In a futurist world, the Thai kingdom has been transformed by 'The Leader' into 'the Realm of people who have done good deeds and earned merits'. It's a nice place to be, even though the ... See full summary »
"Supernatural: The Crossroads" is a show by fans for fans. Each week the hosts dissect and discuss the new episode along with rumors and gossip surrounding the world of "Supernatural". The ... See full summary »
Neurophysicist Calvin Gordon can assimilate anyone's DNA and relive a moment of their life, using the genetic memory of learned and experienced memories locked in the DNA, making people resemble their parents and grandparents.
Quinn K. Redeker
Horror legend Christopher Lee hosts and narrates a series of four half hour ghost stories all based on stories by M.R. James. 'The Stalls of Barchester', 'The Ash Tree', 'Number 13' and 'A ... See full summary »
A series of six effective and concise chillers commissioned by ATV from producer Nicholas Palmer and writer Nigel Kneale - who had just left as a staff writer for the BBC - transmitted on ... See full summary »
The richly Gothic sounding organ music of Poulenc set to images of gargoyles tells you what kind of series this is. The sort they don't make any more. "Supernatural" is a series for people who may enjoy reading old Gothic horror short stories or the original novels "Dracula" and "Frankenstein". Not for those who like today's style of horror movie. Beneath the horror fantasy "Supernatural" may as well be called "Unnatural" as it focuses on Victorian sexual repression almost as much as it pays homage to Mary Shelley, Sheridan Le Fanu etc.
A little peaceful time to yourself is essential if you really want to escape into this slow building wordy world of sinister misty nights. Join the Club of the Damned,or at least damned good actors achieving mixed results. One or two episodes are much too peculiar and addled(like "Mr Nightingale" - ear-trumpets and all). "Mr Nightingale" and the one with Denholm Elliot would make the M.R. James "Ghost Stories For Chritmas" look modern and sexy. However Billie Whitelaw is so beautiful, elegant and lethal in the two-parter "Countess Ilona" and "Werewolf Reunion"."Night of the Marionettes" is worth seeing with Gordon Jackson and Pauline Moran on the trail of Mary Shelley(in which Sdyney Bromley, the little actor who whees up the wall as the Porter in Polanski's MacBeth, adds to the tone). You'll be trying to place the mysterious looking actor Vladek Sheybal too - ("From Russia With Love").
"Dorabella" is another atmospheric piece of escapism before bedtime. If you have a lot of patience!
There are some nice twists regarding some of the storytellers.
Join the club.
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