Those of you who have been following this site for a while know that, try as I might, anthology horror films fail to impress me. They tend to be inconsistent, B minus iterations of the genre that make me shed a single tear (and not in a good way). And I say that as a horror fan. So going into TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES, the Stage 13 (a new digital network within the Warner Bros Television Group) production premiering its first episode at Tribeca Film Festival later this week, my expectations were low. Well, color me surprised because this highly original and racially diverse series from Stage 13 of horrifying shorts gives the genre a much needed boost and even injects it with actual gravitas when you least expect it. That’s right; it’s not all jump scares. There’s an actual story, and you’re actually interested in it.
Starting in 2019, CW’s Two Sentence Horror Stories is an amalgamation of different short stories forming an anthology for every episode, similar to the dark television show Black Mirror. The TV show delves into the viewer’s mind, acting out scenarios that leave them questioning what they saw and how it relates to the real world. Each episode is an […]
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How ‘Two Sentence Horror Stories’ Showcases Diversity With an All-Female, Mostly Nonwhite Writers Room (Exclusive Video)
There’s no question whose footsteps you’re walking in if you create an anthology TV series that uses the horror genre examine societal issues: The late-1950s and early ’60s show “The Twilight Zone” became an all-time classic doing just that, and its creator, Rod Serling, casts a long shadow over the TV-horror landscape. Vera Miao knew […]
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