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Masters of Horror 

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Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time, the foremost names in the horror... See full summary »

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Mick Garris
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2   1  
2007   2006   2005  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Karen Elizabeth Austin Karen Elizabeth Austin ...  Mom / ... 2 episodes, 2005
J. Winston Carroll J. Winston Carroll ...  General / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2006
Miho Ninagawa Miho Ninagawa ...  Naomi Saito / ... 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Anthony Harrison ...  Ant / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2006
Diego Martinez-Tau Diego Martinez-Tau ...  Actor / ... 2 episodes, 2006-2007
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Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time, the foremost names in the horror film genre have joined forces for the series consisting of thirteen one-hour films each season.

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Time To Prey (Season 2) See more »

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Horror

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Official site

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Canada | Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Relying on the directors' prestige, the different episodes were released individually on DVD in some countries such as France to maximize profit. A complete series DVD set was later released. See more »

Quotes

Jim Wheeler: [to a bound captive] I never get involved in another man's work.
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Featured in Vampire Reviews: Masters of Horror (2017) See more »

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A mixed bag.
30 May 2006 | by FmartiterronSee all my reviews

When I learned of this series, I was thrilled. I'm a big follower of some of the directors involved, such as Tobe Hooper, John Carpenter or Dario Argento, and the idea that they would be given freedom and resources to direct one-hour self-contained horror stories made me shiver with anticipation.

The results, however, are a mixed bag. Don't take me wrong, most of the directors involved seem to be in good shape, and the stories have potential, but the writing and the acting are, with some notable exceptions, just by the numbers.

Anyway, if you like horror you won't mind spending a few hours with the lesser episodes. They're still above average, and the series has enough hidden gems to keep you wanting more.

My favorite episodes were, in no particular order: "Incident on and off a road mountain" (Don Coscarelli), "Cigarette Burns" (John Carpenter), "Deer Woman" (John Landis)and "Sick Girl", directed by Lucky McKee.

I just heard the series has been renewed for another season. All I can say is that I will keep watching it.


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