identity. Here's Billy's review of Quick And Painless...

9 TV shows developed from abandoned movie scripts

Louisa Mellor Feature Aug 10, 2015

Before they became TV shows, Mad Men, ER, The Following, Glee and others were just more of Hollywood's unmade movie scripts…

The Strain season 2 episode 4 review: The Silver Angel

Billy Grifter Review Aug 4, 2015

The Strain kicks off with a brilliant first five minutes this week, then goes unfortunately downhill from there...

The Strain season 2 episode 3 review: Fort Defiance

Billy Grifter Review Jul 30, 2015

It's not saying much, but this week's episode of The Strain was arguably its best yet...

The Strain season 2 episode 2 review: By Any Means

Billy Grifter Review Jul 27, 2015

The Strain continues to lack narrative cohesion in its second season, which can at least boast much-improved special effects...

The Strain season 2 episode 1 review: BK, NY

Billy Grifter Review Jul 17, 2015

Guillermo del Toro's The Strain returns for season two still struggling with several of its old season one problems...

The Strain episode 13 review: The Master

Billy Grifter Review Oct 8, 2014

The first run of The Strain comes to an end, but hardly a conclusion. Here's Billy's review of the season one finale...

The Strain episode 12 review: Last Rites

Billy Grifter Review Sep 30, 2014

Billy still feels that The Strain is treading water, even in its penultimate episode. Here's his review of Last Rites...

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