All posts in the 'Fear Itself' category


“FEAR ITSELF” episodes now on FEARnet

Heads up; FEARnet online and OnDemand is now host to the NBC spinoff of “MASTERS OF HORROR”, “FEAR ITSELF”.  Not that the show was amazing, but I am always in support of televised, non-serialized horror.  The schedule is posted below and looks to include only the episodes that already aired over the summer.  I could […]

Review: “FEAR ITSELF” – IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH

Directed by John Landis, 2008 Written by Victor Salva Is it fair to say that John Landis has fallen from grace?  Judging from his episode of “FEAR ITSELF”, yes.  Yes. Far, far from grace.  Eons from grace.  Fallen through time, through space, to some twilit zone where Landis is a sleep walking, brain dead, unoriginal, […]

Mini-Review: “FEAR ITSELF” – FAMILY MAN

Directed by Ronny Yu, 2008 Written by Daniel Knauf Now here we go.  The early reviews of “FEAR ITSELF” all indicated that the show failed to kick off until episode three.  The early reviews were right.  FAMILY MAN, written by “CARNIVALE” creator and scribe Daniel Knauf, has an excellent script tailored specifically for the rise […]

Mini-Review: “FEAR ITSELF” – SPOOKED

Directed by Brad Anderson, 2008 Written by Matt Venne Brad Anderson is a name that bodes much hook with me.  He is a director whose television stints on “THE WIRE” and “SURFACE” are work I’ll go out of my way to detour for, so I feel fortunate when his job falls in line with my […]

Review: “FEAR ITSELF” – THE SACRIFICE

Directed by Breck Eisner, 2008 Written by Mick Garris from a Del Howison short story I am all about serialized, non-contiguous horror. I dig standalone storytelling and the familiar face bit casting, so I feel the ageless form always has a place on television. If we are judging from a first episode basis, however, that […]


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