The Strain

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...

The Strain episode 11 review: The Third Rail

Billy Grifter Review Sep 22, 2014

Abraham takes his team underground in this week's episode of The Strain. Here's Billy's review...

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 books behind today's TV horror resurgence

Becky Lea Feature Sep 15, 2014

From The Strain to Penny Dreadful, Hannibal and more, we celebrate some of the books behind TV’s golden age of horror…

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.